We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Patisserie Valerie

₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Covent Garden
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
80 Long Acre | Covent Garden, London WC2E 9NG, England
+44 20 7240 5592
07:30 - 20:00
Closed now
See all hours
Sun 08:30 - 19:00
Mon - Fri 07:30 - 20:00
Sat 08:30 - 20:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow

99 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 79: English reviews
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Normally I love patisserie Valerie, but the service at this one left a lot to be desired. We waited ages to be even acknowledged by the waitress and then a long time to get our food.

Thank 974janetr
Fleet, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
129 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing array of gateaux beautifully decorated and wonderful to look at-and am sure they tasted as good as they look. We were merely having coffee prior to catching a train, so I chose pain au chocolat. The first time I have eaten this cold, though was not asked my preference by the fairly grumpy server. Attempting to cut a... More 

Thank gericUk
Sao Paulo, SP
Level Contributor
133 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice cozy patisserie I took an apfelstrudel and an English tea All very good and the prices are ok for London The waitress was very nice too It is a place to stop by if you need to sit, rest and enjoy some sweets with your tea

Thank afagundes
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Popped in on Saturday 11th February for a cake and coffee sat down at around 5pm. A member of staff said are you on your own, move over there to a small table then. I would if done this if the tables were cleaned and not fully of dirty plates etc, she was very loud and everyone just looked at... More 

Thank Smatthews271
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
456 reviews
381 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Brief lunch with colleagues for my birthday. The cafe' was a bit empty for that time on a weekday (2-3 tables occupied) so we could pick a table; oddly on a winter day a window was open in the back of the bakery. Service was ok: 10-15 minutes to prepare an eggs&salmon plate and two grills (a savoury croissant and... More 

Thank Fabrizio O
Halifax, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Four of us had breakfast here - all having diffent meals and they were fab prices and great food - neat and tidy restaurant with disabled toilet

Thank Susan W
Copenhagen, Denmark
Level Contributor
331 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Nice selection of mouthwatering cakes! Several of them will do for a meal on its own. We ate breakfast and had scrambled eggs and full english breakfast. Portion sizes were fine, and the price average. Apparently no native English speaking people work there.

Thank Morten R
Palermo, Italy
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

We enjoyed the food. We were given a choice of three "soups of the day" and the minestrone was thick and tasty. The cakes were delicious. But the premises are small and the tables are very close together. We were two for lunch and the waitress was very insistent we didn't sit at a table for four. The kitchen is... More 

Thank JayTee460
Level Contributor
83 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I brought my Mum to experience afternoon tea after everywhere else in town had to be pre-booked. Patisserie Valerie offer reasonable priced afternoon tea, no booking necessary, which suits spontaneous types like me. This particular branch is conveniently located near Covent Garden and Seven Dials. It's not a big cafè, but turnover of tables was quite quick so we only... More 

Thank Andi_Strud
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
139 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Quite a varied menu but very few savoury items for coeliacs.The food we had was tasty, cakes were lovely.Service was efficient and friendly. Very disappointed at the state of the ladies toilets,dirty wet floor and the soap dispenser was empty.

Thank Carol G

Travellers who viewed Patisserie Valerie also viewed


Been to Patisserie Valerie? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 19
Cafe, European
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
08:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
07:30 - 20:00
08:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Long Acre | Covent Garden, London WC2E 9NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7240 5592
Lovingly handmade cakes

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Patisserie Valerie staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Covent Garden

Neighbourhood Profile
Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or simply to be among the multitude of people who pass through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated by some impromptu act of a street performer wowing the crowds in Covent Garden's Piazza. If you do have tickets, you'll be pleased to note that many of the local eateries accommodate theatergoers with prix fixe menus, early dinners, and later than usual opening hours. 

Explore this neighbourhood