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Syrup of Soot

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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From Great Coffee to Mediterranean Lunch in a Victorian 2020 atmosphere
US$5 - US$32
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, European, British
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I rarely rate 5/5 for a place! However, this authentic place is amazing. I visited the coffee shop with a friend of mine for a capuccino and cake. The persnnel is very welcoming. The food is very yummi. The presentation and display stimulates the appetite....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank IbrahimBadran
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick bite before going to the museum. Lovely staff, great espresso and raspberry croissant! Very nice and cozy atmosphere!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Carolynazacharias
Reviewed 7 December 2018

As visitors from the North, we don't know London well, but were delighted to find Syrup of Soot when we called in here this week. Great coffee, almond croissant filled with proper almond paste and then some and a ham and cheese sandwich with a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank David n
Reviewed 7 December 2018

We popped in here after a visit to the British Museum. Great coffee and pastries in relaxed, eclectic surroundings. Lovely, friendly staff too.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank nics218
Reviewed 10 November 2018

Went there several times for morning tea/coffee & pastries. A small local place with lots of charm. Pastries are made there and a quite good.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Denis H
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Visited here to meet my sister, she recommended it to us. Had an iced coffee, tea and cake. Great friendly staff, quick service and lovely drinks! Highly recommend when you're in London and looking for somewhere different to Starbucks!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Motherowl
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Syrup of Soot is an oasis of calm and cool in the busyness of Bloomsbury. Just a minute from the British Museum, the coffee, cakes and savouries are great quality and really tasty. The staff are very warm and friendly and the service is laid...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank petercollinslondon
Reviewed 7 September 2018

My granddaughter and I loved the coffee and sandwich we shared at this quaint stop near the British Museum-it was the best cup we had in our two-week jaunt to London, Brighton and Paris. The interior is quaint Victorian, with a nice, friendly staff and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank CA_Adventurer55
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Another great find off the beaten track in London. A lovely coffee shop that has a great feel and serving fab coffee. These guys definitely beat the big boys and it's a lot quieter here too so you're able to conduct meetings in relative privacy....More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank LGBfund
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for tea after after a morning in the British museum. Really nice place, great character and nice tea!

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Gerard H
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