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St. James's
0.1 miles from Piccadilly Circus
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Home of the Cinnamon Social, Ole & Steen St James features an in-store bakery, baking day and night to bring you only the freshest breads and pastries. Ole & Steen lovingly make award winning breads, pastries and cakes every day in their London bakeries. Using only the best quality ingredients, artisanal techniques and highly skilled bakers. Handmade breads, slow roasted and hand crafted coffees, freshly baked pastries and cakes, nourishing salads, sandwiches and focaccia toasties.
US$3 - US$16
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Cafe, Scandinavian, Danish
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 10 December 2020

After not having a croissant for months, I eventually sunk my teeth in one. And I was not disappointed. This bakery place bakes great croissants undoubtedly. I had one reheated with strawberry and apricot jam; it was fabulously delicious. I am looking forward to purchasing...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 8 December 2020 via mobile

Amazing breakfast and fabulous tea. You must try the raspberry slice - always quick service and very friendly staff - loved it. Beat in London and all for a reasonable price

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 1 December 2020

In spite of all the COVID challenges Gigi and her team of staff always welcome visitors with a smile when I get my coffee each morning. The coffee is always delicious any punchy - hits the spot! And it goes without saying how good the...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 25 October 2020

The Danish bakery was such a great discovery. Starting from the mouth-watering pastries and coffee to the amazing, bubbly staff, this place is the ultimate experience. I’ve been coming here every week since my first visit and never leave disappointed!

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 17 September 2020

I've been here a few times for breakfast/lunch & the sandwiches & Cinnamon Pastries are delicious & reasonably priced.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 21 August 2020

I used to love this place when they first opened. However, I have stopped having lunch there since the day one of the staff touched my toasties with her bare hands after blowing her nose! Disgusting... Also there were some white stuff in my brownies...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 1 July 2020

Authentic danish bakery! Try the open sandwiches for lunch or the cinamon pastry for breakfast. Great coffee too!

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 30 June 2020

Visited for breakfast and it was difficult to choose what to have as there was so much delicious looking food to choose from. Had a slice of the cinnamon social and Earl Grey tea but did have porridge envy as the lady at the table...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 4 March 2020 via mobile

Very big selection of all. You can imagine. Go for their signatures cinamon cake! Very good coffee break!

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 25 February 2020 via mobile

Due to the recommendation by my cousin I went and got a cinnamon social and decaf cappuccino. It was beautiful pastry! Really enjoyed it. The decaf coffee was the best I’ve had in London. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Perennially fashionable since the days of Henry VIII,
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indicate that the Royal Family patronizes the
establishment) seen in shop front windows, even during
a short stroll to bordering Green Park or St James’s
Park. With the brightly lit and constantly buzzing
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8 March 2019|
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Response from A8327BTaa | Reviewed this property |
There should be vegetarian options available- skyrs, buns and rolls. For gluten free best to contact ole and steen directly as are very helpful.
4 December 2018|
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Response from Brianna W | Property representative |
Hello! We can confirm that there is no cross-contamination with anything between our meat and non-meat products. - O & S
13 May 2018|
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Response from debbiesimo | Reviewed this property |
They only have a kinda chocolate rye cookie rolled in oats that’s delicious!!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ole & Steen
    Does Ole & Steen offer takeaway?
    Yes, Ole & Steen offers takeaway services.
    Does Ole & Steen offer delivery?
    Yes, Ole & Steen offers delivery services.
    How is Ole & Steen rated?
    Ole & Steen is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4