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#249 of 3,526 Cafe in London
#2,511 of 16,999 Restaurants in London


Cafe, European, British
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Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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South Kensington
1.0 miles from Natural History Museum
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Reviewed 20 November 2020

Cafe de Fred is just down the road from my son’s school so I visit often with my two children. The owner and head chef (Fred) is a super friendly and charming individual and always has a smile on his face, regardless of the day...More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 10 October 2020

If you are looking for a place to have an amazing breakfast/brunch ( not expensive at all!!), I really recommend you Cafe de Fred. The food is really good and you can choose from lots of options!

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 8 August 2020

Had a Vegan breakfast ah it was delightful and met the owner who was very kind and friendly. Recommending this cute little cafe with five stars! ❤️

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 21 July 2020

The food is OK, and the staff is friendly. If pre-corona, it would be a nice neighborhood cafe. However, it is a horrifying place to go to during the pandemic. The worst - The cook and waiter didn't wear a mask nor face cover -...More

Date of visit: July 2020
cafedefred, Owner at Cafe de Fred, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2020

To whom it may concerns Thanks for your visit and review. I do feel your review is exaggerated to a degree that you do not support small business to survive during this terrible times!! However. I can reassure you that the cafe is fully complying...More

Reviewed 20 March 2020

My boyfriend and I were staying at the Holland Park hostel nearby, and once we discovered this delightful cafe with the even more delightful Fred (after which the cafe is named), we came here every morning for breakfast. By far the best breakfast I've ever...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 5 February 2020

Horrible food, the bacon wasn’t bacon it was Fried ham, all of it was just wrong totally wrong! Please people do not go here it really is the pits! Save your money.... also Me and my friend are both feeling a bit sick now... don’t...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 13 December 2019

We have been welcomed by a really nice owner. Had a nice english breakfast. Coffee was really good. Felt full, but if i didn't - i would have ordered a piece of pie which looked really good. Fred is a really nice host and makes...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 12 December 2019 via mobile

Really sweet little place. Great service, warm atmosphere, the perfect place for a causal breakfast or sitting and getting work done over a cup of coffee. The vegetarian option was delicious and didn’t feel like it was missing anything in the way of meat. I...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 10 December 2019 via mobile

Fantastic little cafe that offered great service and a delicious breakfast! Recommend to anyone in the area.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 6 December 2019 via mobile

I really dont like fake bacon and sausage. Customers should be advised that the bacon and sausage is not real. I would not have ordered had I known

Date of visit: December 2019
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  • Yes, Cafe de Fred offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, Cafe de Fred offers delivery services.

  • Cafe de Fred is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5