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Cafe Pomodoro

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2 Kingly Street, London W1B 5PB, England
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10:00 - 19:00
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Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 19:00
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19 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Yorkshire
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We popped in for a quick bite and I had a good cooked breakfast for £7 was very much what the doctor ordered. Person.sat near to me had a pasta dish that looked good too. Recommend if you want simple inexpensive for London food.

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Thank listerk
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Been here a couple of times as its close to the office. Gave them the benefit of the doubt the first time and had a very average panini. The staff were pretty rude, to the point where I almost walked out before ordering. Anyway, got my grub, and it was poor quality, and quite expensive for what it was. With... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Visited with wife and granddaughter. Friendly, efficient, good variety of food, redolent of the Italian Cafes of the past. Great value for this part of London, just by Regent Street. Highly recommended.

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Thank Paul C
Barcelona, Spain
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80 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

I was looking for some veg when I get off in Sant Pancras Station and this restaurant seemed a good choice. I asked for a greek salad that was really good. It is difficult to find a simple salad in London and I was so happy! The staff was really friendly. I totally recommend this place.

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1 Thank pitufina_chipsahoy
Auckland, NZ
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156 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

Is a greasy hole in wall in comparison to the glitz of surrounding roads but provides good cheap Panini's etc. Coffee is bearable. If you want to pay half what you would pay anywhere else around here and just need a 2 minute stop it is fine.

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1 Thank KBE9
Tamworth, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015

Seems to have a decent choice but it is very lack lustre. We had paninis which were not the best in taste or presentation. It is only small with too many tables making it very cramped, best sitting outside if the weathers nice.

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1 Thank Robert G
Leeds, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2015

just wanted something simple to eat without having a McDonalds or other fast food store meal and found this just off Carnaby Street on Kings Street. Don't be put off by the tables outside because the food is good. There is something for everyone from Panninis Jacket Potatoes upto Lasagnas . The food was served well and we didn't have... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015 via mobile

It's not the best food around but it's local and convenient especially when other places are shut. The food is average for the value for money ambit every time I've been in there, they always forget the sauce!!

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1 Thank Martin S
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2015

I have huge problems with some of the previous reviews - pricing is very good and staff are lovely!! I have visited Cafe Pomodoro a few times in the last 5 years. I usually pop in Sunday morning for an early lunch after my morning shift. This is the best time to come its very quiet. The staff are great.... More 

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Nottingham
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20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2014

Well contrary to what other reviewers say we visited this place last Wednesday for the second time in a year due to not living in London. We had lunch as we did the first time and was very nice. This can't be as bad as the last reviewer said because the twice we have been there the queues have been... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Italian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
Monday
10:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 19:00
Thursday
10:00 - 19:00
Friday
10:00 - 19:00
Saturday
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Kingly Street, London W1B 5PB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Soho

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Soho
The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars, and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene – and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the most strategic place to set off on a tour of the world's most celebrated department stores. In the southern part of the neighbourhood lies Chinatown, with its multitude of delicious and affordable restaurants. Closer to the Thames, Chinatown's narrow and teeming lantern-lit lanes spill onto the expansive hub of glitzy Leicester Square.
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