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#205 of 3,525 Cafe in London
#2,158 of 17,005 Restaurants in London


Cafe, British
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 8 March 2020

This was our second family visit to this restaurant and we returned because the first time two years ago was so excellent. However very disappointed this time. The main full cream tea was not nearly as good as the first time. There was not as...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 7 March 2020

The scones are one of the best we had among the 3 afternoon tea we had during 5 days in London. We had a great time there. Do make reservation prior to your visit as there are only 7 tables and it can done online....More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 13 January 2020

Saw reviews, was near to where we were staying, so my family decided to eat here for a late breakfast. Had the afternoon tea for four, and an order of eggs royale. Chose vanilla black tea, lavender Earl Grey tea, and a variety of fillings...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 5 January 2020 via mobile

Ordered the high tea which comes with sandwiches, scones, and cake. Really great tea. Very good quality food. Not pretentious at all.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 2 January 2020

And two for tea! I was introduced to this fab place by a German friend of mine of all people. I must have driven past it hundreds of times without even realising it was there! Candela is a lovely quirky place with charm and character....More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 22 December 2019

The tea room is quite small and I would recommend to book a table in advance. We had the afternoon tea for two and it was really really nice and enough food for both of us. The service was a bit slow, but very friendly....More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 16 December 2019 via mobile

We had a lovely time here! Definitely recommend booking a res ahead of time though! The afternoon tea was very affordable, the tea and food absolutely delicious, and the staff very friendly!

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 10 December 2019

It's a small space but filled with lovely ornaments & tea china. I would book in advance if possible but the cream tea was delicious

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 19 November 2019

We booked online as the place is very small. As soon as we arrived we really liked the place which is set in an old fashion romantic style. The mise en place of the table was very pretty with different pots and cups evidently collected...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 6 November 2019

I had a really nice time in this tea room. Tea and scones were great. However, I bought some leaf tea (around 16£ for two 50gr packets), and I was really disappointed when I realised (at home) that one of the packets weighed 40gr and...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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16 January 2020|
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Response from lovetoshop341 | Reviewed this property |
I know you can order just the scones. I would think you could order just the sandwiches or a combination of just scones/sandwiches, as they were very accommodating with us.
25 September 2019|
Response from LouiseR1245 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was 12.95 a head
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12 August 2019|
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Response from Ginny L | Reviewed this property |
They don't have a dress code. I'd advise against wearing something too casual, like tracks, though. Even though they don't have a dress code, you'd probably feel underdressed that way.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Candella

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