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Pret A Manger

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40 Bernard Street, London WC1N 1LE, England
+44 20 7932 5374
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good51%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (22 reviews)
“soup” (8 reviews)
“pastry” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
40 Bernard Street, London WC1N 1LE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in late one night to grab coffee and a few sandwiches. Food was edible, coffees tasted great. Handily situated just across the road from Russell Square underground station.

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our May visit to London we stopped several times at the Pret A Mange on Bernard Street. The food ranged from poor to almost in eatable. The Bell Peppers in the salad were dried and wrinkled. It had been a long time since any...More

Thank eurofoot
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The cafe offers delicious food and has a variety of snacks, sandwiches, salads and drinks. It is suitable for a morning quick bite. It is also nice, clean and quiet. The staff are friendly and helpful. The prices are a bit high for tourists but...More

Thank Habib1979
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Very good sandwich, good seating area, conveniently located opposite the tube station. Standard quality of food which makes Pret an assured experience.

Thank Ananta762
Reviewed 17 June 2017

LOVED finding a place for affordable meals/healthy alternatives! We picked up food we could take back to our room. put it in the fridge, and had something for a meal when we got back from a day of exploration.

Thank Erin H
Reviewed 17 May 2017

the staff cant help enough, we have gota wheelchair with us, they got a ramp out so my son could get in the shop. the wanted to know if he needed to know anything about the food that he couldnt see or reach. exellent

1  Thank charliesgirl7
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Still a "go to" venue for dine in or take away (mostly take away given crowds and litter, etc.) for a snack or lunch break. In the same league as Eat, M&S, Waitrose, etc. At least predictable and all over. Reasonably quick and efficient given...More

1  Thank RPRBBR
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We went for breakfast egg and bacon balm with mug of tea very tasty and around £5. Very helpful and cheerful staff

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Great for takeaway or eating in but limited space. Filter coffee just 99p! Great too! Sandwiches are super as is the variety.

Thank 99PSB
Reviewed 17 March 2017

nice sandwich and pastry and coffee - fun people watching and place to sit awhile after tons of walking.

Thank ukusatraveler2017
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
05:30 - 23:00
05:30 - 23:00
05:30 - 23:00
05:30 - 23:00
05:30 - 23:00
05:30 - 23:00
05:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Bernard Street, London WC1N 1LE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7932 5374
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