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Salt and Pepper

5 Bloomsbury Street | British Museum, Holborn, Tottenham Court Road, London WC1B 3QE, England
+44 20 7580 8448
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“poached eggs” (28 reviews)
“paninis” (10 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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5 Bloomsbury Street | British Museum, Holborn, Tottenham Court Road, London WC1B 3QE, England
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1 - 10 of 283 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing outstanding , nothing terrible . Sausage was nice , some good herbs used in the meat. Beans a little hard , granary bread (not given a choice) , bacon was nice. Latte was good but small. Nice location and reasonably priced. Didn’t try the...More

Thank Sammy509
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had breakfast here. I had the standard English breakfast consisting of a fried egg, beans, cooked potato, bacon, sausage, ham, and toast. Pretty good except I did not like the egg cooked hard even though I asked it to be cooked...More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for breakfast since my husband wanted the full English breakfast. Service was extremely quick with our meals served within 10 minutes! Unfortunately I wasn't impressed with what we were served. I asked for poached eggs and they came out hard, side of bacon wasn't...More

Thank Livelife88
SALT P, Public Relations Manager at Salt and Pepper, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you :) We will try our best to make it better. Please do come for coffee and handmade pastries next time :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a full English Breakfast that you could cook yourself at home on the. Proviso that you overdo the fried eggs, then this is the place. Tinned baked beans, overcooked hard yolk fried egg, some unseasoned mushrooms and one sausage just doesn't meet...More

Thank Toby V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came for brunch as we decided we didn’t want to pay for breakfast in the hotel. Lovely cafe with quick service and very nice food. Had the poached egg and avocado which was beautiful and my mum had the continental breakfast which she said was...More

Thank Sam P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fed up of the big heavy breakfast, we had a nice and healthy breakfast in there. It was very good with quick and nice service.

1  Thank chcorreia
SALT P, Public Relations Manager at Salt and Pepper, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you :) We are looking forward to seeing you soon for a 5 star review :)

Reviewed 11 May 2018

We visit the British Museum often and after that delight it is usually time for lunch and the next treat of the day - a visit to Salt & Pepper. A fantastic selection of sandwiches, panini, hot meals,salads.drinks & lovely coffee.Breakfast is served all day...More

1  Thank Andrzej116
SALT P, Public Relations Manager at Salt and Pepper, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

Thanks a lot, Andrzej :) We are longing your return :)

Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Really loved our pavement breakfast in the sun.... wife had full English... I had Mediterranean omelette... both fabulous... extensive menu... Great value for money.

1  Thank Ian William H
SALT P, Public Relations Manager at Salt and Pepper, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thanks a lot, William. See you soon :)

Reviewed 1 May 2018

We went to this cafe, before visiting the Dominion Theatre. Decided to have lunch, clearly a very busy time with staff working flat out to cover all the patrons. A wide selection of meals and snacks were available and very quick service, food was well...More

1  Thank Steppin-owt
SALT P, Public Relations Manager at Salt and Pepper, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Thank you very much. Please come on in soon for our home-made pastries. But this time for 5 stars :)

Reviewed 22 April 2018

Called in this afternoon after reading the TA reviews. This gem is round the corner from my hotel (The Kingsley) and the ratings are excellent. I chose the moussaka and an Americano. The former came accompanied by a crisp tasty salad and a huge dollop...More

Thank ScotlandBlossom
SALT P, Public Relations Manager at Salt and Pepper, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Thank you very much for your long review :)

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Bloomsbury
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
...More
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Kerli A
11 November 2017|
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Response from SALT P | Property representative |
Yes we do Kerli :)
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SKR179
18 October 2017|
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Response from Ellen L | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know I would ring them
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mazzacat85
20 September 2017|
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Response from SALT P | Property representative |
Hello Mazzacat, yes we serve breakfast until 4:00 PM. Cheers :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 17:00
Thursday
07:00 - 17:00
Friday
07:00 - 17:00
Saturday
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Bloomsbury Street | British Museum, Holborn, Tottenham Court Road, London WC1B 3QE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7580 8448
  • E-mail
Description
Breakfast Lunch and Afternoon Cakes with reasonable prices. Salt and Pepper opened in May 2010 and is located in Bloomsbury Holborn London. Since then, it has been serving both quality interpretations of classic dishes and the best forms of Coffee. Since from the beginning Salt and Pepper has been one of the favorite places of Trip Advisor users. We are awarded the certificate of excellence by our guests and %96 of our visitors in trip advisor mentioned Salt and Pepper with 4-5 star.
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