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Oscar Wilde Bar

Hotel Cafe Royal | 68 Regent Street, London W1B 4DY, England
+44 20 7406 3310
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“scones” (69 reviews)
“cake” (28 reviews)
“lemon curd” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££££
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Hotel Cafe Royal | 68 Regent Street, London W1B 4DY, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

In a setting that is reminiscent of the Palace at Versailles my husband and I were treated like royalty. We were celebrating my birthday and I had made reservations about two months in advance to try and ensure that my husbands dietary needs would be...More

Thank Carol F
Francois Xavier S, Manager at Oscar Wilde Bar, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Carol, thank you for taking tea with us and posting this lovely review. We're very happy to read you and your husband were treated like royalty and it's a joy to read our team took such good care of you and your preferences. We're...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mind you, we are in THE tourist area of Central London but for £42 per person you expect not only a beautiful classic place but also great food. Far from that. Savories tasteless, sweets full of butter and not much taste. I save the scones...More

Thank mariat68
Francois Xavier S, Manager at Oscar Wilde Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Maria, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your afternoon tea experience on Tripadvisor. It is with great regret we read that you didn't enjoy our sandwiches/desserts. We would like to reassure you your feedback will be discussed with the...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017

We are no strangers to afternoon tea and since this place just won the afternoon tea award we were excited to see how this afternoon tea experience will compare to other ones. We booked for 12pm on Sunday so we were the very first sitting....More

1  Thank Magssss777
Francois Xavier S, Manager at Oscar Wilde Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for this amazing review of Afternoon Tea at Hotel Cafe Royal. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed our food, tea and Helena's attentive service! We're sorry you felt a lack of attention during your visit and I will share these comments with...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Loved it! Charming venue, excellent service and a yummy English afternoon tea. My fiancé and I took his parents for his mum's birthday and none of us were disappointed. It was a perfectly charming afternoon with a live pianist and some wonderful fine touches, such...More

Thank EmyKLu
Francois Xavier S, Manager at Oscar Wilde Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Dear Emy, Amazing to hear you and your fiance and his parents spend his mothers birthday in the Oscar Wilde Bar. We're glad you enjoyed your diptyque gift and the afternoon tea and our piansit! Kind regards, Charles Segond Deputy Director of F&B / Director...More

Reviewed 29 August 2017

We had afternoon tea during Afternoon Tea week - 25% off any afternoon tea! Too good an offer to refuse. Not long after we arrived we were seated. But then ignored! People who arrived after us had been given menus and Champagne by the time...More

1  Thank flyingclipper
Francois Xavier S, Manager at Oscar Wilde Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you for visiting the Oscar Wilde Bar and leaving us a review. We apologise for the delay in serving you, we are always aiming to improve our services and will take this in consideration. We're glad your visit progressed in a good way and...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful bar. The afternoon tea and service was faultless. Very good value for money in a popular location.

Thank lestamunda
Francois Xavier S, Manager at Oscar Wilde Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Dear Lestamunda, thank you for taking tea at the Oscar Wilde Bar at Hotel Cafe Royal and for sharing this great review. We hope to welcome you back to the hotel in the future. Kind regards, Francois Xavier Schoeffer Hotel Manager

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Although having visited this hotel a few times, I had never had the 'afternoon tea' experience. I was not disappointed! A good choice of teas, delicious sandwiches and cakes and refills as requested. Excellent, friendly service and if you cannot manage to eat all you...More

Thank saltstream
Francois Xavier S, Manager at Oscar Wilde Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Dear Saltstream thank you for staying with us and taking tea the Oscar Wilde Bar. We're thrilled you enjoyed the experience and hope to welcome you back soon. We have an exciting new tea launching on September 1st! Kind regards, Francois Xavier Schoeffer Hotel Manager

Reviewed 17 August 2017

After reading many reviews of afternoon teas in London, we eventually chose Cafe Royal... mainly because it was not as expensive (and formal) as other teas at 5* hotels and, above all, because it has been awarded "best traditional tea in London" or something like...More

Thank claraclara9
Francois Xavier S, Manager at Oscar Wilde Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Dear Clara, thank you for visiting us and taking afternoon tea at the Oscar Wilde Bar. We did indeed win Best Traditional Afternoon Tea recently and have had many great reviews by industry leaders and guests alike - it is a shame we were not...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017

Our 2nd visit to the Oscar Wilde bar at the Hotel Cafe Royal. We love this place pure luxury and comfort. The room is steeped in history and feels so special. The staff were wonderfully attentive and really looked after us and the food delicious.

Thank lucylou36
Francois Xavier S, Manager at Oscar Wilde Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Thank you for choosing to take afternoon tea with us Lucy and for leaving this wonderful review for others to read. We're glad you returned and love the historic Oscar Wilde Bar and service. See you at your third visit!

Reviewed 31 July 2017

On Saturday my friend and I took Afternoon Tea in the Oscar Wilde Room, and I cannot praise it highly enough! The food was simply wonderful, the service was exemplary (nothing was too much trouble), and the setting was gorgeous. My parents had taking Afternoon...More

Thank Donna J
Francois Xavier S, Manager at Oscar Wilde Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Thank you for this lovely review Donna, we're glad you enjoyed your afternoon tea experience with us and look forward to welcoming you back.

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Kayleigh B
26 July 2017|
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Response from TommoNorfolk | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they replenish sandwiches. Tell them about dietary requirements when booking. They will accommodate you as much as they possibly can.
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patrickmc82211
8 March 2017|
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Response from Fabien D | Property representative |
Dear Patrick, thank you for getting in touch. We offer a range of Champagnes, our house Champagne is Veuve Clicquot Brut N.V. priced at £70 for the bottle or £15 a glass. Should you have any further questions please do not... More
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Duvab
10 September 2015|
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Hi there, We kindly ask that gentlemen wear a jacket; tie is optional and trainers are not permitted. Hope this helps and we look forward to welcoming you soon. Warmest wishes, Anthony Lee, General Manager
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hotel Cafe Royal | 68 Regent Street, London W1B 4DY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7406 3310
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Description
The Oscar Wilde Bar, formerly the iconic Grill Room, has been exquisitely restored to its authentic Louis XVI detailing. Originally established in 1865, it is now the place to enjoy Champagne, cocktails and a light menu, complemented by a further programme of live entertainment.
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