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Cafe des Amis - CLOSED

11-14 Hanover Place | Convent Garden, London WC2E 9JP, England
+44 20 7379 3444
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
23 Oct 2015
“Good feedback”
14 Oct 2015
“very nice atmosphere but service and value could be better”
Restaurant Hours
All hours
French, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
11-14 Hanover Place | Convent Garden, London WC2E 9JP, England
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11 - 20 of 1,195 reviews

Reviewed 12 August 2015

Best if you get an offer, otherwise a bit pricey and over charged for service which can be very slow if away from the main area

Thank Gerry T
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

We visited this restaurant last weekend .it was nice food and service.it was very busy but still good service.we would return when next in London.

Thank Julia S
Reviewed 8 August 2015

I made a booking online in June for today at convent garden and when we turned up the doors were locked! I had received no email advising the booking had been cancelled. Impossible to contact them as they do not answer phone or messages left....More

2  Thank Jellybean109
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Have been coming here for years to the basement wine bar. Not been so much this past couple of months though due to personal reasons. My son and I thought we would pop down there last Thursday evening after work for some vino and a...More

4  Thank Lynnedilou59
Reviewed 30 July 2015

If ever a place has gone down hill since it first opened in the heady early days of London mad men then this must be it. They seem to have dropped the original full title (Cafe des Amis DU VIN). This seems sensible when you...More

1  Thank nigel f
Reviewed 30 July 2015

My friend and I came here for her birthday yesterday and were disappointed. From the website and the food prices it makes you believe you are going to be experiencing truly amazing food - sadly this is not the case. The food was OK; nothing...More

2  Thank kelly b
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Visited here on a voucher deal 2 for £30 - 3 courses at Saturday lunch time (25th July) Good service very nice food and plenty of it - off the beaten track a little bit but we had bought voucher deal so we could visit...More

Thank NottinghamSun_Seeker
Reviewed 24 July 2015

lovely food reasonable price. i like this buzzing place with atmosphere. always lovely to eat here. the green dressing on the salad is special. i had calves liver, it was excellent

Thank djones2015
Reviewed 23 July 2015

We ate here on 23/7/15 and I feel as if I have been duped by an old friend. For 30 years I've gone to 'Cafe Chums' on and off and always enjoyed the basement when decent wine and cheese was called for or the restaurant...More

Thank termon
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Been visiting Cafe des Amis for years - good food, nice ambiance, reasonable cost by London standards. Went tonight and must assume management has gone on their summer holidays. Brusque to rude service, a special deal that seems to be a permanent fixture but which...More

Thank RobJP
Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$26 - US$40
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11-14 Hanover Place | Convent Garden, London WC2E 9JP, England
    (Long Acre)
  • Public Transportation: Covent Garden, Leicester Square, Holborn
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7379 3444
  • E-mail
Established for 30 years, Café des Amis is a Covent Garden icon for food excellence. Following the seasons with harmony, Café des Amis serves modern European cuisine with a twist of French; emphasising quality and simplicity. Gourmands and gourmets will enjoy this mixture of flavours to create modern European cuisine. The Wine and Champagne Bar offers a delicious cheese platter to complement your drinks. A warm atmosphere with crystal drop lighting and dark velvet seating allows you to indulge yourself in your visit. Café des Amis also has a traditional brasserie terrace to enjoy the spring and summer times.
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