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Maison Bertaux

#34 of 282 Bakeries in London
#2,324 of 19,235 Places to Eat in London
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Soho
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28 Greek Street | Soho, London W1D 5DQ, England
+44 20 7437 6007
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08:30 - 23:00
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Sun 08:30 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 08:30 - 23:00
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We'd heard about this iconic cafe and we're keen to try. We went along full of excitement. The cakes in the window did look delicious. We were greeted by a lady who I assume was the owner. She pointed to a dingy room upstairs. We left, a shame as the cakes looked delicious.

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Thank sharonhassan
London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of the last places in Soho that hasn't been gentrified or turned into a chain yet. No matter if you look for desserts or a place for a sightseeing break this is the perfect spot in Soho if you love cakes etc.

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Thank Arne B
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47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing selection in the window. When there with 4 friends and found a table to enjoy tea and cakes on Saturday afternoon. A witty old man help you choose your cakes. Nice atmosphere.

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Thank Emmanuel V
London, United Kingdom
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500 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Quirky place for coffee and croissants or excellent choux buns. Lovely staff and quite busy. Bring an appetite.

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Thank KAW687
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for a quick breakfast. Really enjoyed the quiche and ham & cheese croissant. Sat at a sidewalk table and watched folks walk by, ended with a yummy eclair.

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Thank TarynSh
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a much needed break after a trade fair, sitting outside with a simple cafe and an excellent croissant, a perfect place to sit, watch,and write in the early spring sunshine

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Thank Paul H
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Greeted by lovely staff at the door who told us to take our time choosing which cakes we'd like from the amazing selection on display. Asked host where is the best room to sit and all of the waiters chipped in with their faves- upstairs and the room next door were suggested and so we went next door. We were... More 

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Thank kayeodoherty
London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

Cakes looked lovely, however the decor of the place is shabby and unkempt to the point of even looking grubby. We wanted to eat up and leave the place as soon as possible for this reason. Then we were stung by an enormous bill at the end of our visit. Unbelievable, as the two cakes we ordered were not even... More 

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Thank tracypease
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65 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

I've only had pastries this good in certain bakeries in France and Austria and even then I'm not sure if they were better. The sweet cheese and apricot pastry was divine. The coffee is fine too and the staff are interesting and chatty. The building itself with please anyone with half an interest in architecture or vintage design!

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Zagreb, Croatia
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154 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Cakes are so tasty, coffee is great and fresh mint tea will keep you warm. Staff is very helpful and friendly. This is a gem, don't miss it!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 19:00
Monday
08:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 23:00
Thursday
08:30 - 23:00
Friday
08:30 - 23:00
Saturday
08:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Greek Street | Soho, London W1D 5DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7437 6007

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Soho

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Soho
The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars, and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene – and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the most strategic place to set off on a tour of the world's most celebrated department stores. In the southern part of the neighbourhood lies Chinatown, with its multitude of delicious and affordable restaurants. Closer to the Thames, Chinatown's narrow and teeming lantern-lit lanes spill onto the expansive hub of glitzy Leicester Square.
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