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Number Twelve

#3,409 of 18,266 Restaurants in London
££ - £££European, British,
12 Upper Woburn Place, London WC1H 0HX, England
+44 20 7693 5425
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (65 reviews)
“tartlet” (5 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 22:00All hours
European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
12 Upper Woburn Place, London WC1H 0HX, England
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Lovely service and food, happily accommodated our teenage daughter who is vegetarian and a little fussy with her drinks. We stayed in the hotel, so also had the breakfast in the restaurant, very nice yet again.

Thank DramaQueen75
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Having enjoyed the afternoon tea at Number 12 (q.v.) we decided to have a lunchtime birthday celebration at the Ambassador's Hotel's excellent dining room. The menu is a fusion of British and Italian fare including several pasta dishes, Beef carpaccio, Polenta cake, Braised rabbit with...More

1  Thank Michael D
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This was booked before we got to London. We booked through Groupon. We had a lovely welcome when we entered and we had a window seat. we were offered a variety of teas and a bottle of prosecco. The food was of a good standard...More

1  Thank Deonna H
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Our daughter bought us an Ultimate Food and Drink gift experience at Christmas. We decided to book the tea for two experience at the Number Twelve restaurant. We were given a choice of teas first, this was then followed a glass of Pimms with strawberries....More

Thank malcyLondonEngland
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I brought this as a gift package for my partner for Christmas. The place was easy to find and the staff were very polite. The sandwiches were very nice and so was the scones and tart. It's not the best afternoon tea we've had, but...More

Thank Nikki S
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Excellent food, large portions served, very good value. Good choice of wines. Relaxed atsmosphere with attentive but not intrusive waiters. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Brenda D
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Staff were very helpful and attentive. We phone ahead as we were going to arrive late and they were happy to wait for us. There was a fair number of teas to choose from and they can with a range of sandwiches, scones, macaroons, tartlets...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Possibly the worst meal we have had in London. The mozzarella balls starter came with 2 balls of mozzarella and lots of olives, the mixed grill was dry and un-appitising. The hand cut chips were wet as if they were over boiled before being fried....More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Recently visited as I found a Groupon deal for Afternoon Tea. Usually when there's a deal, you can expect substandard food but thankfully, this was not the case! Fabulous sandwiches, generous scones & a great selection of delicious cakes. There was even a choice of...More

1  Thank Sharpkat
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

I ate here with a group of friends and on the whole the experience was fine - the menu was diverse with some good vegetarian choices. The food was pleasant enough when it came and well presented although not particularly memorable. The service however was...More

Thank Babyalmie
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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Emily N
24 September 2017|
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Response from Trevina J | Reviewed this property |
Hi I’m not sure but if you call them they will let you know. 😊😊
Karen N
14 July 2016|
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Response from FOM-Ambassadors | Property representative |
Hello Karen N We do cater for Gluten Free diners. Please advise at the time of booking that you require gluten free and we would be delighted to accommodate.
10 October 2015|
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Response from sharon b | Property representative |
Hello, We do serve breakfast in Number Twelve Restaurant. Mon to Fri 0700 to 1000 and at the weekends from 0730 to 1100. You have a choice of Continental or full a la carte hot breakfast. If breakfast is not included in... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$42 - US$84
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
14:00 - 22:00
07:30 - 11:00
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Upper Woburn Place, London WC1H 0HX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7693 5425
  • E-mail
A modern and contemporary space overlooking the beautiful Dickensian Woburn Walk, Number Twelve is an ideal venue for any social occasion.Where only the best fresh and seasonal ingredients are used, Number Twelve has menus to suit all your needs, whether it is dinner, lunch or a private party, our experienced and friendly team are on hand to assist at every opportunity.Located in the Bloomsbury area, the literary district of central London, Number Twelve Restaurant is within walking distance of Russell Square, Euston and King’s Cross St. Pancras stations.
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