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“So bad that it was worthy of being the first review I have written”
Review of The Elgin

The Elgin
Ranked #4,863 of 22,544 Restaurants in London
Price range: US$7 - US$33
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Good for: Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighbourhood: Paddington / Maida Vale
Description: SHARING A PASSION FOR QUALITY AND LOCALLY-SOURCED PRODUCE, THE ELGIN IS YOUR VERY OWN HOME-FROM-HOME. WE SPECIALISE IN CRAFT BEERS, QUALITY WINES AND FRESHLY MADE, SEASONAL FOOD, ACCOMPANIED BY A RANGE OF LOCALLY ROASTED COFFEES. OUR COFFEE TAKEAWAY SERVICE FOR THOSE ON THE GO, IS PERFECTLY COMPLEMENTED BY OUR FRESHLY BAKED RANGE OF MUFFINS, FLAPJACKS, CAKES AND GOURMET SANDWICHES. OUR FRIENDLY, WELCOMING TEAM ARE ALWAYS ON HAND TO PROVIDE TASTY FOOD ALL DAY, EVERY DAY. SO WHETHER IT'S BREAKFAST, BRUNCH, LUNCH OR DINNER, OUR DAILY SPECIALS ENSURE THERE'S ALWAYS SOMETHING DELICIOUS TO TEMPT YOUR TASTE BUDS. AND DON'T FORGET OUR SERIOUSLY TASTY SUNDAY ROASTS, THE HIGHLIGHT OF MANY A WEEKEND!
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“So bad that it was worthy of being the first review I have written”
Reviewed 24 March 2014

The worst meal I have ever had in my life. The staff kept telling us the kitchen was closed! Then another member of staff told us it was open. The waitresses were clueless . Ordered chorizo hash with soft duck egg- greasy bits of potatoe and egg hard as a rock. Awful burger - could have easily done something similar from a supermarket burger. I will never go to this place again

  • Visited March 2014
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Des Moines, Iowa
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“errrr Hello!”
Reviewed 24 February 2014

Since when did Maida Vale do cool? Visiting London over the last few years & have stayed at the Marriott Hotel nearby, discovered this place for Brunch, also had evening Dinner and met some friends from nearby Queens Park, delightfully impressed with the experience, knowledgable staff and a very memorable evening, will recommend to friends coming to London.

  • Visited February 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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“Once upon a time it made edible food”
Reviewed 16 February 2014

Been coming here since it opened over a year ago. In the beginning it was really great- a well put together burger, a Really well made coffee. And the came the loud music, the appalling service (gave us it for free on one occasion because it was so long) left once because no one took our order, and the last time, last Saturday, we vowed Never Again. For £44 we got overlooked cold burgers, cold nasty chips (looked like reheats) two pieces of stale chocolate cake, cold coffees and a sense of being ripped off. Never again.

  • Visited February 2014
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1 Thank redsparrow65
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London, United Kingdom
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“elgin maida vale”
Reviewed 14 February 2014

i decided to give new elgin bar and grill a chance, fantastic coffee!!! incredible aussie barista, clearly knows his stuff. food was delicious too, a lovely place, will now be my daily destination to get my coffee fix. mags

  • Visited February 2014
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2 Thank magdalena g
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London, United Kingdom
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“Brilliant”
Reviewed 12 February 2014

Lovely place. Great food and delicious coffee. The staff are relaxed and friendly and the playlists here are amazing (we are constantly "shazaming"!). Such a great addition to the otherwise dull Maida Vale area. Love it.

  • Visited February 2014
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