Thomas's

4.6
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267 Reviews
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£26 to £40
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British

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Afternoon Coffee
Afternoon Tea
Hidden away from the hustle and bustle of Regent Street, Thomas’s Café at Burberry offers a relaxed and elegant dining experience that focuses on serving modern British cuisine.
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DavidB
London
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great, quiet, spot in a west end location that's convenient for meeting up with others but also discreet.

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OpenTable Diner
Brighton
2 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ali was our waiter, very kind and welcoming! The food was amazing (salmon was so fresh and smooth)! The carrot cake was one for the books as well, interior is really calming and beautifully made as well!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

When I do afternoon tea, I have very low expectation for the taste. Because they usually look good in pictures but taste so-so. Thomas’s sandwiches are brilliant especially the salmon one. Pastries are on the sweeter side to my liking. Overall experience was very pleasant!

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jennyordonez
London
2 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great place with a beautiful decoration and staff were really polite and awesome service as the food. Only downside is that I was with my 2 months baby and had to change her nappy on my lap as they don’t have baby change.

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SteveH
London
9 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Good breakfast and bwey handy spot. Oddly impersonal atmosphere although service veey good.

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VivianL
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Very nice place and food, just a bit surprised that the service charge is 13%.

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eduardb
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

you must try this when in London!!!!!
best food i had last week, went there 2 times ;)

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vipDreamingofItaly07
Washington DC
30 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Started out with absolutely wonderful service then after dessert she disappeared. The food was delicious I had eggs Benedict. My daughter had the mushroom toast and she loved it. My reagents fizz was also good.

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OpenTable Diner
London
36 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall2food2service1ambience4

We visited Thomas' for the first time on Monday and there were several things that didn't go right. Firstly, I had to get up and walk to the staff on various occasions to ask for things like tea refill and water. Secondly, we waited a very long time for our cakes to arrive (we ordered afternoon tea for three people). The staffs seemed inexperienced and it really showed. When the food was brought to our table our server did not introduce any of the cakes or sandwiches. We felt neglected and although the staffs were not rude they didn't appear professional as they kept on hanging around by the bar and we certainly felt that we had to hunt them for service. All in all it wasn't a good experience and it was also my sister's birthday, which was noted by the chap who welcomed us at the entrance but if wasn't followed through upstairs at the restaurant.

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DavidN
Vancouver
4 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a delightful spot to get away from the shopping crowds.

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LadyMuck
London
18 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Good for a quick snack whilst shopping.

Suggest they do a house Welsh Rarebit.

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Peta
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

My friend and I visited for breakfast. Excellent food and service outstanding. Our waiter went out of the way to meet our requests. The Christmas decorations were rather understated but this didn’t detract from our dining experience. The menu was varied & had excellent choices to suit all appetites and palates. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend.

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SarahB
London
5 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

I love everything about this place, the ambience, service, interior, light and the food - everything is delicious.

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NatalieC
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Lovely venue and location.
Really tasty coffee and breakfast - and easily adapted to cater for vegan options.
Nice place to come alone and work as some buzz but not too loud or to meet with clients / friends.

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JenniferL
London
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic brunch. Lovely attentive service. Fryer had broke but staff were honest and made suggestions for alternatives. Lovely lunch.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pretty nice, really like this cozy placr

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very relaxing lunch stayed there over 2 hrs no rushing superb food and great friendly service

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OpenTable Diner
Munich
2 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Very friendly, fast and helpful staff. The food was great and it was worth the price but the ambiance could be improved (maybe with music) because it is really quiet in the restaurant. It has a beautiful location but they could use pillows on the chairs. To summarize we had a great breakfast and there are only small things that could be improved.

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AaminahS
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2019
Overall1food5service1ambience5

I was really looking forward to my visit, however I was very dissapointed at the lack of. Service provided , firstly we were not greeted as we entered and having never visited before, I didn’t know there was seating upstairs and had to flag someone down for assistance. Then when our waiter came to our table he asked us which language he would like to address us in and I said English was fine, then when I asked him about the sandwich selection for afternoon tea, I made him aware it would only be vegetarian and fish that would be suitable options, he said to us basically in a nut shell that afternoon tea would not be suitable for us as there aren’t that many options, I said can we not just double up on an veg or fish options you have he said that was fine, I shouldn’t have had to make that suggestion, and I could have decided at that moment to walk out seeing as though I was made to feel there would be nothing suitable for me there. Then my friend said do you serve anything ‘halal’ he said oh no we don’t, and that he himself ate halal meet but didn’t see the big deal with just eating chicken anyway, now even though I wasn’t Personally offended by this I was actually quite annoyed because his personal opinions on my faith and what I choose to consume are not relevant and he is there to cater to my needs and pallet. I am very suprised that with the amount of Arab clientele you receive that Muslim people would be made to feel inadequate. I think this is something that staff need training on, everyone’s level of faith differs if I was a more orthodox Muslim I could have made a serious complaint.

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robertsw15
Brighton
15 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Attentive service and an easy menu, only spoilt my the noise level of chairs scraping across the floor. Surely something could be applied to them so they don't make such a cacophony.

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OpenTable Diner
London
12 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always...Excellent!

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OpenTable Diner
London
4 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the sweet potato falafel

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MaiY
London
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The service is really good, amazing value for afternoon tea.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and attention to client is a priority. Definitely when I am back to London I will Cosme back to Thomas Café. We have a English Tea Afternoon and it was beyond expected.

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Jogbs
London
1 review
Dined on September 24, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience4

The staff was very friendly and attentive. I enjoyed my time there and would like to visit soon again.

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AnnW
Miami
9 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall1food1service5ambience2

Oh dear, we had the duck and it was cold, so was the mashed potato and vegetables - it was so awful we had to send it back - the poor server felt awful for us. In the end they didn’t charge us and gave me a lovely birthday cake - we’ll be back for coffee and cake, but not for a meal

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vipGSEH88
London
15 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A gorgeous, elegant dining-room above the more rustic cafe, bathed in light from large windows.
A good menu from British ingredients included a large, hearty Chicken Salad and generous grilled half lobster.
Delicious sourdough bread was served lightly toasted and service was highly professional and welcoming.

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OpenTable Diner
London
12 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent as always!

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sarahd
London
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Booked a table through OpenTable but they didn't have my reservation on their system, luckily they squeezed me in

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible!

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exellent experience with quality food

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SavvyDiner
London
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2019
Overall1food4service1ambience4

Despite not being full for lunch the maitre d'was unable to seat us upstairs.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on August 13, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience3

ロブスター美味しかったです!

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Jennyjin
London
2 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience3

Good food and service for lunch in London. Tasty but not too much for me. Salmon is fresh not to my expectations.

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vipjasher
London
84 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great cafe for a break from shopping on Regent Street or Bond Street. The staff are unusually knowledgeable about the teas and the selection of cakes is excellent!

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EleanorJ
London
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience4

We went for afternoon tea for a graduation celebration only to be told they’d run out or afternoon tea. I had spoken to someone there earlier in the day to confirm our reservation, but after we had been seated and waiting 15 minutes for service we were told AT was sold out, but that we could have something from the cake trolley and crumpets as a substitution. This was an inadequate suggestion.
Very disappointed

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vipjasher
London
84 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to recuperate from a day shopping on Bond Street. Delicious iced latte with almond milk! The quail eggs with celery salt were the perfect savoury snack and there’s also a great selection of cakes.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

It’s great.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Peaceful, professional and a truly lovely meal

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I'm truly impressed by the kindness of the staffs, and the scone of Afternoon is very good. Excellent!! I really appreciate it.

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