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Café Rouge - Kingsway

Unit 1, 77 Kingsway, Holborn, London, WC2B 6ST +44 2035512223

((()* French
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25

Superb! Great pate, beautifully charred steak, historic frites, great merlot, lovely staff

Barry Hawkins 29 January 2017
from London

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Fashionable Holborn is home to the Café Rouge Kingsway, serving classic French cuisine just a short walk from Drury Lane Theatreland and Covent Garden.

Part of the UK-wide Café Rouge restaurant chain, this branch offers their signature range of French dishes including mussels, beef bourguignon, poulet Breton and steak frites, as well as lighter dishes. For lunch and dinner (on certain days) the set menus are also excellent value. There is also a good range of French wines, many from less well known producers.

In true French style, breakfast is also an important meal at Café Rouge. With pain au chocolat, croissants, baguettes and omelettes, as well as hot chocolate, tea and all types of coffees, it makes a great start to the day.

For a pre-theatre meal or simply a relaxing time with friends and family, Holborn Café Rouge is a popular choice.

Café Rouge - Kingsway

Unit 1, 77 Kingsway, Holborn, London, WC2B 6ST

Contact +44 2074301416
Reservations +44 2035512223

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Customer reviews for Café Rouge - Kingsway

3.7 ((()* (based on 38 reviews)
76% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (24)
  • lunch (23)
  • business (11)
  • value (9)
  • large parties (8)
  • romantic (8)
  • breakfast (7)
  • child friendly (7)
  • private dining (4)
  • al fresco (3)
  • afternoon tea (2)
  • entertainment (2)
  • luxury (2)
  • trendy (2)
  • ((((( 29 January 2017 by Barry Hawkins from London

    Superb! Great pate, beautifully charred steak, historic frites, great merlot, lovely staff

  • ((((( 13 January 2017 by Robin Norris from Loddon

    Good deal 2 courses

  • ((((( 11 December 2016 by Martina Penney from Richmond

    Great food and fabulous staff and manager! Will come back again!

  • (((** 14 November 2016 by Mark Powell from London

    Good service
    Demi chicken was too dry

  • ((((( 1 November 2016 by Michael Taylor from London

    Good food, good service.

  • ((*** 23 September 2016 by David Roberts from London

    I reserved a table so that I and my wife could meet up with old friends from Scotland who were passing through London and had a couple of hours free, so there were some advantages for us on this occasion that the service was slow and sporadic as it gave us a good long chance to chat. But the speed of the service would have been unacceptable under more normal circumstances and, even on this occasion, it was annoying that my main course, when it eventually arrived, was cold because it had obviously been waiting for some time after it was cooked before the waiter picked it up.

  • ((((* 17 July 2016 by Diana Bradford arnold from Epsom

    A good choice for a meal pre theatre for 4. The food arrived in good time and the service was pleasant. Everyone enjoyed the food and the staff dealt with the gluten free request with close attention.

  • ((((* 2 May 2016 by Stephanie g from Harlow

    We went to Cafe Rouge as a pre theatre lunch, and we really enjoyed it there. The food was very nice - the burger tasty; French onion soup was delicious. Staff were friendly and efficient too. Recommend.

  • ((((* 9 April 2016 by Keith Lindsey from Frinton-on-Sea

    First class in every way, one of our favourite restaurants, always a pleasure to dine there.

  • (((** 12 March 2016 by Tom Wilson from London

    Good staff, food is average

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