The Delaunay


Located behind an imposing entrance on the corner of historic Drury Lane and The Aldwych, The Delaunay is an all-day café-restaurant inspired by the grand cafés of Europe. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, morning coffee and afternoon tea are also served seven days a week, alongside a Take-Out section with a local delivery service. Booking is recommended but a portion of the tables are available for walk-in customers.

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Typical meal price: From £26.00 (USD37.53) per diner

£26 to £40

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The Delaunay

55 Aldwych
Yelp Reviews

3.0 out of 5 based on 72 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Delaunay

4.0 out of 5 25 December 2015
by Cory N.

Stopped in for a quick coffee and I wound up having the torte of the day. The place has a beautiful, classy, old-world ambience and pleasant service. The torte of the day was simply amazing. Unfortunately, I dug into it before I could get a picture. It was a heavy cream cake with perfect pie crust and a small bit of (real?) gold leaf on top. It was the best pastry of our trip. Service was a...more

4.0 out of 5 20 November 2015
by Sara D.

European style old charm coffee and tea parlor.

Have dinner menu as well.

We came for coffee and pastries. Cappuccinos, Sacher Torte, Pain au Chocolate, Croisants, etc were delicious.

Service was corteous and prompt.

I wanted to go back for the schnitzel.

Wien, Wien nur du allein...more

2.0 out of 5 11 November 2015
by Rui Y.

It's a really unpleasant experience with the restaurant. My wife and I came into the restaurant about 8 pm and did not have our entree (main) until 9:25. People who came in later than us, finished their dinner and left the restaurant before our entrees were ready.

We asked for extra bread while we are waiting for the entree. But it took 30 min to get the extra bread.

Our entrees are burger...more

5.0 out of 5 13 October 2015
by Shaun D.

Came here for an early breakfast without a reservation and was eagerly seen to, even though it was already filling up. Inside is beautifully set and a generous amount of space given between tables.

I ended up going for the Omelette Arnold Bennett which was incredible. Eggs slightly scrambled in a bowl that must've been put under a grill to crisp up the top. So when you dive, in it's still a...more

5.0 out of 5 23 July 2015
by Sunny K.

Came here for bookclub brunch and was pleased with the service and food. The space itself is quite dignified but there was adorable half-Japanese moppet running around and they were graciousness itself with him.

I would thoroughly recommend the rosti - huge portions and satisfyingly presented, if a teeny bit greasy. The girls who had the avo-on-toast were also very happy. Would totally return...more

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