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Ray's Jazz Cafe at Foyles Bookshop
113-119 Charing Cross Road
St JamesLondonWC2H 0EB
- +44 (0)20 7440 3205
Aw, nice little spot. All wooden, good coffees, a spot to grab a break from the chaos of the world around you.
Because the West End is serious chaos. And if you do need a spot to sit and think and sip and just take a break, this is a good place to do it.
Plus, it's attached to a book store, so who could hate that?
They make a decent cup of coffee and have some nice snacks if you need it....more
Love this place! The coffee is good and not as expensive as the "fancy" Starbucks down the road. I've only tried their cakes once and the one I had was quite dry but I don't go there for the food anyway. It is always pretty busy but finding a spot to write is not that hard. The staff is really nice as well - a member of their team once asked me and my friend if the music was too loud for our...more
No atmosphere whatsoever, very pricey sandwiches and the only music is from one of the guys behind the counter whistling bits of random tunes which is annoying. The old cafe with music and a stage was much nicer than this sterile offeringmore
Coffee was great and choc brownie too! Not too crowded and not noisy like most coffee places in the west end, it's a great venue for studying.more
The Foyles Cafe is a nice place to stop, and although it's regularly busy, it's mostly regulars. The coffee is good, as are the sandwiches, and the tables are comfortable and plentiful. It's a good place to stop if you've got visitors and you've been trailing up and down Oxford Street or through Soho all day, as it's off the street and it's a large place.
The negatives are the high prices,...more