Ray's Jazz Cafe at Foyles Bookshop

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Ray's Jazz Cafe at Foyles Bookshop

113-119 Charing Cross Road
St James
+44 (0)20 7440 3205
Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 30 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Ray's Jazz Cafe at Foyles Bookshop

4.0 out of 5 30 May 2016
by Tim D.

I came here for peppermint tea on one of my incredibly boring dieting weekends, where sugar, caffeine and alcohol are all ruled out in favour of herbal teas and only eating when genuinely hungry.

The peppermint tea is excellent, and the cafe is very relaxing with uptempo jazz playing in the background, which allowed me to forget my sugar cravings and general tedium of denied pleasures!


5.0 out of 5 14 April 2016
by Maro T.

the cafe is located on the 5th floor of foyles book store. they offer a range section of cakes, hot drinks & fresh prepared food for lunch. great for a little break & a refreshed book-hunt (:

great lemon drizzle cake!! make sure to give it try!more

2.0 out of 5 29 March 2016
by Hannah L.

I've been coming to the foyles cafe for the past year almost every weekend and so far staff has always been friendly and the atmosphere was great.

But yesterday I had a really bad experience :/ Makes me sad, as always really liked it at this cafe.

There was a guy, I think he was some sort of manager, he was very rude and unfriendly.

I really wonder why such unfriendly rude people work in...more

4.0 out of 5 29 October 2015
by Alex S.

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

4.0 out of 5 23 October 2015
by Vera M.

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

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