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The Delaunay

55 Aldwych Send to Phone
020-7499 8558
Underground: Covent Garden/Temple
All-day brasserie from the owners of The Wolseley.
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Mon.-Fri. 7am-midnight, Sat. 8am-midnight, Sun. 11.30am-11pm
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The Delaunay Restaurant Review

: The Delaunay is big, bustling and very popular. And so it should be, coming from two of the most successful restaurateurs London has produced, Jeremy King and Chris Corbin. Fans of The Wolseley have approved. It’s in the grand cafés of Europe tradition, with plenty of smart green banquettes, dark wood and brass, and a menu that swings along from breakfast (particularly well-liked as the restaurant is at the edge of the City and near the law courts) to late evening. Borscht or sardines on toast; kedgeree or sea trout with spring vegetables and samphire; Barnsley chop with tomato salsa and courgette --- it’s all here. Pastries are topnotch; an English afternoon tea with hot crumpets and homemade jam at £9.25 or the full works at £21.50, good pricing, an all-day weekend brunch and a sensible wine list is all that it takes. Oh, and there’s take-out, too. Why can’t more restaurateurs get it so effortlessly right?

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