Café Rouge - Leicester Square  

 
 

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ADDRESS
43 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H 0AP
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Open Monday to Friday 08:30-23:00; Saturday 10:00-23:00; Sunday 10:00-22:30.
 
PRICES
Average main course price: £10
 

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Café Rouge - Leicester SquareWith a combination of delicious food, great wines and a real ambience, Café Rouge has embodied the style and je ne sais quoi of French dining since it opened way back in 1989.

Now with over 90 sites across the country it's just the place to mull over the morning papers with a cafe au lait and a croissant, pop in for a spot of lunch, share a post-work drink or relax over an evening meal.

The menu covers a range of French classics from croques and baguettes, ideal for a quick and easy snack, to more substantial fare such as steak frites and boeuf bourguignon. Likewise, the wines are predominately French; many made by lesser known producers, and provide the perfect accompaniment to the food on offer.

If it's been a while since you've paid a visit, the team think you'll be surprised by how much you've missed them. No hassle, no rush, no skinny- decaff-double-shot-to-go, just a vibrant atmosphere that moves with your moods throughout the day.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
China Town Masterpark
 
1 minutes walk
 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £135  25% off
Coventry Street, W1D | 3 minutes from Café Rouge - Leicester Square
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27 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Café Rouge - Leicester Square
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21 Romilly Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Café Rouge - Leicester Square
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21 Lisle Street, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Café Rouge - Leicester Square
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Café Rouge - Leicester Square, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 3 minutes from Café Rouge - Leicester Square
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Café Rouge - Leicester Square, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 3 minutes from Café Rouge - Leicester Square
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Café Rouge - Leicester Square, St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 4 minutes from Café Rouge - Leicester Square
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20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Café Rouge - Leicester Square
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142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Café Rouge - Leicester Square
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The Jade Door, 15-16 Gerrard Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Café Rouge - Leicester Square
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44 Cranbourn Street, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Café Rouge - Leicester Square
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29 Romilly Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Café Rouge - Leicester Square
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24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Café Rouge - Leicester Square
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68 Dean Street
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68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Café Rouge - Leicester Square
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45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Café Rouge - Leicester Square
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