Duck and Waffle Local

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£25 and under
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Duck & Waffle Local is a chef curated, fast casual restaurant located in the heart of the West End. Complemented by the highest quality, freshest ingredients, Duck & Waffle Local offers delicious dishes & drinks from breakfast until late night.

Offering a deliciously diverse menu to satisfy both your sweet and savoury cravings, the menu includes highlights such as the crave-worthy Big “Quack” Burger, the decadent Full Elvis buttermilk waffle, and of course the namesake Duck & Waffle dish. Vegetarian, vegan or gluten-conscious? No problem! With our wide range of mouthwatering small and large plates to choose from, we are always happy to make recommendations based on guests’ palates and preferences.

Introducing Afternoon Tea! Enjoy a selection of chef-curated bites for our twist on the traditional afternoon tea. Available Monday to Friday, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

What 455 People Are Saying
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OT
London
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

The duck confit was crispy, tender and juicy. Would highly recommend the duck & waffle! The brownies were also very fudgy!!

SW
London
6 reviews
Dined on 7 October 2019
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 2

It's pretty bad.
They've used the Duck and Waffle brand from the City, and ruined it.
The service was really poor. Totally forgotten about and had to consistently get the server's attention - for water, for wine, to order, to get the dessert menu, to pay.
There were 6 other diners in there.
The menu is so confused. They've gone totally overboard on duck. Just because the place is called Duck and Waffle doesn't mean every other dish needs to be duck-based. The grown up sister restaurant isn't that way - so why do it here?
I tell you why. They probably think it's hilarious for the tourists which I totally didn't bank on being the entire clientele. Which is my fault for not thinking about where this is located. A hop from Piccadilly Circus and Planet Hollywood is their neighbour. Enough said.
The food is bland, deep fried and uninventive.

I'm amazed that Duck and Waffle allow this place to still be open.

Avoid.

HS
London
1 review
Dined on 5 October 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

We visited Duck and Waffle Local on Saturday evening. There were 8 people in our booking. We all thoroughly enjoyed our meal. The scotch egg starter and the Pork Bao were by far the favourites to start. I had the duck burger and oh my goodness it was amazing!! I opted for the extra crispy duck breast and duck egg!! I was so full but made sure I finished it as it was just delicious :) I would go here again or try their main restaurant.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 5 October 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

The duck is tasty. Will come back again.

KA
1 review
Dined on 4 October 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

Rude and disorganised staff
Food arrived at different times

AC
1 review
Dined on 3 October 2019
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 2

Had a lunch time sitting, it was pretty empty and quiet and lacked atmosphere. The service to take our order was really slow service, the food was really nothing special, then had to ask for the bill several times. at that price point there are better places.

EG
London
1 review
Dined on 30 September 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Not as good as the parent restaurant as there’s less choice but the food we had was excellent. Service could have been better organised- we had three waiters ask if we wanted drinks within five minutes after ordering them. Great location and would definitely go again

LP
Kent
1 review
Dined on 28 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Yummy food and friendly waitress. Not too busy on a Saturday morning

KR
London
16 reviews
Dined on 28 September 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Having been to the original Duck and Waffle, I had high hopes for when visiting this one for brunch. I would say it was distinctly average. Food was tasty but not big portions for the price. Service was ok. Everything was just generally ok. Was expecting a tiny bit more if I’m honest. The sweet stuff on the brunch menu all looks jaw-achingly sweet. Would have been nice to have something in between sweet and savoury, like many brunches offer.

AL
1 review
Dined on 26 September 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Trying the famous Duck and Waffle was a london must-do, and the Duck and Waffle Local store provides a much more bookable and affordable (though still expensive) option to do so! The food is great, but don't be surprised by small portions

EJ
1 review
Dined on 24 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely place, duck and waffle dish superb, reminded me of France where I live.

A
London
1 review
Dined on 21 September 2019
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 2

Restaurant was okay duck was too salty . Duck and waffle in Bishopsgate is wayyy better

JM
1 review
Dined on 17 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great location for a pre-theatre dinner. Happy hour 4-7pm includes bubbles and wine by the glass. Love the food - chose Duck & Waffle and Duck Schnitzel and Duck pate brulee as a shared starter. Really super service with a thoughtful little birthday dessert for my daughter to end the meal. Thank you

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 16 September 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Food is good so as the service

K
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on 15 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious and hip spot for brunch or lunch. If booking via Open Table there are TWO different Duck & Waffle restaurants. The main one, located in The City atop the 40th floor, and the local one located in Picadilly Circus. We are at Picadilly Circus and it was delicious. I had the English Breakfast and it was very good.

RN
San Francisco
16 reviews
Dined on 14 September 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Food was good and the place was nice but didn't live up to the 5 star ratings. Wine and food we're both overpriced. So many other good places in London.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 13 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The staffs are super friendly and the duck was worth a visit

K
London
3 reviews
Dined on 12 September 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 2

Duck & waffle portion is small. Only 1 duck egg and half a waffle. Service was slow even if not busy on a Thursday evening.

A
Las Vegas
17 reviews
Dined on 11 September 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

First visit! Really enjoyed the food and service was great!

OT
Osaka
2 reviews
Dined on 8 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

all food we ordered was good. def did not regret choosing this restaurant

OT
London
7 reviews
Dined on 7 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The signature dish "duck and waffle" was amazing, the duck leg was a surprise. Great service. Definitely worth trying

S
London
3 reviews
Dined on 7 September 2019
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 1

Greasy and nothing special
Not worth what you pay
Lost its charm
An average fast food

g
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 7 September 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

need balsamic vinegar/oil with garlic bread! great service and atmosphere

c
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

看板メニューのDuch and Waffleを頂きました。7日間ロンドンにいて、一番おいしかったと思います。

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OT
London
10 reviews
Dined on 6 September 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Brought my parents and child there to dine. Food was fair and arrived promptly after placing our order. Service average. Stars removed because when asked if my child and elderly parents could use the accessible toilet at ground floor the staff told us to walk downstairs as it wasn’t available?

S
London
3 reviews
Dined on 30 August 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 3

Really nice lunchtime spot, would recomend if you're in the neighbourhood.

A
Dubai
1 review
Dined on 29 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was pretty good & the service was amazing

KC
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 28 August 2019
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 2

Not as good as Duck & Waffle at Bishopsgate. Service nowhere near as good. ‘The Full Elvis’ just as good!

AK
London
1 review
Dined on 24 August 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Need to sort out sink/water issue in Ladies toilets.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 23 August 2019
Overall 2food 1service 2ambience 3

Fast food joint trying to cash in on a new theme

t
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 23 August 2019
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 3

Food tasted terrible and was overpriced for the quality

TY
1 review
Dined on 19 August 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 2

Food was fine and innovative but quality of staff was dissapointing.

OT
Kuwait
2 reviews
Dined on 19 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I like the place, and the outside seating is nice also

B
London
4 reviews
Dined on 18 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our food , service and experience was perfect. Would recommend to anyone looking for a nice brunch

ND
London
1 review
Dined on 18 August 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 2

I had the signature dish "Duck and Waffle". The food was good but there was absolutely nothing special about it. The portion was really small and looked very lost on the plate. I was actually disappointed and still quite hungry afterwards. The location looked nice, the service was friendly but noting outstanding.

OT
Kent
2 reviews
Dined on 14 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great atmosphere, delicious food & fantastic service. Highly recommended and perfect for pre-dinner theatre.

m
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 14 August 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Had duck&waffle for breakfast. No other customers when visited at 8 am in the morning on weekday.
The food was much much better than initially expected. Loved the duck. The waffle was a bit cold. If the waffle is warmer and a bit more crispy, that would be better, too. Want to visit again.

RR
London
22 reviews
Dined on 13 August 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Lovely food, amazingly friendly and fun staff. It is a bit overpriced for what it is as others have commented but as are most places! I would definitely come back.

z
1 review
Dined on 11 August 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

The duck is really tasty and other food is quiet normal, you can go to a better place if you only want benedict

OT
London
10 reviews
Dined on 10 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

5 of us, shared everything. Signature dish good as usual. Duck breast nuggets a bit uninspiring, but everything else, especially the mac n cheese was great

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