Duck and Waffle Local
The food was so good! I got the duck and waffle and I see why they are famous for it. Service was also really good. I would definitely come back.
Lovely staff, great service from the moment we walked in the door. We were early for our reservation but they fit us in anyway, and the bar staff were the right amount of attentive but not annoying. The drinks were delicious and great value in the happy hour, and the garlic rosemary fries were yum!! Very place for a few pre-theatre drinks.
Great restaurant with signature dishes from Duck and Saffle brought to central London. Food was fantastic. Ambience great. Only thing was the staff weren’t very attentive and our waitress didn’t seem to be listening when she asked for our order, we had to repeat ourselves about three times!
Very good friendly service. Recommend the Duck Schnitzel.
Good for a quick stop before the theatre. Not very many non-alcoholic drink options which was disappointing and it would be great to see even more veggie options too.
Meh. Local version of the main branch. Room is a little sterile-quick-lunch-corporate-growing-chain blah. Staff were nice. Service was quick. Food was just a little dull. On the signature duck and waffle, the waffle was good, the duck felt fried and was just the leg. The dish could/should have been bigger, the duck marinated and then either roasted or even confit-ed (a word?). The slaw was good. Burger was adequate, fries were good. So oddly, would probably go back for other things, but not the signature. It's easy to do better at home.
It was a really great brunch; different menu, relaxed atmosphere and lovely staff.
Friendly staff, food is decent. I think a good pit stop before heading off somewhere else rather than somewhere to spend your whole evening
The service was excellent. They listened to my concerns about food intolerances and did their very best to pay attention to this by explaining items on the menu. And checking when they did not know. This was very reassuring for me. Great location. Really loved the decor. Would definitely go back next time I am in London.
Always enjoy the signature duck and waffle. The rosemary duck fat fries are an essential accompaniment!
After going to the Duck and Waffle on the top floor of a different building on my birthday, my partner and I knew that the perfect place for our anniversary dinner would be back at Duck and Waffle again. This time, we wanted to try the local one as we hadn’t been there before. We loved the food and the music in the restaurant and had an incredible evening. The only downfall was that it felt like our waitress was rushing us a fair bit. She came over to ask us for our order 3 times within half an hour and the minute we had put our knives and forks down, she picked up our food without asking if we were finished or wanted dessert. As we felt like we were being rushed, it was a little bit difficult to relax and talk with the constant interruptions. Other than this, we had an incredible night! Thank you again for an awesome experience.
Duck wings were not available for lunch as detailed on website. We had the duck and waffle which was ok, sea bream was ok. Best dish worth the money is the ox cheek doughnut
Excellent service, lovely atmosphere and good value.
The food was not fresh, it was cold until it arrived to the table. The coffee was burnt and cold. The service was pretty bad and the food was OK
Nice food nice service,the other site is alot better
The food sounded interesting on the menu but the reality was very plain, mostly overcooked and small - e.g. one stuffed date served as a sharing dish. None of our order arrived together including drinks. The service staff were smiley and often at the table but knew nothing of the contents of the dish and when I paid our bill I was asked if the food was great - I told the waiter it was average and that was received with a blank mild mute smile ?? Great location but so is Ole & Steen next door who have it spot on.....
Great food, great service. Good size portions and great value for money! Would recommend! And will be returning!!
Unusual brunch all based around duck as the name suggests. As a duck lover really enjoyed the experience and food and would definitely go back again.
Recommended by a friend. Food in big portion. Located nearby shopping area. Good place for breakfast.
A biteful of their Foie Gras Creme Brulee is heaven on a spoon!
Disappointed with this restaurant. We were a party of seven, for some reason they put us on a table for 12. The service was bizarre, the waiter would take half an order and then disappear. Food was only average and poor value.
Very good food in a great location. Decent pricing overall but with terrific service.
Food is overrated.
I would definitely recommend the food and the service was fantastic, staff could not have been more fun or friendly or attentive. However I do feel that its a little overpriced for what it is and the type of establishment, a LOCAL one for example vs Liverpool Street restaurant.
Overall the experience was good. The waiter is very attentive and the food was good. The duck confit is a little dry but otherwise it was delicious.
Great food, very reasonable for how good it is
Decent place for grabbing a quick bite with friends
Absolutely Amazing food. When our steak arrived it wasn’t how we liked it cooked and our host didn’t question it and sent it back straight away without any problems, and it came back how we originally asked for it to be cooked. Delicious drinks too. My only fault is that when we were at the bar deciding on what drinks to order, the bar man told us we looked bored. That is not acceptable, incredibly rude, and just bizarre in my opinion.
Food was cooked perfectly, the standard has improved greatly since the last time we came. Was very pleased with the food and the service. I would like to thank one of themanager Dominika for her impeccable service. She was kind and friendly and has a natural gift in hospitality businesses. She made us feel like we were at a high end fine dining but was also relaxed at the same time. One of the best service I have experienced in London restaurant..
Although the ambience was cosy the food was nothing special and some portions were a bit small. The cauliflower cheese, which was finished on a griddle, was too charred -border line burnt. The waiter was pleasant but clearly lacked experience, taking 5 minutes struggling to open an expensive wine bottle and making a few errors taking our order. We were also overcharged for teas.
The food was good (nothing special) but the service was dreadful. I think they forgot our main course so it was very slow in arriving and eventually came after I enquired. They also kept trying to serve us food that was obviously for another table, and they forgot to provide us with cutlery to eat our main course after they cleared away our cutlery after the starters. Luckily they removed the service charge from the bill and apologised, but this was poor compared to previous experiences here that have generally been quite positive!
Food was average. Duck burger had very little duck in it and one had a sharp leg bone in the middle. Duck fat fries were just normal tasteless fries and for some reason covered in parsley. Even the table salt had no favour. Despite being an early lunch booking one of the chosen deserts was not available. Kitchen staff in open kitchen were not busy so just stood and stared at us eating the food - very off putting. Waiting staff was OK but one girl was clearly new(ish) as she didn’t know the menu and brought us the main menu to choose desert even though there is a separate menu. Overall, pretty average and considering they automatically add service charge, it wasn’t earned or deserved.
We love it .. and we will revisit
Just a lovely breakfast treat
Service and food coming quickly.
But dessert was quite disappointed cheesecake was too watery.
Plain and expensive food. Awful.
I don’t normally write reviews but I couldn’t help myself. This place is perfect if you’re looking for something a little different to your usual places. We both ordered duck burgers and had never had them before. Can honestly say they were one of, if not the best burgers we had ever had. Can’t wait to go back and try the other things on the menu. Also the atmosphere was prefect, service was great, staff were friendly, couldn’t really ask for more.
Good atmosphere, nice place to have a quick bite, service is good friendly staff.
We’ll definitely be returning multiple times to work our way through the menu!
Service was poor and unfortunately embarrassingly slow. We struggled to get drinks refills and it took nearly 20 minutes after our arrival for them to find us a table - in spite of us having a reservation. The food, although good, took nearly an hour to arrive and some of it was cold by the time we got it. The staff had also got some of our drink and food orders wrong, but the service was so slow we didn’t even bother to ask for the remaining food which we had ordered.
I love the original Duck and Waffle, and so recommended the Local to a group of friends when we were looking to book somewhere for a reunion dinner. While the food was still ok, it was overall an embarrassing experience. I will keep going to the Duck And Waffle, but I will avoid the Local in the future.