Duck and Waffle Local

4.2
108 reviews
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£25 and under
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International
Top tags:
  • Casual
  • Brunch
  • Creative Cuisine
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.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
International, British
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Hours of Operation
Monday - Thursday:
8am - 11pm
Friday:
8am - 12am
Saturday:
10am - 12am
Sunday:
10am - 11pm
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Phone number
020 3900 4444
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Payment Options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Reviews from verified diners
108 reviews
4.2 out of 5 stars
Outstanding
41%
Very Good
39%
Good
15%
Fair
3%
Poor
1%
4.2
food
3.9
service
4.0
ambience
3.8
value
Noise · Moderate
83% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Philadelphia
4.0
Dined 2 days ago

The food was great - really tasty dishes - without being expensive. It's definitely not fine dining but it's not pretending to be. The décor is almost industrial but it works well. The service was a little slow but the place was busy. If you're looking for something different, quick, cheap and tasty it's definitely a good place to go. I'd happily go back.

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London
3.0
Dined 3 days ago

The summer salad served in a bowl was lacklustrous with ingredients not looking fresh.

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ML
5.0
Dined 3 days ago

Great and speedy service, super friendly staff who were very attentive.

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J
4.0
Dined 5 days ago

Very nice and friendly staff, tasty and original food, good selection of drinks. Definitely worth a recomendation for a casual meal with a twist.

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K
London
5.0
Dined 5 days ago

Unpretentious and totally delicious food, topped off with outstanding service. Totally loved the on tap cocktails! Breakfast fizz really was a revelation- it tasted of toast!

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RR
2.0
Dined 6 days ago

When I book this, I booked for the duck and waffle not the local. I didn't know that these was two different places. there is nothing on the website, to tell you that they are different but they are so different. We got dressed up and was very over dressed for the local. What annoyed me the most is that they said to me that this happens all the time, that this was acceptable!!!! So make sure you check

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Nashville
5.0
Dined 6 days ago

This was my second time visiting Duck and Waffle Local and it was just as fantastic as the first time. The food is delicious and the servers are very attentive. I would very much recommend eating here if you like duck. If you want to like duck you should also go here, their food will convince you.

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GO
1.0
Dined 6 days ago

Very disappointed! The service was poor and the food was substandard. Would not recommend, it’s nothing compared to duck and waffle in Heron Tower. We went for breakfast the place was empty no atmosphere, staff were disinterested when I mentioned that my sausage on my breakfast wasn’t cooked. Defenitly wouldn’t visit again

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D
London
3.0
Dined on 13 July 2018

Service was poor but the food was good, skip this and go to the proper duck and waffle

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M
London
5.0
Dined on 12 July 2018

My third time here and this time with my boss and colleagues. Everyone was very impressed. Service second to none and food was delicious. Got to have the foie gras brûlée again....so imaginative, different and sooo good!!

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K
4.0
Dined on 9 July 2018

Great food and service. If you can’t get a reservation for duck and waffle, Liverpool Street and you are really just going for the food and not views, then duck and waffle haymarket is perfect.

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OT
London
4.0
Dined on 8 July 2018

Great menu and wonderful food. The duck burger was especially outstanding and the duck salad also great.

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TT
5.0
Dined on 8 July 2018

Food was great, and great location.
Service was awful, had to ask to be served and then waited 20 minutes for the bill after asking 2 different staff members, so eventualy just went to the bar myself.

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JA
London
2.0
Dined on 7 July 2018

Really bad service and mediocre food at best. Waited more than 25 min on the first drink. Had to call waiter multiple time as no attention was give to our (and other) tables

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S
London
3.0
Dined on 4 July 2018

Have been wondering about it for some time, and it really is just somewhere I would go once as a novelty. Duck donut was alright, dough was a little under cooked, and the meat inside was so over spiced it was hard to taste anything at all. Found gras creme brulee was very odd. Personally I think it was too sweet and lost its way, again wouldn't try again. Duck and waffle. Both were very pleasant, but together again not sure. Nothing good nor bad to say about them, just a little benign. Staff were great and really friendly. Can't say there is any reason to return

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K
3.0
Dined on 30 June 2018

The staffs were untrained and very unprofessional. I strongly feel that there were too many staffs but none of them was aware that customers were waving to be served. A waiter even served my dad an empty pot without milk inside it. Apart from the service, the idea of duck and waffle is very good. But I don't think it worths the money if the hospitality is not up to standards.

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M
San Francisco
2.0
Dined on 29 June 2018

The staff, while friendly, don't know the menu well enough to advise about ordering for food intolerances and allergies. We were told three things were dairy free, only to be advised after we ordered that they weren't at all. We asked if there was an allergens menu and were told we would be brought one - it never arrived. Our order wasn't correct when it was served. However, as much as we were prepared by this experience to have ordinary food - it was tasty. So - service is ad hoc and chaotic, but the food is above average.

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D
San Francisco
4.0
Dined on 25 June 2018

“Carbonara” was a little weird. Fries average. Duck burger was amazing.

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NA
London
4.0
Dined on 23 June 2018

went here for brunch with friends. easier to enter and more relaxed than the City location. Food equally as good. Very attentive service.

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s
London
4.0
Dined on 23 June 2018

I have been to both the main duck and waffle and local now - with local the food hits the spot but the ambiance and service at the main one will keep me going back there instead. It's worth the wait in my opinion!

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OT
London
5.0
Dined on 22 June 2018

The duck n waffle was fantastic. And available gluten free.

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r
London
1.0
Dined on 22 June 2018

Terrible food. We got the chicken thigh undercooked with lots of oil around. We sent it back didnt get an apology and had to pay full price. Never going back there !

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h
London
5.0
Dined on 21 June 2018

What can I say, except I absolutely love Duck and Waffle!

The staff are super friendly, the food is just exceptional, every dish had us saying "mmmmm" and wanting more even though we were stuffed. The food came quickly and the service in general was very fast, then to top it off for 5 dishes, 2 soft drinks and service charge came to under £65.

Not very cosy, or what most would call a romantic setting but it's perfect for date night for my husband and I, just relaxed, good food.

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LR
3.0
Dined on 17 June 2018

We ordered the cod and it is very delicious , well cooked , not salty and with lots of vegetables together. It is healthy and tasty food .
The fries which are cooked by duck fat are very tasty and special
We ordered the dessert , brownie with waffle and ice cream and the brownie is too sweet that we didn’t finish the dessert .

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OT
London
4.0
Dined on 16 June 2018

Super service and lovely food

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a
London
3.0
Dined on 14 June 2018

Sadly none of what made the original Duck and Waffle exciting and fun has made its way to Duck and Waffle local.

The atmosphere was very quiet, felt like more staff than customers on a Thursday night at prime time. The staff, though friendly, were constantly trying to take plates and drinks away way before we had finished, and made us feel we were being too slow (we didn’t stay more than an hour for dinner, so not the case)

Food was OK, but nothing special, and so for the price we paid was far too expensive - and don’t get the drinks on tap, very small cocktails for a big price.

Overall we didn’t enjoy the atmosphere and service and the food didn’t make up for it. We won’t be going back any time soon sadly, as we had really wanted it to be great like it’s name sake.

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BT
3.0
Dined on 14 June 2018

Ordered the salad but it came with duck which I didn’t ask for. Asked the waiter what would happen if we returned it andvifvthe dick round be thrown away, snd he said most likely and so we had it so as not to create waste. But did not leave a good taste in my mouth figuratively speaking.

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CJ
5.0
Dined on 14 June 2018

Friendly attentive staff, amazing food. What more could you want? The duck, waffle and egg combo is fantastic definitely worth a visit.

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MC
Washington DC
4.0
Dined on 13 June 2018

Foods are sublime. Services were alright although the waitress who pouring water could be more careful and fineness rather than water spillage on table few times she topped up. Foods are pricey for a tapas-ish portion. It was just a bit weird while Happy hours drink can only be ordered and sat at the bar, tall stools but cannot be ordered for meals.

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R
3.0
Dined on 12 June 2018

I have been for brunch before which was great, but on this occasion I found Duck & Waffle very average. Despite booking a table in advance we were put on a table which was only separated by 5cm to the couple next to us even though the restaurant was virtually empty. The food was also very average. Breakfast here is much better than dinner.

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OT
London
5.0
Dined on 10 June 2018

Met up with old friends here (had heard rave reviews from other friends) and it didn’t disappoint!

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G
London
4.0
Dined on 9 June 2018

Casual and relaxing version of the Duck and Waffle chain. A modern café style dining environment, child friendly as our group had a few children suits our needs. the signature Duck and Waffle didn't disappoint, though I wish the portions were bigger. Staff were helpful as well, while we enjoyed our afternoon brunch.

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SP
4.0
Dined on 8 June 2018

Food was outstanding. Had to wait quite a lot to place the food and drink orders but the service was overall very pleasant.

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NN
London
5.0
Dined on 7 June 2018

Food, service and ambience all amazing at good value. Will definitely be going back!

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OT
London
4.0
Dined on 7 June 2018

Excellent service. Food was good but didn’t meet my (very high!) expectations. Despite this, I would go again!

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YO
3.0
Dined on 7 June 2018

The portions are incredibly small given how expensive they are. The waiters put us at a table right on top of a couple, even though the whole restaurant was empty. If you want Duck & Waffle go to the Heron Tower location instead

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New York Area
5.0
Dined on 4 June 2018

Great value for money, enjoyed every bite and service was great!

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OT
3.0
Dined on 3 June 2018

My girlfriend didn't not like what she ordered, spoke to the manager and she was kind enough to change her order with no problem and hassle. Very good customer service.

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OT
5.0
Dined on 3 June 2018

The Duck&Waffle is a unique brunch place. The food was very good especially if you’re open to new presentations of old favorites. The service was a bit slow and unfriendly, bordering on haughty, but the food was fine.

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AJ
4.0
Dined on 3 June 2018

Food was excellent as always, but one of the servers was quite rude which put a dampener on the meal from the beginning.

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