Last Updated on July 27, 2023 by Carissa
Nestled in the vibrant streets of Brompton Road in London, Elan Café (now EL&N Café) is an absolute gem that my boyfriend and I stumbled upon on Valentine’s Day during our recent visit to London. Allow me to share my delightful experience at Elan Café Brompton Road and why I wholeheartedly recommend this enchanting café for those seeking a whimsical retreat.
Location: 239 Brompton Road, South Kensington, London, SW3 2EP
Nearest tube station: South Kensington
Enchanting Atmosphere at Elan Café Brompton Road
Elan Café has been recently added to my list of cafés to visit, mainly because of the beautiful décor that I’ve seen on Instagram. From the moment I stepped inside Elan Café, I was transported to a fairy-tale world of pastel colours, charming décor, and beautiful floral arrangements. The ambiance alone is worth the visit! Everywhere I turned, there was a perfect backdrop for an Instagram-worthy shot. The cafe’s attention to detail in creating a captivating atmosphere truly sets it apart. We were wowed by the cafe’s enchanting ambiance, creating the perfect setting for a romantic celebration.
There was a pretty long queue so I’d recommend booking a table in advance or going there early to nab a table!
The floral installations at Elan Café Brompton Road are simply breath-taking. Every corner of the café is adorned with cascades of colourful flowers, creating an ethereal ambiance that is impossible to resist. It’s the perfect place to relax, unwind, and escape the hustle of the city while surrounded by natural beauty.
My favourite area of the café had to be the massive flower wall – it looked so gorgeous! If you want to get a table next to this flower wall, be prepared to queue up for at least an hour though! The aesthetics in this café was just on-point, and the cherry blossom tree definitely added a sweet and romantic element to it.
Elan Café Brompton Road Food & Menu
Prepare to indulge your taste buds in a culinary adventure like no other. Elan Cafe’s menu boasts an impressive selection of expertly crafted coffees, teas, and hot chocolates. The selection of cakes and pastries left me spoiled for choice.
At Elan Café Brompton Road, the food was actually pretty good, and there was a lot to choose from; I ordered flatbread with chicken breast, poached egg and grilled peppers with a tomato base and chilli oil, and my boyfriend ordered the same but with home cured beetroot salmon and dill cream cheese. We then ordered waffles with spiced apple compote, but they ran out of apple so we had berries on top instead. The flavours worked so well and it was really tasty!
The coffee was so-so though – we ordered iced latte, but then again they have a range of drinks to choose from, so their other flavoured coffees and smoothies may be better. Overall, the combination of exquisite taste and artistic presentation made the dining experience unforgettable.
You can check out the Elan Café menu here.
Located on Brompton Road, Elan Café enjoys a prime spot in the heart of London. The bustling streets were lined with high-end boutiques, cultural landmarks, and the serene beauty of Hyde Park nearby. Elan Cafe’s central location makes it an ideal starting point for further adventures.
Other Elan Café Locations
There are many other Elan Cafés in London to choose from, such as the ones in Hans Crescent, Selfridges, St Pancras station and more. The décor in all of these stores are decorated beautifully and all have their own unique look, so they are worth a visit!
From the moment I entered, I was greeted with warmth and genuine friendliness. The staff’s passion for creating a memorable experience shines through in every interaction.
If you’re seeking an enchanting escape from the ordinary, look no further than Elan Café Brompton Road. My visit to this magical haven was filled with awe-inspiring moments, from the captivating ambiance to the delectable treats and gorgeous floral displays. We had a wonderful Valentine’s day here and I definitely recommend Elan Café Brompton Road as a must-visit destination for anyone seeking a touch of whimsy and culinary delights in London!
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