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Delicious & Sustainable

The biggest consideration in any coffee purchase – whether it’s at home or at a cafe – is how the beans are grown. “Coffee cultivation covers a broader range of cultivation methods and, hence level of environmental impact, than almost any other crop in the world.

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Coffee & Food Our Food Tastes Nice

Chef Gena and her team cook up hearty breakfasts to start the day, and tasty lunch specials, homemade soups, generous jacket potatoes and lip-smacking sarnies to bring a smile to lunchtime. With daily lunch specials from under £4, we are one of the best-value restaurants.

A Taste of our Spring Menu 2021


  • Pastry Parcels


    stuffed with tofu, lemongrass and fennel

  • Roasted Tomato & Garlic Soup


    with croutons

  • Jerusalem Artichoke Salad


    smoked Gubeen cheese and pickled pea shoots


  • Glamorgan Smoked Aubergine


    with a potato crust, pak choi and trompette mushrooms

  • Wild Mushroom Risotto


    with avocado and red pepper

  • Creamy Aubergine Curry


    sag aloo and lime pickle


  • Pumpkin Meringue Pie


    filled with coconut and delicata squash

  • Hawthorn Panna Cotta


    with damson and buckthorn shortbread

  • Chocolate Cheesecake


    with caramelised banana and peanuts

Ambience and Us Have a Look Around Our Place

Our spacious and comfortable café sits in the heart of London, in the beautiful former Victorian swimming baths building on Great Smith Street, just a stone’s throw away from the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace and St James’s Park.