Les Routiers Café of the Year 2012, the Café in the Crypt is the ideal spot for affordable dining in central London. Londoners and visitors from around the world return again and again to take in the striking atmosphere and enjoy the freshly prepared food.
This central London café is the perfect place to escape from a busy day out in the capital. Whether taking a break from the office or the tourist trail, the Café’s location in the heart of Trafalgar Square makes it easy to find and its new glass pavilion entrance is fully accessible. Once inside the Crypt there is a warm welcome awaiting you with beautiful 18th century architecture brick-vaulted ceilings, historic tombstones beneath your feet and delicious home-cooked food to feast your eyes and stomach on. Don’t forget to check out our Wednesday night Jazz Nights.
Regular Opening Times
Monday and Tuesday: 8.00am – 8.00pm
Wednesday: 8.00am – 10.30pm (On Jazz Nights the Café is open to jazz ticketholders only from 6.30pm)
Thursday-Saturday: 8.00am – 9.00pm
Sunday: 11.00am – 6.00pm
The café will be closing at 6pm (last orders 5.30pm) on 6th and 13th March 2017.
Easter opening times:
Maundy Thursday: 8.00am – 6.00pm
Easter Friday: 10.00am – 9.00pm
Saturday: 8.00am – 8.00pm
Easter Sunday: 11.00am – 6.00pm
Easter Monday: 11.00am – 9.00pm
Treat your mum this Mother’s Day Weekend
Book afternoon tea downstairs in our stunning Crypt on Saturday 25 March or Sunday 26 March.
Enjoy the wonderful historic architecture and a delicious selection of teas, homemade sandwiches, cakes, scones and a glass of sparkling wine for £25 per person.
Reservations are available in two of our spaces adjacent to the Café in the Crypt, The Apse and The Gallery and bookings are available for 2 to 16 persons. Available from 12noon – 2.00pm and 3.00pm to 5.00pm on 25 and 26 March. To make your reservation please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Bookings will close on Wednesday 22nd March.
Disclaimers: Cakes offered on the day could be different depending on availability.
All cancellations need to be made at least 72 hours before and there will be a 5% cancellation charge.
There are over 200 seats in the Café in the Crypt and reservations are not required. However if you would like to reserve a table here are the details:
Reservations are only available if your party contains 5-10 people. For parties of 10 or more please visit the Groups section of our website.
Email email@example.com for information and reservations.
Please note we do not take reservations on Saturdays and during the month of December.