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
Reservations are not required. However if you have a group of five or more people, it is possible to reserve a table by emailing café@smitf.org. We do not take reservations for groups of fewer than five people.
British Food Fortnight
Celebrate British Food Fortnight – eat a different traditional British dish every day of the week in the Café. A sample menu is available for download.