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Café in the Crypt

The Café in the Crypt is the ideal spot for affordable dining in central London.

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Our food

Café in the Crypt - Home made, great value

Our food is freshly prepared on-site using ingredients from local and national sustainable sources where possible and at great value.

Customers can choose from a selection of Café favourites on display on the counter.  Menus change daily but this sample menu gives you an idea of what is on offer.

Click here to download the daily menus for September 2017


Breakfast is served from 8.00am – 11.00am

A full English Breakfast including eggs, bacon, sausage, tomato, beans, mushroom and toast is available.  Or you can mix and match your breakfast favourites including scrambled eggs on toast, bacon sandwich, fresh pastries, cereals and yoghurts.

Lunch is served from 11.30am 

Choose from salads, hot and cold sandwiches and hot vegetarian and meat dishes. Leave some space for our ‘customer choice’ apple crumble or the Chef’s daily special.

Afternoon Tea is served daily from 12.00pm

A selection of homemade sandwiches, fruit scones, miniature cakes and desserts served with Cornish clotted cream, jam and a pot of tea

Dinner is served until closing time

Enjoy the same tasty menu served at lunch but this time leave room for the pudding


We serve tea, cakes, coffee and pastries from 11.00am – 6.00pm

Sunday lunch from 12.00pm – 4.00pm

This includes a traditional Sunday roast and a vegetarian option

Afternoon tea  from 12.00pm – 6.00pm 

Teas, Coffees and A Little Something Extra

Throughout the day pop into the Café in the Crypt for drinks and light nibbles.  We serve a refreshing range of premium organic teas and our coffee is Rainforest Alliance certified. Freshly made cakes, fruit and yoghurts and savoury snacks are available as well as wines served from 11.00am until closing time.

Reservations are not required but we do recommend reservations for parties of 10 or more.  Email or telephone 0207 766 1158 for assistance. Please note, we do not take reservations on Saturdays due to high volumes of business.

Information on allergens is contained on our menu on display in the Café in the Crypt.  We also display the details of our meat which is locally and regionally sourced. If you would like information in advance, please contact the Café.

Download a sample of our daily menus

Download our wine list

Download details of our meat suppliers