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The Garden Café

Lambeth Palace Road , London, United Kingdom, SE1 7LB
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We are open for lunch 7 days a week from 12pm - 3pm and open for dinner on Tuesdays and Fridays from 6pm - 9.30pm.

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  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About The Garden Café

The Garden Cafe serves food that is seasonal and visually stimulating, with a focus on simple ingredients and a menu that changes daily

Cuisine: European
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Monday, 18 March 2019

Perfectly executed simple food.

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Visited On Sunday, 17 March 2019

Marvelous throughout. Still trying to determine if arranging a wonderful hailstorm to act as finale to the repast celebrating 25 years of our becoming, and still being lovers was over-the-top or entirely appropriate....... ;-) Marvelous throughout.

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Visited On Sunday, 17 March 2019

A very enjoyable lunch, as always. However, I found the stone bass was slightly overwhelmed by the taste of the (extra-virgin?) olive oil. It would be a good idea to use an odourless surface cleaner for the tables. The smell of disinfectant was noticeable and slightly intruded upon the taste of the food. The staff are always very charming and efficient. We always love coming for Sunday lunch.

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Visited On Sunday, 17 March 2019

The food was utterly delicious, particularly the wild garlic soup, the herring starter and the custard tart and rhubarb. Service was very efficient and charming without being intrusive and the setting is delightful. Highly recommended!

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Visited On Sunday, 17 March 2019

Little bit pricey, but quality food and service. I will be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 March 2019

Really lovely setting for a lunch, even on a grey and windy day. The food was delightful and the staff more than helpful, even though they seemed very busy. Had the onion ravioli and a glass of white wine, treacle tart with rhubarb for dessert. Would eat again!

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Visited On Tuesday, 12 March 2019

A brilliant evening where the quality of the food and service (not the main reason for visit) exceeded all expectations. Thank you!

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Visited On Sunday, 10 March 2019

Great food

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Visited On Saturday, 09 March 2019

Staff were really kind as one of our party arrived late. Food was light and perfect. Cheesecake the best I’ve ever had. A really lovely place to relax and meet friends. Only one tip for the Café... why not put some rubber tips on the table and chair legs. Would solve the noise issue when rearranging.

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Visited On Friday, 08 March 2019

Fabulous fresh food. Excellent service.

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Visited On Thursday, 07 March 2019

Fabulous Seasonal Food!

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Visited On Tuesday, 05 March 2019

Excellent service, delicious food. Would recommend highly.Thank you again for such a lovely lunch in your lovely restaurant.

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Visited On Sunday, 03 March 2019

Food and service that would grace a top restaurant but at a fraction of the cost. I'm going back soon!

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Visited On Sunday, 03 March 2019

Delicious set menu.

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Visited On Saturday, 02 March 2019

Enjoyed a 2 course meal in relaxed surroundings and attentive staff - thank you, would like to return again soon.

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Visited On Tuesday, 26 February 2019

My first visit but I shall be back. Inventive and tasty food, polite service, nice light room for lunch. Not cheap for size of portions but fair value.

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Visited On Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Love this place, as did my guests. Beautiful food in lovely surroundings with attentive friendly but unobtrusive service, I would recommend. And if they have crumble and custard on for pud - just do it!

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Visited On Tuesday, 26 February 2019

The food is so good and it is a lovely calm place.

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Visited On Tuesday, 26 February 2019

Great venue, would recommend

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Visited On Sunday, 24 February 2019

This was our fifth or sixth visit to the cafe. The menu is always interesting, with a good choice of dishes using seasonal ingredients. Yesterday’s Hogget and the Rhubarb dessert were first class. Better choice of wine by the glass now. Wine per bottle is quite pricey. Waiter service is brilliant, friendly and efficient. Thank you!

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Visited On Saturday, 23 February 2019

What a wonderful gem in a part of London with little else apart from the Imperial War Museum nearby to get any food. The waiting staff were excellent, attentive enough without ever feeling like you were being rushed. The food was good, particularly the chocolate pudding! The portions for the main meal were a tad small but enough especially as we shared a lovely duck rillette starter. Wonderful. Will try and go again!

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Visited On Saturday, 23 February 2019

Absolutely loved it.

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Visited On Friday, 22 February 2019

A bit disappointed with my spinach pasta with salted ricota and tomatos:-(

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Visited On Monday, 18 February 2019

The food was delicious!

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Visited On Sunday, 17 February 2019

Beautiful restaurant with a lovely atmosphere. However the portions tend to be on the small side. Service is friendly and efficient.

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