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.

Facilities
  • 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 Tuesday, 14 May 2019

A perfect place for a long-overdue catch-up with a dear friend. The ambience excellent and the friendly service was never intrusive and always attentive. My skate and monksbeard was cooked to perfection. I’ll be back!

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Visited On Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Interesting venue with a pleasant atmosphere, something of an oasis of calm in a busy city. Not if you are in a hurry though.

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Visited On Monday, 13 May 2019

A lovey calm space and interesting food.

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Visited On Sunday, 12 May 2019

Our only upset is that our dog is no longer allowed and I can't see why not. As far as I know she never upset any customers in the past...

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Visited On Friday, 10 May 2019

A real find! Delicious food (think mini River Cafe) and charming, knowledgeable staff in a lovely tranquil setting. Very good value for money - can’t wait to return!

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Visited On Saturday, 11 May 2019

It is a beautiful setting and the service was just right; not too fast, not too slow and very pleasant and helpful. It is a great place to meet and eat in London; a little oasis by the Thames just opposite the Houses of Parliament. There is enough space for tables without feeling cramped and not too noisy, the acoustics seem good which added to the overall experience.

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Visited On Friday, 10 May 2019

Excellent food, wonderful space

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Visited On Wednesday, 08 May 2019

Delicious food and the staff were very accommodating. Booking process was the only slight hitch to the entire process.

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Visited On Wednesday, 08 May 2019

very nice outlook, delicious food - refreshingly uncomplicated and exceptionally good on flavour. Two main courses, a bottle of wine and a cheese plate shared between two = £80.00 - will definitely return but would welcome a set menu price if that ever comes up as a option (might return more regularly). All round a very very lovely experience.

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Visited On Tuesday, 07 May 2019

We were very well looked after - thank you.

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Visited On Monday, 06 May 2019

Ok food but found hair in the main dish we ordered. Staff handled it well by not charding us for the dish and giving us the dessert on the house, but would expect not to have the hair in the first place. Interesting how they became engaging and helpful only after the 'hair' incident though.

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Visited On Sunday, 05 May 2019

Who ever I have a meal with at the Garden Cafe, we always come away hugely satisfied and delighted with the experience and the delicious meal. I have recommended you to so many people!

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Visited On Thursday, 02 May 2019

Delicous, seasonal and interesting food cooked expertly and served with a smile.

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Visited On Wednesday, 01 May 2019

The olaice and mussels were excellent. However £5 for a pile of lettuce leaves seems a bit steep!

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Visited On Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Now I understand why it is essential to book! A full house with all plates being emptied which demonstrates good tasty meals. The service was attentive without being overpowering, a difficult balance to achieve but appreciated.

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Visited On Sunday, 28 April 2019

Food excellent - how civilised to be offered very good bread, and water on arrival. Good choice on the set menu, and well cooked and presented - but I wonder why you were running out of plaice so early on - not good management! Sadly, what spoilt our occasion was the cold - I had to sit with scarf and pashmina throughout and was still freezing - this is not conducive to enjoying such lovely food. Your staff are lovely - smiley and efficient.

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Visited On Saturday, 27 April 2019

This is an excellent restaurant with lovely views and comfort and seating. Menu is seasonal and always delicious.

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Visited On Thursday, 25 April 2019

delightful and helpful people. very accommadating with the number of people with me.

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Visited On Thursday, 25 April 2019

Pleasant lunch

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Visited On Thursday, 25 April 2019

A truly charming setting with outstanding food and service

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Visited On Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Enjoyed a great meal - will be coming back. Would like the option of an earlier gin and tonic....

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Visited On Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Can’t include drinks as I don’t drink. Otherwise exceptional value for money and delicious flavour combinations.

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Visited On Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Lovely space surrounded by garden. Service very good and flexible. Well prepared and interesting food. Will be back.

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Visited On Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Delicious, interesting food and friendly service. The only drawback was that it was a bit chilly sitting by the window.

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Visited On Monday, 22 April 2019

Food is delicious but pricey. I'd still go back, as would the other members of my party. We sat outside, in dappled shade - a very pleasant setting.

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