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St Martins in the Fields Cafe in the Crypt

Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 4JJ, England
020 7766 1122
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Ranked #1,457 of 18,149 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Tue 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wed 8:30 am - 1:15 pm
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thu - Fri 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisines: British
Neighborhood:
Covent Garden
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
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Toronto, Canada
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130 reviews 130 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Located in the basement of St. Martin’s in the Fields Church, this vast eatery provides a nice selection of affordable and fresh food although a bit bland. Cafeteria style, you pick your selections and pay at the cash. It’s quick but you might want to send someone ahead to scout for a table as it does get very crowded during... More 

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Lund, Sweden
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192 reviews 192 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

I have eating here before when visiting London and it is never a disappointment. This time I met a friends for lunch. She is a vegetarian and had no trouble finding something that suited her. I had the soup and sandwich special. I was hoping for the daily special but both the vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes had peppers in them.

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Stroud Glos
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

went here with my sister with high expectations. To say I was disappointed would be an understatement. The food was lukewarm and the first new potato I bit into had a crust of mud on it. Yuck. It was crowded and the rest of the food that was edible was dull. The staff were surly when I told them about... More 

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Austin, Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

I only had a cup of tea so I cannot comment on the quality of the food (though it looked great) but the tea was good and the atmosphere is like no/few others. To be able to have my tea with centuries worth of the dead was probably a one in a lifetime experience.

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Shoeburyness
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Having visited this cafe (located in the crypt of St Martin-in-the-Field's) a few times now. I have to say that I am never disappointed when eating here, while visiting London. The menu changes daily (e.g. meat pies on Wednesday, Fish and Chips on Friday), so you'll never get bored of the same menu. As for the price (hot meat dish... More 

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Greater Canberra, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I went in to ask about their gluten free menus for breakfast and lunch. The person behind the counter did not have a clue, and even after asking the chef their was very little apart from eggs, said or soup. Very disappointing.

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Massachusetts
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65 reviews 65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Built in the crypt of St. Martins in the Fields across from the National Gallery and and Trafalgar Square, this cafeteria has truly delicious food at a reasonable price. The dessert pudding (a plum crumble) easily fed three of us and was absolutely yummy. Also a great place for a quick tea service (cafeteria style) and wonderful lunches. Convenient and... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

They serve great vegetarian and meat dishes. It's a real crypt, with tombstones on the floor. A really interesting history where people took shelter during the blitz. This is a good place to go before a classical performance in the cathedral.

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Essex, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Stumbled across this by accident yesterday when visiting the National Gallery. Huge roast dinners, offered great value for money and an interesting place to visit. Will eat here again when in the area.

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London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Don't come here for fine dining or ambience. But if you want a decent meal for a very good price, right in the hear of the capital, then this is for you. Ideal for visitors to London to get a break and a good meal without being ripped-off.

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Additional Information about St Martins in the Fields Cafe in the Crypt

Address: Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 4JJ, England
Phone Number: 020 7766 1122
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 1:00 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 1:00 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 1:15 pm  2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 1:00 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 1:00 pm  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: British

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