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River cafe


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#1,816 of 19,188 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


Cafe, European
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
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Reviewed 3 days ago

How many times have i walked past you? Time to apologise. Great. Simply great. Felt like a true community here, great people, great food and great coffee. Stuff your Michelin stars and sterile national chains, this is what its all about. Real. Places like this...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

Lovely place and lovely people. Bang opposite Putney Bridge tube. Traditional breakfasts, beans on toast, omelettes etc and great tea. If I’m in the area again I’ll definitely pop in.

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank cathr030
Reviewed March 25, 2019 via mobile

A proper traditional caff, good coffee & fry up just as you like it, vintage furniture and Formica tables, friendly staff, will definitely be back.

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Laura M
Reviewed March 17, 2019

In London for concert. Stayed at Premier Inn Putney Bridge and came in for breakfast the next morning. Straightforward, friendly cafe with a lively buzz and a good mixture of tourists and locals. Great choice of food and as the menu board says, if you...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank LancashireLass2102
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Absolutely adored this little cafe. We visited twice while waiting to pick up a rental car and then drop off. We had the great pleasure of meeting Renata & her husband. What a beautiful couple. We had a very hearty breakfast and Delicious homemade cakes...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Donella59
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

I have eaten here several times in the past couple of months and it is without doubt one of the finest restaurants I have had the pleasure of eating at. Seasonal, imaginative, freshest of fresh ingredients all cooked to the very highest of standards. Fabulously...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank NicoleHug
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

No other classic greasy spoon in London quite like it. Fantastic value for money and a lovely family run business. Highly recommended for a hearty breakfast or lunch.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank j0sephinetravels
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Fantastically welcoming and warm environment. Just want you want for a cafe (not café). Had the bubble with eggs & bacon and was great. Just as a quick aside, Stephen P who have 1 star on the 15th May & mentioned it having a star.......More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Simon W
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

We were really looking forward to our dinner here having heard great things . However , starters were mediocre at best .. tapenade with mozzarella actually inedible , aubergine starter very average , bordering on slightly unpleasant and while mains were nice , what restaurant...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank dandcl2015
Reviewed May 29, 2018

We have been coming here for our once or twice a year visit to Putney and each time we come back we are remembered and made welcome. A busy café offering the best coffee and food. Great people as well. We will be back. The...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Peter L
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Peter L
June 14, 2018|
Response from Peter L | Reviewed this property |
The question was from me and Peter is my husband who was with me when we visited the river cafe. My question was for the family who own and run the cafe. Thanks Moira Love
January 4, 2018|
Response from lonsie5 | Reviewed this property |
The cafe I reviewed is directly outside the tube station and is called River Cafe. It is not expensive and I did not say it was.
April 25, 2017|
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Response from Ianc87708 | Reviewed this property |
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