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Garden Community Cafe


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#3,948 of 18,825 Restaurants in London

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The Garden Community Cafe is a vibrant community space in Custom House, opening a kitchen Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 3.30pm, to serve beautiful, healthy and affordable food. All of our food is cooked and prepared on site and tailored to your requirements. Outside of the kitchen open hours we run many community projects aimed at young people, the elderly, those with mental health issues and learning difficulties.
$3 - $8
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Breakfast
Cafe, British
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed October 26, 2016

Place is good and i love is coffee are soo good and food good too, We're love to come to visit a again next time.

Date of visit: October 2016
1  Thank ahmedalbusaidy
Reviewed August 13, 2016

Great little place, nicely kept & great service with friendly staff. Just wanted a half decent coffee (not easy in this area) & ended up with a breakfast roll - sausage/egg & bacon on a nice fresh tiger roll. Also offers lunches & cakes etc....More

Date of visit: July 2016
2  Thank danny1962016
Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

Currently in London visiting some friends and decided to stop off at the Garden for a drink and a catch up. Just as welcoming and warm as I remember from coming several years ago, lovely staff and very nice food, I'd recommend trying their fruit...More

Date of visit: March 2016
2  Thank Kreejo
Reviewed January 27, 2016

While having a few days break in Docklands London we found this community cafe very close to the Prince Regent DLR station. It was so good that we had breakfast there 2 mornings . Great cheap food and very friendly and relaxed. They are also...More

Date of visit: January 2016
1  Thank Christine H
Reviewed January 25, 2016 via mobile

A friend and I have been meeting up for lunch every few months and we always use to try different cafes around Newham til we were told about this place. Now it's the only cafe we meet as we like it so much! The staff...More

Date of visit: January 2016
1  Thank Uslondon5
Reviewed December 9, 2015

The garden cafe is one of my favourite places in East London. A wonderful, warm and friendly atmosphere with very decently priced food!

Date of visit: December 2015
1  Thank Charley B
Reviewed November 7, 2015

I always love visiting the Garden Cafe. When I fancy a hearty fry up, freshly prepared healthy panini or a legendary 'bowl of magic' it never disappoints. Hannah, Sally and the team of volunteers are always extremely welcoming and they provide so much more than...More

Date of visit: October 2015
1  Thank JCEastEndFoodie
Reviewed November 6, 2015

Not sure where the last couple of reviewers went - can't have been the Garden Cafe I go to! Hannah's amazing - always love the atmosphere, food and vibe at the Garden Cafe. It's a one of a kind place. Especially the open mic nights....More

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank locallass26
Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

Food and drink is now very expensive! The cafe does not have the same warm and welcoming atmosphere as i remember. I felt that one member of staff was very welcoming, i believe her name was Sally. She feels like the life and soul of...More

Date of visit: October 2015
1  Thank Mildrid1946
Hannah_Banana1990, Manager at Garden Community Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 9, 2015

The Community Cafe is run by a charity and therefore all money towards food and drink is put back into supporting the project that we run, we do not take any profits. Prices have to reflect the cost of running the establishment, including rent and...More

Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

Food and drink is quite expensive. Manager was in the back and did not even see her. Surely a manger should be front of house to greet customers.More

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank hippielover60
Hannah_Banana1990, Manager at Garden Community Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 9, 2015

The community cafe is no ordinary cafe. We run programmes including work placements for those with SEN, and support into employment and often this requires backroom coordination, i.e. the cafe is more like a community centre in a cafe, all of which takes a lot...More

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