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Skip Garden and Kitchen


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#1,089 of 3,514 Cafe in London
#6,112 of 16,787 Restaurants in London


$5 - $9
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Reviewed August 17, 2019

Popped in to look at the skip garden - maybe the time of year but although the concept is a good one, the 'garden' was full of weeds and not much growing although the pear trees were certainly bearing fruit! Brilliant idea of using skips...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank sharjahsuzy
Reviewed July 7, 2019

This little oasis at Lewis Cubbitt Gardens is lovely - genuine planting by people using sustainable products and imagination galore. Herbs, flowers, fruit are all planted using whatever materials are at hand - especially old skips which are transformed into delightful planting gardens. At the...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed September 2, 2018

Came here after hearing so much about it. Was highly disappointed. I got the sweetcorn chowder which was tasteless and was served with a bread that had the texture of a cake. I took only one bite and left the rest. My friend got a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SarahI487
SkipGarden, Cafe Manager at Skip Garden and Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Hi Sarah. We're really sorry that you were so disappointed with your visit to us. It is our aim to always provide the best experience and food for our customers and we're sad that on this occasion this didn't happen. Had you expressed your disappointment...More

Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Really lovely place. Lots of different areas to eat a delicious meal here. We had a great open sandwich, scone and salad. Really amazing what they have done with the space. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mabontel
Reviewed August 1, 2018

I wasn't sure what to expect but was pleasantly surprised. There are different areas to the site, both inside and outside to sit, eat and drink. We spotted volunteers working hard and there were children on a school trip. We choose to sit outside with...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Sarah C
Reviewed May 4, 2018

This place is quite hard to find, gave up looking for it once before as not many signs to direct you. Did manage to get there today. They have six skips for growing plants which they use for salads and other foods. There is a...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank VikingLizzy
Reviewed April 29, 2018

The Skip Garden is a highly unusual and innovative space. First and foremost, it is a lovely garden created from recycled industrial products - themed gardens in skips (hence the name!) - including an amazing greenhouse made from recycled windows, a work of art in...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank derekfr
Reviewed March 22, 2018

A joy to wander and breath in the calm relaxed atmosphere so close to the chaos of Kings Cross. Staff were friendly and helpful, tea was, good quality, plentiful and very cheap for London - 3 pots for under a fiver!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank SMoore63
Reviewed September 26, 2017

Came here total by chance whist walking around the Kings Cross/ Regents Canal area, for a drink before heading home. The Tea & Coffee was very good and at a very good price as most Tea & Coffee is over-priced. The garden were all the...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank nicolacowan87
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Great atmosphere - lovely people and superb salad , great coffee and really delicious apple and ginger cake ...... plenty to choose from in this little place of peace amidst the city

Date of visit: September 2017
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