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“Value for money gem!”

St Martin-in-the-Fields Cafe in the Crypt
Ranked #1,520 of 24,250 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $17
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Buffet, Reservations
Description: The Café in the Crypt is the ideal spot for affordable dining in central London. Locals and visitors from around the world return again and again to take in the striking atmosphere and enjoy the freshly prepared food. The Café is the perfect place to escape from a busy day out in the capital. Whether taking a break from the office or the tourist trail, the Café's location in the heart of Trafalgar Square makes it easy to find and its modern glass pavilion entrance is fully accessible. Once inside the Crypt there is a warm welcome awaiting you with beautiful 18th century architecture brick-vaulted ceilings, historic tombstones beneath your feet and delicious home-cooked food to feast your eyes and stomach on. Don't forget to check out the popular Wednesday night Jazz Nights. Our food is freshly prepared on-site using ingredients from local and national sustainable sources where possible and at great value. With hot and cold mains, cakes, sandwiches, salads and the perfect afternoon tea, there is something for everyone in this award-winning café.
Reviewed June 1, 2013 via mobile

Excellent place to eat and nourish the body before seeing a play. For central London, the prices are very good.
Food temperature should be improved.
The setting is lovely and worth a visit.

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Thank Sonia R
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Reviewed May 30, 2013

4 had lunch in this unique place, had to scurry about for a table for 10 mins but worth it. They do 2 mains one of which is veggie but also soups/sandwiches etc.

They also do breakfast which may be a better time to go and see more of the crypt.

Thank allanjay
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Reviewed May 29, 2013

We grabbed a sandwich post London 10k and it was great; looks like it can get mega busy so choose your times but give it a try we had two good sized sangers for £3.95 each!

Thank Phod10
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Reviewed May 27, 2013

Beautiful restaurant located in the basement of a church amongst crypts. The food was fresh and delicious, what we were able to get! Lunch is over at a certain time and even though we were literally standing in front of the food, my husband was served, I was not. She whisked the food away right in front of us. We even asked why I was not able to receive the same meal she had just served my husband. She simply stated: Lunch is over
I was able to get some soup and bread at least....
PLEASE post times the food is served on the website.

Thank fromme2u
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Reviewed May 27, 2013 via mobile

This is a cafe and bookstore in the basement of a historic church. However few of the diners are tourists and the selection of soup, breads, salads, heartier fare and desserts is delicious. I love the thick bread you get with a huge bowl of soup and love the inventive salads. I always browse the great cook books in their shop afterwards and at Christmas you can get great gifts for your Anglophile friends!

Thank BuckeyeChef
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