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Lauderdale House

Highgate Hill | Waterlow Park, London N6 5HG, England
+44 20 8348 8716
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Amazing new cafe, with great staff!

I visited this new cafe on Saturday morning and fell in love with the food offering, everything... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
J M
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Letchworth, United Kingdom
Amazing place

The staff were falling over themselves to help, great venue. Although it's been done up it retains... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Richard O
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Built in 1582 and set in Waterlow Park, Lauderdale House runs primarily as an arts and education centre welcoming over 65,000 visitors annually. Our varied programme includes performances, exhibitions, classes and events, as well as weddings and parties, which together bring this historic building to life.
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Hours Today: 10:30 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Highgate Hill | Waterlow Park, London N6 5HG, England
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+44 20 8348 8716
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

I visited this new cafe on Saturday morning and fell in love with the food offering, everything looked incredible! The manager and the chef were both very helpful serving in a very busy cafe! Also, amazing coffee with a beautiful leaf!

Thank J M
LauderdaleHouse, Manager at Lauderdale House, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thank you for your review. We always aim for the best possible customer service in the cafe and we're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. Please visit us again soon.

Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

The staff were falling over themselves to help, great venue. Although it's been done up it retains its character.

Thank Richard O
LauderdaleHouse, Marketing Manager at Lauderdale House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Thank you for wonderful review and we hope you continue to visit Lauderdale House and the Cafe.

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Situated half way up Highgate Hill (above junction with Hornsey Lane ) is Lauderdale House. If historical interest, the house has a selection of concerts and recitals, art shows and occasionally a craft market. Well with popping I especially if you are visiting the lovely...More

Thank Kashvili
LauderdaleHouse, Marketing Manager at Lauderdale House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Thank you for your review. We're sorry to hear your experience of the Cafe wasn't up to the usual high standards and your comments have been passed on to the Cafe management. All cafe staff have been trained on how to correctly prepare all drinks...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017

visited yesterday having not been since the refurb and what a disappointment . My biggest gripe was being served coffee in a paper cup and when I asked for a proper cup received a look of surprise and disdain. Fine for take away but not...More

Thank Ginpinny
LauderdaleHouse, Marketing Manager at Lauderdale House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Thank you for your comments. As part of the Cafe and Pink Food's commitment to sustainability all cardboard mugs and plates used to serve food and drink are fully biodegradable. However staff will be more than happy to provide a cup if requested. Pink Foods...More

Reviewed 6 April 2017

Unsmiling staff, long queues, minimal waitressing, minimal hot food. Ambience not what it used to be - now just feels like any old fast food high street chain. Great shame as the venue is really special.More

1  Thank Guardianeyes
LauderdaleHouse, Marketing Manager at Lauderdale House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Thank you for your comments. We're sorry to hear you didn't receive the high standard of service that we are committed to delivering in the Cafe. The Cafe is managed by Pink Food which is the inspiration of Merrilees Parker and Bernadette Fitzpatrick, two passionate...More

Reviewed 28 March 2017

PINK Food Ldt. that has taken over the cafe at Lauredale House has made it into one of the worst cafes in London. The atmosphere is dull and oppressive. The food and drinks are expensive and the cakes and deserts are loaded with sugar. When...More

1  Thank Robert J
LauderdaleHouse, Marketing Manager at Lauderdale House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Thank you for your comments. We're sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your visit to the Cafe which is run by Pink Food which operates in only four unique and historic venues. Pink Food's philosophy is all about great ingredients, cooked simply. All the meat...More

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely view of Waterlow Park in Highgate. Cake and drink was lovely , sat outside lovely views everywhere.

Thank Janet P
LauderdaleHouse, Marketing Manager at Lauderdale House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Thank you for comments. We look forward to welcoming you Lauderdale House and the Cafe again very soon.

Reviewed 26 July 2016

Waterlow Park is a lovely place and Lauderdale House is an ideal place to stop of for a rough bite to eat. Fairly good meals and a wide range of ice-cream! Unfortunately it has been closed for the last year. I hope it'll come back...More

Thank Sarameteorite
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Waterlow Park is a hidden gem. Just a few minutes' walk from Archway station, also bordering onto Highgate Cemetery. London is blessed with several wonderful parks, but for whatever reason this one is rather overlooked - apart from by the locals, of course. The park...More

Thank NigelBN
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

What a fab park, lovely views of London and a interesting place to visit. Be lovely in the summer months. Will go back there again, such a lovely area.

Thank Janet P
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