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The Wash House Cafe

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34 Great Smith Street | Westminster, London SW1P 3BU, England
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good48%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (7 reviews)
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
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34 Great Smith Street | Westminster, London SW1P 3BU, England
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Great cafe, a couple of minutes from Westminster Abbey, just beyond the Cinnamon Club. Bright, spacious and with a very decent range of homemade food from soup, sandwiches and jacket potatoes to main meals. Very informal as it’s part of a community centre. The serving...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2017

This nice, but hard to find, cafe is just around the corner from Westminster Abbey in Great Smith Street, next door to the Westminster Library. It is part of the local community group in the Abbey Centre. Enter via a tiny doorway and find your...More

1  Thank Philip M
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

I called in here with two colleagues for a coffee and ended up staying for lunch. The atmosphere is buzzing and although slightly utilitarian it is comfy and clean. I was impressed by the friendly staff. The food was not haute cuisine but it was...More

1  Thank JustMe6810
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This place has a great feeling, much more simple and appealing than so many of the cafes and restaurants in central London. There's a nice sense of community and unfussiness. The food is tasty, good quality and great value, in a historic building, I loved...More

2  Thank Quaintrelle R
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We came here while staying near Westminster and waiting for Tate Britain to open. Service was friendly and the place clean with a TV showing the news. Unfortunately they only had sausage or bacon butties for breakfast choice. Perhaps a wider breakfast menu would make...More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

They offer free Wi-Fi conection. Really nice food and it is very clean and confortable. They offer a very kind atention, so there is a good service

1  Thank Montserrat Q
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We didn't need anything fancy for lunch just some good wholesome food in a warm and relaxing environment was all we needed. Prior to visiting Westminster Abbey I had read up online about The Wash House Cafe that it had a cafe, it was good...More

1  Thank kpiddy
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Good cafe/restaurant serving nice range of sandwiches, home-made food etc just a stone's throw from Westminster. Nice coffee and very reasonably priced.

Thank Colin G
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Yum! A quiet break from the hustle of Westminster! Reasonably priced with a nice cozy outdoor place to sit.

1  Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 3 June 2016

First visit....good homemade food in a community hall style room. Nice, basic, everyday menu at good prices for central London - a good place to relax and chat. Mix of all ages who must know the cafe and there seem to be "regulars" which is...More

1  Thank millefleurs2010
If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a
grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to
start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster
Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square,
and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham
Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just
up the road as well. As captivating as the
architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Great Smith Street | Westminster, London SW1P 3BU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Westminster
  • Neighbourhood: Westminster
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