Cafe Below

343 reviews
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£25 and under
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In the atmospheric, mediaeval crypt of St Mary le Bow Church, the Cafe Below is a City institution. A quiet oasis from the hectic world above, serving a short menu of British and European dishes, with the occasional curry, the cafe has an ever changing seasonal menu. Being beneath the Bow Bells, naturally we are dedicated to all things London, so we source as locally as possible; our coffee is roasted in Hackney and our beer brewed in the East End. For breakfast, we are the perfect place for a moment of quiet before the day begins or a small or large business meeting, all with Homemade rye toast, River Farm smoked salmon, Brioche French toast and our own granola.

Jay Rayner hailed the cafe as being the "kind of restaurant any hectic city needs"; a quality driven, friendly place where you can meet mates, clients or colleagues, all in the unique setting of a Christopher Wren crypt!
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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British, Mediterranean, European
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Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: Breakfast 7:30am - 10 am
Monday - Friday: Lunch 11:30am - 2.30 pm
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Phone number
020 7329 0789
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Banquet, Beer, Cafe, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining , Wine