Café Forty One at La Suite West

4.1
10 reviews
£26 to £40
Vegan

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Afternoon Tea
In light of current events Café Forty One is currently closed.

London’s only entirely plantbased hotel restaurant. Offering breakfast, brunch & delicious twist on British Afternoon Tea, enjoyed not only by vegans, vegetarians and the health conscious but simply everyone. Within walking distance of Notting Hill, Portobello Market, Marble Arch and just off Hyde Park.

Menus are inspired by Chef Yumiko’s Italian & Japanese heritage focusing on seasonal, fresh and sustainable ingredients from farm to plate.

Proudly alcohol-free serves fizz, mocktails, Seedlip gins, kombuchas & specialist teas.

Gluten free & other dietary choices tailored with 24 hours’ notice.

Restaurant opens onto a leafy garden terrace for al fresco dining. Under 3 minute walk from Bayswater & Queensway underground, and 1 stop from Paddington Station.
What 10 People Are Saying
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4.1based on all time ratings
4.1
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3.8
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3.9
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3.8
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OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on 23 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, well presented and good service. We had a couple of vurgers... and the potatoes were amazing!

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cologirl
Denver
1 review
Dined on 18 August 2019
Overall2food2service1ambience3

We were so excited to do the vegan afternoon tea but were highly disappointed. The staff was slow and inattentive and the food was overpriced and mediocre.... 🙁

MW
vipMichaelW
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on 25 March 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Everything was great except some elements of the service. Having no staff on hand at all when your supposed to be open is a bit odd. Also, I'm not sure calling your customers "darling" is always OK. Maybe it's supposed to be friendly. Maybe it is.

OG
OmriG
London
1 review
Dined on 21 February 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had vegan afternoon tea and had to come back for breakfast. Delicious, inventive and excellent service.

OT
OpenTable Diner
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on 2 February 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience3

Unfortunately the food was not really great, the bread felt that it was on the air for hours, the Ambiente is not really friendly. We will not come again.

MM
MissMaya
London
10 reviews
Dined on 24 August 2018
Overall4food4service5ambience4

How incredible to be able to walk in to a place and for everything to be 100 percent vegan! Went for the cooked breakfast because I wanted to try out the buffet that comes with it. Cooked breakfast for nice but I was disappointed that the sausages were very clearly a big brand, frozen type rather than homemade. Vegan wholemeal croissants were tasty and not too heavy as vegan pastries can sometimes be. The vanilla iced coffee was divine. I’ll be returning to try the Bircher muesli and French toast. Very cool, stylish hotel and attentive service.

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Critical1
London
9 reviews
Dined on 29 July 2018
Overall2food3service3ambience2

We had high expectations for our lunch. However, there were quite a few issues on the day. There was a slight delay to be seated to start with. The room was very dark and could have done with some candles or additional lighting. It was rather disappointing that it had not been made clearer on the website that the restaurants serves no alcohol. Our soft drinks were placed on the table including a bottle of sparkling water. I poured the water by myself. My husband and I both ordered the mushroom bourguignon pie. Unfortunately both of out dishes were stone cold and the food had to be sent back. Our hot replacement pies were extremely tasty and satisfying. We also sampled couple of desserts. My husband loved these but I found them too sweet. Service was overall attentive and I understand there had been some staffing issues on the day which would likely explain our experience. There was an offer to take some items off the bill at the end but by this point we had already paid. This could have been a great lunch but due to multiple issues I am hesitant to return.

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SheilaL
1 review
Dined on 24 July 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I booked a table to take my partner for a birthday treat and we had the afternoon tea.
The sandwiches were really tasty (my favourite is the carrot "salmon") and the passtiserie selection amazing!
It also has scones with cream and berry jam and you can choose your tea or coffee from the drinks menu.

We had one of the tables outside, lovely! I would recommend a visit to vegans and non-vegans alike :-)

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 19 July 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Gorgeous lunch in shady patio. Food beautifully presented & lovely servers. Vegan loveliness.

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highsatiety
London
20 reviews
Dined on 20 May 2018
Overall5food4service4ambience3

Amazing vegan afternoon tea. Staff were very friendly and made my husband's birthday feel special. We sat outside which was lovely. Would definitely recommend to others.

FAQs

Café Forty One at La Suite West offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at 020 7313 8484.

Café Forty One at La Suite West is rated 4.1 stars by 10 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.