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Bonnington Centre Cafe

#3,108 of 17,938 Restaurants in London
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11 Vauxhall Grove, London SW8 1TD, England
+44 7552 475535
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12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely, friendly, busy restaurant with very reasonable prices and a busy vibe. The clientele looked a mixture of ages with younger people the majority. My party varied in how much they loved their food. The Coconut,spicy soup was fantastic, and I loved my burrito, but a couple in our party thought their food was a little cold.... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was like a miracle! I had tried to book a table the day before, as I was bringing a family group of 7 to London, 6 of them vegetarians. I'm new to this and finding it difficult to source vegetarian restaurants. Then I'd changed my mind as there was a nearer chain restaurant where I thought I might not... More 

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Thank Helen F
London, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was my first visit there. The cafe is very down to earth and simple. The day I went there were 2 starters, 2 main courses and 2 puddings - so a very compact menu. It's difficult to review this place as they have a different chef every day and I do want to be fair. The day we went... More 

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Thank Lnd_calling
Greater London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped here for lunch the other week with a colleague and I was pleasantly surprised with the service and of course, the food! There was a great choice for vegans the although I didn't have one, the puddings looked very tempting! I had a bean stew with rice and salad for a mere £5.50. It was a lovely plate... More 

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Thank emmagT6376YG
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Not only was the food barely edible but the staff tried to overcharge us an "entry fare" without telling us in advance. Out of 15 people there, 11 had a main and the others only had dessert. The owner wanted to make them pay the price of a main even though they didn't have it. I do not recommend this... More 

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Thank Maud G
UK
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234 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

At the outset, let me tell you that I am a confirmed carnivore. So, to eat in a purely vegetatrian restaurant is not a prospect that I relish. It was with some considerable trepidation that I entered the Bonnington Café. The place has been tastefully designed to look like a hippy establishment from the late 1960s. I liked it. The... More 

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Thank barklyeast
Brisbane, Australia
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544 reviews
347 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

a wonderful vegetarian cafe that changes it's chef daily. you can go online to see who will be cooking and text the chef to make a reservation. the food was absolutely lovely and very reasonably priced. we had fresh watermelon juices, curries, and veggie bowls. the decor is homely and outside seating out the back. would definitely go again.

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Faro, Portugal
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Came here for dinner for two. Got there around 8 and there were around 5 tables available in the room. After getting in and no one talking to me I asked one of the servers if she had a table for two. She immediately asked me without a good evening or anything " did you book?" I said no because... More 

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strzygaiga, Public Relations Manager at Bonnington Centre Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Sorry about that. Just so you know we do have 2 sittings, you arrived when first one eas leaving, thats why ypu could see empty tables, before secon one arrived. Its better to book. Cafe do have website with numbers of ppl cooking each day Iga More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Bonnington is like a home away from home. Only a five minute walk from Vauxhall station, you never know who you'll meet or what you'll eat, and that's the joy! Don't forget to text in advance - even on a freezing Wednesday night, the place was rammed. There's no better "restaurant" in the area to get a sense of South... More 

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

It was lovely to book a table by text and wait for the chef to text back to confirm the booking! Knowing that there is a different chef every day made it feel exclusive and very original. It is a delightful restaurant, simple and charming. The menu was limited but good and we could have brought our own wine if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Cuisine
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Cash Only
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Vauxhall Grove, London SW8 1TD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 7552 475535

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?