About the Wash House Cafe
The Wash House Café is the best-kept secret for a meal or a snack in Westminster.
Chef Gena and her team cook up hearty breakfasts to start the day and tasty lunch specials, homemade soups, generous jacket potatoes and lip-smacking sarnies to bring a smile to lunchtime.
With daily lunch specials from under £4, the Wash House Café is one of the best value restaurants in Whitehall and Victoria area of central London.
We are open Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 15:00.
Breakfast is served until 11:30 and hot lunch is served from 12:00 to 14:15.
A hidden gem
Our spacious and comfortable café sits in the heart of London, in the beautiful former Victorian swimming baths building on Great Smith Street, just a stone’s throw away from Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace and St James’s Park.
Whether you are in town for work or on holiday, it’s the perfect place to take a break.
A social enterprise
The Wash House Café is run as a social enterprise. All profits support our community activities, which promote healthy and cohesive communities in the local area.
Join the Abbey Centre for member discounts and enjoy hot chocolate, coffee or tea for just 75p per cup. Members aged 60+ also get a £1.25 discount on main courses over £4.00.
See the Wash House Cafe menu.