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The Redwood Cafe

Swan lane Open Space | Swan Lane, London N20 0PR, England
+44 7931 514055
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good33%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
21 Jul 2017
“and the kitchen sink”
12 Jul 2017
“A local secret”
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Cafe, Fast food, Healthy
Swan lane Open Space | Swan Lane, London N20 0PR, England
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Reviews (18)
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1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 21 July 2017

Leo and his food, the summer ambiance etc we know are great. I visit daily. But then -this is a lifesaver for someone in a wheelchair (and their carer)- a disabled-friendly toilet, with full wheelchair access! Thank you Leo - really appreciated. (And don't drive...More

Thank AMPoppy
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The other reviews of Redwood Cafe say it all so in a way I don't need to be adding my praise - but this is a local gem and Leo deserves all the support he can get. Delicious home made soups, curries, stews, salads, toasties...More

Thank FPG2014
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I made it to this location on the back of persistent recommendations of a friend. Located in a residential area off the main road to Whetstone, the Redwood Cafe finds itself in the smallest of what the local council, Barnet, describes as its sixteen premier...More

Thank LES N
Reviewed 12 June 2016

I didn't know this place existed until a friend told me about it recently and now it's a real favourite. Swan Lane park is lovely anyway but this cafe completes it. The food is really nice and very good value and it is so family-friendly...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 8 June 2016

You would not come across this unless you knew it was here. A lovely park with a lovely café run by friendly and welcoming people. Good food. Good value. Quiet and serene, big enough for a good stretch. There is a playground in the park....More

Thank brianbluebird
Reviewed 7 August 2015

My only reservation is that I find the food a bit to right on girly type food. Not enough bite for a bloke to get his teeth into, but in every other aspect we really like it. Coffee is good soups great and the ambiance...More

1  Thank Sappermajor
Reviewed 1 July 2015

I had visited Redwood Cafe before, but it was a bit of a rush, so I took my 19 month old son there yesterday to play in the park and then have lunch at the cafe. The cafe is run by (I think?) Leo, and...More

Thank Stew13London
Reviewed 22 June 2015

This is an excellent café in a lovely little park. The food and coffees are delicious, service is brilliant. Very child and dog walker friendly. Seating inside and outside. The cakes are the best in all of Finchley.

1  Thank DorsetKentDream
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Such beautiful food -- in a café-- in a modest but very nice park--- Yesterday we popped in for a coffee and cake and boy what a cake. Leo's mother is a cake maker extraordinaire... seriously good.

1  Thank the_finchley_lees
Reviewed 25 January 2015

What a fantastic gem of a place. The owner, Leo, is a kind warm and generally lovely man. He is also a fantastic chef, and is imaginative and practical with the cuisine he services. The food is fresh and delicious and the place is well...More

1  Thank Sam A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 8
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Swan lane Open Space | Swan Lane, London N20 0PR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 7931 514055
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