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The Magic Cafe

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359 Fulham Palace Road | Fulham, London SW6 6TB, England
+44 20 7731 0608
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

It should be renamed the the "Not so magic cafe" Awful service, cold toasties and long delays and no apology whatsoever. This cafe is the reason why Starbucks, Costa etc are popular and busy.

Thank Lina S
Level Contributor
70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Pretty little cafe on Fulham Road-I haven't eaten here but enjoyed a really good latte-and have returned for another! Staff are friendly and there is a very relaxed feel inside, you can also sit outside!

Thank JackieFulham
Level Contributor
19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Finally the smaller independent coffee houses are getting that we want almond milk as well as a soya alternative! Musetti coffee is always good and this place did not fail to impress me

Thank Yayjayne
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I popped in to the Magic Cafe a few months ago and was really impressed with the friendly and quick service. My waitress Gabrielle was charming and helped me order snacks despite my food intolerance's. A lovely little cafe to watch the world go by with a nice latte. :)

Thank 340bookings
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2016

A nice change from the typical fulham brunch culture. This independent cafe is decorated in a rustic french style and serves homemade cakes, coffees and nibbles. It has no pretences and the red velvet cake is particularly good! Great value for money too.

Thank Jessica M
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 6 April 2016

The food was amazing. The service a wide menu: ranging from croissants, cakes and scones to cooked food eg full English breakfast, scrambled egg on toast etc. Great value for money. Awesome coffee, too. The staff were extremely friendly and efficient when I visited, and made everyone feel welcome, especially the children. The atmosphere was warm and inclusive, and it... More 

Thank BenMcAdam
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Didnt like the place- low quality products for more than average price. Place is not cosy , cold and dirty. Stuff is not wellcoming.

Thank Julia J
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
103 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

I live 100m from the Magic Cafe but this was only my second visit in all the time it's been open, and I'm not sure I'll be rushing back. Staff pleasant but no real engagement and my 'drink in' macchiato was served in a cold cup so no time to slowly enjoy the coffee before it too was cold. Also... More 

1 Thank Lewynol
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

This is only the second time I've been here for lunch with my dad who is not terribly mobile. We were greeted by 'lovely to see you again' - how nice is that? The food was really fresh, my baguette was freshly made and delicious and my dad's omelette was fluffy and straight out of,the pan. There is such a... More 

Thank Lisa F
Kungsbacka, Sweden
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482 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

Had a sandwich with salami and cheese instead of a regular lunch. Quite good and a friendly staff in this local cafe.

Thank Carl-Henrik P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 359 Fulham Palace Road | Fulham, London SW6 6TB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7731 0608

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