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Cornerstone Cafe

) #1,789 of 18,171 Restaurants in London ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
9 Major Draper Street | Royal Arsenal, London SE18 6GD, England
+44 20 8316 4361
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good15%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (27 reviews)
“cakes” (21 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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9 Major Draper Street | Royal Arsenal, London SE18 6GD, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped here on way to work after great night out had the perfect pick me up. Bacon and scrambled egg on toast was lovely nice coffee too. Set up fine for the day, if ever in area again I come here again

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

been coming here for a while now. Used to work in the area and it was handy but after changing work locations. I still find myself stopping in here when I pass. It's a great place with really good coffee can't speak highly enough

Thank mattym756
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and good coffee! Staff are great and couldn't be more helpful. Lovely Cafe tucked away from the hustle and bustle . We are definitely coming back.

Thank Nikki R
Reviewed 1 week ago

i normally have the 'hot baps' as a take out - these change regularly from steak, gammon or pork and are good value for the content. This particular visit though I decided to eat in and ordered the full english and wasn't disappointed - full...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered a "frappé coffee", croquettes with cheese and vegetables inside, and a slice of carrot cake. Food: Carrot cake and croquettes were fair but a bit heavy. The frappé coffee expensive and very weak flavour (consistency of water). They asked me if I wanted...More

Thank Fabrizio B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Long been a fan of Cornerstone Cafe and had to try its new venture in doing evening dinners. Wasn't disappointed at all. The ambience was as good as ever but more peaceful as less bustle from clientele. The menu was interesting and very tasty. My...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in to what looked a first class established for a Friday morning breakfast. My friend and I had the cornerstone full English fry. The bacon was undercooked and very fatty the toast was tuff and the mushrooms left the other food cold due to...More

Thank goodtimesengland2020
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful building and decor, we had the English breakfast which was cooked lovely and the staff were very attentive I just wished looking through that there was more on the menu. Overall it was a nice experience

Thank BernieBrown
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The place itself is quite nice (location is great), however, the menu and the portion sizes for the money you pay are pretty poor. Would be great to see vegetarian/vegan options available as well.

Thank Greta Z
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Good food, love the salads! Quick, professional and a lovely atmosphere. Had the chocolate cup cake and it was incredible. Only wish they could be there every time I go in.

Thank megschmidt
Julia S, Owner at Cornerstone Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you so much for your review. We hope to see you soon.

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16 February 2017|
Response from Julia S | Property representative |
Hi, i am sorry but we simply rent SohMarie the space and have no other involvement with her supper club. Please contact her directly for answers. The Cornerstone Cafe.
2 October 2016|
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Response from Illusio666 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Yes. Yes and Yes. No. Ask at concierge if needed but try to avoid. No (not any more I think).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 21
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:30 - 17:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
09:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Major Draper Street | Royal Arsenal, London SE18 6GD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8316 4361
  • E-mail
The Cornerstone Cafe is based on the historic Royal Arsenal in Woolwich. Our aim is to provide a friendly, well designed cafe catering to the demands of the local residential and business community. To us this means great coffee, a wide variety of loose leaf teas and British made cold drinks. On the food front we make nearly 100% of our delicious food in house. We've a lovely deli section which can be eaten in or taken away throughout the day including many delicious cakes. We have cooked breakfasts through to 3pm and hot meals until 3pm. We do takeaway ready meals throughout the week (just need to heat up at home. At the weekend we do Brunch throughout the day on the Saturday and on Sundays until 3pm. Our menus are on the website. Free WIFI, child friendly and always ready to help. Cafe design by Paul Croft Studios.
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