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The Monsoon Cafe

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11 Turnpin Lane | Greenwich, London SE10 9JA, England
+44 20 8853 4495
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09:00 - 19:30
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London, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice cosy place, good location, quick service, kind staff but panini and scones were average. Tea/ coffee was ok too.

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Thank eb402016
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Smells like cheese, looks like cheese. You'd think it might taste of cheese! Three people eating, two finished and the third still to receive food, followed by overcharge of 50p. Staff not the friendliest.

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Thank Ian C
Fujisawa, Japan
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48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

A few minutes' walk from Cutty Sark light rail station, this hole in the wall cafe serves coffee or tea and a slice of cake for £3.75 or cream tea for £3.50. Honestly, I don't know how you can pay London rent at those prices. (Contrast these prices with prices at the cafe at the Cutty Sark Museum. Just one... More 

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Thank mari w
Europe
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed tea and cake here. Pleasant enough. Very small. Shop staff friendly enough, fair selection of cakes

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Thank CecilGgibley
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The cafe has good coffee, decent food and a nice outdoor setting. The staff aren't bad but don't seen too friendly or warming either.

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Thank Sam T
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely little place, my veg lasagna was delicious while my friends enjoyed their panini's. Very busy place yet the service was prompt and the staff were very friendly and helpful. Will return again.

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Thank park y
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

We stopped here for a cheap lunch after walking round Greenwich and through the market. Cheap food and a nice friendly service. It is a small cafe and we sat inside but it was nice to go somewhere different. Baguette's were delicious.

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Thank Kirsty M
Worcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 300 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

On a very sunny very hot afternoon I sat at one of the outside tables of this tiny cafe and enjoyed a lemon sorbet while people watching in this very busy part of Greenwich

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Thank 70ish
London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Sunny afternoon my partner and I decided to have lunch in Greenwich. We went to the Monsoon Cafe by Greenwich market and looked at the menu outside to see what they had to offer. A waitress came out to greet us and asked us to go inside so we felt obliged and pressurised to do so. The waitress seemed quite... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

Average cafe and not much to rave about it, the cafe looks pretty basic, just tables and chairs. Rude service, we were asked to leave because people were waiting for a table. I suppose we had paid and consumed so no longer customers. Then after reminder #2 despite other tables next to us free, we left there was still no... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
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Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 19:30
Monday
09:00 - 19:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 19:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 19:30
Thursday
09:00 - 19:30
Friday
09:00 - 19:30
Saturday
09:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Turnpin Lane | Greenwich, London SE10 9JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Greenwich
  • Neighbourhood: Greenwich
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8853 4495

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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