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The Calabash of Culture - CLOSED

21 Sydenham Road, London SE26 5EX, England
+44 7718 480821
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Restaurant Hours Closed
Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
21 Sydenham Road, London SE26 5EX, England
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

We visited today and found premises closed and all seating etc removed. Can only assume shut permanently. No reply on their listed phone number - great shame we guess not enough support.

2  Thank alan_wSurrey
Reviewed 5 March 2018

My wife and I had a great experiences recently both eating in and takeaway, However, they seem to have closed down now. What a shame, I was just beginning to get into meat-less eating although we are not strict vegans. Hopefully they will open up...More

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Great service and food. Had the vegan chili which was lovely. The desserts were the highlight, especially the chocolate sundae - even my non-vegan husband loved them and we couldn’t believe they were vegan.

Thank msrivastava85
Reviewed 11 January 2018

My wife and I had lovely tasty lunch in a chilled and friendly atmosphere. Extremely good vegan food - only choose the large option if you have a huge appetite - I did and only managed to finish it, as it was so good. Deserts...More

Thank alan_wSurrey
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Been meaning to come for a while came along with our vegan friend. Unfortunately there were several items on the menu that weren't available. However, the food we had was delicious and very tasty. If I had to fault anything the food could do with...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Wow. What can I say? The food is incredible! The prices are well worth it! And all this from a non-vegan. I'm definitely thinking about converting after this... Absolutely wonderful. Go here! And definitely have the chilli.

1  Thank Keefhigs
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Amazing food and amazing service- will be back. The food was so fresh and delicious and the guy there was so helpful and friendly. 5 stars all the way.

Thank Monatravelstheworld
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

lovely inspiration of different cultures within the menu. Incredibly friendly and generous owners. Who are also super knowledgeable on vegan food. Very much enjoy the experience and would highly recommend.

Thank matt1833
Reviewed 3 January 2018

I went with my husband and 12 year old non vegan son to The Calabash of Culture and as always the atmosphere is one of coming to visit family. The surroundings are full of interesting sculptures and books and the tables beautiful wooden hand made...More

Thank bev2trip
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Met up with my best friend after a long time, I’m a meat lover. She was persuading me to go to Calabash and go Vegan for January ‘Veganuary’. Calabash served me food that was write up there with anything I’ve eaten before, I’m well travelled...More

1  Thank Paris S
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US$7 - US$16
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Sydenham Road, London SE26 5EX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 7718 480821
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The Calabash of Culture is A creative social environment promoting local artistry & cultural diversity of the community- encouraging a healthier lifestyle, serving gourmet natural foods. A delightful mixture of bean dishes, curries, and stews, with tasty fresh salads and irresistible desserts. Soothies to soothe away ailment - from migraine to indigestion, Fresh juice with all its nutritional value i.e no water added. B.Y.O.B for evening dining.
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