Poetry Café (The Poetry Place)
22 Betterton Street
London WC2H 9BX

Email: Ely Ahamed
Telephone: 020 7420 9888


Opening times 

12 noon - 11pm Monday to Friday
7pm - 11pm Saturday

Closed on Sunday, and on occasion for private hire - please check the calendar before you visit.


Please support the Poetry Café and refrain from bringing food and drinks from the outside.


See also

  • The Poetry Society cookbook, Poetry on a Plate, which combines mouth-watering recipes by chefs and food writers including Tony Singh, Frances Bissell, Mary Berry and Anton Edelmann, with a delicious assortment of poems.
 
 

The Poetry Café 

Menu / Take Aways

The Poetry Café serves vegetarian food cooked from fresh ingredients every day.

Each day at lunchtime we have the menu below. Snacks are available in the evening.

We also do coffee and home-made sandwiches to take away (from 12:30pm onwards.)

 

Food

Soup of the day, served with bread and butter  £4.90
Main meal (changes daily)  £6.90
Stilton, Pousse and Pear Salad £6.20
Artisan Bread and cheese  £6.20
Tomato, feta and black olive salad £6.20
Home made desserts: cakes, fruit tarts or crumble £3.00
Brownies / muffins £2.75
Kettle crisps £1.00


Drinks

Tea / coffee £2.00
Small pot of tea (choice of herbal, Indian or Chinese) £2.20
Large pot of tea £4.00
Cappuccino / Latté / Americano / Moccachino £2.20 / 2.40
Flat White £2.20
Espresso / Double Espresso £2.00 / 2.20
Hot chocolate £2.40
Sparkling or still water (bottle) £1.50
Coke / Diet Coke (bottle) £2.00
Bundaberg Ginger Beer / Pink grapefruit / Lemon and Bitters / Blood Orange / Root Beer /  £ 2.50
Apple / Orange / Grapefruit / Cranberry juice £2.00
Tonic water / soda water / lemonade £1.80


Alcoholic Drinks

House wine (glass / bottle) £4.00 / £16.00
Robertson Chenin Blanc 2008, South Africa (glass / bottle) £4.50 / £19.00
Sancerre "La Pierre Blanche" 2007, France (glass / bottle) £4.50 / £19.00
Two Ridge Merlot 2009, Australia (glass / bottle) £4.50 / £19.00
Coldridge Shiraz Cabernet 2006, South Australia (glass / bottle) £4.50 / £19.00
Belleruche Cotes du Rhone 2007, France (glass / bottle) £4.50 / £19.00
Bottled beers: Tiger / Pilsner Urquell / Youngs / Leffe / Cider/  Hoegarden £3.50
Guinness £4.00
Spirits (single / double) plus mixer £6.50 / £8.50