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This list includes suggested picnic venues and the (P) symbol indicates you could eat a packed lunch nearby as an alternative.

Titanic & Millennium cafes Chapel Market, Islington
Large selection. Good value. Barnsbury and Islington walks

Gondola Café Battersea Park (P)
Seating inside or outside overlooking the lake. Battersea walk

Whiteleys Queensway
Food Court within the shopping centre. Bayswater walk

RADA Malet Street
Cafe open to the public. Chance to eat with the stars of the future! Bloomsbury walk

Russell Square cafe (P)
Hot & cold food. Seats inside & out. Bloomsbury walk

The Great Escape at the National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road
Hot and cold light lunches and snacks. Chelsea walk

Toms 2 St Thomas Hospital (North wing) (P)
Cafe open to all. Embankment & Lambeth walks

Holland Park café (P)
Seats inside and out. Holland Park walk

Geffrye Museum Kingsland Road (P)
Situated in the new extension overlooking garden. Hoxton & Shoreditch walk

Avondale Park (entrance in Walmer Road)
Plenty of seating for picnics. Toilets available (but not recommended!). Notting Hill walk

Rembrandt Gardens overlooking Little Venice
Plenty of seating for picnics. Toilets available. Paddington walk

Omars Cafe Redcross Way (southern end)
Good value food. Southwark walk

Urban 436 Edgware Road
Good value breakfasts, sandwiches etc made to order. Quick service. St John's Wood walk

St John's Wood Church grounds
Plenty of seating for picnics. Toilets available. St John's Wood walk

The Living Space 1 Coral Street off Waterloo Road
Good value soups, sandwiches & jacket potatoes. Theatre walk

Capital Restaurant 63 The Cut Waterloo
Eat in or take-away. Theatre walk

Southwark Cathedral Montague Close (P)
Food available in the refectory with indoor or outdoor seating. Theatre walk

College Garden Westminster Abbey (Tuesday - Thursday only)
Peaceful venue for a picnic. Lunchtime band concerts weekly in July & August when refreshments are available. Victoria Street walk

Wesley's Café Methodist Central Hall, Storey’s Gate, Westminster
Hot & cold food. Plenty of seating including conservatory area. Victoria Street and St James's walks

Amore 185 Walworth Road
Internet cafe. Coffees, rolls, jackets & some main meals. Eat in or take-way. Walworth walk

EAT Cafe OXO Tower
Soup, sandwiches & snacks to take away or eat outside


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