Food for Thought

 
 
ADDRESS
31 Neal Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H 9PR 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon to Sat 12:00 - 20:30; Sun 12:00 - 17:00
 
PRICES
Main Courses £3-£6.70
 

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Food for ThoughtThe queues out the door come lunchtime are a good yard stick of the popularity of this long-standing vegetarian cafe and restaurant. And Food For Thought doesn't subscribe to the carrot and lettuce leaf school of vegetarian food either - instead, they serve up the home cooked, hearty food that will fill you up. Helpfully, there are separate queues if you want to sit in the small basement cafe or if you prefer to take away and munch elsewhere. If the queues are anything to go by, Soho's workers could do with some more of this kind of affordable, nutrious food to fuel their day. But don't let the line put you off, it goes quicky, the people are friendly and it's most certainly worth waiting for. If you opt to eat in be prepared to share your tiny rustic wooden table in the cosy underground space, it's all part of the fun - and you never know which eccentric characters you might meet down there. What you can be assured of is that you'll get some decent grub and, for vegetarians at least, it's one to add to a limited list of lunchtime favourites.

 

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Opening and closing times for Food for Thought

Today (Thursday) Food for Thought closes at 20.30

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LondonTown.com - Food for Thought Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Covent Garden Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Holborn NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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