Crisis Skylight London Café

64 Commercial Street , London, E1 6LT

SquareMeal Review of Crisis Skylight London Café

Part of the Crisis charity for single homeless people and ex-offenders, this spacious, light-filled daytime café is manned by trainees under the supervision of two experienced chefs. ‘Homemade from scratch’ is the culinary message, and the short daily menus bring a whole host of sandwiches, plus soups (broccoli and Stilton, say), frittatas, occasional sushi and hot dishes such as chicken and chorizo stew with couscous. There’s also a colourful salad bar and an array of home-baked goodies – not forgetting bespoke jams, pesto, hummus and more. Seasonal and locally sourced ingredients are at the hub of things, backed by carefully sourced coffees and other drinks if you simply want to chill out on one of the colourful sofas. Crisis also provides an events catering service for big groups – either in the café itself or elsewhere.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Aldgate East Tube Station 225m

Aldgate Tube Station 418m


Address: 64 Commercial Street , London E1 6LT

Area: Whitechapel Mile End

Opening times

Mon-Fri 8am-3pm

Nearby Landmarks

Britart 34m

Spitalfields 160m


Telephone: 020 7426 3867

Cuisine: Cafes

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