Rosie's Deli Café

14e Market Row , London, SW9 8LD

2 reviews

18 Cafes Stockwell

SquareMeal Review of Rosie's Deli Café

Rosie Lovell’s seven-year-old Brixton Market set-up is a lesson in charm & character. Located amid the blaring reggae & halal butchers of the frenetic market, her deli-café is a little oasis of calm. Behind the counter, beside pinned-up artwork from regulars’ children, the spritely young Lovell pours the coffee. Nearby, fresh produce & jars of pickles are on display. In the dining area, funky media types mix with dreadlocked rastas over a sausage sarnie at breakfast, or perhaps a pecorino, artichoke & spinach ciabatta at lunch. Quiches, tarts, sandwiches, salads & cakes change daily, with many of the recipes featuring on Lovell’s blog. The site closes in the late afternoon, but as with any self-respecting food blogger, Lovell now runs regular supper clubs as well.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Brixton Tube Station 114m

Brixton Station 283m


Address: 14e Market Row , London SW9 8LD

Area: Stockwell

Opening times

Mon-Sat 9.30am-5.30pm

Nearby Landmarks

Ritzy Cinema 97m

The Fridge 281m


Telephone: 020 7733 0054


Cuisine: Cafes


Food & Drink: 3.0

Service: 4.0

Atmosphere: 5.0

Value: 2.0

Food & Drink: 1.0

Service: 1.0

Atmosphere: 1.0

Value: 1.0

tim c. 11 April 2014

Have eaten a few times now for supposed convenience and have given up. Expensive sandwiches, they don't taste of much and v slow service means it's a restaurant style wait. Avoid.

Food & Drink: 1.0

Service: 3.0

Atmosphere: 4.0

Value: 1.0

Emily W. 15 May 2012

I recently lunched at Rosie's – a very quirky little place in Brixton market. I had high expectations given its reputation and was alas disappointed. The food was mediocre at best – there was almost no filling in my sandwich and the cakes were very poor despite looking great. The cupcake I had was dry, and the topping tasted of nothing but icing sugar – all in all, not very pleasant. A simple lunch of sandwich plus cake plus drink was over £10, and at that price, I expected better. Overall, a real shame given the atmosphere of the venue.