The Pavilion Café Highgate

Highgate Wood, Muswell Hill Road , London, N10 3JN

The Pavilion cafe Highgate London restaurant

SquareMeal Review of The Pavilion Café Highgate

With its spacious crazy-paved terrace, wisteria-clad facade, ice cream kiosk and kids’ play area, this cottage café within Highgate Woods is a perfect warm-weather pitstop for families and sun-seekers looking for a slice of the countryside without leaving the city. However, it’s just as enticing during the rest of the year, when its other assets can be more fully appreciated: namely, top-notch daytime dishes, from eggs royale at breakfast, to specials such as homemade fishcakes or seed-sprinkled butternut squash risotto at lunch, and excellent cakes with proper coffee as the afternoon draws to a close. Staff are genuinely friendly, even when the heat is on and demand challenges supply, and there’s always something going on here, from weekend jazz performances to tree-climbing competitions for kids and adults alike. A woodland gem.    

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Highgate Tube Station 621m

East Finchley Station 1km


Address: Highgate Wood, Muswell Hill Road , London N10 3JN

Area: Highgate

Opening times

Mon-Sun 9am-6pm

Nearby Landmarks

Odeon Cinema Muswell Hill 849m

Highgate Golf Club 995m


Telephone: 020 8444 4777

Cuisine: Cafes

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