The Cloister Café

Opening Hours

In the light of the building works that are taking place immediately outside its walls, the Cloister Café will be closed during the day, Monday–Saturday, until further notice. There are sometimes exceptions for special events,and these can be seen in the day-by-day diary on this website. They mainly include Sundays after the Solemn Eucharist, and before and after any lunchtime concerts, (which are often on Fridays), when the café will still be open for refreshments and lunch.
We apologize for any inconvenience

The building works are only a daytime event, so the Cloister Café can still be hired for events in the evening.
Please see the section below for more information about this.

Monday to Thursday:
All Day
Café closed

On most days with a lunchtime concert (but please check the diary):
Café open for refreshments & lunch

Closed all day

Open, staffed by volunteers, after the morning Solemn Eucharist

Hosting an event in the Cloister

Whether it is a post-wedding or post-baptism drinks reception, corporate event or a catered tour, we would be delighted to accommodate you. Whatever your budget may be, we will do our best to meet your requirements and ensure that your event is a success.

Please contact the Church Manager, Jonathan Eyre,
either by emailing
or by calling +44 (0)20 7600 0440.

Click here for more information about the Parish Office.

Access to the Church

There are three main ways into the church:

Step-free access to the Church is therefore only along the path that leads to the West Door from West Smithfield square under the Elizabethan Gatehouse.