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Lovely Lunch At The Wallace Cafe Marylebone London W1

I’ve enjoyed eating lunch at The Wallace Café several times. The lunch menu, served from 12 pm until 4.30 pm, offers a simple yet well-executed selection of hearty soups, indulgent sandwiches, and a few tempting specials, so there’s something to suit every craving. It’s housed in the central courtyard of The Wallace Collection Museum with a glass roof to experience alfresco dining without the wind or rain. I found it a tranquil place to dine solo or with a friend if you’re visiting The Wallace Collection Museum or looking for lunch places in Marylebone. The idyllic setting makes The Wallace Café a lovely lunch spot in London W1.

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“Whether you’re exploring The Wallace Collection or simply seeking a serene spot to enjoy a delicious meal, The Wallace Café is a relaxing haven with a delightful lunch menu in the heart of London W1,” Homegirl London.

The Wallace Café Lunch Menu

the wallace cafe quiche and gem lettuce

On my first visit, I had no hesitation in choosing the vegetarian quiche of the day. It was accompanied by baby gem lettuce flavoured with chilli flakes and mayo, which cost £12.50. If you’re being healthy, you may want to opt for the superfood or Caesar salad instead and skip the quiche. Large salads cost £12.50-13.30. The Wallace club sandwich is a perennial favourite or choose the classic combination of smoked salmon paired with dill crème fraîche on granary. There will also be a vegetarian baguette. Sandwiches cost £13.50-13.75.

the wallace cafe risotto

On my second visit, the wild mushroom risotto with basil cress caught my eye from the specials menu. It was creamy and had the most wonderful woodsy taste. The scattering of mixed micro leaves made this dish look extra pleasing. Other specials were chicken supreme, braised feathler blade of beef, and chalk stream trout. These cost between £19.95 and £24.50.

the wallace cafe tea and scones

To complete your meal, why not treat yourself to a quintessentially British afternoon tea experience with fruit and plain scones served with strawberry preserve and Cornish clotted cream, accompanied by a piping hot pot of tea? That’s precisely what I did, and it was very nice, too. The cream tea is £8.95.

the wallace cafe scone

Otherwise, you may indulge your sweet tooth with tempting desserts, from the classic carrot cake to the zesty lemon drizzle. The maple and pecan slice offers a delightful combination of sweet and nutty flavours, while the orange and polenta cake is a gluten-free option without compromising taste. Chocolate lovers will rejoice at the rich and decadent chocolate cake, while the cherry and almond bakewell offers a delightful twist on a traditional favourite. Cakes cost £4.75-£6.60.

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Helpful Information About The Wallace Café Marylebone

To find out more, visit The Wallace Collection Café page on the website. The café opens from 10 am until 5 pm, and the last orders are placed at 4.30 pm. Next to the Café is the Restaurant.

the wallace cafe interiors

The Wallace Collection is a prestigious national museum that hosts an unparalleled array of artistic treasures encompassing painting, sculpture, furniture, weaponry, and porcelain. Curated over the 18th and 19th centuries by the Marquesses of Hertford and Sir Richard Wallace, it is a pinnacle of cultural heritage worldwide. Lady Wallace’s generous donation to the British Nation in 1897 ensured the collection’s unity and perpetual enjoyment for countless generations of visitors.

the wallace collection museum in london

The Wallace Collection is located at Hertford House, Manchester Square, London W1U 3BN, a short walk from Bond Street or Marble Arch Stations. The museum is open daily from 10 am until 5 pm, and the entrance is free.

the wallace collection marylebone with cafe and restaurant

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Author: Homegirl London. Photographs: Homegirl London. I only write about eateries where I had a good experience. I recommend you do further research as standards fluctuate, as do opinions. Please check if the establishment is still in business and the opening times before you go. If you discover this restaurant has closed, contact me to remove it from my blog.