The Hornbeam Cafe


The Hornbeam community cafe provides a relaxing space on a busy street corner and serves healthy fast food that doesn’t cost the earth.

The mostly volunteer-run cafe has a changing vegetarian menu, using local, organic and fairly traded ingredients as much as possible.

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Venue Details & Map

The Hornbeam Cafe

458 Hoe St
E17 9AH
+44 (0)20 8558 6880
Public transport:
Walthamstow Queens Road, National Railway
Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 6 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Hornbeam Cafe

4.0 out of 5 31 May 2016
by J L.

This little community oasis is located on a busy street filled with fast food, phone shops, and a vehicles rushing up and down Hoe Street. I've dined here twice and enjoyed my second visit far more than the first. The first time, Club Mexicana, a vegan enterprise usually in the form of a food truck, took over the restaurant for the weekend. We had high hopes with visions of BBQ jackfruit tacos...more

3.0 out of 5 12 March 2016
by Jennifer S.

A solid three stars for the chickpea and sweet potato burger with the red cabbage and chutney sides, and two pieces of flatbread. The women behind the counter were very nice and the venue puts out a very chill vibe. Sadly, I have to dink two stars for the terrible- but amazing-looking!- vegan chocolate hazelnut cake. It's just awful. I think I may have finally learned my lesson as the only...more

5.0 out of 5 13 September 2013
by Eyal T.

A wonderful pearl in the heart of kebabs and curries area. Organic healthy yummy vegetarian and cheap. Friendly and casual service. Loads of character.more

5.0 out of 5 1 June 2013
by Gardener20

I have just joined the box scheme a mix of very fresh veg and fruit boxes , all organic, very tasty and the price is good as well!!!

Great product ,

Highly recommendedmore

4.0 out of 5 2 December 2008
by Richard M.

The Hornbeam Cafe runs alongside the Hornbeam Centre (see separate review). It's only open on Wednesdays and Saturdays. On Saturdays you can buy full meals - vegetarian and wholesome. On Wednesdays, tea, coffee and cakes are served.

As part of the community ethos, the cafe continually invites users to participate in providing food and services.

I've spent a few afternoons in the cafe, which...more

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