A homely venue where shoes are exchanged for slippers at the door, guests at London Cat Village are welcomed by a host of feline friends. Providing the opportunity to indulge in artisan teas, fresh juices, homemade savouries and luxury dessert (also available in gluten free and vegan) in a uniquely laidback setting, Wednesday evenings also sees the Village plays host to screenings of classic movies in the company of the cats. Please note that London Cat Village do not admit any child under 12.
Venue Details & Map
London Cat Village
47 Rivington StreetThe CityLondonEC2A 3QB
- +44 (0)20 3773 3223
- Public transport:
- Old Street, Underground
Firstly, I really wanted to love this place. I had read the previous reviews and I chose to ignore them and make up my own mind.
The good: the cats are FABULOUS, beautiful and interactive. You can't take your eyes off them. The staff were lovely and friendly and obviously adored the cats. The location is great with a big open window the cats can look out.
The bad: Okay, there's no doorbell &...more
You book in advance, an hour long slot, which costs £5.
When we went, which was last autumn, it did;t tell you online beforehand, that if you didn't wear socks, you'd have to share cheap, pink, public, between the toe flip flop slippers, that aren't washed between uses (the pair I was handed were slightly grey with dirt, ew, I'm not a foot fan at the best of times...), we got there 5 minutes...more
My friend and I had booked an hour at the Cat Village for £5 each with the intention of having a long catch up whilst indulging in some therapeutic cat-stroking. We turned up 10 minutes late after struggling to find the place but the owner was fine in letting us in. There's a small gate by the door which stops any of the cats from easily running outside. In this area you can take your shoes...more
I've been to many a animal cafes during my time in Asia so cat cafes are not a new concept for me.
In Asia drinks are extortionately priced but entry is free and you can stay for as long as you like. However in London cat village you need to book an hour slot in advance which costs £5.
They also serve cakes and open top drinks which is a nono in Asia. We ordered a white chocolate passion...more
Kitties!!! Lots of kitties!! I guess that's to be expected at the cat cafe. Still,'in a city when it's rare to see any free cuddly animals much less to pet them (unless you know people with pets) being able to go somewhere and play with lots of pets is pretty great. Having grown up in a car to with lots of stray cats and dogs, finding some to cuddle was super easy. Now I have to go to a cat...more