The Lido Cafe


The Lido Cafe is open all year round for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Using carefully sourced and highly seasonally ingredients to create a monthly changing menu, served in a unique and special place by Brockwell Lido.

It is an extensive European wine list and serve Meantime draught beer alongside Freshly made Juices and Smoothies and reputedly The Best Coffee in Herne Hill.

Everything made and sold is thoughtfully chosen, right down to the extra virgin rapeseed used in the kitchen. All eggs, poultry and meat is free range and vegetables are almost solely sourced from within the UK.

A special place to visit at any time of the year, The Lido Café brings some of the best food and drink to Herne Hill & Brixton.

Venue Details & Map

The Lido Cafe

Dulwich Road
Herne Hill
SE24 0PA
+44 (0)20 7737 8183

Yelp Reviews

7.00 out of 5
based on 21 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Lido Cafe

4.0 out of 5
18 September 2013
by Rebecca N.

Eggs, salmon, prosecco, pool, sun. What more do I need to say?

(Visited in June 2013) more

3.0 out of 5
15 February 2016
by Sunny K.

This place is interesting; unassuming on the outside, super-packed in. They even have seating with heaters by the pool, but it was far too windy to take advantage of alfresco dining.

We were in a big group and we didn't have to wait too long to be served once seated, but I was standing at the door for 20minutes despite having a pre-booking. I have to say, that the staff weren't particularly... more

5.0 out of 5
25 August 2015
by Beth C.

Best place for brunch in the summer!

What more could you want than sitting outside next to a pool eating an incredible breakfast?

The smoothies and juices are delicious and the eggs benedict is always perfection.

I would recommend booking on their website as there is almost always a queue at the weekends. They are really accommodating for larger groups which is ideal. more

4.0 out of 5
26 January 2015
by Josy A.

The "eggs three ways" on their Sunday brunch menu is lovely!

You get one egg with buttery spinach, one with ham and one with loads of salmon.

The cafe was packed, and we didn't have a reservation, so we sat outside (under a heater) and watched all the brave January swimmers while we drank oodles of tea and ate all the eggs.

I had to run away after brunch (as I had a poorly catty to attend... more

5.0 out of 5
14 March 2016
by Ste C.

Spent the best lazy Sunday in here recently! Outdoor area over looks the lido and is so relaxing. Breakfast menu was delicious. Family and dog friendly without it being overcrowded. Did have to wait 15 mins for a table as we hadn't booked @ 11:30 on a Sunday morning.

Breakfast, brunch and lunch food came out all looked like it would not disappoint. Would go back immediately for a quiet... more

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