Caff A at the Albany
Our fully licensed café sits at the heart of the Albany building and hosts regular arts activity such as Meet Me at the Albany – a weekly arts and lunch club for older people – festival events, live music, markets and more.
It’s a great place to eat, drink, chat, meet friends and colleagues or just take it easy. You can pop-in to enjoy a delicious breakfast, filling lunch or a light pre-show meal, drink or snack.
We have free WiFi and a beautiful garden where we grow lots of the ingredients for dishes on our menu.
Caff A is open:
Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm
Saturday: 10am to 4pm
Sundays and evenings: in line with events but for at least an hour before performances.
We also have a bar within the main space which is open for lots of our events.
The Albany is a registered charity and all income from Caff A is reinvested into Albany shows and projects which benefit the local community.
The Culture Café at Canada Water Library
Enjoy a warm welcome in our family-friendly Culture Café, overlooking the water. Indulge in a tempting toastie, a freshly prepared salad, or a great coffee or tea made to your liking with a delicious cake. Coming to see a show? We have a range of snacks, wine, beers and other drinks to accompany your evening’s entertainment, pre and post show.
The Culture Café is open:
Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 5pm
Saturday: 9:30am to 4pm
Sunday: 12pm to 3pm
Evenings in line with performances and events.
The Lounge Café at Deptford Lounge
Located in the library space, the Lounge Café offers world class coffee from John Street Beverage, delicious cakes, refreshing cold beverages and tasty food such as sandwiches, soups and salads. A great place for a meeting, a catch up with friends, a hard day of studying or a relaxing read of your latest library book.
The Lounge Café is open:
Monday to Friday: 9am to 4.30pm
Saturday: 10am to 3pm
Get your daily caffeine kick at any of our Café’s: Pick up a loyalty card, collect a stamp every time you buy a cup of tea or coffee and get every 10th cup free!
Catering and Hires
We also hire out our café spaces and some of them include performance space. Plus our café teams provide catering for parties, conferences, weddings and other events. Visit Hire Us to find out more.