The Larder – Fitzrovia’s newest cafe and THE places to get all your foodie fixes!

The Larder’s breakfast menu combines health-conscious choices with more indulgent morning fare. They thoughtfully keep those who need an early morning breakfast in mind by being open from 7.30am Monday-Friday and 9am on Saturday. Particularly love their fluffy and warm, soft-boiled egg muffin with bacon (£3.50), buttery croissants and pain au chocolat (each £4), or for those wanting healthier options to start their day can opt for a superfruit salad (£4) or rolled porridge oats with fresh berries (£4).

The Larder Breakfast

Whilst talking to Mauro (General Manager) we learnt that they are part of the Open House Group of restaurants, which then I worked out was the little sister company of Cubitt House (pub and hotel group). One of their selling points is that they sell their own branded coffee created by award-winning Reads Coffee Roasters, a Dorset-based family-run roaster. The freshly ground to order “Sumatra Bourbon” blend has a wonderful, intense flavour with rich chocolatey notes and is the perfect start to the day!

For lunch, those working or shopping locally can choose from fresh salads, with or without
protein-rich toppings such as steamed salmon & lime, grilled free-range chicken and British
roast beef (ranges from £4 – £10 depending on size and if you are adding meat/ fish). Salads such as beetroot and feta, burrata & crushed avocado and green veggies are made daily using fresh ingredients sourced from traditional British farms. The Larder also offer a range of savoury tarts (£6), house-made sausage rolls and sandwiches (£6).

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[Photos above courtesy of Anteater PR.]

A range of baked goods and puddings make The Larder a perfect mid-afternoon or post-
work pit stop. St John’s freshly baked doughnuts filled with fresh custard or seasonally
changing jams; sit alongside a range of house-made sweet treats such as plum jam
cheesecake and chocolate mousse with honeycomb.

A wide selection of wine from smaller growers, and beer from craft breweries Freedom and
Crate, will be available by the glass or bottle to enjoy with lunch or to take away.

Had a hard day at work, and don’t feel like cooking?

Pick up your food, cheese and wine provisions on the way home from Mauro and his team.


We think you should make The Larder Cafe THE places to get all your foodie fixes!


Don’t forget to check out our previous post for more on the delights on offer at this fab little cafe located on the peaceful Pearson Square:


The Larder is open from Monday to Friday 7.30am-6pm and Saturday from 9am-6pm.

The Larder is at Fitzroy Place, 8 Pearson Square, London W1W 7EY, overlooking Fitzrovia Chapel.

The phone number is 0203 846 3200

For updates follow @lardercafe on Instagram and Twitter or like The Larder on Facebook.


Twitter: @AnteaterComms  @LarderCafe #OpenHouseLondon @CubittHouse @SJRestaurant @StJBW

@reads_coffee #TeahouseExclusives @PeterSchmidtGrp @JUICEMANuk @pleasure_spot @LaFromagerieUK


Thanks to Despina from Anteater PR for the press release information and photos above.

About goantolondon

International food and travel blog by London based British Goan duo: Jason and Chiara Pinto. Twitter: @goantolondon @jasonpinto100 @chiarapinto About Goa: Goa is a small state on the western coast of India. Though the smallest Indian state, Goa has played an influential role in Indian history. Goa was one of the major trade centers in India, thus it had always been attracting the influential dynasties, seafarers, merchants, traders, monks and missionaries since its earliest known history. Throughout its history Goa has undergone continual transformation, leaving an indelible impression on various aspects of its cultural and socio-economic development. History of Goa: The East-West symbiosis of Goa makes it different from other parts of India, more than the historical and social niche. The history of Goa is a sweet and sour story of colonial heritage, oppressive rulers, a glorious culture, and uneventful immediate past. As a land with the identity of its own, Goa was brought into focus when it was liberated of Portugal from its oppressive rule of around 450 hundred years in 1961. Goa was captured and annexed to the Portuguese in 1510 following the urges of trade and demand of spices and also cottons and indigo. But, Goa has a history that starts much before Portugal even thought of Goa being where it is. Goa was coveted and ruled by a great number of Indian kingdoms and dynasties from the 4th century onwards. The first kingdom to rule Goa and Konkan were Bhojas, who were the feudatories of Ashoka in 4th and 5th centuries AD. The city of Chandrapur (present Chandor) was founded by Prince Chandraditya, son of Chalukya King Pulakesin from 566 to 597 A.D. after this, Goa was ruled consecutively by Silahara Dynasty, Kadamba Danasty, and finally Hoysalas from 1022 to 1342 A.D. From the 14th century onwards, Goa became a great trading center on the west coast, especially in the vast trade of horses imported from the Middle East. This was the time for bigger empires to move in and Vijayanagar Empire conquered it in 1344. But there empire was not going to last too long and in 1347, Bahmani Sultans defeated Vijayanagara forces in 1347 and controlled Goa. Afterwards, it was a time of great prosperity and peace for Gpa, especially during the rules of Yusuf Adil Shah and Ismail Adil Shah. They created beautiful houses, fortified Goa, and encouraged local craftsmen. Their liberal and progressive rule was not going to last too long and situation changed in 1510 A.D. Goa for all purposes was not on the Portuguese Radar even after a long time of their presence in India. When the Portuguese nobleman Alfonso de Albuquerque and his cousin Francisco de Albuquerque were sent with a powerful fleet in 1503 on the orders of King Dom Manuel I, the purpose was to defend the cargoes of spices, mostly pepper, against Arab Muslim raiders. The center of spice trade was Calicut at that time and Portuguese had built forts in Cochin and Cannanore. It was in 1506-08 that an opportunistic pirate, Timoja, persuaded Albuquerque to attack Goa and acquire a better land base. This made Goa, Portugal's first real territorial acquisition in Asia. After a brief period of recapturing by the Muslims, Goa Albuquerque finally captured Goa in 1510. The inquisition of Goa in 1540 reversed the previous liberal policy of Albuquerque and imposed strict censorship of literature and new laws to forbade non-Christians from professions. Forced conversions took place continuously, censorship was established on literature, the temples were destroyed, and non-Christian priests, holy men, and teachers were evicted. This led to continuous fleeing of Hindus from Goa to other parts of India. It is not that the relationship with Portugal brought only destruction for the Goans. Portuguese also built great churches like the church of St. Cajetan and Bom Jesus basilica in Old Goa, which is a pilgrimage site for the Christians from around the world. But it is also true that pre-1961; Goa was a highly impoverished region very backward and primitive. It is after the liberation that Goa of today has emerged and it has surprised even the locals many of whom had left their homeland before its liberation. Portugal and India are today friends and Goa continues to be a fascinating blend of Latin and Oriental. Information sourced from:
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