The refectory at Southwark Cathedral
Summer in the Courtyard
The Refectory at Southwark Cathedral offers a dining space for lunches, coffee and cake and pre-concert suppers, featuring a seasonal and fresh range of home-cooked produce with daily changing specials.

On the menu this Summer we are offering sharing platters of English and Continental Cheeses and Charcuterie and Ice Cream Sundaes all with table service in the Millennium Courtyard, open until 21:00 on Wednesday – Friday throughout the Summer – to reserve your table please call 020 7367 6728. In the Refectory there is the offer of homemade sandwiches and paninis, salads and hot dishes.

Afternoon tea includes finger sandwiches, scones with jam and cream and a range of homemade cakes and bakes, may be pre-booked on 020 7367 6728/6738.

We also offer a range of teas and Fairtrade coffees and a selection of soft drinks, wines and beers.

Download the Summer Courtyard menu here.

Private Functions

Elior are responsible for all event and hospitality catering at Southwark Cathedral and have a tempting range of day delegate rates and evening menus to suit all events. Exclusive bespoke menus are also available. The Refectory, the Nave and the Retro Choir are also available to hire in the evenings for dinners, cocktail parties and standing receptions.


Virtual Venue Visit

Southwark Cathedral is not only a place of worship, but also caters to a wide range of events. It sits at the heart of Bankside, close to London Bridge with rooms of varying size available for both day and evening hire.


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