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Hemsley & Hemsley at Selfridges, London

Gluten free cafe at Selfridges, London

Many people are familiar with the Hemsley sisters from their TV show and cookbooks.

Their healthy dishes are free from gluten, grains, refined sugar and hydrogenated vegetable oils which makes their cafe in Selfridges a great stop for coeliacs.

It is located on the third floor, a little oasis just off the shopping area.

The menu

The menus are available online and are divided into breakfast and afternoon tea and an all day main menu.

The menu changes seasonally, which you can find online. Breakfast items include things like granola, pancakes and a cooked breakfast The main menu is small but with interesting choices that include vegan and vegetarian options.

They also do an afternoon tea selection of scones or sandwiches which sounds a lovely break during a shopping trip.  A picture to whet your appetite is on their website here.

Drinks

kombucha cocktailAs well as the standard drink offerings of coffee and tea, you can of course get more unusual items such as a Kombucha, bulletproof coffee, matcha or golden chai latte and lavender hot chocolate.

There is a small selection of alcoholic drinks. I chose the strawberry kombucha cocktail, which was delicious.

 

Main meal

The crispy chicken thighs comes with your choice of up to three salads. This was a very generous serve, so it was filling as well as delicious.

My friend had the pulled lamb shawarma with rice which she also loved.

Dessert

We shared these beautiful orange blossom crêpes for dessert. Although they didn’t photograph very well, they were lovely and I could have eaten them both myself 🙂

Hemsley gluten free crepes

 

The Hemsley & Hemsley cafe is a safe haven for coeliacs in central London’s main shopping street. Our meal came to £65 which included the usual UK service charge (“discretionary” but always added to the bill) and a wine not pictured here.

It is also worth checking out the Food Hall on the ground floor as they also stock some gluten free products.

Selfridges (3rd floor), 400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1A 1AB (Bond St Tube)  T: 020 7318 3170
Monday to Saturday: 9:30am – 10pm, Sunday: 11:30am – 6:30pm

www.hemsleyandhemsley.com/home/cafe/

 

Hemsley & Hemsley is also featured on the 100% gluten free London listing.

London 100% gluten free

 

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About the Author: Caroline was diagnosed with Coeliac disease in 2006 and likes to share her gluten free finds around the UK, Australia and the rest of the world! See more on her in the 'About' page. .

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