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Arts Bar & Café

Toynbee Studios

HoursCafe closed for the month of August
LocationToynbee Studios, 28 Commercial Street, London E1 6AB
Contact020 7247 5102

The Arts Bar and Café offers a vibrant, cultural setting on the edge of the City and east London for eating, drinking, meetings, socialising, networking and showcasing artists and art.

The café is vegetarian and offers a sustainably and ethically-sourced menu, in line with Artsadmin’s values and environmental policy and action plan.

The café serves hot and cold drinks, juices, pastries, sandwiches, snacks, independent beers and ales, and European wines. Read more about our Covid-safety measures in place.

View our drinks menu

TATI’s weekly pop-up lunches every Wednesday

TATI, which is part of OITIJ-JO Collective, a not-for-profit community organisation that creates a platform for and champions Bangla creativity, cooks up delicious vegetarian lunches each week inspired by Bangladeshi cuisine.

Pop in on Wednesdays from 12.30-2pm to order your TATI lunch. Closed for the month of August.

Read a blog about TATI Canteen

Planning an event?

We provide catering for different scales and budgets for those hiring spaces at Toynbee Studios. Visit our catering page and spaces for hire to find out more.

Good food & drink

In line with Artsadmin’s commitment to embed sustainability in everything we do, our café team has taken great care to find ethical suppliers.

Coffee and cake

Coffee from Redemption Roasters, which runs roasters and barista training programmes in prisons to skill up inmates and help them find employment after their release.

We offer 3 different milk alternatives – almond, soya and oat.

Birchall teas, a family-run producer with Rainforest Alliance Certification and plastic-free, glue-free tea bags.

We use as little as plastic as possible and recycle as much as we can.

Our coffee and juice cups, paper straws and take away boxes are all compostable.

Two Farmers crisps, the UK’s only crisps to be packaged in 100% compostable bags.

Many of our wines are organic, vegan or vegetarian.