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Redbridge Lakes - Woodford Green

Bringing people together over food & drink
The Anglers Rest:  Café | Bar

Here at the award winning Anglers Rest Café, we are not just a cafe we pride our self on being an environmentally friendly 21st century cafe using local free range produce; from our own eggs (where we can) tailor made sausages made just for you and our free trade coffee.
We recycle our rubbish and your waste where we can, creating compost for our herb garden and vegetable gardens around the lakes, as well as recycling plastics and cardboard, helping to make a greener Redbridge and doing our bit for conservation and the local wildlife.

Our on site bee keepers producing honey just a stones throw from the cafe....it can't get more local than that ?... Check out our seasonal specials and our famous home baked scones. We offer an excellent, well priced array from breakfast, lunches, light refreshments, beers, wines, speciality coffees & children’s meals. We pride our self on using our own home grown produce on and around the lakes, allowing us to serve you fresh organic specials....
​Great food & a perfect meeting place for all..

We have  comfortable seating areas both in the café & also outside on the

covered patio giving you wonderful views of our amazing lakes.
We have a private garden that can be used for BBQs & private party hire

during the summer months.
​The Anglers Rest Cafe / Bar started in 2008, part of

Redbridge Fishing Lakes once just a place for anglers to warm

themselves while fishing, over the years our cafe has gone through

a lot of changes now allowing it to stand on its own merit.
Starting it's life just serving breakfasts and bacon rolls, under NEW

award winning Chef/Manager Mark Charnick we offer fantastic food along side our classic cafe menu....
Mark is a strong believer of offering quality local food at affordable prices. 
Since March 2017 we have been planing for a GREAT future...
We now have our own veggie garden, fruit trees & herbs around the grounds using our own produce where possible (cant get any more local) from tomatoes, lettuce & salads, onions, chillies, peppers, cucumbers, winter vegetables, blackberries, apples as well as our free range chicken eggs from our own chickens..... 

WE RECYCLE.. Here at the Anglers Rest Cafe we are committed to recycling our waste and yours, turning where we can into compost for are new garden areas, from egg shells & boxes, napkins, tea bags and vegetable food waste, boxes & take away cups...you wont see any bins around the cafe or the lake this is because we try to encourage our customers to use the recycle point next to the tackle shop on the way into the cafe .Many thanks for your help from all the team here at The Anglers Rest..