About Common Ground

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Common Ground is a relaxed neighbourhood cafe in Stroud Green near Finsbury Park. We serve simple, fresh, brunch-style food, specialty coffee, and juices. The space is unique, vibrant and creative. We also have a welcoming back terrace full of plants, murals and curiosities – a tranquil green space as an antidote to city life.

Chai granola


jumbo oats with chai mix, nuts & seeds served with honey yogurt, fresh berries, passion fruit, & edible flower (gf, pbo)
OR with cococonut agave yogurt (+£0.5)

Goldilocks porridge


with chai infused cocnut milk , house spiced banana date jam, toasted pecan, banana chips, bee pollen, orange segment. Ask for honey, maple syrup or agave for sweetness/nut butter for protein (pb, gf)

Jungle curry bowl


coconut rice,vegetable thai jungle curry, fresh mint, toasted seeds, chilli (gf, pb)
add an egg £1.5, add two £3

Cacklebean poached eggs


on sourdough or gluten free bread. 
Add smashed avo (£2.8) halloumi (£3.5) smoked salmon (£4) (gfo)

Smashed Avo


crumbled feta, lemon courgette ribbons, hazelnut dukkah and pea shoots on sourdough or gluten free bread.
Add an egg (£1.5, or two £3); halloumi (£3.5) or smoked salmon (£4)

Three cheese toasties

£7 /7.25/ £7.5

Original (cheddar, mozzarella, emmental and a little dijon)
with red onion marmalade
with kimchi & gochujang mayo

Add a kimchi pot £2.8

Kids toastie – £5/5.5

Waffles (gf)


THE RANCHERO (with spicy salsa, poached eggs, grated cheddar, sour cream) £11.5
THE HONGOS CHIMICHURRI (arepa waffle with roast mushrooms, salsa colla, charred corn ribs, chimichurri) £11.5 (weekends only)
MARLYN MONROE (with fresh berries, whipped mascarpone cream, maple syrup, raspberry reduction, passionfruit dust) £10.5

House Foccacia or Wraps (from 11.30am, weekdays only)

THE HALLOUMI-NATI : seared halloumi, roast pepper, pine nuts, baby plumb tomato, house basil pesto, spinach, £7
THE HEISENBERG (pb): miso mushroom, roast sweet potato, walnut rocket pesto, red slaw, crunchy leaves, £6.5


Smoked Salmon


Smashed avo


Seared halloumi


Kimchi pot


Poached Egg


Extra sourdough or gluten free bread


Our kitchen handles eggs, nuts, milk, wheat, sesame, fish and mustard.

So we can’t guarantee any of our menu items are suitable for those with allergies

due to a high risk of cross contamination

we add a discretionary service charge of 12.5% for dine in customers