Our Story...

Mother and daughter duo Caroline and Sophie turned their dream into reality when they spotted the perfect location next to Totteridge Station and came up with the most appropriate name… The Waiting Room. ‘We were very determined and knew exactly what we wanted the shop to look like’.

On entering The Waiting Room you are inspired by the beautiful, calming atmosphere, with soft music playing in the background, lamps in every corner to create an inviting and cosy style. You can’t compete with the menu which has simple home cooked food with a personal twist. Only the freshest ingredients are used and all food is lovingly cooked, breakfast with friends, lunch with family and you could never have enough cake.

Home Interiors are a huge part of The Waiting Room.  They passionately source beautiful, unique and original pieces for your home. With their own in-house interior design team ready to advise and inspire.  The vintage pieces are sourced near and far, each one telling a story, a memory attached to them and a tradition carried on. As well as accessorizing your home, you need search no more for that perfect gift. 

For an extra special treat why not indulge yourself in an afternoon tea, whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or fancy a special something, The Waiting Room can make it a truly memorable day with no party too small and catering for your every need. A truly remarkable experience, The Waiting Room is the one stop shop for Totteridge, bringing something new and inspiring to the area. .