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Java U

153 Praed Street, London W2 1RL, England
+44 20 7706 3063
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (14 reviews)
“panini” (2 reviews)
“guacamole” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
153 Praed Street, London W2 1RL, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great and lovely halal food and Arabic music Great coffees Variety of tea with Arabic flavours as well

Thank ahmadz589
Reviewed 1 week ago

Java-U has brought a stylish and tasty take on coffee and food. I lobe working here or just dropping in for brunch on Sunday or breakfast on the go. Downstairs space is very cosy and the upstairs is stylish and airy. I highly recommend this...More

Thank Laura E
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Loved the coffee here. Staff friendly and efficient. Food was lovely and fresh. Do breakfast and lunch. Looks like mostly cabinet food so when it’s gone, it’s gone. Still, at 1pm still had salads, cakes and muffins, croissants and a few sandwiches. Liked the availability...More

Thank drtgfnz
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Arrived just after breakfast but they still served us. Menu was good with plenty of choice. The food was excellent and served quickly. Pricey but good quality

Thank N8699PYpeterw
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

I've been going there every morning for a while for their very nice coffee and amazing staff (and their food too)!!!! One of the reason was also their back terrace where, for once, you could smoke (not a lot around Paddington) be it only for...More

Thank leylamh
said_amm, Public Relations Manager at Java U, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Dear Leyla, We appreciate your feedback, I am a smoker myself. This has been an issue for us for quite sometime and we believe we had to action it according to the majority of feedback we received. We value you as a customer that has...More

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Grab your phone, laptop or friend and go to this place. Amazing coffee and tasty food. They have an indoor and outdoor seating. Recommend 10/10

Thank ahmaddohjoka
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent vegetarian lunch with good service but a great shame they allow smoking in the rear totally enclosed garden area... not sure this helps the healthy image and probably isn’t legal... Will only return if the owners decide to stand by their principles.More

Thank solpen162017
said_amm, Public Relations Manager at Java U, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Dear Solpen, We appreciate your feedback and we were actually considering what you have proposed. We have therefore banned smoking in the back terrace after some feedback we had from our customers including yourself. We just wanted to thank you again for your review and...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

The place is very good and nice, the coffee is great and is the food(sandwiches). The service is great as well. The only downside is that it is a bit expensive compared to other places U've been to. Still I would surely cone vack again!

Thank Yoni S
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

I was staying at the Mercure Hotel opposite and they offer breakfast at Garfibkles which I had been to before and it was disappointing and overpriced so I saw this little cafe which looked interesting. I ordered a breakfast croissant and a haloomi panini and...More

1  Thank Jane9507
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in on our way to the train station and tried their Royal Breakfast, iced coffee, orange juice, a croissant and a blueberry muffin. We really enjoyed their food, and the drinks were good, especially the fresh orange juice. The staff...More

Thank Ana R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153 Praed Street, London W2 1RL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7706 3063
  • E-mail
Come and enjoy the Only hand roasted coffee in Paddington Praed Street. Freshly prepared sandwiches on Organic Bread. Organic & Vegan Pastries & cakes. Health Soups & Amazing Salads Freshly squeezed juices & smoothies. And a beautiful art gallery seating downstairs
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