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Look Mum No Hands

49 Old Street, London EC1V 9HX, England
+44 20 7253 1025
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
49 Old Street, London EC1V 9HX, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The shop is lovely with all the bicycles decorations. Breakfast was good. However, if you wanna work with your laptop, you are not allowed to sit at the normal tables. Instead, you need to move to stools which were uncomfortable and crowded when sitting next...More

Thank Siting C
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I admit I popped in at this amazing place primarily to use the toilet, and was astonished to see a combined bike repair shop and café with at least 3 craft keg beers (including The Kernel Pale Ale) and some bottles. I just had a...More

1  Thank sigmundm
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I can totally understand and respect that they're a business and need to make a profit. I love going to cafes and working on the laptop. But this place is not one of those. The table facing the window is nice but chairs are not...More

Thank Tahmas H
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Very attractive place ! It's so pleasant to stay for a little while inside or on the terrace, come for their events .. or just grab a coffee on the go! Very friendly staff !!!

Thank Mathylde B
Reviewed 12 September 2017

I came here on a late afternoon with a friend and really enjoyed the shop/cafe. It is very unique and I ordered a cup of tea. We decided to sit outside however there were many bugs and flies all over the place and smokers are...More

Thank Garfield_1990
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The courtyard entrance had numerous cyclists and the inside of the restaurant has a cycle shop and lots of cycle gear and paraphernalia Many of the people at the tables were in cycle gear - but it was not intimidating for a non-cyclist There were...More

Thank Uday T
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Popped in quickly for a macchiato - the coffee was amazing, super strong but not at all bitter. Service was fairly friendly and it definitely has a casual, bike-lover vibe.

Thank charcat2017
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We were happy to find a cafe open in islington on a Sunday evening, the outdoor area is nice, and the concept of the place (cycling thing) is very interesting .. the shortbread was too sweet

1  Thank Rawan B
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

I dropped into this cafe as it was on my direct route from hotel to office on an overnight stay. I ordered scrambled eggs on sourdough with one veggie sausage and a latte. When the eggs came firstly there were two sausages, but I could...More

Thank A J
Alexandra D, Public Relations Manager at Look Mum No Hands, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Hey A J, This doesn't sound like us at all. We're not fans of rotten eggs! Could you email me more details so we work out what happened, what day and time you were in the cafe? alex(at)lookmumnohands.com. Next time please let us know if...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017

We have recently moved to the area and following a recommendation we have now visited several times. We really love the relaxed atmosphere. Ordering is easy you simply find a seat, order at the counter and they bring it to you. The food is always...More

Thank robinjk2015
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Gintarė R
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Response from Pierfraa | Reviewed this property |
I would definitely look for the pop up kiosk on TripAdvisor. Otherwise the best option is to put a negative review on the 'Look Mum No Hands' page
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Old Street, London EC1V 9HX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7253 1025
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