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Cafe 1001

) #4,190 of 18,188 Restaurants in London $ Cafe, , Barbecue
Brick Lane, London E1 6QL, England
+44 20 7247 6166
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good48%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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Cafe, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Brick Lane, London E1 6QL, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Part of the popular Truman Brewery with good service as part of a cool laid back venue. Plenty of tasty looking food available for breakfast, lunch or dinner. They serve alcohol and have an outdoor hot food kiosk for grilled food, really tasty if you...More

Thank HenryMA-A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying at the Premier Inn just down the road and this place was recommended by one of the traders in Spitalfields Market. Went for the full English £6.60) and it was so good we came back again the next day. Recommended

Thank martyngs
Reviewed 20 May 2017

I come here every single time I visit London and I'm very satisfied every time. The atmosphere in the café is nice and laid back and the coffee is good. I find it quite pricy considering what you buy and the sandwiches are quite pricy...More

Thank Mathilde L
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Service was a bit all over the show, and their flat white is just a frothy coffee, probably couldn't even call it a cappuccino to be honest. Crazy considering they are in London's coffee central. Food is pretty good though.

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Came to Brick Lane for a day out and walked past this cafe and didn't look twice at it. But the teenagers were hungry and so we stopped and walked inside. So glad we did, huge breakfasts all round including tea and toast for £6...More

Thank AMANDA b
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Attended a talk organised by Funzing and had glasses of wine which were reasonably priced at £4.30 for a 175 MLS.Cafe has plenty of comfy sofas and it is good to be early to get good seats.The talk was held in a separate room with...More

Thank Doolie77
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I come here quite often and spend about 2/3 hours , the place is quite cozy , the music is nice, sofas are comfortable. Sometimes is a bit cold inside but the beverages they serve make me feel better. Meow.

Thank emanuel-tm
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Really big place yet the cafe seems really quite - sometimes like a library - still at least it gives you the chance to enjoy your cake and hot chocolate in peace while using the cafe's free wifi to do your work! Never disappoints.

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Spacious and relaxed place. offers a filling breakfast vegetarian or meat for a small coin. Quality wasnt the best but great value for the money spent. Nice atmosphere - a place where you can hangout for hours working or having a meeting.

Thank alstahl
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Have been here before, but never for breakfast. Will definately go again. £6 for a massive full English including tea. And served in a cool place with great music, whilst watching all the punters gathering for the Brick Lane market stalls.

Thank paulspod
For a glimpse of Georgian and Victorian London at its
most pristine, or a peek into what's apt to be the
next big global trend, the hipster zone of
Spitalfields can provide hours of amazement. Around
the clock, this is a haven for early morning bargain
hunters sizing up its street markets, foodie foragers
throughout the day, or late night revelers hitting
some of London's most popular bars and clubs.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Cafe, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brick Lane, London E1 6QL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Spitalfields
  • Neighbourhood: Spitalfields
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7247 6166
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Cafe 1001 is a coffee shop & DJ bar located on Dray Walk, off Brick Lane. We host a selection of international DJs & live musicians every day.
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