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31 St. Martin's Lane, London WC2N 4ER, England
+44 20 7240 0424
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21 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Some friends and I visited Notes whilst attending the Feast of St George in Trafalgar Square. I'd seen this coffee shop recommended on Londonist this week, and added to my "to visit" list. When everyone decided at pretty much the same time that they needed caffeine, I suggested Notes. Only a short walk from Trafalgar Square, I was surprised it... More 

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Thank Ryan P
London, England, United Kingdom
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220 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

For true coffee snobs, this is a great spot, often missed by passer by's. The cafe is in the heart of London, very close to trafalgar square and has a sense of class and calm. A hidden gem, often overshadowed by nearby coffee chains, this is great for a quiet good quality coffee. The inside space is so calm, which... More 

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Thank Vishna
Halesowen, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my hubby popped in here for a quick beer on 8th April. Expensive drinks and staff not overly attentive....6/7 people behind counter not seemingly doing a lot. Nice place and cakes looked lush so would probably go there again

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Thank Liseanne1968
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58 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good quality coffee for £2.70 and a reasonable quality breakfast. A good sized venue which is ideal for meeting up with someone for a catch up

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Thank Dominic V
Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stopped in before theatre with my cousin: though very busy, staff was delightful and prepared our Americano and latte perfectly!! AND never rushed us out regardless of lack of tables... thanks; so civilized!!

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Thank AngelaAlaska
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

It was a busy Saturday, and I have nof tried this place before.... ordered bacon bagel (looked like a bagel) but it had one cube of bacon in it.... so food I ordered wasn't value for money, also cafe didn't have sufficient facilities for it's capacity, otherwise if u like, give this place a go

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Thank Selene L
Paris, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We truly enjoyed our evening at Notes! Nice ambiance, amazing selection of wine from all around the world. The staff was really welcoming and gave us all the recommandations we needed. About food, we tried a lot of good things but the cheese platter was definitely my fav!

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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Hard to find a place like that in London. The selection of the products is amazing. Nice food, good coffees and beautiful selection of wine. The staff knows their job very well and are really helpful if needed for any question. What wine you should i drink, the origin of the products,...I recommend that please to everyone

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Thank Olivierverlaine
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

I came there with friends and I was impressed by the wine list, a lot of nice bottles well explained by the waiter who shared his enthusiasm. It is a perfect spot for a powerful combo cheese-charcuterie-win.

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Thank Damien G
Paris, France
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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Friendly atmosphere and lovely staff. Lots of choice and good advice. I'll be back Good music . Manager top

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 St. Martin's Lane, London WC2N 4ER, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7240 0424

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Covent Garden

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Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or simply to be among the multitude of people who pass through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated by some impromptu act of a street performer wowing the crowds in Covent Garden's Piazza. If you do have tickets, you'll be pleased to note that many of the local eateries accommodate theatergoers with prix fixe menus, early dinners, and later than usual opening hours. 


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