The Vintage Emporium and Tea Rooms

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The Vintage Emporium and Tea Rooms

14 Bacon Street
E1 6LF
+44 (0)20 7739 0799
Public transport:
Shoreditch, Underground


4 out of 5 based on 15 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Vintage Emporium and Tea Rooms

2.0 out of 5 28 March 2013
by Jack P.

I was really into it until they asked us to leave!

The vibe is very hipster and eclectic. Cool ambient atmosphere. It's very becoming. However on Tuesdays they have a life drawing class. The place gets really crowded.

I was there enjoying my late with a friend when dude who works there comes over and asks us if we're staying for the drawing class or had to leave. I mean seriously?! LOL. At...more

4.0 out of 5 12 April 2012
by Melizza R.

Great, great, great looking cafe with a fun vibe. Except for the very awkward chic (the owner?) behind the counter. It was like pulling teeth to get answers about cakes and food suggestions. Chica, lighten up. You work in a fabulous shop! Oh well. Maybe she was having a bad day.

I had a delicious iced coffee (not too weak, yay!) and lemon raspberry slab/pound cake. After snacking I headed...more

5.0 out of 5 24 January 2012
by Nico M.

I have moved to London less than three weeks ago and I've managed to come here as much as I could. They serve good teas and make really good cakes. At first I was drawn to their carrot one, but when I tried their coffee and walnut cake I was tongue-blown.

I particularly love their tuesday nights because they arrange a drawing session with a model, creating a very friendly and cozy atmosphere...more

5.0 out of 5 20 October 2010
by ruth n.

Absolutely love this place. Almost didn't want to write a review, cos i'd like this place to remain a well kept secret. Just off brick lane, and has a vintage shop downstairs (which i haven't looked at closely).

The cafe is decorated amazingly. Super cozy and relaxed. The staff are really friendly, and the prices are fair.

Have tried their coffees and teas, both of which are good, and even...more

5.0 out of 5 11 October 2010
by Lisa C.

This is such a gem!

I loved the vibe of the cafe. Very cosy and the decor makes me wish I could have a place of my own to design in the same way! The price of tea here is not so bad either. I believe it was less than £1.50. Great place to either relax, read, or to bring your laptop and get some work done.

As for the vintage clothing and accessories store downstairs from the cafe, there was...more