Cafe 1001 serve a variety of sandwiches, snacks and beverages. A takeaway menu is also available.
Venue Details & Map
1 Dray WalkShadwellLondonE1 6QL
- +44 (0)20 7247 9679
- Public transport:
- Shoreditch, Underground
I will forever nurture a fondness for this place but I have to say that it's not what it used to be. Back when I first came to London to visit friends at uni, this place was constantly heaving with too cool for school precursory hipsters, way back when we didn't even call them that. Now it seems in a sad state, only ever packed in the summer on market days. I feel sorry for the guy who mans...more
The place looks nice and the atmosphere is very relaxed but the lady behind the counter (inside) was unfriendly. It was raining and we sat inside where we had a coffee and a cappuccino and they were no better than McDonald's.
Even though there weren't many people, the tables were not cleaned and there was some salad scattered on the floor.
I will give this place another try when it's sunny...more
I've been here only one time with some friends but I enjoyed the location and the ambient. Is a place to be back for sure!
By the way, Nice coffee but not really good customer service by the waitress.more
I like everything about this place. Three rooms, three vibes- you could definitely spend the entire day here and if I lived i London I probably would.
Front room- cafe, beer, coffee, cheap snacks, wifi.
Mid room- lounge- drinks, get some nice house music going on in the evening.
Back room- club atmosphere with lounge space in the back. Decent sound system (not spectacular) but you get a...more
This place really confused me the first few times I walked past it. It seems ridiculous but I guess I just didn't understand it. Was the outside grill part of the inside café or were they two different businesses? Where do I order and where do I pay? Where can I sit? I'm not kidding -- I walked into and by this place probably 3 times to spy and observe.
Finally I just took the plunge. I just...more