Cafe 1001


Cafe 1001 serve a variety of sandwiches, snacks and beverages. A takeaway menu is also available.

Venue Details & Map

Cafe 1001

1 Dray Walk
E1 6QL
+44 (0)20 7247 9679
Public transport:
Shoreditch, Underground
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
Yelp Reviews

4 out of 5 based on 89 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Cafe 1001

4.0 out of 5 30 September 2015
by Maya K.

On my last trip to London I was looking for a good place to get some work done and get some good food at the same time. This place was perfect for that.

They serve great breakfast with various selections of eggs, veggies and pastries and there's plenty of table space and free wifi.

The tables upstairs even have accessible plugs for charging your laptop. The atmosphere was laid back and quiet...more

1.0 out of 5 31 August 2015
by Ellen S.

Still in shock! Ordered scrambled eggs on toast. After waiting quite a while a woman brought my plate out (nice outdoor seating!), they were two fried eggs on toast. I said I ordered scrambled. Her reaction was an eyeroll, and said ' well no-one told me', and she proceeded to put it in front of me. I told her, I'd like scrambled as I asked for scrambled! She huffed and puffed and took my...more

3.0 out of 5 30 January 2015
by Therese L.

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

3.0 out of 5 3 March 2014
by Neli D.

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

4.0 out of 5 30 September 2013
by Melissa F.

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

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