Cafe 1001


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

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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 86 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Cafe 1001

2.0 out of 5 19 May 2014
by Anise S.

didn't know how to rate this place. Let's start with coffee or maybe I should not call it that way as it would be an offence to coffee itself. This thing in a cup was the most atrocious thing I had to drink and no, I did not finish it. Actually after 2 sips I left it all where it was. I don't know what it was but coffee that wasn't, I'm sure of that. more like poison. The cheesecake - much...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 20 October 2013
by Joaquín A.

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

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

3.0 out of 5 21 September 2012
by Lauren V.

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

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