The Counter Cafe


Boasting a charming pontoon overlooking an East London canal, The Counter Café serves top-notch coffee – made from its San Franciscan roaster – and light bites. Set within the Stour Space gallery in Hackney Wick, the café is just minutes from Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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Venue Details & Map

The Counter Cafe

7 Roach Road
Hackney Wick
E3 2PA
+44 7834 275920
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Yelp Reviews

4 out of 5 based on 59 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Counter Cafe

4.0 out of 5 25 October 2015
by Meghana D.

Such a lovely place to spend a sunny Sunday. Beautiful location right by the water, in a quiet area that's great to bring a group to.

The food is great - had the French toast, which was excellent. The coffee also tastes great.

I will definitely be back.more

5.0 out of 5 23 September 2015
by Geordie B.

Such a wicked place to work, chill and drink AMAZING COFFEE! Highly recommended. They also have a great selection of pies and fresh breakfast and lunch options. Sitting on the pontoon and watching the house boats go by is lush!more

4.0 out of 5 21 August 2015
by Rachael D.

Super awesome little cafe!! Great place for a peaceful hideaway or for a friendly catchup! Pontoon outsode cafe with river view is really neat!

Went there for brunch, my first time having eggs bene and I loved it :-) well worth it :-) :-)more

4.0 out of 5 23 May 2015
by Trieu L.

This is really one of those hipster coffee shops, I have also been here before for craft and art fairs. Spacious venue with high ceiling on a gorgeous spot hidden in hackney wick. The coffee shop sits at the back, where there is also a pontoon for outdoor seating, it has a view of the canal side and Olympic stadium. Inside its spacious and airy, and has that rustic relax feel. - and because...more

5.0 out of 5 11 February 2015
by Alba V.

What a nice spot next to Stratford! I was missing something like this since I'm not longer living in Hoxton. I found it thanks to Yelp (Awesome app, like always!). I went there on a Sunday morning and I tried their brunch menu with some coffee on the side. So good! My friend and I got a nice table outside (such a nice sunny winter day). It's really nice because you can see the Olympic Stadium...more

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