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 53 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Counter Cafe

4.0 out of 5 19 July 2015
by Leona T.

Good brekkie and nice to sit by the canal. Frequented by hipsters. Slightly overpricedmore

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 28 April 2015
by Nicola H.

I love this place! Great food at a reasonable price, awesome coffee roasted on site and a great atmosphere. Sitting on the pontoon, in the sun with the palm trees is the best.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

5.0 out of 5 9 May 2014
by Therese L.

I really adore this place, which is located along the Hertford Canal right at the eastern tip of Victoria Park. I first visited for a coffee after viewing a show at Stour Space Gallery, which the cafe shares its building with. I took note of the brunch menu because I'm a brunch fanatic and this was actually the site of my first brunch in London.

You can sit outside alongside the canal with a...more

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