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 58 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Counter Cafe

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 4 September 2015
by Daecy B.

I've been here a few times now. The location is lovely and relaxing and it's perfect for some brunch on a sunny day. The food is great, but somehow every time I've been here my coffee has been forgotten! The staff are always quick to find it though hehemore

5.0 out of 5 2 September 2015
by Jen L.

Was recommended the Counter Cafe for breakfast in the area and was not disappointed. Just a walk through the park from Westfields and Stratford, and right by Hackney Wick overground the cafe has a nice outdoor area over the canal and a good amount of indoor seating (you can sit upstairs too). We all got the eggs Benedict with salmon, and it was a really sizable portion with loads of...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

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