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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The Counter Cafe
7 Roach RoadHackney WickLondonE3 2PA
- +44 7834 275920
Great coffee. Delicious cake. Brilliant atmosphere and friendly staff. Cannot recommend highly enough.more
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
The food is delicious and the cafe is comfortable with huge sofas and great views over the canal and the Olympic stadium. It's also got a pontoon that extends onto the canal, which is a delightful place to spend a Saturday afternoon. They are dog friendly so you can often find well behaved pooches to fuss over.
After extensive field research I can confirm they do the best-poached eggs in...more
My 100th review!! I was saving it for somewhere I really liked.
I originally was going to give The Counter Cafe 4 stars but something gave it that final star. More on that later.
Firstly, a 5-7 min walk from Hackney Wick, The CC is right on the canal and some of the tables are on a ....I don't know what the official name is, but a 'floaty bit' *facepalm* outside with plenty of...more
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