Venue Details & Map


40-41 Topsfield Parade
N8 8PT
+44 (0)20 8347 9037
Public transport:
Hornsey, National Railway

Yelp Reviews

4.5 out of 5 based on 6 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Beam

5.0 out of 5 23 January 2016
by Virginia R.

Breakfast here is the perfect way of starting your day. You have to try it! It is usually very busy, but their food is tasty, the coffee nice, the staff attentive. You will feel a little bit like a piggy after one of their massive breakfasts but, hey! It's the most important meal of the day! ;)more

4.0 out of 5 17 December 2015
by Daniel F.

Lovely open space with even a little outdoor terrace looking into street.

Friendly family run service, although sometimes slow. Maybe it's because I was outside and it is so large that they didn't see me.

Good flat white and good eggs benedict. Will be back for sure.more

5.0 out of 5 26 March 2015
by Madeline C.

Despite being a busy cafe, the service is attentive. Really great atmosphere and not at all contrived. Food is good; overall I feel like I'm away from the city when I'm here.more

4.0 out of 5 7 September 2014
by Zara L.

Beam looks a bit like a show home decorated by my mum. Modern, clean. Nice, not quite to my taste but non offensive and yes when I took her Mamma did approve.

We sat on thrones - think more Posh 'n' Becks than Iron. They have a huge windows and it is terribly inviting to watch all the people eating happily inside and on the tables outside as you walk past.

They do SHAK-FREAKIN-SHOUKA. The...more

5.0 out of 5 2 May 2014
by Samuel C.

Beam is a cafe with a fine kitchen.

The decorating is not to my taste - but it is to the taste of the armies of people who eat there ...

and good food will make me forgive almost anything.

The espresso is some of the best I have had in Crouch End -

which is saying a lot in a village where nearly every fourth establishment sells upscale coffee.

they do a wonderful shakshouka (a north...more

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