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Dalston Lane Cafe
170C Dalston LaneKingslandLondonE8 1NG
- +44 (0)20 7254 4704
- Public transport:
- Hackney Downs, National Railway
Greasy spoon - without the grease. Or rather, less of, and higher quality produce.
Ostensibly a typical East End caff, a couple of items on the menu - halloumi cheese, maple syrup, Tunnock's Caramel Wafers, for example - suggest a somewhat alternative sensibility. Standard fare - a selection of breakfasts, sandwiches, omelettes etc. is on offer, as is a laid-back, friendly atmosphere....more
It looks like any old cafe from the outside but look closer. Yes, those are all trendy Dalstonites sitting inside or young mum's meeting for coffee.
The food is cheap but not amazing, it is however far superior to most greasy spoons and qualifies, along with Mess Cafe down the road, as another 'posh spoon' and place to get breakfast in the area.more
No shabby-chichi-frill, it's a simple yet authentic place where great food is served gently and quickly.more
This is a very nice cafe, although it gets very busy at the weekends and I'm not sure the staff are well equipped to deal with this. I feel bad saying that though as they are lovely and serve possibly the best full english I have ever had. The food is not too greasy and no chips on offer. I would also recommend the cornbeef hash with egg, or bacon and cheese sandwich.more
Run by the guys who used to run Bistroteque, this is a cafe that from the outside looks like your run of the mill greasy spoon, but one look at the dishes on offer you can tell that this is no crappy greasy spoon. They do a bloody good vegetarian breakfast, I'm told that their corned beef hash is amazing (just the fact they have this on their menu was a source of excitement to meat eating...more