Look Mum No Hands!


One of the pioneering cyclists' hangouts in London, this Islington workshop, coffee house and eatery is a popular stop-off for London’s cycling community.

Drop in for a coffee, beer or meal, with food available from lunch to dinner; watch regular races on TV and make use of the free WiFi.

If you need your bike looked at, book a repair or service with the onsite mechanics.

Venue Details & Map

Look Mum No Hands!

49 Old Street
+44 (0)20 7253 1025
Public transport:
Old Street, Underground

Yelp Reviews

8.00 out of 5
based on 144 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Look Mum No Hands!

1.0 out of 5
20 April 2018
by Amarjit U.

Idiotic policy, you can't even put your laptop onto a table. A table which you have bought food/drinks to they shout at you for putting a laptop there. I can go to literally any restaurant or coffee shop in London and I'd get better service.

If this were another coffee shop I wouldn't care, but given that this place calls itself a work place you would expect that they put productivity at the... more

5.0 out of 5
07 February 2018
by Meaghan M.

This place was fantastic. I was looking for a cool, unique local place that wasn't super touristy where is could sit and get some serious coursework done for a few hours. This was a great fit, they have a wall full of outlets set up bar style and in the back is a single seating area that's cozier than just a desk style.

Thy had a great atmosphere which was a little loud but nothing that... more

5.0 out of 5
29 April 2018
by Ranjana P.

Concept Cafe for Cyclists

As a cyclist I was recommended this place by a friend and decided to visit on a Sunday morning. It is a vibrant cafe which has a good selection of breakfast. A comfortable seating area just for diners and a space by the window for the laptop brigade. The latter can happily type away sitting on their stools looking out at the hustle of the street. It also provides a... more

4.0 out of 5
30 November 2017
by Dominique F.

3.5 stars.

Sadly didnt get the chance to try any of the food, but the flat white was just okay. What I really loved about his place is the atmosphere and plenty of couch seating with a lot of outlets. Laptops arent allowed on the tables (to avoid freeriders) and they claim that they can turn the wifi off during extremely busy lunch hours, but they didn't on the day I was there. Would still... more

5.0 out of 5
03 March 2018
by Angel C.

I live around the corner and this spot never disappoints. Fresh and full plates of eggs or avo toast or a punchy juice, I can always count on a seat at the counter or in the mosh pit. The scene is vibrant w the bike shop adj, I can't wait to enjoy a seat at the picnic tables come spring. I was a cyclist in my former life (Pre mummy) and the energy here is infectious. Love. more

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