The De Beauvoir Deli


The De Beauvoir Deli Co is an independent store and cafe on the border of Islington and Hackney.

Much of the artisan food is produced in-house and everything else is sourced locally from small independent suppliers.

Drop in for coffee, breakfast, or lunch, available to eat in or take away.

Venue Details & Map

The De Beauvoir Deli

98 Southgate Road
N1 3JD
+44 (0)20 7249 4321
Public transport:
Essex Road, National Railway

Yelp Reviews

7.00 out of 5
based on 18 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The De Beauvoir Deli

4.0 out of 5
27 November 2016
by Jennifer S.

Wonderful range of items in this tiny deli. Besides a counter with meat and cheeses (and a mushroom pâte), there is a small, cold buffet with interesting foodstuffs. I got a mix of the Polish sliced beets with horseradish; the muhammara; and a butternut squash mix (all delicious). I also got a parsnip soup and two sandwiches: spinach and pesto and the squash sandwich, both on dense, nutty... more

5.0 out of 5
14 March 2015
by Livi S.

Stumbled across this amazing local deli a few weeks ago and finally managed to fit in a visit. Feeling really weary this morning the combination of coffee and doughnuts was just what I needed and boy did De Beauvoir deliver.

I ordered a soya flat white, which is honestly one of the best I've ever had. Short and strong, and made using Monmouth coffee. At 2.80, not the cheapest, but well worth... more

2.0 out of 5
06 December 2014
by Darryl I.

I live almost next door to this deli so I really wish I could rate this place better. Firstly, it's super cramped inside - try coming here on a weekend during the day - it's packed. They've got the essentials in here - similar to what you would expect in a deli. Milk, coffee, eggs, bread, etc - but they're mostly from independent shops, bakeries, etc.

Given their small size, they've got a... more

3.0 out of 5
29 September 2015
by Menopausal Beauty O.

Very nice and welcome addition to the area which was a bit of a no-mans land beforehand. Seating outside helps and creates a relaxing atmosphere. The food is cooked on the premises for the most part or brought in from independent or specialist suppliers. Prices are average to pricey, compared to other similar establishments, but this is reflected in the quality. However I find the food... more

4.0 out of 5
01 August 2014
by Lenka N.

Sweet deli shop. When entered I felt like I was somewhere back in time - in a best possible way. Loved the interior and the display. Everything seemed really well looked after.

There was all sorts of deliciously looking foods and drinks, I just got hazelnut ice cream, which was of course deli quality.. HEAVENLY!

As said above, all the foods looked fresh and superb, fine quality. So I will... more

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