Lydia Cafe Restaurant

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Lydia Cafe Restaurant

123 Stoke Newington Church Street
N16 0UH
+44 (0)20 7923 4349
Public transport:
Stoke Newington, National Railway

Yelp Reviews

5.00 out of 5
based on 7 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Lydia Cafe Restaurant

2.0 out of 5
13 October 2014
by Jenna D.

I've come here so many times, always thinking "maybe it will be better this time". So much potential- very cosy space decorated in a tacky Mardi Gras colour scheme (you know- purple, gold, green, all that New Orleans-jazz), oriental rugs and mismatched furniture- it sounds ideal, right? BUT THE FOOD REALLY IS NOT GOOD AT ALL.

How hard can it be to make french toast, miss Lydia? Or TOAST? Or... more

2.0 out of 5
23 December 2015
by Bilkisu Z.

I have never given a bad review before but this place just worth it.... POOR SERVICE it gave me the impression that this place is huge but has only one chef and two waitress (and plus one little girl serving!...... )...... And they obviously have NO idea what they should do.... Everything is super slow and they are all over the place.... We have to wait 20minutes for a cup of tea.... And then... more

3.0 out of 5
08 December 2008
by Katy I.

I went to Lydia because I was really hungry and couldn't be bothered to wait in the queue at my (and everybody else's) favourite breakfast spot on Church Street, The Blue Legume. It's some what lacking in atmosphere here; it is neither grimy east end cafe nor swanky Church Street eatery, however it's a good place to grab a cheap eat and read or watch the world go by.

They passed my basic... more

1.0 out of 5
26 October 2015
by Jakeb S.

There are very few times I would write a negative review of an establishment but I gave Lydia a second chance and I was still disappointed in the service and quality of the food. I went in on a Sunday morning with my partner and we ordered the classic breakfast of Eggs Benedict with a side of hashbrowns, she ordered the soup. About 20minutes after ordering we were again approached by the... more

3.0 out of 5
27 November 2008
by Alice S.

This little café on Stoke Newington Church Street offers the best and cheapest fried breakfast in the area. It is a funny restaurant that you can't quite work out when you first venture inside- an intimate, middle-eastern restaurant that serves up hearty, traditional English breakfasts. Its identity crisis is confirmed by the fact that it seems to be forever changing the colour of its... more

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