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Cafe 1001

Cafe, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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Brick Lane, London E1 6QL, England
+44 20 7247 6166
06:00 - 00:00
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Sun 06:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 00:00
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I come here every single time I visit London and I'm very satisfied every time. The atmosphere in the café is nice and laid back and the coffee is good. I find it quite pricy considering what you buy and the sandwiches are quite pricy as well in my opinion.

Thank mathildeloek
Leighton Buzzard
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was a bit all over the show, and their flat white is just a frothy coffee, probably couldn't even call it a cappuccino to be honest. Crazy considering they are in London's coffee central. Food is pretty good though.

Thank Tom S
Slough, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Came to Brick Lane for a day out and walked past this cafe and didn't look twice at it. But the teenagers were hungry and so we stopped and walked inside. So glad we did, huge breakfasts all round including tea and toast for £6 a head. I had a muffin and coffee. The muffin was delicious and fresh. The... More 

Thank AMANDA b
London, United Kingdom
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350 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Attended a talk organised by Funzing and had glasses of wine which were reasonably priced at £4.30 for a 175 MLS.Cafe has plenty of comfy sofas and it is good to be early to get good seats.The talk was held in a separate room with a separate bar area and the speakers were all very eloquent.Very cosy bar and also... More 

Thank Doolie77
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I come here quite often and spend about 2/3 hours , the place is quite cozy , the music is nice, sofas are comfortable. Sometimes is a bit cold inside but the beverages they serve make me feel better. Meow.

Thank emanuel-tm
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Really big place yet the cafe seems really quite - sometimes like a library - still at least it gives you the chance to enjoy your cake and hot chocolate in peace while using the cafe's free wifi to do your work! Never disappoints.

Thank Chris H
Stockholm, Sweden
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107 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Spacious and relaxed place. offers a filling breakfast vegetarian or meat for a small coin. Quality wasnt the best but great value for the money spent. Nice atmosphere - a place where you can hangout for hours working or having a meeting.

Thank alstahl
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328 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Have been here before, but never for breakfast. Will definately go again. £6 for a massive full English including tea. And served in a cool place with great music, whilst watching all the punters gathering for the Brick Lane market stalls.

Thank paulspod
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Easy vibe, affordable drinks, friendly staff, good food, great layout and an obvious option for an informal drink with friends. You'll become regulars in no time.

Thank Ludovine T
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85 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

It's an old one! Been here for many years and don't get tired to do it! Nice music and atmosphere if you are a east Londoner!!

Thank cristian e

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Cafe, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:30
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brick Lane, London E1 6QL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Spitalfields
  • Neighbourhood: Spitalfields
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7247 6166
Cafe 1001 is a coffee shop & DJ bar located on Dray Walk, off Brick Lane. We host a selection of international DJs & live musicians every day.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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 Wedged between the business-minded City of London, expressly trendy Shoreditch, and zestful Whitechapel, the lines between traditional and contemporary beautifully blur in this historic East End nexus.
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