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Cafe OTO

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) #13,019 of 18,155 Restaurants in London ££ - £££ Cafe, Japanese,
18-22 Ashwin Street | Dalston - E8 3DL, London, England
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good54%
  • Average6%
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1 Feb 2017
“Cool music night at Café Oto”
1 week ago
“Good space, terrible staff!”
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CUISINES
Cafe, Japanese, Contemporary
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
18-22 Ashwin Street | Dalston - E8 3DL, London, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a regular at Cafe OTO. I sit there several times a week for meetings and work. The cafe is spacious but often cold and dark. Cafe OTO have without a doubt the most rude staff who all seem annoyed to be at work and...More

Thank Talyams
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

This is a place I know better for its evenings of great live music than it's days of food and non-alcoholic drinks. The latter are equally good!

Thank bramblesici
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I've been coming here for a couple of years now and I've always found the staff to be really friendly and welcoming. The food is also excellent! they change the menu every day so you can try something new each time you visit. There's lots...More

Thank Cat887766
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Overall a very pleasant evening. Three very different interesting acts and a lively supportive crowd creating a nice vibe. There are random chairs and benches scattered around if you're not into dancing or being in the heart of the crowd. Gaining admittance was no problem...More

Thank pacobhoy1
Reviewed 19 June 2016

great place to grab a coffee in dalston. big cave like space with free wifi. very hipster vibe if you like that kind of thing.

Thank hexxa
Reviewed 9 April 2016

I loved the events at Cafe Oto when i lived in London, but today on meeting a friend at what was once a familiar old haunt. Was somewhat tainted today by the really negative attitude of the guy that served. My low key polite request...More

Thank Ibi O
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Good music venue; went to see the current incarnation of the Arkestra; started late; very crowded (even on a Monday night) but worth the visit

Thank semarumi
Reviewed 3 August 2015

I have lived in Dalston for 7 years, and occasionally visit Café Oto for its Live Music. They host a number of genres and the atmosphere , sound and organisation is always great. I found myself forgetting why I hadn't visited for a while, then...More

Thank Anna R
Reviewed 1 July 2015

It's interesting reading the reviews of the "ghastly" staff below. Remember that the staff are volunteers, as I was once. I don't know if their induction was similar to mine, i.e. none at all, but the turnover seems high (new faces every time I go)...More

1  Thank Trevor B
Reviewed 3 May 2015

Truly ghastly place, made worse by staff who were clearly taking out their resentment of working there on customers. Shameful. Visited for a coffee on the evening of May 2 (bank holiday weekend). Even the coffee tasted like it had given up. How something this...More

Thank Liam E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, Japanese, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
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Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 17:30
Monday
08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday
08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday
08:30 - 17:30
Thursday
08:30 - 17:30
Friday
08:30 - 17:30
Saturday
09:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18-22 Ashwin Street | Dalston - E8 3DL, London, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
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