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The Coffee Cup

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74 Hampstead High Street, London NW3 1QX, England
08:00 - 00:00
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Sun 09:00 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 00:00
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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was very busy on New Year's Day but frankly staff were overwhelmed and this showed - were rude and rushed! My salmon sandwich was supposed to come with pepper and lemon and didn't have neither, bland and tasteless. Lack of initiative and customer service absent. Will not go back

Thank Dan7928
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

The service here was terrible; only one of the five different staff who waited on us could summon even half a smile. Our dinner plates were removed quickly enough once finished, even while the rest of our table was still eating, but then we were left for a long time. The waitress seemed almost shocked when we requested a dessert... More 

Thank atomikku
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

best character cafe' with great selection of dishes at an unbelievably good price. Often go with the kids and may have to wait to be seated in this old fashioned bastion of Hampstead. Since it was taken over by the owner of Villa Bianca, sharing the kitchen and most of its produce, it has been serving traditional Italian dishes (good... More 

Thank TesAngel
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Been going here for a few years and really used to love going there. Especially nice during the summer. Good food selection and open past midnight. However recently there seems to be a new manager and a change of staff. Service was abysmal on the last visit with the new manager seeming more interested in his Facebook than serving customers.... More 

Thank Arjun_93
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172 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

If heading for Hampstead Heath on a Sunday morning there is no better start to the day than breakfast here. We had poached eggs, scrambled eggs with smoked salmon and egg and sausages respectively and all were proclaimed very yummy. Service was friendly and the prices very civilised. A place to return to and reading the reviews it seems that... More 

Thank Hitchcock2
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This coffee shop is a Hampstead gem. Fast and efficient service and a menu (particularly specials) that benefit from this cafe being part of the same family as the excellent Villa Bianca round the corner, Hampstead's best restaurant. Top tip is the seating at the back. Pasta Milanese is a favorite. Try this and nearby Mani's for a great experience.... More 

Thank Rupert M
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Been visiting this cafe for thirty years. Not aware it has ever really changed its decor. Outside space very cramped and inside quite dark. Staff always pleasant food reasonable and of a good standard.

Thank LondonCher
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

An all time favourite which we introduce to all our visiting friends and everyone loves. good all day menu but my faves are breakfasts Also the special chocolate is amazing I don't know how they get so much cream on one cup and for a quick snack try the raisin toast

Thank dawn h
New York City, New York
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Fish and chips with fresh peas and potatoes… Excellent… They also serve breakfast all day and all night… Great place to eat ...reasonably priced

Thank b0ssybigsis
London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

This place has got service to a tea.Staff are really friendly and efficient.Pasta cakes and breakfast are all on the menu so you can spend the whole day here.Prices are really reasonable.Service with a smile on its face.My score is FOOD 10 AMBIENCE 10 SERVICE 10 PRICE 10

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Hampstead High Street, London NW3 1QX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London

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