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Shepherdess Cafe

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221 City Road, London EC1V 1JN, England
+44 20 7253 2463
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
“lasagna” (6 reviews)
“chips peas” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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221 City Road, London EC1V 1JN, England
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1 - 10 of 88 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a proper café, with good food, with good service and ambiance, I have had eggs, bacon, sausage, chips & beans, to their full dinner dishes, their pastries and tea coffee, you really can't go wrong here. The staff are nice and welcoming, the...More

Thank roxywads
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

We go monthly. My husband dreads his trip to Moorfields which is virtually opposite. This cafe helps the start to our day. Great staff. Brilliant cafe. Lovely breakfast.

Thank Naomi R
Reviewed 23 March 2018

My breakfast choice is usually the bacon and egg sandwich. This would have been fantastic if not for the dull white sliced bread. Crusty/bloomer bread please people!

Thank Gillian R
Reviewed 8 February 2018

I try to pop into The Shepherdess whenever I am in the area. It has, for many years, been an absolute gem and continues to be. Not for you if you are, for some reason, looking for posh or fancy but, if you are just...More

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I seriously don’t understand how this place got so good reviews. Staff are rude, the food is not even average. I just had some vegetarian lasagne and i feel sick. Not sure if i had lasagne or melted cheese. The meals you usually have in...More

Thank Set T
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I have been regularly visiting for breakfast over the last 3 years. The staff is very friendly and the food is always delicious!!!

Thank marouli015
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Sitting on the corner of City Road and Shepherdess Walk, The Shepherdess offers hearty food and service reminicent of traditional British cafes. It provides a sit down service or takeaway which seems to be popular options for the local work crowd. It also offers Free...More

Thank alain p
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely builders breakfast this morning that filled me right up, really busy but the staff are quick to take your order and the food comes soon after . Very clean plus a good selection to choose from on the menu. Well worth a...More

Thank saxon999
Reviewed 13 September 2017

A proper top value cafe. Both lunch and breakfast are excellent. Couldn't believe the prices for London ( Northerner) . Staff helpful and friendly. Well worth a visit.

Thank Andy E
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Busy large cafe with very large windows and and garden furniture. Service very brisk and efficient. Good traditional cafe menu. Vegetarian omelette with salad and a garnish if chips was perfect. Very convenient for Moorfields Eye Hospital. The perfect pre-cataract surgery meal!

Thank 402margo
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
06:30 - 16:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 16:00
Thursday
06:30 - 16:00
Friday
06:00 - 16:00
Saturday
07:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 City Road, London EC1V 1JN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Shoreditch
  • Neighbourhood: Shoreditch
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7253 2463
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