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Dirty Coffee

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74 Great Eastern Street, London, England
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N Wales
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416 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2015

I was staying across the road at the Hoxton so popped in here for breakfast on a Sun morning. The food on the counter looked yummy and I chose the poached eggs on sourdough toast with avocado, rocket and chillies plus a latte. Came to just under £12. There seemed to be a lot of staff for such a small... More 

Thank bluelizard
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2015

Spotted this cool coffee shop as I was heading over to Spitalfields Market & couldn't resist popping in for coffee on my way back to the station. Being a Saturday lunchtime it was busy but not so much that you couldn't find a seat. I'm a big fan of the trend towards larger communal seating tables especially when I'm on... More 

Thank sharon02121971
Samoens, France
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163 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Great coffee. Tick. Trendy / Hip. Tick. Avocado toasts with bacon. To die for. Wanted to just sit there out of the rain and scoop up the avocado with my fingers.

Thank Chats2092
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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1,720 reviews
981 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 882 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2015

Dropped in here on Sunday when staying opposite, having noticed it previously but been put off rather by some previous TA reviews. We went there primarily for coffee as we were due to have lunch at noon, but I was tempted by the sour dough bacon sandwich - wowee! This was amazing as was the flat white coffee so I... More 

Thank GrumpsDC
Dublin, Ireland
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74 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2015

It's one of those places with a quasi industrial, unfinished kind of decor, of which there are now hundreds, so nothing special there. So what would make it stand out would be a great product. None of that though. But it's okay if you need a coffee and are in the area. Don't expect a comfy seat. My review is... More 

Thank 2happycampers2
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2014 via mobile

Acquire a huge property in a brilliant location on Great Eastern St, kit it out pretty well and then serve some up abysmal coffee. Very strange.

1 Thank Stuart B
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80 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2014

The decor is great, and given the other reviews I've heard on this place, I was actually quite excited to visit as I was staying opposite in the Hoxton. I got in there about 8am, ordered a breakfast bap only to be told it would be a 30 minute wait......really? I ordered a black americano, but was actually disappointed yet... More 

Thank TJRyan
London, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2014

Coffee was good cakes and trays even better. With board games to entertain. Relaxed vibe but service very slow.

Thank Roddies04
London, Canada
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2014 via mobile

Coffee very average. Served in a take out cup despite fact that we were eating, which was annoying. Cakes however are delicious. Decor and layout also great. Fine for somewhere to stop by if looking for a quick drink / snack, but isn't going to become a Shoreditch destination unless they put more effort into making a great coffee.

Thank Adam_Bristow
Mardela Springs
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2014

This was right across the street from the Hoxton and since my Wife and Our friends love coffee we stopped in. Great service, friendly staff, nice environment.

Thank TomNortham

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  • Address: 74 Great Eastern Street, London, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Shoreditch
  • Neighbourhood: Shoreditch

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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