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The Old Shoreditch Station

#508 of 1,339 Nightlife in London
Open Now: 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Open today: 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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Better than Costa but it's a bit more style than substance

Picked up some takeaway coffee whilst staying at The Courthouse, on recommendation. It was not bad... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2018
Adam V
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Kent, United Kingdom
Nice coffee and tasteful sandwich

Coffee shops like these pop up everywhere around the world, but the nice coffee, tasteful sandwich... read more

Reviewed November 17, 2017
Robert-Jan1972
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Brussels, Belgium
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
22 Jan 2018
“Better than Costa but it's a bit more style than substance”
17 Nov 2017
“Nice coffee and tasteful sandwich”
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed August 24, 2017

This corner coffee is undoubtedly a living proof that great coffee is made by happy people. Sometimes it's not about the ambiance or the coffee roaster, it's about the barista! Every time I'm walking to work I pop in 'The Old Shoreditch Station' for a...More

2  Thank Marie W
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Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

It's all here. Music too loud even at breakfast. The "regular" in the usual post at the table by the window banging away on an expensive laptop. Fairy lights flickering. Mismatched furniture. Plants growing from light fittings. Overpriced food. Luke warm coffee. Questionable service. If...More

1  Thank privaaaaate
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Picked up some takeaway coffee whilst staying at The Courthouse, on recommendation. It was not bad, and the interior was good but the actual coffee was nothing special. Though, that being said, still better than Costa or Starbucks!

Thank Adam V
Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

Coffee shops like these pop up everywhere around the world, but the nice coffee, tasteful sandwich and above all the attentive staff are really an asset. I enjoyed it sitting here for a while.

Thank Robert-Jan1972
Reviewed August 24, 2017

This corner coffee is undoubtedly a living proof that great coffee is made by happy people. Sometimes it's not about the ambiance or the coffee roaster, it's about the barista! Every time I'm walking to work I pop in 'The Old Shoreditch Station' for a...More

2  Thank Marie W
Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

London is getting more and more expensive on coffee. I understand that get the right machine and beans can be quite an investment but £4,80 for 2 cups of hot water and tea bags take away is ridiculous!

1  Thank Weller1849
Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

Nice pub with amazing chandelier with cactus. Enjoyed my cocktail. No disabled loo though. Small venue with little room to manoeuvre.

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Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

This cafe has spent too long trading on it's location and the fact it used to be a tube station. Staff are too caught up in themselves to worry about good customer service. A few smiles would be nice. Explore the local area, better options...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

It's all here. Music too loud even at breakfast. The "regular" in the usual post at the table by the window banging away on an expensive laptop. Fairy lights flickering. Mismatched furniture. Plants growing from light fittings. Overpriced food. Luke warm coffee. Questionable service. If...More

1  Thank privaaaaate
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

We happened upon this place by chance. It has a good sense of space inside which is great when you have two young kids. The food, cakes and coffee were fresh and top quality. The cafe has a great vibe and staff were super friendly...More

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Reviewed February 27, 2017

Good coffee, comparable to the quality of nearby vendors, I just wish the selection of food on offer was larger with a better range of gluten and dairy free options! Great spot though to work and chillout whilst people watching.

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Reviewed February 4, 2017

Came with friends one evening for the beer rather than the coffee. They had some interesting craft beers and a deal on one of them for £3.50 a pint which was a nice surprise in Shoreditch. The other pints were normal London prices but I...More

Thank Min S
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Shoreditch
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connected transportation links dotting its perimeter,
along with an ever increasing variety of shops,
hotels, bars, and restaurants, it's easy to explore
this trend-conscious and youth-oriented neighbourhood.
There's a lingering post-industrial grit about
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