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33 Ferryquay Street, Derry BT48 6JB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7136 2100
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“scones” (28 reviews)
“sandwich” (10 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
33 Ferryquay Street, Derry BT48 6JB, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I spend about 6 hours in the city on several occasions and always eat in Java. It has recently had a lovely make over. I had a lovely salad and tea in a pot,Tray carried to table for me,offer of top up of tea and...More

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dropped in here after doing a walking tour. It is a cosy space, and serves decent coffee as well as a good range cakes and scones. Right next to the city wall and gate, the cafe is very centrally located

Thank JElliot32
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We took the city walking tour, which ends at Java and includes a free cup of tea. Of course, we had to add scone or two (or three) to go with the tea. They were tasty indeed. The Java also offers a variety of sandwich...More

Thank kuznitz2
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We stopped for a break from the rain for a pot of tea, a mocha and a blueberry scone. The café is large and recently refurbished with comfortable chairs and plenty of tables. It is situated right by the city walls, so would be a...More

Thank TalbotTravellers
Reviewed 24 April 2017

great staff and good food for good value. tourist information also available. central location and plenty of room.

Thank Paul t
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Thought we'd call in for light lunch. The lady serving food was very abrupt and rude initially. When she couldn't hear my friends order she said "Whah?" Instead of pardon. SHe then told us to move up so she could serve others while we were...More

Thank Nuala T
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This cafe was pointed out to us by our tour guide and I'm so glad she did as it was first rate. The scones were the nicest we had on our trip and came with cream and jam. Waitress offered to refill our tea (seems...More

Thank vestvesty
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I recently visited Java after a walking tour of The Walls of Derry, with a large group. We packed the place and it was no problem to the friendly staff who managed us all without panic. We had lovely teas and coffees and a few...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Very friendly wee cafe with free refills. The staff are so nice and welcoming. It's very good value too and they have lovely scones. It can get very busy when the Derry tour groups come in .

1  Thank holidayseeker
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I just love that bowl of soup ,and all the tourists who pile into Java cafe .. Don't miss it ,it's a must for meeting lovely people

1  Thank cityofderry
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  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$8
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Ferryquay Street, Derry BT48 6JB, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Derry
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7136 2100
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This is a family run coffee shop and cafe. Situated right beside the famous Ferryquay Gate with glass frontage, its great for watching world go by. All homebaked scones,cakes and treats. Fresh and tasty hot lunches,soups, sandwiches, paninis etc. Organic,Fairtrade coffee. We serve the best cappuchino in town. Friendly and welcoming atmosphere.
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