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Cafe Alba

) #14 of 74 Coffee & Tea in Beijing #407 of 12,286 Places to Eat in Beijing $$ - $$$ Cafe
70 Gulou Dongdajie,Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
+86 10 6407 3730
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good50%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
4 weeks ago
“Nice brunch”
28 Apr 2017
“Terrace! ”
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70 Gulou Dongdajie,Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had brunch here. My wife loved her breakfast. I liked my veggies in a frying pan but would have liked a few more potatoes. The coffee was good and the wifi worked fine. Service was good and a reasonable price of 155 yuan for...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went here in search of an American or British style of breakfast and weren't disappointed. This was the 1st place I could gain access to my gmail as well, so enjoyed the wifi. I had the fresh orange juice and it was also delicious....More

Thank DebbieBridge
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

I liked their sandwiches and salads, the coffee is also OK. Not expensive, very popular, especially during the weekend. Especially the upstairs terrace is a sweet spot to enjoy a beer. The service might be slow, the staff doesn't speak much English but there's a...More

Thank shianlee
Reviewed 19 November 2016

After a lot of walking round Beijing we really needed a sit down and a proper coffee and a clean loo. You know the feeling. We were walking from the Bell Tower to the Lama Temple and had been exploring the Hutongs in the morning...More

1  Thank Sally W
Reviewed 27 August 2015

The atmosphere in Cafe Alba is great! Beautiful place, well decorated and I liked the terrace very much! The only problem is that the menu is expensive.

Thank KimberlyAnastacio
Reviewed 22 June 2015

When I first discovered this cafe last winter I was really impressed. We had the front window seat and it was comfortable and relaxing. I'm not a coffee expert but the coffee seemed good. I have been back several times and have had mixed experiences....More

1  Thank Roaming2011
Reviewed 9 March 2015 via mobile

Set on the drum tower east road, hidden among designers shops, restaurants and musical instrument shops. Nice, quiet, vintage furniture, arty photographs. Decent coffee, ordinary food fare (western). Nice music (at least they change cd's here). And, last but not least...--> no smoking, thank god,...More

1  Thank Xueyan D
Reviewed 13 September 2014

It's not that easy to find good coffee in Beijing, but cafe Alba serves quite good coffee. It also has great hot chocolate and friendly service. The area of Gulou is great and the cafe has nice atmosphere, especially if you miss home (e.g. European...More

Thank Jenna H
Reviewed 14 May 2014

1. After a long walk at NanLuoGuXiang nearby, you need a place to refresh, it will be a great place. 2. Food and Coffee Quality not bad. I love the breakfast. 3. The atmosphere here is very appealing and relaxing. It is suitable to couple...More

Thank HongCL
Reviewed 12 July 2013

I've eaten here numerous times. The staff understand English, are efficient and the food is fresh and delicious. The breakfast is great and I especially love the homemade sausages. The salads and sandwiches are better than most restaurants at a very good price. Even though...More

Thank shrimpchip
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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  • Address: 70 Gulou Dongdajie,Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing>  > Houhai
  • Neighbourhood: Houhai
  • Phone Number: +86 10 6407 3730
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