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The Book Club

#432 of 1,335 Nightlife in London
Closed Now: 10:00 - 02:00
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Good food, pancakes and coffee

The place is very spacious and great to relax with friends for brunch. While the pancakes... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2018
Curtis W
A Very Special Porridge worth photographing

I found the Book Club earlier this year while I was looking for an early morning coffee while I... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
John S
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  • Average4%
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19 Jan 2018
“Good food, pancakes and coffee”
12 Dec 2017
“A Very Special Porridge worth photographing”
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100 Leonard Street, London EC2A 4RH, England
+44 20 7684 8618
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic night at the Book club entirely down to Jon and Sam!!! Quick and friendly service, as well as great recommendations visa vi cocktails. Always come to the book club and these two always make my night!! The calamari is superb and the...More

Thank Claire W
Reviewed 19 January 2018

The place is very spacious and great to relax with friends for brunch. While the pancakes themselves are great, I also really enjoyed their savoury food. The coffee is good as well. Great place to lounge around and enjoy an afternoon with friends on the...More

Thank Curtis W
Reviewed 12 December 2017

I found the Book Club earlier this year while I was looking for an early morning coffee while I waited for a nearby meeting to start. After a long train journey from the North their Special Porridge sets you up for the day. Chilled out...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Spacious cafe/restaurant/bar in Shoreditch. During the day people come for coffee & to work. It's a nice area to hang out & socialize, enough space for table football, table tennis, and for party later on. We ordered the chicken burger and the vegetarian fajitas meal...More

Thank ursa p
Reviewed 21 May 2017

For central London, the drink prices and cocktails for quite reasonable! Even though there were around 5 staff at the bar, physically the bar upstairs in really short so getting served took a while as the night went on. I ordered some nachos and they...More

Thank RhiiRaeRoe
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We were by Liverpool Street station and the local pubs were very busy with revellers and football fans as Westham were playing that evening,so we decided to walk to the Book Club, As we were early they were not very busy and we had gone...More

Thank rav v
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I advise to discover The Book Club in London for its look & feel, and 'all at the same place' option. We will surely come back! - Good spot to have a bit of fun: take a drink and talk with friends, have dinner and...More

Thank ML_Travels140
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Always busy on the weekend as there is a good DJ in the basement playing hip hop and dancehall. Entry is normally only £5 and they serve pints of beer as well as cocktail. Good mixed crowd. Only negative is perhaps it gets a little...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Had a fun little evening with friends in this atmospheric bar. There are ping pong tables in the adjoining rooms but the main areas are good for sitting at low tables and lounging in a retro type of atmosphere. The cocktails are fun and the...More

Thank Christina C
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Had breakfast here a few weeks ago on a recommendation from a friend and it was very good. Healthy options as well as more trad options. Good coffee, friendly service and a nice atmosphere all round (busy but not crammed).

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this trend-conscious and youth-oriented neighbourhood.
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