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Cafe 1001

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Spitalfields
Cafe, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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Brick Lane, London E1 6QL, England
+44 20 7247 6166
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06:00 - 00:00
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Sun 06:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 00:00
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Slough, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came to Brick Lane for a day out and walked past this cafe and didn't look twice at it. But the teenagers were hungry and so we stopped and walked inside. So glad we did, huge breakfasts all round including tea and toast for £6 a head. I had a muffin and coffee. The muffin was delicious and fresh. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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335 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Attended a talk organised by Funzing and had glasses of wine which were reasonably priced at £4.30 for a 175 MLS.Cafe has plenty of comfy sofas and it is good to be early to get good seats.The talk was held in a separate room with a separate bar area and the speakers were all very eloquent.Very cosy bar and also... More 

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Timisoara
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I come here quite often and spend about 2/3 hours , the place is quite cozy , the music is nice, sofas are comfortable. Sometimes is a bit cold inside but the beverages they serve make me feel better. Meow.

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Thank emanuel-tm
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Really big place yet the cafe seems really quite - sometimes like a library - still at least it gives you the chance to enjoy your cake and hot chocolate in peace while using the cafe's free wifi to do your work! Never disappoints.

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Thank Chris H
Stockholm, Sweden
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107 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Spacious and relaxed place. offers a filling breakfast vegetarian or meat for a small coin. Quality wasnt the best but great value for the money spent. Nice atmosphere - a place where you can hangout for hours working or having a meeting.

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Thank alstahl
Aylesbury
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321 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Have been here before, but never for breakfast. Will definately go again. £6 for a massive full English including tea. And served in a cool place with great music, whilst watching all the punters gathering for the Brick Lane market stalls.

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Thank paulspod
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Easy vibe, affordable drinks, friendly staff, good food, great layout and an obvious option for an informal drink with friends. You'll become regulars in no time.

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Thank Ludovine T
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85 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

It's an old one! Been here for many years and don't get tired to do it! Nice music and atmosphere if you are a east Londoner!!

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Thank cristian e
London, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

I am a regular daytime visitor to Cafe 1001 as it is very close to my office. On a good day a very cheerful lady (i think her name is Rosie) serves you strong coffee with a great smile. The cakes are definitely worth a try, but the sandwiches not so much - the grill outside does great grilled mushrooms... More 

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Thank NtM70
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Never ate here, but i drank a lot of cheap red stripe and watched a lot of shows while living in London for half a year. Met some cool people and always had a lot of space to spread out. Also would stop by to do coursework and have a coffee or beer. It's a really cool area; Brick Lane... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Cuisine
Cafe, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 22:30
Monday
06:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 00:00
Thursday
06:00 - 00:00
Friday
06:00 - 00:00
Saturday
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brick Lane, London E1 6QL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Spitalfields
  • Neighbourhood: Spitalfields
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7247 6166
Description
Cafe 1001 is a coffee shop & DJ bar located on Dray Walk, off Brick Lane. We host a selection of international DJs & live musicians every day.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Spitalfields
For a glimpse of Georgian and Victorian London at its most pristine, or a peek into what's apt to be the next big global trend, the hipster zone of Spitalfields can provide hours of amazement. Around the clock, this is a haven for early morning bargain hunters sizing up its street markets, foodie foragers throughout the day, or late night revelers hitting some of London's most popular bars and clubs.

 Wedged between the business-minded City of London, expressly trendy Shoreditch, and zestful Whitechapel, the lines between traditional and contemporary beautifully blur in this historic East End nexus.
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