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US$4 - US$8
Irish, Cafe, Soups
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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All reviews scones sandwich soup traybakes tray bakes great tea staff were lovely city slice
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Reviewed 1 week ago

With a 20% off voucher through the McCrossan City Tour we headed to this Cafe located right next to one of the City Gates, It was clean and spacious with very quick high quality food service at a good price- well worth a visit.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely disgusting, ordered the healthy artiesse and there was meant to be avocado on the bread, came without that, and also found hairs in the food, would not recommend. Eggs were dry and clearly reheated from previous day/days.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my favourite place in town. Despite being closed now for what feels like a million years, we walked in and the staff pretty much had our order ready. The food is unpretentious, and the bakes are just great.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 17 December 2020 via mobile

Called in today for quick cuppa, place is spotless and COVID friendly, sourdough toast was really tasty and the free top up was enjoyed as was the free slice of delicious Xmas cake to take away , will be back soon

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 16 December 2020 via mobile

Was in Derry today to finish off a few weeks Christmas bits and popped in to Java for a coffee and scones with my husband. Scones were perfect, still warm from the oven,served with homemade jam and cream,so flavoursome. We were offered more coffee and...before we left a lady came round with individually wrapped slices of Christmas cake to take home. Java is spotless with friendly efficient staff and give a great welcome so we will definitely be back. Thank you java and merry Christmas to you hard working staffMore

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 28 September 2020 via mobile

Great tea and lovely scones in bright modern cafe in a central location and all excellent value. Visited after our city walls tour, which gave us discount vouchers.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 29 August 2020 via mobile

Popular cafe serving sandwiches, toasties, tray bakes, soup. Hot and cold drinks. A nice simple layout. Staff were lovely and chatty. It was a wet day so soup and a sandwich was very welcome. Sandwiches were well filled. Plenty of fillings to choose from. Enjoyable...lunch stop.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 16 March 2020 via mobile

What a lovely friendly place, run by lovely friendly, welcoming people. The wide variety of scones are to die for. Drop in for a great value breakfast as well.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 14 March 2020

I was up working in the city for a few weeks and spent a fair few days in Java. Great coffee and treats all served by the friendliest Derry girls :-) Well worth a visit

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 25 January 2020

We called into this cosy coffee shop for a snack. Lovely coffee and tasty traybakes. The counter staff were very friendly.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Yes, Java offers takeaway services.

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Java is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4