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Cafe May

Hein-Hoyer-Str. 14, 20359 Hamburg, Germany
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“cake” (7 reviews)
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Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Hein-Hoyer-Str. 14, 20359 Hamburg, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent for a quick breakfast. The coffee - cafe latte and americano - was perfect. Both of our bagels were freshly made and delicious - just what we needed.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mmmerkl
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Nice hipster / alternative cafe a few blocks from the Reeperbahn and St Pauli U-Bahn. Full of ancient sofas with a nice relaxed feel. Coffee and food were excellent but the couches are grubby - which is really only a problem if you're dressed up....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ReluctantGeek
Reviewed 19 September 2018

it was super busy on a Sunday morning - they have a buffet there in this rather small place which lead to loads of congestions in the place. you have to pay at the counter, which is more or less in the same spot as...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Katharina H
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

I am sure that there are better places to have breakfast, though at € 9,50 it might be a little harder. I felt all food was average at best. Having said that, ok selection of stuff to have a decent breakfast, outside eating possible at...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Really nice brunch, if you’re looking for bacon and sausages you need to to somewhere else. Has a nice selection of meat toppings for bread, fruits, cakes and other toppings for bread. Try the cinnamon pastry, it’s delicious!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Line L
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Very friendly staff - great selection - I had brunch for 8,90€ plus coffee - fantastic value - if you are there before nine enough space - then it gets full - but you willl always find a table to share

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank kcpress
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Due to none existence of English menu, my wife & i only have limited option for breakfast since we were not visiting on weekend. So we opted for a bagel & croissant accompanied by coffee at superbly cold morning in Hamburg. The bagel were pretty...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Liandy_Vu
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We didn't make a reservation for the Saturday brunch and regretted it. We ended up sitting at the tables outside. Lucky for us, the sun came out. The food was amazing needless to say fantastic spread and good coffee. Eggs were cooked to perfection.The freshly...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank 666LOE
Reviewed 7 March 2018

A brunch cafe that stops serving Sunday brunch in St Pauli at 2pm isn't very service oriented. And as it was still crowded when we arrived it was very annoying that 4 staff members were busy tidying up and only one was serving the long...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank MXR_Berlin
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

In Hamburg with two friends and was looking for a place to have breakfast. Found this gem & although I cannot speak German & their English was small we got by. The food was fab & the trust of helping yourself is unusual anywhere. Surroundings...More

Date of visit: January 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hein-Hoyer-Str. 14, 20359 Hamburg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hamburg
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