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The Coffee Cup

) #232 of 664 Coffee & Tea in London #6,340 of 19,376 Places to Eat in London Cafe
74 Hampstead High Street, London NW3 1QX, England
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good48%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“pasta” (8 reviews)
“raisin toast” (2 reviews)
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74 Hampstead High Street, London NW3 1QX, England
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1 - 10 of 69 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Have been there plenty of times for breakfast and morning coffee. Quiet and peaceful in the mornings. Busy and bustling from around mid morning till late afternoon. The sidewalk tables and sun shades add to the Hampstead feel...

Thank Herman P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Moderate price menu. Very good service friendly servers. good food little small inside converted coffee shop to Italian food.

Thank Buddy2LosAngeles
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I love the old style décor - the foods surprisingly good, great coffee (and its not often I can honestly say that in London), hearty portions, ideal for breakfast and lunch, or an easy nothing fancy dinner. Tourists coming to London/locals ........ a fab outing...More

Thank SpainBlueSky
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This 'coffee bar', a Hampstead institution, opened in 1954, two years after I was born. When I was at school in the 1960s, this was THE place to 'hang out'. Oddly, I never did. In those days, the café had an exciting reputation. Maybe, I...More

Thank barklyeast
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I go to this cafe at least once a week, it is always full and a good place to meet friends and have a casual dinner or lunch or snack. The food is good, especially if you know what to order... the pasta is great,...More

Thank Louise P
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I have been to the coffee cup a few times as it is close to our home. This time we came with visiting family. This is a little gem, which it took as a while to discover. By its looks you would think is just...More

Thank MarianthiO
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Great looking little restaurant. Rich history. Disappointed by the Latte. It was extremely hot and watery. Especially since coffee is in their name. The staff was fantastic however. Will come back for the food next time.

Thank Chilenz
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Was very busy on New Year's Day but frankly staff were overwhelmed and this showed - were rude and rushed! My salmon sandwich was supposed to come with pepper and lemon and didn't have neither, bland and tasteless. Lack of initiative and customer service absent....More

Thank Dan7928
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The service here was terrible; only one of the five different staff who waited on us could summon even half a smile. Our dinner plates were removed quickly enough once finished, even while the rest of our table was still eating, but then we were...More

Thank atomikku
Reviewed 2 December 2016

best character cafe' with great selection of dishes at an unbelievably good price. Often go with the kids and may have to wait to be seated in this old fashioned bastion of Hampstead. Since it was taken over by the owner of Villa Bianca, sharing...More

Thank TesAngel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Hampstead High Street, London NW3 1QX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
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