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33 Ferryquay Street, Derry BT48 6JB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7136 2100
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great staff and good food for good value. tourist information also available. central location and plenty of room.

Thank Paul t
N Ireland
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236 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Thought we'd call in for light lunch. The lady serving food was very abrupt and rude initially. When she couldn't hear my friends order she said "Whah?" Instead of pardon. SHe then told us to move up so she could serve others while we were waiting on our food. Eventually we were told to stit and it would be brought... More 

Thank Nuala T
West Lothian
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This cafe was pointed out to us by our tour guide and I'm so glad she did as it was first rate. The scones were the nicest we had on our trip and came with cream and jam. Waitress offered to refill our tea (seems to be common in Ireland). Others on the trip had stories or salad and all... More 

Thank vestvesty
Galway, Ireland
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76 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I recently visited Java after a walking tour of The Walls of Derry, with a large group. We packed the place and it was no problem to the friendly staff who managed us all without panic. We had lovely teas and coffees and a few cakes thrown in. Everything was great...no complaints at all and a great location.

Thank Paul H
Derry, United Kingdom
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912 reviews
546 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 653 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Very friendly wee cafe with free refills. The staff are so nice and welcoming. It's very good value too and they have lovely scones. It can get very busy when the Derry tour groups come in .

1 Thank holidayseeker
Derry, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I just love that bowl of soup ,and all the tourists who pile into Java cafe .. Don't miss it ,it's a must for meeting lovely people

1 Thank cityofderry
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

On a long weekend visit to Derry , the Java became our base , all the staff were extremely helpful and friendly, couldn't do enough . We had different soup on a daily basis , the homemade lemon meringue, pear and almond tarts were brilliant. They will happily serve up any dish you want, We cannot recommend highly enough.

1 Thank samelainer
County Londonderry, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Poor tea and on a previous visit I tried the coffee which was insipid. Scone didn't taste freshly baked.

Thank Scrivener48
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

best value for money i have seen in a long time. the pot of tea and enormous scone were very tasty, at a price i can only vaguely remember from the past. while walking to the counter to order, i saw other diner's plates, piled high with large insides for heated rolls, etc. the servings are quite generous. no tablecloths,... More 

Thank diane c
Bangor, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

while Ilove going into this café I did that today after a 2 hour trip up to the Maiden City. to me the full Iriah contains bacon sausage egg soda bread and potato bread. Tomato is optional Today I was disappointed no to get the soda or potato bread. I declined the beans. to me beans are part of an... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 8
Irish, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Ferryquay Street, Derry BT48 6JB, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Derry
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7136 2100
This is a family run coffee shop and cafe. Situated right beside the famous Ferryquay Gate with glass frontage, its great for watching world go by. All homebaked scones,cakes and treats. Fresh and tasty hot lunches,soups, sandwiches, paninis etc. Organic,Fairtrade coffee. We serve the best cappuchino in town. Friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?