Railroad Café

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This sweet Morning Lane café-bar is lovingly run by Matthew Doran & Lizzie Parle (sister of chef & Daily Telegraph food writer, Stevie Parle). The pair share an infectious enthusiasm for great coffee (they brew Square Mile), great music & simple, naturally good food. House favourites are the unauthentic (& none the worse for it) Vietnamese banh mi, & breakfasts of fried eggs with sumac. On ambitious cooking days, you might even find bratwurst (made in-house) or salsiccia-stuffed quail. As the café is licensed, you can have an accompanying James Boag’s beer (from Tasmania) or glass of Viognier, too. The basement downstairs hosts live bands, readings & supper clubs.

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Railroad Café

120-122 Morning Lane ,London E9 6LH

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May 2014

The Railroad on Morning Lane isn't going to be somewhere you stumble upon, unless, that is, you have been bussed in for one of the other-worldly fashion tours taking in the Burberry or Aquascutum outlets slumming it with Tescos a few blocks away, or, maybe, you might be lost on some [fruitless] odyssey in search of an affordable pad in E8. Either way, if you do pass its unpromising corner defo pop in to see if they have a table. I went with my book-group of six ageing bibliophiles and we ended up...

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  • Food & Drink: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Atmosphere: 6
  • Value: 10

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