The Counter Café

7 Roach Road , London, E3 2PA

SquareMeal Review of The Counter Café

The Counter Café’s aesthetic (Antipodean caff, by way of a Berlin squat) is pure Hackney Wick: artsy, dishevelled & unselfconsciously cool. Vintage cinema seats, raw brick walls & felt-tipped murals inside, graffiti & a scuzzy, sunny yard outside – it appeals to one’s inner student. Fittingly, you’ll get a good lunch here at student prices; charging £5 for a pie (chicken & leek or that Kiwi classic, mince & cheese, all made in-house) is a great offer. Brunch, the Counter big breakfast, a salmon & cream cheese bagel or Mumbai spicy scramble, plus a good cup of Square Mile coffee, won’t tip your bill too far over a tenner. The location is off the beaten track, but if you’re visiting Stour Space, exploring Victoria Park or the canal, then make it your mission to come here. The Counter’s nearby sister, Container Café, offers great views of the Olympic Park.

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The Counter Café is recommended for

Quiet Conversation | Widely Spaced Tables | Child Friendly | Afternoon Eating | Breakfast | Brunch | Outside Seating

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Hackney Wick Station 602m

Stratford Station 1km


Address: 7 Roach Road , London E3 2PA

Area: Bow Bromley by Bow

Opening times

Mon-Sun 7.30am-5pm (Sat-Sun 9am- )

Nearby Landmarks

Victoria Park 1km

Stratford Picture House 1km


Telephone: 07834 275 920


Cuisine: Cafes

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