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Coffee Lovers

QUIRKY coffee shop with friendly staff and free wifi, under the bridge just yards from Hackney Downs railway station.

Serves barista made coffee, pastries, freshly made baguettes or paninis, smoothies and home-made soup. Sit in or take away.

Hackney Downs Bridge,
Dalston Lane,
Hackney, London
E8 1LA

Telephone: 0203 774 1945

Opening times: Mon-Sat:

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