the best of britain

view gallery

Railroad Cafe

120–122 Morning Lane, Hackney, London E9 6LH 020 8985 2858

We say

A cute little café/restaurant and bar with an epic view of trains sweeping into Hackney Central. Square Mile coffee is served in pretty pottery cups created by the owner’s mum, and the decor is minimal, scruffy and cool. The menu is international – with dishes such as labneh with roast delica pumpkin, and Vietnamese sandwich with slow-cooked spiced pork and pickled vegetables – and overall the food is very high quality and reasonably priced. A range of beers takes in James Boag’s, from Tasmania, and The Kernel Pale Ale, from, er, south of the river. There’s a small bookshop selling literary fiction and cooking titles, plus they run an open mic night and smallscale arts events.

Have your say

You must be signed in to leave a review, please sign in or register with us to continue.

Sign In

Are you the owner?

If you're the owner of this place you can sign up for a 'Featured Owner' account so that you can add your own text, images and more...

Owner Sign Up

How much?

Mains £11–£15

Facilities

  • Evening Restaurant Service

Looking for...

  • Eco-friendly
  • Town & City

When?

Wed–Fri 10am–11pm  (kitchen closed 3.30–7pm), Sat 10am–11pm (kitchen closed 3.30–7pm), Sun 10am–5pm (kitchen closes at 3.30pm)

In Guides

Know another place like this?