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Terry's Cafe

158 Great Suffolk Street, London SE1 1PE, England
02074079358
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Ranked #68 of 17,145 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $15
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: At Terry's we pride our self on only using quality locally sourced produce. The ethos at Terry's is to provide good honest food in an inviting friendly manor. Our meats come from smithfield meat market (where Terry used to work prior to the cafe) and our fresh produce comes from the famous Borough market. More recently in 2011 we introduced our coffee machine to the forecourt of our shop We enjoy a good relationship with Monmouth coffee co who have supplied us from the outset. We bake our own fresh pastries on the premises daily. Lunch time you can enjoy one of our home cooked daily specials from £8.00, such as "Toad in the hole ", sausage & herb pie, Traditional Roast dinners or Fish and chips, all cooked the premises and cooked to our own families recipes. Home cooking at its best! If your looking for a michelin star rated restaurant your in the wrong place, if its a Traditional English cafe, serving unpretentious good valued food and service look no further.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: At Terry's we pride our self on only using quality locally sourced produce. The ethos at Terry's is to provide good honest food in an inviting friendly manor. Our meats come from smithfield meat market (where Terry used to work prior to the cafe) and our fresh produce comes from the famous Borough market. More recently in 2011 we introduced our coffee machine to the forecourt of our shop We enjoy a good relationship with Monmouth coffee co who have supplied us from the outset. We bake our own fresh pastries on the premises daily. Lunch time you can enjoy one of our home cooked daily specials from £8.00, such as "Toad in the hole ", sausage & herb pie, Traditional Roast dinners or Fish and chips, all cooked the premises and cooked to our own families recipes. Home cooking at its best! If your looking for a michelin star rated restaurant your in the wrong place, if its a Traditional English cafe, serving unpretentious good valued food and service look no further.
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Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

This place is a treat! It looks like it hasn't been updated in 60 years - but it is maintained! The walls are full of old photographs and there is old union jack flags flying. Its like an over the top version of a wartime British cafe! As for the food, they give good portions of proper hearty food here... More

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London
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

A regular visit for me & my mates. Great greasy breakfasts & bacons sandwiches! I hear the coffee is pretty good too :) don't take card so bare that in mind!

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Where to start with Terry's? Just a sublime place from beginning to end. Equally adept at lunch as it is at brekkie (its bread and butter if you will). My girlfriend and I live just down the road so it's actually a genuine health hazard. 'The Works' is my poison of choice, even when I don't fancy a big feed.... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Fantastic place, great food - great portions and a great price. Have a great feed everytime we go - Far better than Roast's breakfast!

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Senior Contributor
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27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Came here with a colleague for a weekly 1 to 1. Surprised at what we found. Small British Cafe with tables inside and out, coffee machine on doorstep, history on walls, old British music playing, and very very good British food at reasonable prices. We both went for a full breakfast, with sides of toast, and coffee. What arrived wasn't... More

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Terryscafe, Manager at Terry's Cafe, responded to this review

Hi , Excellent review , glad to have won you as a regular ! Many thanks , Best wishes , Austin & The team More

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We spent the night nearby before boarding a cruise ship and had breakfast at this quaint neighborhood establishment. We enjoyed everything from the atmosphere, the wait staff, the eggs, sausages, beans, toast, tea, and the photos of Terry and his family that adorn the walls. Terry's son runs the place and when he realized we were American tourists, he spent... More

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Terryscafe, Manager at Terry's Cafe, responded to this review

Hi , I remember you well , glad you enjoyed the food and the experience , Many thanks , Best wishes , Austin & The team More

London
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Went here for a pre-work breakfast one morning. Food was tasty and well priced. Friendly staff too. A good local cafe in central london.

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Terryscafe, Manager at Terry's Cafe, responded to this review

Hello , Many thanks , Best wishes , Austin & The team More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

Came back to Terry's and all is forgiven!! Thank you for a great lunch,the food was amazing and of all the cafés I've been to around London and the South East this is the best.

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Terryscafe, Manager at Terry's Cafe, responded to this review

Hello , What a turnaround from your last review , Good to have you back , Best wishes , Austin & The team More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I've been to Terry's a few times now. It is a little off the beaten track and is very much a local cafe with a lot of character. The staff are very friendly and it obviously has a lot of regular customers. The breakfast is huge, tasty and very reasonably priced for the quality. I've also had the steak and... More

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Terryscafe, Manager at Terry's Cafe, responded to this review

Hello , Thanks for your review , Best wishes , Austin & The team More

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

!uality food and top service, a proper cafe with character. I had one of the bigger full english options with toast. Nice salty back bacon, still moist and not grilled to leather like some of the cheaper joints I've been to, a quality sausage and proper thick slices of black pudding. Fried egg was properly cooked with a nice runny... More

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Terryscafe, Manager at Terry's Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks , I've spoken to you since …always appreciated Best wishes , Austin & The team More

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