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The Broca

Coulgate Street, London, England
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Ranked #4,002 of 17,141 restaurants in London
Price range: $2 - $20
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Most recent review
- Aug 10, 2013
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English first
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013 via mobile

Excellent coffee, good prices. Pastries looked delicious and the interior is quirky and fun, with a take one leave one library.

Llandudno, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

I always look forward to visiting The Broca. The coffee is very good, I like it strong so I usually ask for an extra shot. I like that they give you a choice of size as sometimes I feel like a bucket of cappuccino and occasionally a little Americano. You also get to pick sizes in between which I am... More

London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

I'm a local. Great coffee, always served by someone lovely. I'm enjoying the recent re-arrangment of mis-matching, charmingly-impractical furniture. Best place in Brockley for a light lunch or breakfast and much more soul than Brown's next-door (coffee's great in there too, but it's always felt a bit lifeless compared to the Broca to me personally). Love the health-food shop over... More

Croydon, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

Quick, sharp and short review of a lovely place I stumbled across and will be frequenting from here on in! Seating - trying to be hip, more like hop as tables are too low and seating is too sticky when warm inside and some of the chairs would barely fit a child. Coffee - needs improving, it's all fresh but... More

London, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

Nice little coffee shop. Definitely worth popping your head in through the door - more to it than meets the eye! Nice hot brews, perfect Saturday morning treat.

Eastleigh + London, England
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013 via mobile

Have been coming here since it opened and I love Broca. Really nice place to chat or just to chill out ... good coffee, cake and they're wonderful freshly made wraps.

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
176 reviews 176 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

This great little cafe is right outside Brockley station and is a great place to drop in for a coffee and delicious piece of cake. There is an honesty library available and the place has a relaxed and laid back feel to it. Popular with students, parents and urbanites of all ages this is a lovely place to relax, admire... More

Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2010

I only wish this place was on Honor Oak Park..then it would be close enough that I would go every weekend! One of the best cooked breakfasts I've had in a long time, even the coffee was really good. I had a full english breakfast but need to go back for cakes - I was too full to try any.... More

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2010 via mobile

Nice quirky cafe. Has lovely rooms and nice garden area. Lots of veggie options. Can be a bit pricey but is worth it.

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