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Flat Caps Coffee

13 Ridley Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
0191 232 7836
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $5
Cuisines: Sandwiches
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English first
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Been here several times always pleasant and relaxing great service from ALL staff, always and perfect coffee always too - way better than pink lane !

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The coffee is superb, the sandwiches and cakes are almost as good. The welcome is always pleasant. It's in an odd place beneath a "hippy" shop and quite small and dark, but still nice to be in.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

My wife and I popped in for one of their famous syphon coffees and weren't disappointed! For £8 we shared about 3 medium cups each, amazing value and unreal taste! Certainly the tastiest cup I've had so far! The barista set up all of the equipment and gave us our own mini tutorial. It all added to the excitement! For... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Visited in Aug 14. Its a little gem of a place, coffee is great, outstanding atmosphere, a barista who knows and loves his coffee. A must visit ! Beats the commercial chains by a mile. Not the easiest place to find, but you will be surprised where it is. Even bought a bag of coffee beans.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

First visit to Flat Caps and will definitely be returning. Great coffee and hot chocolate and lovely cakes. It is a bit like stepping back in time when you go down the spiral staircase into the cafe. The only criticism would be the seating. The stools were very uncomfortable and one at our table wobbled so much it looked unsafe!... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Or anywhere for that matter. Tiny place and you need to through another shop to get to it. The menu is limited but delicious. Sourdough breads and home baked cakes are the order of the day. If you get a chance, try the siphon coffee. You won't get anything like it at Starbucks that's for sure.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Characteristic and charming café situated downstairs in the Eluha shop Ridley Place. Accessed via a spiral staircase and you are in another world when you reach the bottom. Goats Cheese and Figs Salad, served with Sour Dough Bread. Absolutely delicious. Anyone wanting a different place to eat, this is it. One of a kind. .

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Coleraine, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Absolutely fantastic spot to have lunch and an excellent coffee. If there are two or more of you try your coffee made using a syphon, its an experience and you get the full experience from an awarding winning barista. If you enjoy your coffee this is the place to visit in Newcastle. I had a fantastic orange and Halloumi salad... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

A small cafe, tucked away, that does what it does very well. You do feel a bit as though you're vanishing into a hidden dimension as you enter through the Eluha new age shop, then down the spiral staircase (note - this isn't for you if you have mobility problems). The coffee is great, and the food is pretty good.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I normally end up having a good ramble during my reviews, but I’m going to try and keep Flat Caps short; not because of anything negative, but because I don’t think it warrants a rambling review. Basically, this was, without a shadow of a doubt, the best mocha that I’ve ever had the pleasure of drinking. We’d actually gone to... More

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