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Flat White Durham Cafe

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21A Elvet Bridge | Durham DH1 3AA, Durham DH1 3AA, England
07789951149
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9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Flat White is Durham City's premier barista cafe serving a range of hot...
Flat White is Durham City's premier barista cafe serving a range of hot and cold food with cakes and homemade scones made fresh each day. We invite you to come and relax in our welcoming, homely cafe, tucked behind Van Mildert on Elvet Bridge.
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  • 170
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
the flat revolution

If you wanted a venue to engender conversation to change the world, make this your regular haunt. There is something quietly revolutionary about this place. Thoughtful without being pretentious, professional without being exclusive, hardcore beverages from caffeine, chai or jam-jar smoothies... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

If you wanted a venue to engender conversation to change the world, make this your regular haunt. There is something quietly revolutionary about this place. Thoughtful without being pretentious, professional without being exclusive, hardcore beverages from caffeine, chai or jam-jar smoothies through to water itself. Durham is youthful and ageless, you can sip your drink enjoy your food hear the... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

We visited here when we were in Durham, I have to say that we enjoyed our food and the staff were friendly Thumbs up guys

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Arrived immediately after church bells signalled 10.00. Second through the portal to snag an excellent brunch and assorted lattes, flat whites, cappuccinos and tea. [Love the Denby crockery]. An accomplished team. Respect.

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Durham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

A wonderful eatery tucked away through an archway in this historic City. The Flat White is a cozy little cafe that has character. There is limited seating inside and out so keep it a secret. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly and the staff are friendly and efficient. Drinks are most enjoyable and the cakes etc are fresh and look... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We happened upon Flat White after a friends recommendation. The industrial shabby chic decor was right up my street but it was completely packed out with students (it was midday on a Tuesday) so we couldn't get seated indoors sadly. We sat outside where it was chilly but the chai lattes as delicious carrot and walnut cake were worth braving... More 

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Medmenham
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Good selection of fresh sandwiches, good coffee and the cakes looked amazing but the sandwiches filled us up. It is tiny and in winter you have to sit inside worth the wait

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Durham, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Just love this place, can't fault any thing.. Food amazing, coffee amazing, great staff and service.. Support you local independent coffee shop all the way

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County Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Flat White is hidden away, but that only enhances its atmosphere: intimate; organic; welcoming. The food is healthy and beautifully presented, on wooden boards or in little ceramic dishes. The drinks, too, are excellent. I would recommend the white hot chocolate in particular, but the frappes (served in jam jars) taste fantastic too. Flat White is exactly suited to the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Just a great place for coffee! Very rich coffee, food is good two. I've tried 2 cakes and they were OK, not amazing. But coffee is great! The only downside is that they don't open on Mondays...which I forgot a few times and was disappointed... Another downside is that the place is TINY. Owner should invest in expanding and making... More 

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Durham, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I'm a regular customer here and it never disappoints. They offer a wide range of coffee and other drinks, and the coffee is always excellent - best in town in my opinion. The food is lovely: all freshly prepared - try their scrambled eggs and salmon for breakfast - or then again try their chocolate brownies or the Wensleydale and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 21A Elvet Bridge | Durham DH1 3AA, Durham DH1 3AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: 07789951149

Description

Flat White is Durham City's premier barista cafe serving a range of hot and cold food with cakes and homemade scones made fresh each day. We invite you to come and relax in our welcoming, homely cafe, tucked behind Van Mildert on Elvet Bridge.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 5:30 pm

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