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Flat White Durham Cafe

21A Elvet Bridge | Durham DH1 3AA, Durham DH1 3AA, England
07789951149
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Ranked #3 of 256 Restaurants in Durham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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.
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English first
Durham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 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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San Francisco, California
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

good, fresh food and baked goods at very reasonable prices. the sandwiches are generously sized and very appetizing. service is friendly and pleasant. outdoor seating. the place is really small and the tables are really close together, but it was more cozy than uncomfortable.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

This is a wonderful, quirky little cafe hidden away in a quiet alcove. The lovely setting is full of character which makes it a fab place to chill out and the guys running it are lovely. I am a big fan of the coffee, the Ouseburn coffee range is fantastic(my all time favorite) .It is just a great little place... More 

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Lytham St Annes
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This little cafe is well worth seeking out. The food is home made and delicious. The coffee is also excellent, that many local customers tells you something.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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97 reviews 97 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This is a great find - just off of the main thoroughfare. My only gripe is that it's so popular, it was difficult to find a table inside (on a particularly dreich December day). I like the idiosyncratic set up - the pre-loved tables & chairs - & the decor. I also LIKE the fact that they run out of... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I tried the avocado, artichoke and prosciutto salad, a lovely combination I had never tried before. My mother's salmon, avocado and creme fraiche sandwich was equally lovely. The tables, however, are so close that one cannot walk though hitting someone. While this may not be entirely Flat White's fault (it is an extremely popular cafe, especially with students), it did... More 

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Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I found this place some time ago when looking at trip advisor for a quick coffee. Tucked away off an alley way, with limited seating indoors and a few tables outside when the weather is better. The atmosphere is cosy and relaxed for people who enjoy a coffee treat, without the chain style rubbish served elsewhere. As I wasn't that... More 

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Additional Information about Flat White Durham Cafe

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