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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 248 Restaurants in Durham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Had a lovely lunch sitting outside in the sunshine. A compact place but worth the effort. Great sandwiches and light lunches.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Not the easiest place to find, but well worth it! Great coffee, lots of options, really nice atmosphere. Great service. I'll definitely be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

Without doubt my fave spot! If you haven't tried the homemade treats and the amazing coffee... Or vast selection of tea... Then please do, as this place really is in a league of it's own in terms of character, food and drink selection and general buzz about the place!

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The most atmospheric, inventive and welcoming coffee shop you can find in Durham. They take care in everything they do - from their fresh and unique salads, house baked cakes to their (most important of all) coffees (& the way they should be!). It's a smaller coffee shop and busy but worth the wait for a table. Even on chilly... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Go to flat white, simple as that. Food is excellent, coffee deliciously smooth, atmosphere is friendly. If it's full wait for a table, it's worth it!

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Manchester
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Popped in for a quick snack. Had the apple juice basil and ginger drink and the mozzarella croissant absolutely delicious. Beautifully presented in a cosy atmosphere. Really impressed. Best in Durham without a doubt.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We visit family in Durham several times a year and rarely do so without a visit to Flat White. It's a great little place with top coffee and top staff.

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Sydney, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Flat White is Durham's most attractive cafe - but the good experience doesn't stop there. A wide ranging drinks menu and delicious cakes will keep any cafe lover coming back for more. The service is top notch too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Lovely little cafe in Durham. The hot chocolate, with whipped cream and marshmallows and the rocky road cake is delicious! Always very busy and often it's very hard to find a seat as they're all taken! Great food, good atmosphere and it has a lovely interior! Would definitely recommend it! It is a favourite amongst students and tutors!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

A pleasant visit to a lovely cafe in the heart of Durham. Although small, the staff moved tables for us so that we could park our pram. We ordered a couple of sandwiches, the breads and ingredients were very high quality and the choice was good. We had a couple of chicken pesto sandwich which were fresh and delicious :)))... More

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