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“Lovely cafe for a snack - nice, friendly atmosphere” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Cafe Excuse

Cafe Excuse
68 Zhonglou Wan Hutong | Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
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Ranked #711 of 8,771 Restaurants in Beijing
Cuisines: American
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Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Lovely cafe for a snack - nice, friendly atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

This is a great little cafe to sit and watch activity around the Drum and Bell Towers in Beijing. There is seating inside and outside. The food is good quality cafe food - pastries, sandwiches, breakfast. The coffee is very good (although the milk does taste a little different) and our children enjoyed the mango chillos (frozen mango drink). They do speak a little English and I believe there is wifi available. Western prices.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
San Jose, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Good Place to Grab a Sandwich and Check the Internet”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

If you're near the Drum Tower (once a day there is a drumming demonstration which is good but you've got to walk up a lot of steep stairs) this is a nice place to get in out of the heat, grab a sandwich, and check your e-mail. It's small but friendly and the owner speaks English.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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