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Rough Trade East Cafe

91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QL, England
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good51%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Aug 11, 2017
“Amazing record store that serves drinks and offers live music”
Aug 3, 2017
“Nice find..”
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91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QL, England
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Reviewed August 11, 2017

I'm puzzled that this is called a cafe, when Rough Trade is a record store--and I mean, records. Vinyl galore. Plus CDs and music books. If you love pop music, this is your London mecca. On weeknights, bands from around the world play "in-stores" for...More

Thank Allan T
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Located at brick lane on a comer to an alley which was packed with people all eating and drinking at this and adjoining restaurants ,bars etc.Rough trade is a really a neat record,cafe dine etc place.Its unique and well worth a trip.

Thank Bornabrit
Reviewed May 21, 2017

Lovely place to browse and to enjoy a toastie while marvelling at the cost of vinyl these days. The cafe at the front can be surprisingly quiet during the week. Service and food is excellent, and cheap. The books on sale are worth perusing. Long...More

Thank Colin E
Reviewed April 30, 2017

The very best Record shop the world has ever seen, great people with bags of knowledge. The food is lovely and freshly made in front of you all with the back ground of great music. Fab place.

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed April 21, 2017

Undoubtedly once of the coolest record stores in the universe, Rough Trade is not only a well curated place for the culture fan to shop, they also have a nice little coffee bar and light breakfast/lunch counter as well. We were there on a Saturday...More

Thank pdxmike
Reviewed December 10, 2016

Superb record shop with the most knowledgeable and helpful staff you could wish to meet, the shop stocks everything from the mainstream to the most obscure records out there, not only does it sell records you can have a nice cup of tea from its...More

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Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Always try to pop into Rough Trade when I'm in London. Love browsing the extensive vinyl and always find a few gems to take home with me. Staff are always friendly and knowledgeable. Coffee ain't half bad either.

Thank WanderAlex
Reviewed September 25, 2016

heard from many friends that i should get myself to this record shop when i hit town and finally made it! Huge selection and cool vibe with coffee and snacks up front too. Not disappointed at all!

Thank anthonyjjparker
Reviewed August 8, 2016

Have been across to Rough Trade East a view time now. I used to visit the one in the basement of the Skateboard shop in Covent Garden years ago. Nice selection of CDs, vinyl, tapes and t-shirts. I had fun browsing through the dub and...More

Thank Tony H
Reviewed July 28, 2016

Grab a snack at the cafe, browse the records, listen to a few tunes being featured and maybe catch some live music. Rough Trade is a great spot to hang and in a great area.

Thank Jessica Rendi V
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$3 - $7
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Spitalfields
  • Neighborhood: Spitalfields
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