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Flat Caps Coffee

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13 Ridley Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8JQ, England
+44 191 232 7836
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thu 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Gorgeous hot chocolates here and a very comfortable little cafe. As it's small it can get full quickly but it's great for dates or with one-on-one's with mates. There's an award winning barista anda chance to get a bunsen burner at your table for a bubbling flask of aromatic coffee which contains 8 cups! Wouldn't really recommend for small children... More 

Thank Darbox
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fancied a change from my usual coffee place. Googled it, read the reviews, decided to pop in to see if I like it, intending to possibly return at a later date. Rather hard to find, the place looked okay, a sort of "not my type" coffee shop, with few cakes on selection and at the time, rather full of young... More 

Thank Mark N
Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was taken to Flat Caps by a local, which was a blessing as I don't think I would have found it myself. The cafe is below a hippy shop and has a "blink and you miss it" sign out the front. There is a winding staircase down to the cafe and it leads into a cosy intimate room. If... More 

Thank Summerbex
Reston, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

I stopped in for a coffee after seeing Flat Caps in the Northern Coffee guide. I am very glad I did they do several different coffees, I had 2 flat whites and tried 2 different espresso's and both were fantastic. They also serve some lovely cakes and treats. I strongly recommend that you come and try the Coffee for yourselves.

Thank Craigdcp
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

The coffee here is probably the best in the city. I especially like the dedication to that, and the several options that are always available. The food and cakes available are really good too. The cafe itself is rather cosy and has a great atmosphere too it. Would definitely recommend to any coffee lover.

Thank Nathan W
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Good atmosphere, service, and coffee can't ask for much more! Elula which is upstairs is a really interesting shop definitely need to check it out too

Thank Natasha S
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere really chilled out place to come for a chat and a coffee. Coffee was very taste and it had nice latte art on it as well. ❤️

Thank Agnes W
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

The coffee was nice but the service was brusque to say the least. Nothing explained, no pleasantries or apols when things on menu weren't available. People in the upstairs shop pretty surly too. What a shame.

1 Thank Marie N
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

I had read about this coffee shop so I thought I would give it a go ,There was no welcome, the man had his back to me whilst taking my order and the service was slow the coffee was nice but not hot I don't think I will come again a smile would have made all the difference

1 Thank Deborah W
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

Hidden gem of a coffee shop. Epic flat white, with latte art which is just "wow", and don't even get me started on the "syphon"

Thank jamie_duguid

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $7
Cafe, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Ridley Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 232 7836
Multi-award winning small coffee shop. The focus is definitely on coffee but we also offer a range of sandwiches, salads, soups and cakes depending on the season. We've built a reputation for doing some of the best coffee in the region whilst also working very hard to make your visit enjoyable with great service too.

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