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Kobo Cafe

#89 of 1,301 Coffee & Tea in London#2,714 of 20,838 Places to Eat in London
$Cafe, , Healthy
346 Upper Street, London N1 0PD, England
+44 7508 859295
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  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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Cafe, Contemporary, Healthy, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
346 Upper Street, London N1 0PD, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Kobo Cafe
1. Amazing coffee
"Great fresh juice and top notch coffee"
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2. Organic food, brunch all day
"It was one of the best scrambled eggs I've ever had"
Serlina C
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3. Great food and service
"delicious organic food (the Red Leicester toastie is to die for!)"
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Healthy AND delicious food at a decent price compared to other restaurants in a walkable distance. Worth the visit if healthy eating, vegetarian options, and a small budget are important factors. I only tried one dish (no coffee). I highly recommend trying anything with the...More

Thank jwflory
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Beyond deliscious coffee! And the service? Out of this world! The staff is so happy to help and suggest! The desserts - Oh boy, remarkable! Overall yummy score: 12/10

1  Thank jeffrobinsonBCN
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

In an area filled with many independent and chain coffee shops, Kobo is the best by far. The coffee is that good, I’ve been known to go twice a day to get my caffeine hit! In addition, it’s such a friendly, positive place, they often...More

Thank Pravvy
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

The area around Angel is awash with great coffee shops, and so there is really steep competition. Over the last year or so of working regularly in the area though, Kobo has become my favourite and most regular haunt. The filter coffee is consistently excellent,...More

Thank NeilRobbins_UK
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Having failed to get breakfast at the Business Design Centre across the road, where I was an exhibitor, I decided to go in search of a place nearby where I could get something hot and quick. Kobo Cafe was just the ticket and a very...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

I had a very busy day with fan activities like the National Portrait Museum and the New Designers convention but reflecting on it, finding Kobo café was the best part. The staff are beyond lovely and know so much about all the different coffees there....More

Thank Nyzha F
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Ah Kobo. .. I so wanted to love it. The coffee was really delicious but not hot enough and service so slow. Breakfast .. smashed avocado fresh and lemony but no chilli and eat too much rocket. Açai bowl .. nothing special and prepackaged in...More

Thank Departure567598
Management response:Responded 4 July 2018

Dear guest, Thank you for your review and for your feedback. First of all, I am very sorry that we failed to deliver the level of service to you that we wish to give all our guests. It has come to my attention that there...More

Reviewed 7 May 2018

Service and coffee never disappoints at Kobo! Wonderful staff, friendly atmosphere. Just the perfect place to get or have your coffee, juice, cake, lunch etc

Thank Leanne_trvls
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Friendly service & great coffee and veggie toasties. Great place for a Sunday chillout with friends or for working.

Thank Sipisupi
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Kobo is relatively new, but seems to have found its place among the throng of chains and other independents in Islington. A particular favourite is the hot chocolate - very rich but very good,

Thank dvrvideohome
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 346 Upper Street, London N1 0PD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 7508 859295
  • E-mail
For delicious coffees, top quality loose leaf teas, healthy food & snacks, yummy treats and cakes, welcome to KOBO Cafe on Upper Street, Angel Islington. KOBO source all products with care and puts emphasize on sustainable and organic ingredients. There are plenty of vegan options and also a lot of great stuff free from gluten & lactose. We avoid refined sugar, and processed ingredients in what we prepare. Perfect for take-away, but there's also a lovely hidden seating area upstairs!
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