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Look Mum No Hands

49 Old Street, London EC1V 9HX, England
+44 20 7253 1025
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
49 Old Street, London EC1V 9HX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have had breakfast and coffee here many times before. It is my favourite haunt when I’m in this part of London. It has a great relaxed atmosphere. This was my first visit in the evening for a bite to eat and a beer. It...More

Thank SimpEdinburgh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had been meaning to visit Look Mum No Hands for quite some time now, and I was very pleased with my experience here! It feels very comfortable and cosy in here and their brunch menu is fabulous! They have a lot of places to...More

Thank maddieschindele
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this place by chance and so glad we did. We came with our toddler who loved looking at all the bikes etc on display - a great distractio for him! We ordered a full english and a vegan breakfast - both lovely....More

Thank LeanneScot1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in for a Flat White, and cakes, ie Carrot Cake and Vegan Chocolate Cake. All tasted great. The pricing was a little high, eg the Soya milk for the coffee cost 30p extra. The place itself was a little cramped, and it was...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 2 March 2018

I had a light lunch during the week for the first time in this bike cafe and wish I had a place like this nearer home in SW London! Most people didn't seem to have a bike but I guess those who do drop off...More

Thank Isabelle M
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

While on a visit to London, one friend dragged me to this coffee place she heard about on the internet. While the coffee was good and the interior very original, this is a place I would go once or twice in order to take “instagrammable”...More

Thank Aijan M
Alexandra D, Public Relations Manager at Look Mum No Hands, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Hey Aijan, thanks for taking the time to pop in and leave a review. Just wanted to let you know we have loads of plug sockets running underneath the bar / counter area looking out of the window, so next time you pop in you'll...More

Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Really nice cafe, awesome coffee and a great selection of baked stuff. Definitely worth a visit if you have a modicum of interest in push bikes of any sort.

1  Thank readikus
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

This USED to be one of our favourite spots for brunch in the neighbourhood. It is NOT anymore - it would take a lot to make me go back there after yesterday’s experience. Before: the menu was extensive, including multiple types of eggs benny, smoked...More

Thank cark2222
Alexandra D, Public Relations Manager at Look Mum No Hands, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Hey Cark2222, we're sad to read we're not in your good books. It looks like you paid £8 for avocado toast with poached eggs, but you didn't get the eggs! We'd like to make this up to you. Can we get your email to sort...More

Reviewed 26 January 2018

We visited here on a Saturday and there was a good turnover of people so tables were available. It's interesting to see that it really is a cafe geared towards cyclists - there were lots of people in cycle gear stopping for coffee at the...More

1  Thank Minna P
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

The shop is lovely with all the bicycles decorations. Breakfast was good. However, if you wanna work with your laptop, you are not allowed to sit at the normal tables. Instead, you need to move to stools which were uncomfortable and crowded when sitting next...More

Thank Siting C
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Gintarė R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Old Street, London EC1V 9HX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7253 1025
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