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31 St. Martin's Lane, London WC2N 4ER, England
+44 20 7240 0424
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“cakes” (25 reviews)
“charcuterie” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
31 St. Martin's Lane, London WC2N 4ER, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I visited Notes during my trip to London in search of good coffee in London. Notes didn't disappoint. Located centrally (near Trafalgar Square) Notes has a smooth coffee with lovely customer service.

Thank Concettinaaa
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff made this place. So helpful and friendly unlike large chain coffee shops. Really interesting decor also. Coffee was really good as were the great brownies. Delicious sandwiches also and did toasted for us. Freshly ground coffee on sale to take away as well...More

Thank Brid565
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked past this places so often and this time we went in. There is a good selection of wines and craft beers although not all of the latter were in stock. It was late Saturday afternoon and so very busy. Staff were hard pressed to...More

Thank Wendy119186363
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great position and decor but let down by v dopey staff when we visited. Perhaps students on Vac or end of long shift but didn't care and messed up simplest of orders. Interesting craft beer and food looked ok but left after such poor service

Thank jmf9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for a coffee fix if you're near Trafalgar Sq or Covent Garden (or you're walking between the two). Busy place but a great staff and nice atmosphere not to mention great coffee and snacks, make this a wonderful little stop.

Thank GlobalOkie
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

DW and I stopped for an afternoon cuppa, ordering a cappuccino and a flat white. Both were very good. On a whim, got Brownie to share. It was a WOW. Will be back.

Thank Acinonyx60
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Bit poncy, but maybe I like that as I really enjoy the atmosphere here. Superb coffee. Perfect for business meetings.

Thank EmmJehy
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I have used this place for client meetings for years. It can be crowded at certain times but every client likes the informal atmosphere and the excellent coffee. Its also very easy to find.

Thank Clive P
Reviewed 10 June 2017

This was once a branch of the Music Discount Store an independent classical CD retailer. So perhaps it's fitting this has been transformed the most atmospheric branch of Notes Coffeehaus. It's a slightly odd place, a cramped bar space at the front, coffees, sandwiches and...More

Thank futtock21
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I'm a tourist from Australia. When we were here in 2012, my son-in-law - a big coffee aficionado - found Notes just a little way from Trafalgar Square. He loved it and introduced me to it. Now, whenever I visit London (every couple of years)...More

Thank seagullrob
Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 St. Martin's Lane, London WC2N 4ER, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7240 0424
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