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Cafe Plaka

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315 Gray's Inn Road | Holborn, London WC1X 8PX, England
+44 20 7833 5823
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07:00 - 15:30
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Leeds, UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a "greasy spoon" breakfast in Kings Cross area this is the place for you. Great food, both full English type and Veggie breakfasts are great and not expensive. Happy to "customise" what you want and always great interaction with staff. One of my favourite places for breakfast. Not the Ritz - just good cheap food!... More 

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Thank marshga
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Great service and good constant quality food. Waiters well trained, good knowledge of the menu. Well worth visiting.

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Thank Michelle M
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

This is where the vegans in the office go for lunch. I had lunch here the other day and the food was really good as I was curious to see what the fuss was all about. The sanwiches and tea were very good, all fresh and a lovely pot of tea.

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Thank Buffetwarrior
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1,494 reviews
1,157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 594 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Cafe is typical of many small family owned cafes in london and offers the usual traditional food , offering excellent breakfasts. Quality fresh food and reasonably priced. Friendly staff.

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Thank Paulsmithcasty
Sweden
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57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

This place is now called "Munchtime" although the old name Cafe Plaka is still on the menus. The breakfast is still good, you will not be disappointed. The Sunday morning staff did not have the same customer focus as the lovely previous partly greek staff. I had to spell through the menu item for the waiter to convince him that... More 

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1 Thank sebofo
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

Cafe Plaka is your typical, rather run of the mill cafe in London. The food is so-so, and service is on the slow side. The bottom line: if you're in a hurry during the morning, avoid this cafe for breakfast at all costs. Compared to other cafes in Kings Cross, we waited almost 20 minutes to receive two English breakfast... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2015

All is in the title. We ate there good, tasty food and the waitresses were nice. There`s art from homeless people on the walls.

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Thank mkm005
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

If you are ever in kings cross and peckish in the morning swing by. Lovely food and amazing coffee and service with a smile. Very nice highly reccomended.

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Thank John K
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 339 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015

We have eaten here before and I really enjoyed the scrambled egg and baked beans on toast, and had fully intended to eat this again. However, hubby in a throw away comment asked if this would be filling enough (we had a lengthy wait at the airport) and so I changed my mind. He had large breakfast and coffee £7.00.... More 

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Thank joan t
Abingdon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2015

Time your meal just before the midday rush! It's a small restaurant but the food and staff are excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:30
Monday
07:00 - 15:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:30
Thursday
07:00 - 15:30
Friday
07:00 - 15:30
Saturday
07:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Gray's Inn Road | Holborn, London WC1X 8PX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7833 5823

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?