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33 Ferryquay Street, Derry BT48 6JB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7136 2100
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“scones” (32 reviews)
“sandwich” (10 reviews)
“stew” (6 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
33 Ferryquay Street, Derry BT48 6JB, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Java has been a favourite place for a coffee and snack for many years. It was closed for a period in Spring 2017 for refurbishment. The result is a fantastic venue for locals and visitors alike. Freshly prepared wraps and sandwiches on a choice...More

Thank ailbebeirnebeirne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant place to come too if your looking for a coffee or any hot drink at all..staff are wonderful and friendly, always happy to help and service with a smile each and every visit.. If your in Derry, get in here and a have a...More

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Derry offers free one hour parking around the wall so we only had an hour to walk the wall and have lunch. Java fit the bill perfectly! We enjoyed 2 Caesar salads, 2 paninis and a bowl of soup - all freshly made and then...More

Thank Stewartclan5
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Stopped for tea/coffee and a scone after walking the walls. Friendly staff and offered refills. Scones were yummy!

Thank busymum09
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

I was recently comparing a show at the Forum and called hear for brunch with a friend. From the moment we walked into unto we left we where treated with the best hospitality we experienced in a small diner like this. Staff so so friendly...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Visited after completing our second walking tour of the day. We had visited briefly for a complementary hot drink at the completion of the city wall tour. Noticed the good looking cakes and came back in the afternoon when we had completed our sight seeing....More

Thank Trehwfa38
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I spend about 6 hours in the city on several occasions and always eat in Java. It has recently had a lovely make over. I had a lovely salad and tea in a pot,Tray carried to table for me,offer of top up of tea and...More

1  Thank Mary W
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We dropped in here after doing a walking tour. It is a cosy space, and serves decent coffee as well as a good range cakes and scones. Right next to the city wall and gate, the cafe is very centrally located

Thank JElliot32
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We took the city walking tour, which ends at Java and includes a free cup of tea. Of course, we had to add scone or two (or three) to go with the tea. They were tasty indeed. The Java also offers a variety of sandwich...More

Thank kuznitz2
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We stopped for a break from the rain for a pot of tea, a mocha and a blueberry scone. The café is large and recently refurbished with comfortable chairs and plenty of tables. It is situated right by the city walls, so would be a...More

Thank TalbotTravellers
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Average prices
US$4 - US$8
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Ferryquay Street, Derry BT48 6JB, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Derry
  • Phone Number: +44 28 7136 2100
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This is a family run coffee shop and cafe. Situated right beside the famous Ferryquay Gate with glass frontage, its great for watching world go by. All homebaked scones,cakes and treats. Fresh and tasty hot lunches,soups, sandwiches, paninis etc. Organic,Fairtrade coffee. We serve the best cappuchino in town. Friendly and welcoming atmosphere.
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