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Mess Cafe

Hackney Central, Hackney
  • Kaz
    "The veggie breakfast is very tasty!"(3 Tips)
    Caprio R.
    "Excellent full English breakfasts"(3 Tips)
    Mat A.
    "A full English breakfast and coffee for a fiver"(2 Tips)
    Anna W.
    "Great service, fast turnaround and cheap."(3 Tips)
36 Tips and reviews
  • breakfast food
  • good service
  • casual
  • family-friendly
  • good for a quick meal
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  • Kristyna L.
    Kristyna LSeptember 24, 2017
    Nice place with traditional English breakfast. Very delicious and super fast.
  • Rosa R.
    Rosa ReidJuly 15, 2017
    Food is good staff is good atmosphere great and the price is good.
  • Eszter B.
    Eszter BangóFebruary 5, 2017
    It's OK. The fresh orange juice is nice, but the rest is avarage or below avarage
  • Doreen Joy
    Doreen JoyOctober 27, 2016
    Get a proper caff fry up here. Quick, filling, and fantastic value with generous portions.
  • Raquel d.
    Raquel de MenesesOctober 13, 2016
    Amazing focaccia sandwiches! Huge and delicious bread, great filling options for less than £5.
  • Caprio R.
    Caprio RedornOctober 8, 2016
    Excellent full English breakfasts
  • Boris 🌐 v.
    The Breakfast is very very good. Very simple, very British, very tasty.
  • C L.
    C LMay 8, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Great Oreo, malt or espresso milkshake and mixed fruit smoothies. Some of the cheapest in London.
  • Giorgia R.
    Giorgia RobattoDecember 13, 2015
    Simply the best breakfast in London. Loyal customer since I moved here and nothing beats their amazing brekkie options❤️veggie breakfast and squeezed oranges for life!
  • P.L. L.
    P.L. L.July 12, 2015
    everythig here is a slop, dry scrambled eggs, cheap but not good
  • George H.
    George HayesApril 8, 2015
    Go for the Full English Breakfast.
  • Jack H.
    Jack HaynesFebruary 22, 2015
    Treated my Sunday hangover very nicely.
  • Kaz
    KazDecember 29, 2014
    The veggie breakfast is very tasty!
  • Ismail M.
    Ismail MelemezOctober 30, 2014
    Best food in a cafe in Hackney by a country mile!
  • Anna W.
    Anna WallaceOctober 27, 2014
    Great service, fast turnaround and cheap. Here is the bacon and eggs (£4)
  • Anna W.
    Anna WallaceSeptember 15, 2014
    Proper greasy spoon but clean and bright. Good service and very cheap
  • Simon D.
    Simon DonaldsonSeptember 12, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    £4.10 for a full fried breakfast and coffee. Bacon is served crispy, as it should be.
  • Rosie J.
    Rosie JonesJune 21, 2014
    Stern breakfast special under a fiver
  • Fabio S.
    Fabio SalvadoriDecember 29, 2013
    Really nice, good food, low prices
  • Ralph M.
    Ralph MaverOctober 18, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Great all day vege breakfast
  • Paul M.
    Paul MayJuly 15, 2013
    Very good veggie breakfast
  • Russell B.
    Russell BJune 13, 2012
    Its great but gets very busy on the weekend, if a big Que. try Amhurst Cafe 2 doors Down. Better decor and more funky people in Mess!
  • Sinead D.
    Sinead DoyleMay 7, 2012
    Excellent value for a stonking Full English!
  • S D.
    S De NardiApril 15, 2012
    Best breakfast in Hackney!
  • Tom D.
    Tom DJanuary 29, 2012
    Fantastic breakfast with tea for under a fiver.
  • Alex W.
    Alex WeislerNovember 12, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
  • Pete G.
    Pete GaskellOctober 30, 2011
    Dunno why they changed the inside, but the breakfast is still great and a burger
  • Mat A.
    Mat AOctober 23, 2011
    A full English breakfast and coffee for a fiver
  • Toby C.
    Toby CaneSeptember 3, 2011
    Try the pesto mushrooms on toast.
  • Linx D.
    Linx DayneAugust 16, 2011
    Chicken Burger with real chicken breast.
  • Nicolae M.
    Nicolae McLeodFebruary 28, 2011
    Try the Salmon scrambled egg fusion washed down with a cup of chino
  • Rachel K.
    Rachel KnowledgeOctober 23, 2010
    Doesn't look much from the outside (or inside) but it's the best breakfast spot for miles :)
  • Barney B.
    Barney BarracloughSeptember 26, 2010
    Malt shake
  • Rohan D.
    Rohan DaviesMarch 17, 2010
    Great burgers.
  • Armelle D.
    Armelle De OliveiraJanuary 3, 2015
    Le staff est hyper friendly on se sent comme à la maison, la nourriture est succulente avec des plats végétariens, niveau prix c'est vraiment pas cher et très copieux !
  • Avonn B.
    Avonn BallantyneJanuary 14, 2012
    Full English
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