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Friends of Ours

Friends of Ours

Café and Breakfast Spot££££
Hackney Borough, Hoxton
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    Katerina A.
    "Yummy breakfast, good coffee - Ozone"(6 Tips)
    Kit C.
    "Good service, nice environment and lovely food 💕"(19 Tips)
    Nathan S.
    "lovely staff 👍 Try the Pork Belly benedict"(3 Tips)
    Kay 5.
    "... Go for courgette with poached eggs, salmon pastrami & fried chicken bao,..."(4 Tips)
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  • Ioanna L.heart icon on user image
    Ioanna LaskariJune 11, 2017
    Been here 10+ times
    This is a must-go for delicious brunch. It gets too busy on weekends and it can be tough to get a table or even order but once you do, you're going to love it. The fritters are my favourite.
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    Nikhil ShahApril 13, 2016
    My favourite new brunch spot in London! Great service from owners who really care. And more importantly an interesting and unique menu with brunch classics done with their own little twist.
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    FabienneMarch 2, 2018
    Absoultely amazing and heavenly tasty food! With much love to detail their dishes combine flavours which match incredibly well together. Healthy dishes, vegan, gf options and very froendly staff!
  • Daniel H.heart icon on user image
    Daniel HuntNovember 6, 2022
    I've been coming here regularly for the last few years, and every time the menu changes I have a few new favourite dishes! Thanks to the awesome team who make this one of the top London brunch spots.
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    KatSeptember 6, 2016
    Get the french toast its to die for! As a savoury option I recommend the Bombay Muffin. Its beautiful and a great alternative to avocado on toast which is delicious but we all eat at least once a week
  • Honza M.heart icon on user image
    Honza MakovickaDecember 10, 2018
    Were there on Fri afternoon, taking last free table. We had Golden Daytime Bao and Salmon & Chilli Eggs, both tasted absolutely perfect and looked great on the plate. Flat white of the better ones.
  • Nat M.heart icon on user image
    Nat MDecember 2, 2016
    Loved the corn & beetroot fritters with avo, egg & eggplant kasundi (oh yum). Add the trout, perfect. Fritters were a bit doughy but no biggie. Space is small, fine if you don't mind sharing tables.
  • Marcela K.heart icon on user image
    Marcela KřížováFebruary 2, 2020
    Small cosy hipster place with great vibe and service. Very good coffee and best food! Specially the sweet brunches and I’m not into sweets that much. Only minus is waiting time due to small kitchen
  • Fabienneheart icon on user image
    FabienneMarch 2, 2018
    Absoultely amazing and heavenly tasty food! With much love to detail their dishes combine flavours which match incredibly well together. Healthy dishes, vegan, gf options and very froendly staff!
  • Constance |.heart icon on user image
    Great and original brunch food & cakes. Super nice service, good atmosphere. There are a few tables to eat outside.
  • Ronald D.heart icon on user image
    Ronald DLJanuary 3, 2023
    Great little spot to enjoy breakfast or just a coffee. The menu is Australian inspired and they use local produce. I had the salmon and poached eggs on rye bread.
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    PeterMarch 3, 2015
    Been here 50+ times
    Good coffee, small but tasty menu, quality ingredients. Slightly pricey, but very positive overall.
  • Maríaheart icon on user image
    MaríaAugust 9, 2017
    So unusual to find a creative menu like this when everyone else seems to be serving the same old things. The sea bass poké is super healthy, balanced and delicious.
  • Cheryl Y.heart icon on user image
    Cheryl YeOctober 23, 2018
    Amazing and innovative food at great prices. Loved the pancakes and the porridge. Chai latte is fab as well. Be sure to come early as they don’t take reservations.
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    JessicaJanuary 11, 2016
    Lovely staff and a great ranging and original menu. Brunch even includes a ramen (which is delicious and perfect size). There's of course a bit of a wait at weekends, but I'll definitely be back!
  • Est K.
    Est KJanuary 10, 2016
    Super, super-friendly staff. Avocado & crabmeat sourdough was great but boyfriend's pork belly benedict gave me the worst food envy I've had in a while. Great vibe overall and will definitely be back!
  • Jamie R.heart icon on user image
    Jamie ReesJune 4, 2015
    Great coffee, food & service. Well thought out food menu, with twists on brunch classics make it memorable.
  • Fabio T.heart icon on user image
    Fabio TadashiAugust 13, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Hidden gem. Great food, very knowledgeable baristas and excellent coffee. Do stop by and have a cake with a nice cold brew here.
  • Juan B.heart icon on user image
    Juan BuisMay 15, 2016
    Everything is great, but the Eggs Royale and the Harissa Eggs were exceptional. Short wait but sitting outside in the sun was completely worth it.
  • Kay 5.heart icon on user image
    Kay 5May 2, 2017
    Breakfast/brunch menu is served until 4 pm. Go for courgette with poached eggs, salmon pastrami & fried chicken bao, really amazing
  • Lauheart icon on user image
    LauFebruary 25, 2015
    The best antipodean influenced brunch menu in East London! Whether you're a glutton for savoury or sweet like chocolate boy, you'll leave here winning!
  • Kukkii K.heart icon on user image
    Kukkii KoppeeNovember 3, 2015
    Worth waiting for a seat for Sunday brunch. Ozone flat white was spot on. For an explosion of flavours I'd recommend the Breakfast Skillet.
  • Chris H.heart icon on user image
    Chris HainesJanuary 20, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    A lovely little and friendly place in Hoxton that makes delicious coffee with Ozone beans. The flat white is amazing. Also a perfect spot for breakfast!
  • David B.heart icon on user image
    David BentoMay 6, 2018
    Super friendly environment. Nice food and a cool place to meet with friends or get some work done on your own.
  • Lorena R.heart icon on user image
    Lorena RamliJuly 31, 2017
    Love the Brioche French Toast: Roasted white peaches, creme patissiere, almond & pistachio nougatine, and lemon verbena cream 🌟
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    JacquesNovember 6, 2016
    Ordered an amazing scrambled eggs, ocean trout on linseed toast. Best scrambled eggs ive ever had. Located in a strange area of old street. Cofee was ok.
  • Lizzyheart icon on user image
    LizzyAugust 1, 2016
    Haven't got what I wanted,they said they were changing menu,but got very delicious porridge that I have never tried before 👍🏻😊
  • Mustafa S.heart icon on user image
    Mustafa SenApril 16, 2017
    One of the best breakfast/brunch Places in London. Last time i had folded egg with salmon pastrami, It was delicious..
  • Angela L.
    Angela LiuSeptember 24, 2016
    Aussie cafe in hoxton serving beautifully presented and amazing brunch dishes! Coffee was very good too
  • Kit C.heart icon on user image
    Kit ChanNovember 17, 2017
    Wonderful breakfast! Always one of our favoutite place for breakfast & coffee! Good service, nice environment and lovely food 💕
  • Giorgi M.heart icon on user image
    Giorgi MerebashviliSeptember 22, 2018
    Best egg quality and how they are served in dish is great too poached, scrambled really the best
  • Darius G.heart icon on user image
    Darius GrozaDecember 9, 2015
    Work-friendly coffee shop with great breakfast and brunch options. WiFi and sockets available, staff are excellent.
  • Ceara P.heart icon on user image
    Ceara PixieJune 4, 2017
    This place has a big hype but it's understandable why. The brunches are amazing and they do cracking bloody Mary's.
  • Mély P.heart icon on user image
    Mély PastelMay 29, 2017
    Crowded coffeeshop. Service is kind & quick. The menu changes with the season. All the things I ate were good, thanks !
  • Geoff R.heart icon on user image
    Geoff ReinhardtAugust 19, 2017
    Been here 10+ times
    One of my favorite brunch spots in London, and maybe the world. Menu is always changing but always delicious. Great filter coffee too!
  • Shayan S.heart icon on user image
    Shayan SanyalJune 24, 2018
    Fantastic Bloody Mary! Great breakfast / brunch food. The ham hock benedict is pretty epic.
  • Mette S.heart icon on user image
    Avocado toast w poached eggs is a real treat! The Mint tea is fresh and the staff is super friendly!
  • Kim P.heart icon on user image
    Kim PhamSeptember 18, 2016
    Great little brunch spot, but don't come if you're in a rush! The mushroom toast is perfect.
  • Maha A.heart icon on user image
    Maha AApril 1, 2018
    Pleasant coffee & brunch. Excellent for vegetarians. I would recommend going for the pancakes though.
  • Rachel R.heart icon on user image
    Rachel RothFebruary 28, 2019
    Excellent brunch, tons if veg/vegan options and lots of sidewalk tables for sunny days
  • Mada
    MadaJanuary 29, 2023
    They serve delicious brunch style food inspired by the brunch scene in Melbourne. Each dish has interesting ingredients and layers of taste
  • Cindy P.heart icon on user image
    Cindy ParthonnaudSeptember 24, 2018
    The food is always amazing here, really interesting flavour combinations and a good selection of drinks. Staff are also super helpful and friendly
  • Daniel H.heart icon on user image
    Daniel HuntNovember 6, 2022
    Great coffee (try whatever is on filter too), incredible brunch menu the changes seasonally, and the pastry selection is amazing too!
  • Stephanie T.heart icon on user image
    Stephanie TauntonJuly 20, 2016
    My fav.. muffin with spiced sausage, black pudding, fried egg, herb & garlic hollandaise. Tasty :)
  • Pawel C.heart icon on user image
    Pawel CFebruary 24, 2016
    Great spot for breakfast with unique menu choices. Try the lamb merguez muffin!
  • Mark G.heart icon on user image
    Mark GJuly 26, 2018
    Been here 10+ times
    Eggs Benedict is huuuge and always a decent choice. They serve Dark Arts coffee too which is one of the best in London.
  • Di K.heart icon on user image
    Di KadyrovaFebruary 11, 2017
    Good sweet and savoury brunch options. We liked the fritters and French toast
  • Rachel C.heart icon on user image
    Rachel ClarkNovember 14, 2016
    Some unique brunch options in addition to the standards—the ricotta and spinach gnudi was quite different and it was very very good.
  • Johnheart icon on user image
    JohnApril 14, 2017
    New amazing menu for breakfast and still the same old good coffee. Very friendly staff
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    Aljohara 🌍✈April 25, 2019
    Try the french toast, and the scrambled egg with avocado on bread
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