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Brill

Brill

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Coffee Shop and Record Shop££££
Clerkenwell
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  • Dunjaheart icon on user image
    DunjaJanuary 24, 2018
    Lovely & dog-friendly place ❤️ Great coffee + a good selection of non-dairy milks. Nice view of Exmouth market too. The staff is so kind and cheerful 💐
  • PDT B.heart icon on user image
    PDT BlogNovember 16, 2016
    Delicious coffee, yummy brownies and scrumptious bagel sandwiches! Good music selection and chill atmosphere. I like very much 😋😋
  • Mashael ✨.
    Mashael ✨September 28, 2017
    Small coffee shop in Exmouth market with great coffee and chill atmosphere💕
  • Pauheart icon on user image
    PauNovember 12, 2015
    Great coffee, bagels and brownies. Outstanding music selection and warm atmosphere. I think I found heaven on earth.
  • Katy Z.heart icon on user image
    Katy ZackFebruary 3, 2017
    My go to coffee spot in Exmouth Market. Plus they carry bagels from the good bagel shop on brick Lane!
  • Андрей Тимофеев я.
    Lost my phone in this cofe shop, was saved by a kind girl working in it. And yes, all other tips are true. Good music, coffee, atmosphere!
  • Adam S.
    Adam SmithJanuary 19, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Superb Flat White! As good as any flat White you'll have in Australia (the birth place of the flat White) cool music. An excellent coffee shop, better than nasty horrible Starbucks
  • Olga W.heart icon on user image
    Olga WoronowiczFebruary 27, 2018
    A wide variety of vegan options and fantastic bagels!
  • DAZED AND CONFUSED
    DAZED AND CONFUSEDNovember 15, 2010
    Brill does exactly what it says on the tin. Good coffee, good music = good times. Just noticed the deal on the top right corner of this page. Brill, you're brill.
  • Tamas K.heart icon on user image
    Tamas KadarJuly 18, 2019
    Decent enough bagels by European standards. Seats are hella uncomfortable though. “Everything Bagel” is not what you think (it’s a plain bagel with a lot of toppings)
  • Simon J.
    Simon JohnsJune 9, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Fantastic coffee shop - nicely made. Limited food, but it is good what they do have. Flapjacks are recomended - I had brazil nut and apricot - whole dried apricots and whole brazils. Was just plain
  • Joycieheart icon on user image
    JoycieNovember 1, 2016
    Amazing bagels and the staff and honestly so lovely. It's your go to place in Clerkenwell.
  • Vicki C.
    Vicki ChenApril 29, 2019
    Been here 5+ times
    lovely speciality coffee shop with passionate baristas and amazing music 🎶
  • Bianca B.
    Bianca BorandaFebruary 12, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    No one has recommended this until now, so I feel like I should say it: get the granola with yogurt, honey and fruits!!! Yum!
  • Kukkii K.heart icon on user image
    Kukkii KoppeeFebruary 18, 2018
    I love the old school music but the brownie is far too sweet and the flat white too bitter and was certainly not flat...
  • Samheart icon on user image
    SamJanuary 20, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    If you love a good bagel, these are the best - slightly crispy, a little chewy (in a fresh way!)
  • jason p.heart icon on user image
    jason pJuly 3, 2017
    Really tasty bagel and coffee. Enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff
  • Paul
    PaulMarch 20, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Great place. And their coffee lids are bio-degradable rather than plastic, taking a small bit of guilt away from drinking all that coffee
  • Emma Q.
    Emma QuinnMay 22, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Best coffee on Exmouth Market and the salmon and cream cheese bagel is fabulous, but even better with a dill pickle.
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    SamJanuary 27, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Tastiest most reasonably priced sarnies in Exmouth - houmous on granary with salad and gherkin is spot on
  • Matt H.heart icon on user image
    Matt HopeJanuary 26, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    As the staff what music they're into at the moment, they seldom hesitate to respond positively.
  • Jen P.heart icon on user image
    Jen P.December 11, 2017
    Really cozy atmosphere and nice staff. And you can get vinyls 👍😁
  • Danielheart icon on user image
    DanielJanuary 6, 2016
    Standout latte in Exmouth Market. Good music too!
  • Paul
    PaulApril 20, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Record cookies for Record Store Day . Brill now has a garden too - gets better
  • Veronica P.
    Veronica PandeaMay 11, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Best soy coffees and yummy fudgey brownies. Bring your own cup you'll save 10p
  • Antoine A.heart icon on user image
    Antoine AdamNovember 5, 2013
    Pretty little place, good drinks & food, good music, good service. Just go in ! :)
  • Jonty W.heart icon on user image
    Jonty WareingApril 26, 2017
    Browse the record selection while having lovely coffee.
  • Patrick M.
    Patrick McDermottSeptember 28, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The toasted bagels are awesome. Cheese, ham, tomato and rocket is my fave combo.
  • Smaranda V.heart icon on user image
    Smaranda VerandaJanuary 8, 2018
    The staff is super friendly, the music is awesome.
  • Luke 🍺 M.
    Luke 🍺 Murphy-WearmouthSeptember 24, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Best flat white in all of London. They also do vegemite bagels if your taste is decidedly antipodean
  • Mat A.heart icon on user image
    Mat AMay 9, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Some of the best brownies in London
  • Johnheart icon on user image
    JohnApril 18, 2017
    What a better way to start the day!
  • Alex H.
    Alex HoyeMay 6, 2014
    Tunes and coffee you expect, food way better than you'd expect
  • Peter S.
    Peter SigristJuly 31, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Breakfast or lunch, this place kills it with the awesome. Kills. It.
  • Stephen P.heart icon on user image
    Stephen PirrieJune 12, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    This may be sacrilege to the Exmouth Marketers but I think Brill's coffee tastes better than Caravan's.
  • Peter S.
    Peter SigristMay 24, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Pop in for big smiles, great music and stunning coffee
  • Neil Y.
    Neil YoungJanuary 7, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The Cheese and Everything Bagel is unbeatable.
  • Viv
    VivSeptember 22, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    bagels are from brick lane - they are excellent!
  • Tonic Music
    Tonic MusicMarch 11, 2011
    Free coffee with your CD purchases over £10. Look out for the hand-written staff picks stuck on with sellotape...
  • Fernando B.heart icon on user image
    Fernando BasualdoNovember 8, 2014
    Best brownies in London!! :-)
  • Mark B.
    Mark BrillMay 20, 2010
    Friendly coffee/cd shop. Great coffee and great music. Free wifi.
  • Matt H.heart icon on user image
    Matt HopeSeptember 2, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Ask Jeremy or one of the staff what their album of the week is
  • Will M.heart icon on user image
    Will MAugust 5, 2016
    Really good, not stuck up either
  • Josh M.heart icon on user image
    Josh MillerAugust 31, 2014
    Banana bread with peanuts
  • Karlsson M.heart icon on user image
    Karlsson MartinDecember 3, 2014
    Very good bagels.
  • cui
    cuiAugust 18, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    One of my Exmouth Market favourites. They sell bagels, coffee, and music, and all with impeccable taste. Place is small, but nice space to sit down w/ laptop or book to enjoy your quiet time.
  • Pieter L.heart icon on user image
    Pieter LevelsSeptember 28, 2018
    Coffee is reaaaally good here. Nice little tiny shop in Exmouth Market. Service is a bit slow but I think that might just be a London thing. 8/10
  • Eleonora F.heart icon on user image
    Eleonora FrancioniApril 6, 2016
    Coffee and cakes
  • erm___
    erm___May 14, 2012
    Ola's Everything Bagel. Yes!
  • Cyndie D.
    Cyndie Da RochaDecember 15, 2018
    Nothing special except the music. Pass your way and instead street food.
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