Apostrophe

 
 
ADDRESS
42 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A 3EP 
 
TELEPHONE
 

Nearby

 

Apostrophe are a fast expanding chain of boulangerie / patisseries with a reputation for superb coffee which is their main stock in trade. Proprietor Amir Chen is a coffee evangelist, justly proud of his Marzocco machines and skilled staff - Apostrophe is a coffee boutique rather than a faceless chain.

It is heartening to see Apostrophe prospering without deviating from high standards. The coffee really is first rate and the sandwiches are both inventive and wonderfully fresh - nothing is kept overnight.

A fast-service chain with exacting standards, choice ingredients and long-serving staff? We like. Even better news for London is the prices - we were frankly surprised to find that coffee, croissants and sandwiches all weigh in at slightly cheaper than Starbucks... and about a hundred times better.

 

Opening and closing times for Apostrophe

Today (Thursday) Apostrophe closes at 17.30

Monday:

7.00
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17.30
 
 

Tuesday:

7.00
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17.30
 
 

Wednesday:

7.00
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17.30
 
 

Thursday:

7.00
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17.30
 
 

Friday:

7.00
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17.30
 
 

Saturday:

8.00
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17.00
 
 

Sunday:

8.00
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17.00
 
 

LondonTown.com - Apostrophe Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Old Street Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Liverpool Street Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Leonard Street Car Park
 
1 minutes walk
 
Great Eastern Street NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Apostrophe on LondonTown.com

 
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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £49  42% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 3 minutes from Apostrophe
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Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £90  21% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 3 minutes from Apostrophe
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £113  29% off
3 South Place, EC2M | 8 minutes from Apostrophe
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London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
1 Rivington Place, EC2A | 2 minutes from Apostrophe
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2-4 Rufus Street, N1 | 3 minutes from Apostrophe
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London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
388 Old Street, EC1V | 3 minutes from Apostrophe
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London > Restaurants >
77 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 1 minute from Apostrophe
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Great Eastern Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
54 Great Eastern Street, Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 1 minute from Apostrophe
Shoreditch staple with spectacular food in stylish surroundings. After a few teething problems including the junking of the original Italian menu in favour of trendier, tastier ... More
 
 
 
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Casa Negra
London > Restaurants > Mexican restaurants
54-56 Great Eastern Street, EC2A | 1 minute from Apostrophe
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London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 15th to 21st Aug 2014
Rich Mix Centre, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 6 minutes from Apostrophe
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The Art of the Brick
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 26th September 2014 to 4th January 2015
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, E1 | 9 minutes from Apostrophe
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London > Entertainment > Live Music
38 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 1 minute from Apostrophe
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Comedy Cafe
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
66-68 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 2 minutes from Apostrophe
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ClueQuest
London > Entertainment >
11 Plough Yard, EC2A | 3 minutes from Apostrophe
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Sights and Attractions near Apostrophe

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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Rivington Place, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 2 minutes from Apostrophe
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Iniva
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
8-9 Rivington Place, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 2 minutes from Apostrophe
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
20 Hoxton Square, Hoxton, London N1 | 5 minutes from Apostrophe
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London > Shopping > Art and Design
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Murdock
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
46 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E27DP | 2 minutes from Apostrophe
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Squint
London > Shopping > House and Garden
178 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 3 minutes from Apostrophe
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 1 minute from Apostrophe
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London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 6 minutes from Apostrophe
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London > Education > Professional Training
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London > Leisure > Activities
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London > Leisure >
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London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
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The Princess of Shoreditch
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
76 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from Apostrophe
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The Fox
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
28-30 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from Apostrophe
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London > Nightlife > Bars
104-108 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 1 minute from Apostrophe
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#vypesocial
London > Nightlife > Bars
66 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, , Shoreditch, London EC2A | 1 minute from Apostrophe
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London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
83 Rivington Street, Kingsland Viaduct, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 2 minutes from Apostrophe
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Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Apostrophe
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The HAC Grounds
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Road, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes from Apostrophe
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 10 minutes from Apostrophe
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Hans Hillmann
Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2014 

Kemistry Gallery 1 minute walk from Apostrophe

Works in a variety of media....More

Get Stuffed
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 21st August 2014 

The Hoxton Pony 1 minute walk from Apostrophe

Resident DJs spin an eclectic mix of party tunes and anthems....More

Nudes
Concerts | On 21st August 2014 

The Bedroom Bar 2 minutes walk from Apostrophe

The London-based pairing of Tom Giddins and Owen Wallace Lasch plays electronica. With support from Nadine Carina....More

Ravercise
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 21st August 2014 

333 Mother 3 minutes walk from Apostrophe

Ravercise is a fast paced, fun filled dance class featuring a live DJ playing energetic bass music, choreographed and taught ...More

Recall Thurdays
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th October 2014 

Mother Bar 3 minutes walk from Apostrophe

Resident DJs spin 1950s to 1990s pop, rock'n'roll and dance....More

Ravercise: Workshop
Sporting Events | Until 30th October 2014 

Mother Bar 3 minutes walk from Apostrophe

Fast paced dance class with a live DJ....More

Auntie Flo, DJ Esa
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 21st August 2014 

Ace Hotel London Shoreditch 3 minutes walk from Apostrophe

Dance and techno courtesy of Auntie Flo and DJ Esa....More

Our Party
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 21st August 2014 

The Queen Of Hoxton 3 minutes walk from Apostrophe

Resident DJs spin pop, punk, electro-funk, rock & rolla disco....More

Aquila East
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 25th September 2014 

XOYO 4 minutes walk from Apostrophe

Resident DJs play dance, house and chart....More

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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 18th December 2014 

Club Aquarium 4 minutes walk from Apostrophe

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