Apostrophe  

 
 
ADDRESS
42 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A 3EP
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Weekdays: 7am-5pm; Sat: 8am-3pm; Sun: closed
 

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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.

 

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

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
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Car Parks

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

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Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £56  24% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 3 minutes from Apostrophe
Modern and functional, you get what you pay for at this middle ranking hotel close to the City and the reasonable rates mean that it fills ... More
 
 
 
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  22% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 3 minutes from Apostrophe
Hip US hotel group Ace hotels arrived in Shoreditch in September 2013, expanding from their US sites to add a London outpost. The property has transformed ... More
 
 
 
Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £127  34% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 3 minutes from Apostrophe
Prison cells are VIP booths in the bar at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch, a 128 room hotel in the Old Magistrates Court and Police Station, opposite ... More
 
 
 
 
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Shutterbug
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
1 Rivington Place, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 2 minutes from Apostrophe
Shutterbug in Shoreditch specialises in crepes with imaginative fillings like red velvet with mascarpone and strawberries and pulled pork with cheese and pickles. The breakfast menu ... More
 
 
 
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The Breakfast Club, Hoxton
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
2-4 Rufus Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 3 minutes from Apostrophe
Following the success of their Soho cafe, opened in 2005, The Breakfast Club opened three more cafes across London. This one comes with a license so ... More
 
 
 
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Ziferblat
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
388 Old Street, Hoxton, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Apostrophe
London's first 'pay-while-you-stay' cafe, Ziferblat is a unique place where everything inside is free - except the time you spend there. At Ziferblat (meaning clock face ... More
 
 
 
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Red's True Barbecue
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
52-54 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | Same location as Apostrophe
Having created a fan base in Leeds, Manchester and Birmingham, Red's True Barbecue now brings its slow smoked meats to The Big Smoke. Opened in Shoreditch ... More
 
 
 
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Beard to Tail
London > Restaurants >
77 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 1 minute from Apostrophe
You've heard of Nose to Tail (pioneered by Fergus Henderson at St John) but how about Beard to Tail? This restaurant, opening in September 2012 on ... More
 
 
 
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Flat Iron, Shoreditch
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
77 Curtain Road, EC2A | 1 minute from Apostrophe
The fourth member of the Flat Iron family, this Shoreditch branch will be the first to open outside of central London, bringing ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 23rd March 2017 - 8pm
Apostrophe, 38 Great Eastern Street, EC2A | 1 minute from Apostrophe
The Leeds-based rock band combines sweet sounding harmonies with woozy pop-fuelled catchy guitar riffs. With support from Teen Brains and Barbudo....More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Music  Dates: Thursday 23rd March 2017 - 7.30pm-10.30pm
Apostrophe, 54 Holywell Lane, EC2A | 3 minutes from Apostrophe
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Apostrophe, 40 Pitfield Street, N1 | 4 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
Don't let the gaudy red and yellow paint that mutilates the exterior of this fantastic comedy club deter you from gracing its hallowed floors. It may ... More
 
 
 
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Village Underground
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
54 Holywell Lane, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from Apostrophe
Easily recognisable for its disused tube carriages elevated well above the ground, Village Underground is an evolving project in Shoreditch building an ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
71a Leonard Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 2 minutes from 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
Opened on 5th October 2007, this Rivington Place art gallery is a £8m public building dedicated to culturally diverse visual arts. It's a joint venture between ... More
 
 
 
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Kemistry Gallery
London > Shopping > Art and Design
43 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 1 minute from Apostrophe
An independent Shoreditch gallery dedicated to exhibiting outstanding graphic design. Artists represented include James Joyce, a London-based artist and designer whose clients including Nike, Levi's, Wallpaper*, ... More
 
 
 
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Murdock
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
46 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E27DP | 2 minutes from Apostrophe
Well groomed gentlemen come to Murdock's for an old fashioned wet shave, a hair cut and - for the more discerning - a manicure and shoe ... More
 
 
 
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Squint
London > Shopping > House and Garden
178 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 3 minutes from Apostrophe
This quirky vintage furniture store in Shoreditch is the place to find one-off pieces of recovered furniture in brightly coloured vintage patchwork fabrics. This riot of ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 1 minute from Apostrophe
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 6 minutes from Apostrophe
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
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London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 9 minutes from Apostrophe
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 9 minutes from Apostrophe
The third of these increasingly popular 1950s retro-America style bowling alleys opened in late 2008 to much critical acclaim. Located in the Old Truman Brewery on ... More
 
 
 
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L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 9 minutes from Apostrophe
Spread over three floors L!FE is a unique space within The Old Truman Brewery where yoga, food and music sit side-by-side. ... More
 
 
 
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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 12 minutes from Apostrophe
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
 
 
 
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The Bricklayers Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
63 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 2 minutes from Apostrophe
This bohemian boozer was an integral part of the Shoreditch explosion. Tucked away down a cobbled East End alley it was originally a mecca for local ... More
 
 
 
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The Princess of Shoreditch
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
76 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from Apostrophe
Take the spiral staircase up out of this busy Old Street boozer and you find yourself in a small, chic dining room with big picture windows, ... More
 
 
 
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The Fox
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
28-30 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from Apostrophe
Ideally located away from the chaos of the City and in the trendy and thriving Shoreditch area, The Fox is a stylish gastropub offering food and ... More
 
 
 
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The Woods
London > Nightlife > Bars
54-56 Great Eastern Street, EC2A | 1 minute from Apostrophe
100 capacity, free entry, late night bar in Shoreditch which brings together key cultural influencers to host a different night every ... More
 
 
 
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The Hoxton Pony
London > Nightlife > Bars
104-108 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 1 minute from Apostrophe
Cocktails are among the best in town at this 400-capacity bar and restaurant, which opened in Shoreditch in May 2008. The high calibre of the imaginatively-mixed ... More
 
 
 
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Cargo
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
83 Rivington Street, Kingsland Viaduct, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 2 minutes from Apostrophe
Cargo were pioneers of the multi-tasking MDF concept (that's Music-Dance-Food, not cheap fibreboard) and boast one of the most imaginative live music line-ups in the capital, ... More
 
 
 
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Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Apostrophe
Site of the legendary Whirly Gig parties in the nineties, Shoreditch Town Hall lends itself well to any type of gathering. Re-opened in 2005, following a ... More
 
 
 
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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
Built in 1729, Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christ Church creation was declared dangerous and closed in 1956. Vigorous campaigning, from the poet Sir John Betjeman among others, eventually ... More
 
 
 
 

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