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  • February 2004: The Juice Bar on Coldharbour Lane has is also a great library / bookshop, and has regular live poetry and jazz events. Also a relaxing place to deal with your hangover on a sunday morning - all the windows make it bright and airy.
  • the best cafe in brixton is the green one in the granville arcade the people who own it have been there years and are friendy and the place is clean
  • portuguese caffs on stockwell rd
  • The juice bar on Coldharbour Lane, nice and comfy, all kinds of fresh juices, good (and cheap!) coffees, beers, etc. Plus a massive range of black literature.
  • As far as I know Bah Humbug is closed. Cafe Pushka has moved out of the market onto Codharbour Lane & reduced its menu (bah humbug!). Was someone slagging off !ounge on Atlantic Road? Well, it doesn't deserve it. Whenever I've been in there it seems to draw its customers from across a wide section of society, from middle class students to "normal" & strange people.
  • The Lounge, just no. It's full of 'Brixtonites' ie rich public school types 'slumming it'in Brixton. Close your eyes and you could be on the King's Road. Hell. Overpriced, don't bother.i rate the Effra though, much better mix and live jazz and Carribean food every night!
  • SW9 near Marks and Spencer
  • Try "The cafe on the Hill" for cheap n cheerful food, and also tasty thai food, get down there before 3pm.
  • cafe cairo and greenleaf are nice all night cafes in landor road - inbetween brixton and clapham
  • SW9 is fab
  • Lounge on Railton Road has great coffee and does Internet access for when the Tate Library is closed Phoenix Cafe on Coldharbour Lane does the best breakfast in south London

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Last updated: 2008-10-14

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