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La Scala Coffee House

Restaurants, Coffeeshops East Dulwich
5 out of 5 stars
(36user reviews)

Time Out says

The name of this charming little East Dulwich spot is almost a misnomer. Coffee is undoubtedly a focus but the full Italian menu, the charcuterie boards and the wine list chalked up on the blackboard make this much more than a coffee house.

Expect breakfast pastries, smashed avocado on toast, colourful Italian sandwiches, pizzas, focaccia breads and lasagne on the food menu. Wines are all Italian, and served alongside Aperol and Campari spritzes, negronis and beers from London Beer Lab. 



Address: 43 Grove Vale
SE22 8EQ
Transport: East Dulwich rail
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Users say (36)

5 out of 5 stars

Average User Rating

5 / 5

Rating Breakdown

  • 5 star:35
  • 4 star:1
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It's the best coffee by far in East Dulwich! The produce is fresh and beyond tasty and they are hands down the friendliest people ever! They are hard working and put their souls into the cafe. We have moved area and still travel back every weekend. It's a joy just going in there!

This is my favourite place in the world! I come here to write and to chat with the two lovely owners who've become friends now! There's no other place in east dulwich that is more welcoming than la Scala!! 5 stars!

Eva and Andre are the perfect hosts, creating a warm and friendly local cafe, with excellent coffee and the best panini in London, filled with their amazing Italian ingredients. Apertivo nights are a must!

My favorite haunt as a coffee addict and lover. Fantastic coffee, foods and brilliant wine evenings with Eva and Andre, who are completely passionate about what they do!

The coffee is great, the staff are friendly and very lovely and the place is beautiful and cozy

Beautiful little Coffee Shop, in a lovely location. The Dirty Chai Latte is incredibly good!

Best coffee in ED and the toasted sarnies are pretty darn good too!
Andre and Eva bring a wonderful bit of southern Europe culture to ED

Best coffee in East Dulwich run by an Italian couple who are passionate about what they do.

Lovely atmosphere, amazing food, friendly and welcoming staff...everything is just perfect for a cosy break. I love it!!!

Best coffee in East Dulwich; fantastic sandwiches; wonderful, wonderful staff. What's not to love?

Great coffee in a warm and friendly place. Good service and high quality of delicious food & lovely wine.

Highly recommended

A lovely little café. A taste of Italy in Dulwich. Eva and Andrej's personal touch really counts.

Super friendly service, gorgeous smooth coffee and croissants as big as my face without breaking my budget.

Cozy, great coffee, fine treats and sandwiches. Eva and Mr. A are such a welcoming duo in the E.D. area where they care and offer best service!

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