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The View Tube

#533 of 1 887 things to do in London
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Visiting London - great biking option for kids

If you have younger kids and want to bike around a city you might run into difficulty renting bikes... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Definitely well worth a visit for anyone if you're in the Olympic Park

This cafe is a little gem in the Olympic Park with a large garden and a view on the London Stadium... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
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The Greenway Marshgate Lane Pudding Mill Lane, London E15 2PJ, England
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

If you have younger kids and want to bike around a city you might run into difficulty renting bikes from docking stations due to their age restrictions. My kids were too young (ages 9 & 12). We discovered The View Tube and rented bikes from...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Voyager136602
Reviewed 30 June 2018

This cafe is a little gem in the Olympic Park with a large garden and a view on the London Stadium and on the famous ArcelorMittal Orbit sculpture. At walking distance from Hackney Wick, it's also an ideal stop on a Sunday bike ride (there's...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank kYuZz
Reviewed 25 May 2018

We visited this great cafe twice; once together and once as part of a group of walkers. The tea was so refreshing; big cup for only £1 of"Builder's tea" and my husband had a cup of nice strong coffee; a latte which really set us...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank CassandraHolly
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Nice place, randomly got here after a Sunday stroll with my girlfriend. We had lunch so can definitely recommend poached eggs and BLT. We'll be back

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank nickformai
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend just came across this little café on our way to hackney Wick from the Olympic Park and we found a real little gem. Friendly staff, good selection of cakes and vegan / veggie food on their board menu and great coffees....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MikeRyan35
Reviewed 27 April 2018

I called in for brunch, and got the meanest, thin slice of sourdough, with a scraping of avocado and a thin sprinkle of feta. No butter, that would've been too generous. I was charged the same as I would've been for the same toast but...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Rebecca E
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

The View tube cafe is a fantastic hidden gem! It's cozy and the staff are friendly. The coffee and cake are very nice and I really enjoyed my Turmeric Latte complete with foam hart. The View Tube is good in summer as there is outdoors...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Corbz
Reviewed 29 November 2017

This gem of a cafe is perched on top of the Northern Outfall Sewer Embankment (NOSE) near Pudding Mill Lane Station, which is on the Docklands Light Railway. It is a very good place to stop for a rest and a meal if you are...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank MikeWells90
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We hired cycles from View Tube at the weekend and Nigel was extremely helpful in providing bikes to suit us, baskets and locks etc. He also gave great advice on which routes to take and directions. The cafe is also excellent and general atmosphere of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Anne G
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Just a quick stop for breakfast but the others there were eating roasted vegetable salads and grilled chicken in flatbreads which looked very good. Food quantity is generous and quality high but prices low. In an out-of-the-way setting between the Olympic park and the river,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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