Sunday, 29 March 2015

Places you need to see : The cereal killer cafe

The Cereal Killer Cafe London E1
  Official website
This post has taken far too long to write, but I'll blame my laptop loosing the photos for a couple of months for that! Boy oh boy - Do I wish I'd been DSLR'd up on this day! 
Dan & I actually visited The Cereal Killer Cafe on Brick Lane on its opening day a few months back now. I was immediately sold on the offering of all things breakfast related - afterall everyone knows breakfast is the best meal of the day. We found the understated cafe pretty quickly, as there was a pretty hefty que for opening day. Nestled amongst the other kitsch and unique offerings of brick lane, the cereal killer cafe fitted right in. We were delighted to have a glimpse at the menu as we qued for 40 minutes to sample a taste of the magic. We were taken right back to our childhood with the unbelievable 120 choices - who knew their was that many cereals about right!?, and my fiance - a fanatic for all things american and limited edition was lost for choice at imported and limited edition selection. To put it bluntly, we were shocked at just how much selection and creation was available to a cafe that sold just cereal. I would imagine the cafe caters something for all tastes, cereals with just milk, options for customers with allergies, poptarts, toast, and then the piece de la resistance - the cereal cocktails. I opted for a 'bananarama' and Dan went for a 'double rainbow', we also shared some poptarts. A little touch which was most appreciated was the milk being served separate to the cereal, every cereal connoisseur has their own tolerance of sogginess and to have this at you're own disposal was a little luxury. We both felt the prices were reasonable as you really were paying for a novelty and experience as well as a light brunch. The cafe itself is a hub of memorabilia and a heaven for any like minded 90s kids. We spent half our time enjoying our cocktails and the other half gauping at the vast collection the Irish twins had collected and decorated their space with. We were served by the twins themselves and despite the shop being chocka-block they were polite, friendly and helpful when were weren't sure on choices. I wouldn't be surprised if they had to expand sooner rather than later as my only downside to this visit was that although the compact space was incredibly decorated, it was rather small and hard to maneover round, however it was opening day and I'm not sure anyone could predict just how popular this venue would be. We enjoyed our visit and both vowed we'd return during our next trip to London. If you fancy something a little different to the average mundane costa to work, pop into cereal killer cafe, you wont be disappointed! 

1 comment :

  1. I've heard so many great things about this cafe, it sounds like the most amazing little place! Those cereal cocktails just sound incredible! x