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The Bridge Café

By ZenTony
The genius of this place is it's name. It's a café and nestles under a railway bridge in Shoreditch.
It is, though, a quite remarkable place. Every corner is filled with coffee artifacts and is quite unique. The guy who runs it, Ricco, is a coffee artisan and has an astonishing array of different coffee to sample. The downside is that he is the Basil Faulty of Cafes. Just look on TripAdvisor and you will see what I mean. I was with my son who knows him well so he was ok as long as I did not take a photo of him. Worth a visit even if you just poke your head inside.
(I previously uploaded these but I have changed the lead)

Tags: Street photography Photo journalism The Bridge Cafe Shorditch

Voters: mrswoolybill, ivalyn, doverpic and 48 more

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Comments


saltireblue Plus
11 12.2k 76 Norway
23 Jun 2021 8:10AM
Wow! So many photo opps in such a compact space!
Off to find it on TripAdvisor...
franken Plus
19 5.3k 4 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2021 8:13AM
A fine set, Tony.
RonDM Plus
6 192 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2021 8:25AM
Great set of images

Ron
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.9k 2457 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2021 8:27AM
The tones are so mellow, warm and welcoming, and I love the reflected cafe sign. Equally, I can see this working in hard, contrasty b&w...
A good set, the versions complement each other, build up a picture of the whole.
23 Jun 2021 8:46AM
This was my favourite... such wonderful reflections!
Tony
bliba Plus
15 2 Austria
23 Jun 2021 8:55AM
makes an excellent capture
23 Jun 2021 9:36AM
terrific set with so much to look at
excellent choice for the lead image too
jacomes Plus
6 28 40 Portugal
23 Jun 2021 9:56AM
What a fantastic place. A coffee version of God's Own Junkyard in Walthamstow.
Like the lead, and the rest help show the ambience of the place with its warm mellow lighting. And you managed to sneak a photo of Ricco?
James
cooky Plus
17 6 5 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2021 10:18AM
Lovely rich tones and in the versions there is so much to see, feast for the eyes.

Kath
Minty805 Plus
5 43 9 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2021 10:41AM
Wow, just the sort of place I'd love to visit, and you've captured the rich tones and atmosphere extremely well.
mistere Plus
8 7 4 England
23 Jun 2021 11:36AM
Bet it smells wonderful in there. Lovely set Tony
dales Plus
5 13 Australia
23 Jun 2021 11:59AM
Terrific images Tony , an amazing collection of coffee paraphanalia , looks a wonderful location
Ian
AlfieK Plus
4 1 1 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2021 2:42PM
I must pay a visit when I feel safe enough to travel into town on the train. Looks to be a great place for my daily caffeine fix! You have handled those beautiful warm tones so well. A great set, Tony.
Alfie
23 Jun 2021 4:33PM
You've captured the atmosphere very well here, Tony and I like the colours very much.

Oh, and thank you so much for your award, I've only just noticed.Wink

JohnSmile
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.9k 2457 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2021 6:01PM
Thanks for the mono, and the pm - it works for me plus (and I do see this as a plus) it's a totally different picture. More about the light, less about the warm cosy feeling.
Excellent perspective.
Irishkate Plus
11 45 121 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2021 8:01PM
Curious and chaotic - sounds amazing - let's hope somebody helps him.
KateGrin
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2021 5:33PM
Fascinating and inviting... Excellent images.
Isabel GrinGrinGrin

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