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Speedy's Cafe is a small sandwich bar and cafe which is situated in Baker Street just to the right of the door to 221B and 221C.The place is owned by Mr Chatterjee.[1]


Speedy's interior2

John and Mycroft meeting in Speedy's Cafe.

The café serves as a convenient meeting place on at least one occasion; Mycroft Holmes sat here with John Watson to discuss Irene Adler, and how they would explain her death to Sherlock.[2]

Mrs Hudson goes there often enough to become friendly with Mr. Chatterjee. She has an argument with him after Sherlock reveals that the boyfriend has a wife in another part of the country.[1]


In the unaired pilot episode the shop was called "Mrs Hudson's Snax n' Sarnies" (Sarny being a British English variant of 'sandwich').[3]

In reality, Speedy's Cafe, alongside the whole set of Baker Street for the series is filmed in North Gower Street, in Bloomsbury, Central London near Euston Road and Euston Railway station. The location of the set is approximately one mile away from the real Baker Street in Marylebone.

In The Abominable Bride, the name of the cafe is changed into "Speedwell's Coffee and Sandwich Bar" .


  1. 1.0 1.1 Gatiss, Mark (writer) & McGuigan, Paul (director). (8 January, 2012). "The Hounds of Baskerville". Sherlock (2010). Series 2. Episode 2. BBC One.
  2. Moffat, Steven (writer) & McGuigan, Paul (director). (1 January, 2012). "A Scandal in Belgravia". Sherlock (2010). Series 2. Episode 1. BBC One.
  3. Moffat, Steven (writer) & Giedroyc, Coky (director). (Unaired). "Unaired Pilot". Sherlock (2010). Series 1. BBC One.