Yearly Archives For 2013

Workshop Wigmore Street

Workshop Wigmore Street (closed)

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WORKSHOP WIGMORE STREET Workshop Wigmore Street is the second coffee shop opened by the Workshop coffee roasters – the first one (a roastery-come-cafe) is situated on Clerkenwell Road. Both serve excellent coffee but the design of…

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Coffee Versus Wine

Coffee Versus Wine

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COFFEE VERSUS WINE With the advent of the Third Wave of Coffee, coffee is increasingly being given the respect it deserves. The coffee versus wine debate is one that seems to be occurring more frequently…

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The Borough Barista

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THE BOROUGH BARISTA The Borough Barista is a great cafe run by the dynamic duo Tim Bloxsome and Jordi Mestre. As the area is slightly bereft of high quality coffee, The Borough Barista has become a very popular spot for local…

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Allpress Roastery London

Allpress Espresso

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ALLPRESS ESPRESSO Allpress Espresso roastery is situated on Redchurch Street, only 60 seconds walk from Shoreditch High Street Station. Founded in New Zealand, they have been roasting high quality coffee for their kiwi coffee fans for a number of years. As you can…

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Muxima Cafe

Muxima Cafe

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MUXIMA CAFE Muxima Cafe & Lounge is an eclectic space keeping the good people of Bow well caffeinated and exposed to both culture and art. I opted for a macchiato (seem to be going for that a lot…

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White Mulberries

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WHITE MULBERRIES White Mulberries is an excellent cafe located near the Tower of London overlooking St Katherine Docks. It is run by Rana & Peyman, a lovely couple who inject their warm ethos into every facet…

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Tesco Coffee Shops

Tesco Coffee Shops

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TESCO COFFEE SHOPS? 2013 will mark a radical change in the coffee shop market with the arrival of ‘Tesco Coffee Shops’. Traditionally, one was faced with the choice between going to a chain offering low…

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Leila’s Shop

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LEILA’S SHOP Leila’s Shop, a stone’s throw away (perhaps quite a large throw) from Shoreditch Church is marvellous. It is split in to two sections: one is a cafe, the other a shop selling gourmet…

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Fred and Fran (closed)

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FRED AND FRAN Fred and Fran is a delightfully cosy coffee shop, just off Stoke Newington High Street. As you can see in the video, this coffee shop is a focal point for Stoke Newington…

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The Counter Cafe

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 THE COUNTER CAFE, LONDON’S BEST KEPT SECRET? The Counter Cafe truly is a hidden gem. Located on the edge of an industrial estate backing out onto a view of the Olympic Stadium, The Counter Cafe is hard…

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