Top Coffee Shops

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Stepney City Farm Cafe

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STEPNEY CITY FARM CAFE Enter Stepney City Farm and you’ll find a lovely cafe immediately on your right. Before visiting the cafe, I had a little wander around the farm, where there is a good…

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The Attendant

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THE ATTENDANT The Attendant cafe opened in January 2013 and is one of London’s most original spaces. Built around 1890, it is an old Victorian toilet, which the owners have spent the last two years…

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Speakeasy Espresso and Brew Bar

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SPEAKEASY ESPRESSO AND BREW BAR Speakeasy Espresso & Brew Bar, a coffee shop just off Carnaby Street is part of the Coffeesmiths Collective. Like Carnaby Street, the shop is a buzzing hub of colour and creativity. I…

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Alchemy Cafe

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ALCHEMY CAFE Alchemy Cafe is Alchemy’s flagship store. It is located on a small side street off Ludgate Hill, only a few minutes away from St Paul’s. I must admit I haven’t had that much…

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Timberyard

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TIMBERYARD Timberyard is a fantastic coffee shop, a mere 5 minute walk away from Old Street station. Their motto is ‘Tea, coffee, work and play. Re-imagined.’ This might sound a bit gimmicky but I can…

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Wilton Way Cafe

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WILTON WAY CAFE Wilton Way Cafe is a bastion of localism in the East. It pushes the boundaries of traditional coffee mentality by hosting London Fields Radio and thereby serving as a voice to the local…

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Cooper and Wolf

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COOPER AND WOLF Cooper and Wolf, run by a half British, half Swedish couple serves great coffee and great Swedish cuisine.  Unfortunately, they weren’t in when I visited but the barista, Aliki told me all about…

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46b Espresso Hut

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46B ESPRESSO HUT 46b Espresso Hut is run by the delightful duo Eva and Dom, who sell ‘lots of yum stuff.’ I went for a double shot of their Red Brick (Square Mile) espresso blend,…

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