10 of the greatest coffee shops in London

If you need somewhere for a good cup of coffee in the capital, then you will be spoilt for choice. To help, we have a list of the 10 greatest coffee shops in London for you to peruse!

1. Kaffeine

Address: 15 Eastcastle Street, London, W1T 3AY; 66 Great Titchfield Street, London, W1W 7QJ.

Kaffiene London
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Café Kaffeine is influenced by the culture of coffee coming from Australia and New Zealand. It is not only an independent venue but also an espresso bar. In Kaffeine variety of food options such as breakfast, lunch or special baked treats are available with free delivery in Fitzrovia and Soho areas. This café also offers the ability to learn the art of latte for up to six participants every two weeks or individual lessons with a lead barista, but currently, courses are closed due to coronavirus.

2. Prufrock Coffee

Address: 23-25 Leather Lane, EC1N 7TE, London.

Square Mile Coffee London
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Prufrock Coffee was founded by three people passionate about coffee and developed a team of skilled coffee professionals. It has been almost 10 years since this café opened its doors and it has remained a popular destination among locals and tourists. Prufrock Coffee aspires to assist local manufacturers and small scale growers. Coffee roasters such as Square Mile, Five Elephant, Koppi Coffee, Coffee Collective, etc. are provided in Puffrock Coffee. Tea picked from little farms is also served and Puffrock Coffee. British based food options are available for breakfast and lunch. Takeaway and delivery possibilities are available. If you are also interested in developing barista skills or online group activities, Puffrock Coffee can provide you with that.

3. The Monocle Coffee 

Address: 18 Chiltern Street, W1U 7QA, London.

Monocle London
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Located in London and in Switzerland, The Monocle Coffee is an interesting place to visit because it also operates as a media service that covers topics of film, travel and culture in general. The content is available through magazines, podcasts, articles and videos. There is a large menu of food and various drinks, including tasty coffee. Takeaway is available. If you are looking for a sophisticated café to visit in 2021, The Monocle Coffee is worth taking a chance.

4. Monmouth Coffee

Address: 27 Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H 9EU; 2 Park Street, The Borough, London SE1 9AB; Unit 4 Discovery Estate, Bermondsey, London SE16 4RA

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“When we taste a coffee that we like, we want to know where it comes from and who grows, picks and processes it.” Monmouth Coffee established in 1978 and looks very seriously at the quality of their coffee. All year-round, they look for new producers and search for new farms to buy coffee from.. Coffee from countries like Bolivia, Brasil, Columbia, Ethiopia, etc. can be found at the Monmouth Coffee. Accessories gifts or equipment are available to buy online.

5. Coffee Island

Address: 5 Upper St Martin’s Ln, London WC2H9NY, UK

Coffee Island London
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“Every person who walks through the doors of our coffee shop is a rare individual with particular tastes and preferences.” Coffee Island established in 1999 in Patras, Greece. At this time the company created an international business of 400 shops in the Greece, Cyprus, UK, South East Europe and UAE. Coffee from countries such as Kenya, Colombia, Greece, etc. is available, as well as flavoured coffee, for example, Filter Flavoured French Caramel. Their e-Shop offers coffee and also special equipment.

6. Ozone Coffee

Address: Emma Street, London, E2 9AP; 11 Leonard Street, London, EC2A 4AQ

Ozone Coffee London
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This Coffee Shop began its journey in 1998 and offers news content related to Coffee, Culture, Hospitality, Opening a Coffee Shop and the People. “To us, building and maintaining strong, healthy, professional and friendly relationships with our partners at origin is crucial to our success.” Coffee from countries like Costa Rica, Colombia, Guatemala and the tea from Ethiopia is accessible to the buyers online. Flavoured coffee is also an option. Coffee making equipment or accessories, even journals are also available for purchasing.

7. Cinnamon Coffee Shop

Address: 103 Wapping Lane, Wapping, London, E1W 2RW

Cinnamon Coffee Shop London
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“We are a family-run coffee shop in the heart of picturesque Wapping.” Founded in 2012, Cinnamon Coffee Shop uses the beans of Monmouth Coffee Company. In 2014 and 2015 this coffee shop received Time Out Love London Award and in 2016 won the second place. Later in 2020 Restaurant Guru gave it the Recommendation badge. Online shopping services are not available but Cinnamon Coffee Shop will be waiting for clients after the national lockdown.

8. Flat White

Address: 17 Berwick Street, W1F 0PT

Flat White London
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“Flat White has become a rendezvous for Soho locals and a haven for Australian and New Zealand ex-pats and travellers desperate for a good coffee in the capital.” This café was founded in 2005 and is based on the coffee style of Australia and New Zealand. The coffee beans of Flat White are served from Drop Coffee Roasters and customers are able to buy them whole or ground in the venue. Food options are great for All-day-breakfast or brunch, inspired by Australian/Kiwi cuisine.

9. Attendant Coffee

Address: 27A Foley St, Fitzrovia, London W1W 6DY; 74 Great Eastern St, Hackney, London EC2A 3JL; 75 Leather Ln, Holborn, London EC1N 7TJ

Attendant Cafe London
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Attendant Coffee is another unique place to come because an interior in each café is different. For instance, Attendant in Fitzrovia used to be a men toilet in Victorian times. Attendant also provides dishes for breakfast, brunch and lunch. Granola and other snacks are accessible. You can shop online at Attendant if you are considering having brewing equipment, ceramic cups, gift cards or coffees from Brazil or Tanzania.

10. Coleman Coffee Roasters

Address: 20 Lower Marsh, Waterloo, London SE1 7RJ

Coleman Coffee Roasters London
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If you are thinking about trying Brazilian coffee, services of Coleman Coffee Roasters are worth taking a leap of faith. “Coffee is available in 250g (£8), 500g (£14) or 1kg (£28) bags either as beans or ground to suit your brewing method.” This company also offers coffee delivery via post, you will only have to send an email to lowermarsh@colemancoffee.com or contact them on Instagram through @colemancoffeeroasters account.

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