Notting Hill is a neighbourhood that has so much to offer; from pretty scenery to antique stores and – importantly – some of London’s best coffee shops. Whether you’re a student searching for a comfy corner to study, a coffee addict looking for an artisan roast, or simply looking for a trendy spot to meet with friends, Notting Hill has so many coffee shops to try out. Read on to explore the best coffee shops in London’s iconic Notting Hill and discover my favourite places to enjoy a great brew!

7 best coffee shops in Notting Hill to try out 

1. Lift

Latte Art at Lift Notting Hill
Source: LIFT Coffee on Facebook

LIFT Coffee is a modern café known for its specialty coffee. The coffee menu is simple but is brewed to perfection, which makes it tasty and aromatic. It is located a short walk away from Notting Hill Gate station. With an industrial-chic interior and minimalistic features across three floors, offering both upstairs and downstairs seating, LIFT has a nice, calm atmosphere perfect for studying. If you start to feel a bit peckish, LIFT offers an array of baked goods such as toasted banana bread or crispy focaccia sandwiches. LIFT has everything you should be looking for in a coffee shop and is one of the best in Notting Hill, so be sure to check it out for a cup of perfectly-brewed coffee.

Average Price for Coffee: £4.50

Address: 133 Kensington Church St, W8 7LP

2. Kuro Coffee

One of Notting Hill's best coffee shops
Source: Kuro Coffee

Kuro Coffee is a cute and quaint coffee shop and is one of my favourites. It is a 2-minute walk from Notting Hill Gate station with the most inviting atmosphere inspired by Japanese minimalism. KURO’s drinks menu ranges from tasteful cups of coffee to traditionally made matcha, and in my opinion, it is one of the best places for a cup of matcha. These drinks can be accompanied by standout pastries made in the KURO bakery attached to the coffee shop. There’s limited seating, upstairs and outside, but is the perfect spot to enjoy some alone time, especially on a sunny summer’s day.

Average Price for Coffee: £4.80

Address: 3 Hillgate Street, W8 7SP

3. Benji’s Buns

Benji's Buns is famous for it's cinnamon buns and the best coffee
Source: @benjis_buns on Instagram

Just off the bustling Portobello Road, the cheerful Benji’s Buns is a solely vegan coffee and cinnamon bun shop. You can enjoy a range of indulgent cinnamon rolls which are freshly made in-store with a touch of creativity. Paired with freshly-brewed coffee, a selection of teas or decadent milkshakes these cinnamon buns are the perfect sweet treat. It’s quite a well-known coffee shop in Notting Hill so you’ll probably notice a mini crowd outside Benji’s Buns, but that just tells you it’s well worth it!

Average Price for Coffee: £5

Address: 17 Pembridge Road, W11 3HG

4. Layla

Notting Hill's best bakery and coffee shop
Source: @layla_w10 on Instagram

Layla is my favourite coffee shop and bakery in Notting Hill and is by far one of the best. The drinks menu is simple but offers great coffees and refreshing drinks such as homemade lemonade, which is my top choice. Layla is ideal for pastry and a catch-up with a friend, especially in the summer with its outdoor communal seating. These pastries change constantly and are some of the most inventive treats I’ve had at a coffee shop. To top it off everything is baked in-house which you can watch as the staff take your order. Be sure to get there early to beat the queues and to get your hands on the delicious coffee and treats they have to offer as I’m not the only one who thinks this is one of the best coffee shops in Notting Hill.

Average Price for Coffee: £4.50

Address: 332 Portobello Road, W10 5PQ

5. Hermanos

Hermanos Coffee Roasters on Portobello Road
Source: @hermanoscolombiancoffee on Instagram

In the heart of Portobello Road, amidst all the typical colourful independent shops and antiques dealers, is Hermanos Colombian Coffee Roasters. Like the nearby stores, Hermanos coffee shop has a colourful and vibrant décor, so you know you’re in Notting Hill even inside. It offers amazing speciality coffee, and I’ve always noticed it has really friendly staff working there. If you love the coffee (which you will), you can also buy some premium Colombian coffee beans to take home. What highlights Hermanos as one of Notting Hill’s best coffee shops is their inspiring mission to support the local communities from which they source their beans and their dedication to sustainability and ethical sourcing practices. Nothing tastes better than a fair-trade coffee.

Average Price for Coffee: £5

Address: 127 Portobello Road, W11 2DY

6. Farm Girl

Butterfly Matcha from Farm Girl
Source: Thea Panayiotou (author)

Farm Girl has more to offer up than one of Notting Hill’s best brunch. The drinks menu offers a quality and creative selection of beverages. You can find everything from classic coffees like lattes, cappuccinos, and flat whites, to Farm Girl’s own concoction of the Rose Latte. The menu also includes more health-focused options such as matcha and turmeric lattes, catering to those who want the pick-me-up without downing coffee all day. My favourite drink is the Butterfly Matcha with honey as it has a more floral taste than regular matcha making it more refreshing. Farm Girl is one of the best coffee shops in Notting Hill for a charming and innovative coffee experience, and I definitely recommend trying it out.

Average Price for Coffee: £5

Address: 59A Portobello Road, W11 3DB

7. Amoret

Best Coffee Shop of Notting Hill
Source: @amoretcoffee on Instagram

This coffee shop is one for the coffee experts. Amoret is a quaint shop with a moody interior but offers upstairs seating which is the perfect location to do some quiet work. They have some of the most well-prepared coffee in Notting Hill, offering different types of blends and brewing methods you can choose from. Amoret roasts their own beans which fills the shop with the aromatic smell of coffee and creates some of the most flavourful coffees I’ve ever tasted. The staff are all knowledgeable about coffee proving that they are some of the best in the field of coffee too!

Average Price for Coffee: £4.50

Address: 53 Pembridge Road, W11 3HG

Beyond some of the best coffee shops, Notting Hill offers a diverse range of food options so why not try some of Notting Hill’s best brunch spots to accompany your coffee?


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