7 Best Places For Coffee In London

The 7 Best Places For Coffee In London

Looking for a caffeine fix when in London? You’ve come to the right place. Micro-roasters, Australian-style spots and hip coffee stores are all over the city, but to make sure you’re sipping on only the best we’ve narrowed it down.

Here’s the Big Seven roundup of the very best places to get coffee in London.

1. Dark Arts Coffee

You’ll find this slick coffee store/roastery in Hackney, in a railway arch where everyone seems to have tattoos and ride a motorcycle. Don’t have either? Don’t worry, all coffee lovers are welcome.

Order a cuppa Thursday-Sunday at the in-store cafe I Will Kill Again, which also serves brunch  Get their house home brew – “Revenge: Best Served Cold.”

2. Kaffeine

An Aussie/Kiwi cafe with two locations in Fitzrovia, here is where you’ll find the best Flat Whites in town. It’s been at the forefront of the coffee revolution in London since 2009 and is always busy.

Coffee in London doesn’t get much better than this.

3. Shoreditch Grind

The original outpost of the fantastic Grind coffee stores, the cool Shoreditch location serves coffee, food and cocktails up to 18 hours a day.

The smell of fresh coffee is heavenly, and the 50s diner style is the perfect backdrop to your espresso.

4. Café Miami

An Instagram dream, this stylish cafe in north Hackney is pretty in pastel candy-colours and also has some killer coffee (they use the Dark Arts Coffee beans!)

Their brunch menu is also absolutely smashing, and is an ideal spot for a bite to eat and a coffee in London.

5. The New Black

A high-end coffee concept that focuses on serious coffee connoisseurs, there’s iPads with interactive ‘Tastewheels’, tech-y coffee equipment and artisan roasts.

Looking for coffee that’s the real deal? Stop by here for a unique brew.

6. Prufrock Café

Renowned for its artisan coffee and tasty seasonal food offerings in Central London, Prufrock is a real treat to visit.

They serve a huge range of beans, including Square Mile Coffee, and a variety of our favourite guest roasters from all over Europe such as Five Elephant, Koppi Coffee, Coffee Collective and Drop Coffee.

7. J&A Café

Still a little secret (or at least it feels like it!), J&A is a charming courtyard cafe that has hearty, wholesome homemade food and warming coffees.

Stop by for a perfect cup of coffee and a huge slice of their Guinness cake.

Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder of Big 7 Travel, Sarah created the company through her passion for championing the world's best food and travel experiences. Before her career in digital media, where she previously held roles such as Editor of Food&Wine Ireland, Sarah worked in the hospitality industry in Dublin and New York.

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