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Blixen Restaurant: Fun, convivial hub of solid modern cuisine

Blixen Restaurant occupies a space in Brushfield Street in the heart of Liverpool Street’s Spitalfields Markets and is a European style brasserie concept established by Clive Watson, who was also behind the popular dining spots Village East, The Riding House Cafe and The Garrison. Blixen features a ground floor dining room and bar with open ...
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Artisan Cafe: Stamford Brook’s Antipodean cafe gem

Artisan Cafe is nestled off the corner of King Street and Goldhawk Road in Stamford Brook and is clearly a asset to the area with it’s typically contemporary stripped wooden decor with a modern, artsy sensibility, fabulous Allpress coffee (Nude is also offered) and reliable sandwich, cake and pastry options for diners. The food menu ...
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Mother’s Milk: Only coffee and above average

It’s a strange concept to diminish your own skills for profit but that’s what Mother’s Milk do, offering only average coffee in an assuredly small pocket sized space off of Regent Street in Little Portland Place. Founders Will and James, formely two well established baristas promise on the website ‘alright expresso in an already saturated ...
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KIN Cafe: Fresh, honest food and great coffee

Fitzrovia newbie KIN Cafe has only been open three months and is already garnering a loyal following due to is great coffee blends, which are regularly rotated and currently feature Roundhill Roastery, a lovely, mellow coffee blend, which they create a beautifully creamy flat white and cappuccino with, and they’re good selection of healthy, fresh ...
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Ozone Coffee: Ice cool ambience but fantastic coffee spot

Old Street coffee roaster Ozone was established in 1995 by Jamie and Karen Hodson who along with their passion for artisan coffee and philanthropy in general were dedicated to helping street kids in agencies across South America. This passion lead them to remote villages where the primary source of income working in coffee plantations. This ...
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Workshop Coffee Farringdon: Effortlessly cool coffee spot with excellent cuisine

Whether you’re a fan of good coffee or laid back dining with a cool, easy edge but competently drummed up every time, Workshop Coffee in Farringdon is the place to go, standing out among London’s other top coffee venues and similar Antipodean style restaurant menus. It’s a happy restaurant/cafe hybrid that incorporates a more formal ...
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Speakeasy: Young, funky and excellent coffee

If you’re looking for one of London’s best coffee options I heartily endorse The Department of Coffee and Social Affairs shops, which incorporate the Carnaby Street based Speakeasy, a trendy, ultra modern cafe spot with plenty of space to chill out, work or have a lunch business rendezvous and enjoy some fantastic View of the ...
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St Clements Cafe: Parson’s Green quaint coffee gem

Quaint Parson’s Green cafe St Clements is an ideal sarnie, salad or coffee stop in the region, offering decent Ozone coffee and a range of breakfast, lunch and cake items for reasonably prices. It has a tea-room vibe with pale blue walls, bare wooden furniture and a tasteful, old-fashioned sensibility to the decor. The Marzocco ...
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Latte art across London

London plays host to some of London’s best coffee roasters with highlights in terms of roasters including Volcano, Climpson and Sons, The Department of Coffee and Social Affairs, Nude, Tap, Monmouth and various other well established names across the city. Being a huge fan of the flat white containing a double shot with a layer ...
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Black Lab Coffee: Modish mellow coffee and super cakes

Antipodean cafe venues are aplenty in London’s streets and Black Lab Coffee is another Clapham triumph, alongside Brickwood Coffee and outstanding eateries such as The Dairy. Smooth mellow Climpson and Sons coffee run through a Marzocco coffee machine comes at a near perfect temperature, the milk and coffee are not scalded and the latter art ...
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TBC: Spacious cafe concept with homely classic food

Hip Shoreditch plays host to an array of modish cafe venues and The Book Club is no exception, occupying quite an expansive space in a lunch-time and late night drinking venue that occupies a former Victorian Warehouse on Leonard Street. The interiors feature the common exposed brick walls, simple but sleek wooden furniture and floorboards ...
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White Rabbit: Dalston’s impressive weekend brunch spot

Offering weekend brunches and tapas dinner options The White Rabbit Dalston offers trendy cuisine, paying homage to fine dining principles and modern creative food, with classic brunch dishes being cast alongside more unusual offerings such as broccoli and mead and smoked, cured and pickled dishes in essence reminiscent of modern Michelin establishments. Featuring wooden/metal furniture, ...
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Slate Coffee: Bijoux antipodean Shoreditch spot

Slate is a funky shoe box sized cafe spot in the heart of Shoreditch with a decent selection of breakfast and lunch offerings and one of the few venues offering a laudable matcha latte and some silky Allpress coffee for lovers of something more mellow like myself. Affectionately called a Flattie, my flat white correctly ...
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