Lucky Hornsey Road folk. They've waited patiently for a great place to get coffee and pastries and, like London buses, two came along in quick succession.
Tucked in right beside the super popular Big Jo is The Roasting Shed which opened for business before Christmas. The artisan roasters, who also have a espresso bar over in Hackney Bridge, are roasting their own coffee and selling it in their new digs on Hornsey
Forget toilet roll, coffee is the thing you really don't want to run out of - and these delivery services aim to make sure that never happens.
The duo behind neighbourhood favourite Fink's Salt & Sweet are expanding - but they're not going far. Their second place will be a coffee shop on nearby Gillespie Road.
Finsbury Park folk who are working from home have a new spot to plug in their laptops. Fine and Grosso Coffee Station is a coffee spot that welcomes folk who want to get work done. It's not a coworking space, but what they're describing instead as 'laptop-friendly'.
The man behind it is Arik Waiss who also has a micro-chain of coffee shops called the Doppio Coffee Warehouse. Finsbury Park looks like being
Sibling duo Victoria and Grace Sheppard are behind new cafe/events space Queens of Mayfair. They'll be combining their experience in hospitality and interior design respectively for their artisan coffee shop. Victoria was recently running the marketing for UMU & The Greenhouse while Grace project manages interior design projects for high net worth clients at luxury property company Chartwell.
Queens will be open from breakfast through
Taking over the old Fernandez & Well site, Watch House will serve up coffee by day, moving through to small plates, wine and British cocktails by night.
Two Columbian sisters are hoping to serve up a top cup of coffee to Belgravia residents
Caravan coffee are starting 2020 strong with a big new tie-in with The Savoy. Not only will they be supplying their coffee throughout the five star hotel, but they've also taken over the hotel's Melba coffee store on The Strand.
The new coffee shop, which opened today, can be found on the corner of Savoy Court and The Strand and will be open from very early in the morning for anyone dashing to work and needing a caffeine fix.
Following the launch of Omotesando in Fitzrovia, another high-end coffee shop % Arabica (not to be confused with the Levantine restaurant) has come to London. They're going one better than Omotesando, launching two stores almost simultaneously, in Covent Garden and Broadway Market.
It has to be said, the coffee shops look very stylish indeed - a very paired back, clean look with their signature coffee
Coffee roasters Ozone are opening an all day hangout in Bethnal Green with coffee, Antipodean dishes, and cocktails.
North Greenwich is getting a dining and drinking emporium mixing Aussie coffee know-how with South American food inspiration.
The Bafarat coffee company hails from Jeddah, and is coming to London for its first international cafe. And they're going big on dessert alongside all that caffeine.
It's been a go-to patisserie in Milan since the 19th century - it joined the Prada group in 2014 - and now Marchesi 1824 has opened its doors in London, on Mount Street to be exact. The new pastry shop will be open all day, serving Mayfair folk with top quality coffee and fine pastries, opening into the early evening for cocktails. Hot Dinners popped along for a look on the opening day - here's what we found:
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The development of East London's railway arches into places to eat and drink (as opposed to get your car fixed) continues apace with the latest section by Bethnal Green opening over the bank holiday weekend.
The Arches at Malcolm Place currently features three places to eat or drink. We Are Tap Room say they're serving up the best of East London’s breweries on 24 taps. Then there's ...
Next time you pop into Carnaby Street’s Jack Wills, BEAR’s new in-store cafe will be on hand to ensure you’re fueled up with coffees, croissants or if it’s after 5pm, a glass of something stronger while you flick through the rails.
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