The last 10 years have seen a proliferation of quality coffee shops here in London.
These new establishments are certainly a step above the sterile clones that plague our high streets and whose lack of atmosphere, service and coffee, leave a bitter taste in our mouths.
Yes we are turning into a city of coffee snobs and it’s about time. For centuries we have burnt, smothered and ignored this magical bean, but all it takes is a little tender loving care in order to extract its true character notes.
That’s exactly what these new, hip hangouts are focusing on: the art and science of coffee. From sourcing and roasting their own beans, to experimenting with different brewing processes, to training baristas who like to think their art degree hasn’t gone to waste by adorning your beverage with hearts, ferns and swans.
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Meeting Point : By the Seven Dials Monument
Nearest Station : Leicester Square
Departs at : 10am Saturday