Coffee Houses

Here, we believe is an eclectic collection of Coffee houses offering a wide range of ARTISANAL  style coffees.

 The map on the right shows all the coffee shops as well as cheese and bakers shops listed on this site.

Click on the box in the top right hand corner of the map to open (in a new page) the larger version.

 Below are listed all our featured coffee shops, click on the name, or the words "read more" to obtain further info and to view a individual map for the shop.

Click on the name for lists and maps for Cheese Shops - Bakers - Ice Cream/Gelato Parlours 

Google Map - Top Indie Outlets

Opened in 2001 this second Monmouth outlet, offers queues, sometimes round the block, a communal table and stools round the room, it also retails  beans from its own Central London based roastery.

  • Address: 2 Park Street The Borough London SE1 9AB
  • Tel: 020 7232 3010

On Saturday mornings only, single cone filter coffee and espresso based drinks are served by this coffee retailer.

  • Address: Arch 3 Spa North Between Dockley Road and Spa Road SE16 4RP
  • Tel: 020 7232 3010

First opened in 1949 by Lou and Caterina Polledri, Bar Italia is a family run business which has been passed on through three generations.  They also run the  Little Italy restaurant next door.

  • Address: 22 Frith Street, Soho, West End, London, W1D 4RF
  • Tel: 020 7437 4520
 Opened by Aussies in 2008, this cafe represents a little bit of Oz in London.
  • Address: 13 Charlotte Pl, London W1T 1SN
  • Tel: 020 7637 3347

Inspired by the speciality coffee scene in Melbourne, Australia, thiis snug little coffee bar opened in 2009. It offers fresh brews, roasted beans and snacks, with benches on the street


  • Address: 31-35 Great Ormond St, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 3HZ
  • Tel: 07760 714883
The spirit of Milan brought to London by Alan Yau in 2008.  Long opening hours,  a range of menus, seasonal food and lots of praise for the coffee but complaints about the service.
  • Address: 135 Wardour St, London W1F 0UT
  • Tel: 020 7478 8888
  • Address: 7 Old Compton St, London W1D 5JE
  • Tel: 07860 945018

Small outlet serving  artisan coffee, with a selection of sandwiches and pastries,

  • Address: 40 Store St, London WC1E 7DB
  • Tel: 020 7636 3011

Second of three outlets serving  artisan coffee, with a selection of sandwiches and pastries,

  • Address: 54 Tavistock Pl, Kings Cross, London WC1H 9RG
  • Tel: None