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The best coffee shops in London.


Dylan Mitchell

Cities like London are jam-packed with coffee shops on every single corner, with thousands of people desperate for that cup of coffee to power them through their day. With so many coffee shops popping up, however, come of the best coffee shops are often overlooked - especially in a city as huge as London.  If you’re looking to enjoy a coffee shop that offers something a bit different, keep reading our tastecard guide to our favourite coffee shops in London.

Our favourite coffee shops in London.

On the hunt for the best coffee shops in London? Here at tastecard we’ve put together a list of four of our favourite cafes, each with their own unique styles and menus to ensure we can provide something to please all of our members. Join tastecard today and gain access to a massive variety of deals on cafes, restaurants, cinemas, days out and more, not only in London but across the entirety of the UK. 

Keep reading to find out our suggestions for the best coffee shops in London:

  • New York Cafe
  • Farm Girl
  • ZappZaa, Thai Cafe
  • The Old Station Yard Cafe
  • MAAD
  • Dose
  • Kape Konnection
  • The Space Bar

New York Cafe.

New York Cafe is a stylish contemporary cafe offering freshly ground coffee from local roasters, made from a vintage coffee machine. This American-style cafe has a particularly mellow and laid-back atmosphere and is certain to attract only London’s coolest coffee lovers.

New York Cafe serves a range of American-style breakfast, brunch and lunch options including Greek yoghurt and granola, chocolate pancakes, avocado on rye and a full American breakfast. Not only this but New York Cafe also opens as a restaurant every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening offering a three-course set menu. So whether you’re just looking for the best coffee in London, or a dining experience you’re sure to remember, visit New York cafe.

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84 Heath St, London NW3 1DN


Farm Girl.

Trying to keep in shape but looking for a vibrant coffee shop with a menu fit for your health kick? Look no further than Farm Girl in Soho.

Health is at the forefront of Farm Girl’s brand ethos. Specialising in holistic fresh foods like smoothie bowls and salads, Farm Girl is the perfect brunch spot in Soho for those on the hunt for delicious guilt-free food. With this flagship cafe also including a fitness studio and blow-dry bar, why not make an event out of your visit to Farm Girl?

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59A Portobello Rd, London W11 3DB

ZappZaa, Thai Cafe.

London is simply brimming with culture and has an abundance of different cuisines, just waiting to be tried. So if you’re looking to try a different kind of coffee shop than the ones that you’re used to, why not give ZappZaa, Thai Cafe a try? 

With a vibrant interior and overall atmosphere, ZappZaa offers an entirely different and unique Thai cafe experience. Serving authentic Thai cuisine, ZappZaa serves a huge range of food including calamari, curries, soups, seabass and noodle and rice dishes. Enjoy their delicious freshly cooked aromatic dishes and order yourself a meal that you won’t regret.

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82 High St, London N8 7NU

The Old Station Yard Cafe.

Not found the coffee shop that is exactly your cup of tea, yet? Don’t worry, we think this might be the one for you. The Old Station Yard Cafe is a classic British cafe that caters to any and everyone, be it workers first thing in the morning, or families at lunchtime. With a charmingly English interior and inviting staff waiting to look after you, you are guaranteed to feel right at home in The Old Station Yard Cafe.

Whether you’re looking to enjoy the iconic full English or are after more of a light bite, this cafe has everything to suit your British breakfast/lunchtime needs. Tuck into one of their homely breakfast baguettes or keep it even simpler with a classic bacon roll and get one of London’s best cups of coffee down you! Either way, you just can’t go wrong. If you’re looking to get the full British experience, however, why not stick around for an afternoon tea and feel like the King himself?

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186 Wood St, London E17 3NA


If you’re a vegan and tired of being left with limited menu options wherever you go, here at tastecard we have got the perfect coffee shop for you. MAAD is the epitome of the contemporary coffee shop. With its modern decor and plant-based menu, MAAD is undeniably one of the trendiest spots to grab a coffee in London. With a delicious array of vegan burgers, bao buns and kebabs on offer, MAAD’s menu is truly unique and the ideal spot for the hungry vegan in London.

Why not also try one of MAAD’s scrumptious desserts and choose from a range of chocolate cakes, brownies, muffins or even try their new Vegan Speculoos Cheesecake? Finish up with a delicious MAAD smoothie to go and revel in the entire MAAD experience. 

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36 Strutton Ground, London SW1P 2HR

Dose London Coffee Shop


Dose has been serving delicious coffee to Londoners since 2009, and it's not hard to see why they're so successful. The coffee shop may be small, but it packs a serious punch, serving those strolling between Barbican and Smithfields market freshly brewed, responsibly-sourced coffee. Alongside their tasty house blend, Dose often features several guest roasters for all you coffee connoisseurs to sample.

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70 Long Ln, Barbican, London EC1A 9EJ

Kape Konnection.

Nestled in the heart of Camden Passage in Angel Islington, Kapé Konnection stands as a trendy and inviting coffee haven. Partnering with PACT coffee roasters, this charming spot sources its beans from 8+ origins, ensuring a fresh and diverse selection for coffee lovers. The house espresso, meticulously crafted from a high-grade 100% Arabica coffee blend, is the delicious base of Kapé Konnection's coffee offerings. If you're in the Capital, it's definitely worth visiting when you need to refuel.

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10 Camden Passage, London N1 8ED

The Space Bar London

The Space Bar.

If you find yourself on the Isle of Dogs, stop for a coffee at The Space Bar. This charming spot is part of The Space Theatre, which was once St. Paul's church. This quirky spot, now a characterful bar and kitchen, serves up the rich flavours of Monmouth Coffee, a perfect treat for coffee aficionados pre or post-show.

With its warm ambience and historic charm, The Space Bar is not just a venue; it's an experience. Picture yourself enjoying a steaming cup of coffee amidst the unique setting of a former chapel. Sounds charming, doesn't it. What's more, every sip not only delights your taste buds but also supports The Space as a thriving independent theatre. So, grab a coffee, soak in the atmosphere, and let The Space Bar become your new local coffee spot.

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269 Westferry Rd, London E14 3RS

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