Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Prufrock Coffee – Clerkenwell

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You could say that Prufrock Coffee is the ultimate coffee shop. The reason being that it is owned by Gwilym Davies, officially the world champion barista. Now I’m no expert on coffee but I can tell you this much, the pretty little designs they put on top of a latte are without a doubt the best [...]

Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Ozone Coffee Roasters – Old Street

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Ozone is going about it 100%, this is no pet project. The staff are super helpful and friendly and the place is run like a well oiled machine…

Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Union Theatre Cafe – Southwark

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Only a stones throw from the Tate Modern is a brilliant little cafe. It’s sort of open air but it’s cheap and they do hot chocolate for £1.50 and really cheap sandwiches and filled bagels…

Thursday 14 June, 2012

Farm – Clerkenwell

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When I went to Art College around the corner from Farm about 10 years ago it was nothing like it is today. The only place to get a decent sandwich was the greasy spoon where you could get a pretty good bacon roll but that was about it…

Thursday 07 June, 2012

e5 Bakehouse – Hackney

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I love the fact that I live somewhere where I can go and get fresh bread in the morning and yes I do occasionally do this, it makes me feel very continental…

Friday 01 June, 2012

Daunt Books

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The Daunt Books flagship store is one of the most glorious bookshops you will ever see. It mimics a beautiful old library from one of England’s palaces and reminds me of Lord Groan’s personal library in Gormenghast. Here they don’t arrange books by alphabetical order but by country as it’s primarily a travel bookshop, so [...]

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Old Shoreditch Station is easily one of my favourite cafés in London due to the fact it’s rare that you see anyone in there who is not either consciously or subconsciously dressed in black or white…

Tuesday 22 May, 2012

Fabrica 584 – Dalston

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This is a great Italian cafe. You could easily miss it as they haven’t done much with the outside which is good as it hides how nice it is inside, which makes it a more interesting find…