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Great London Coffee Shops – Allpress Espresso

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58 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch,London E2 7DP

The origins of the Allpress empire was in New Zealand in 1986 when Michael Allpress built his own coffee cart selling expresso’s to Auckland customers. He later developed as a speciality coffee roaster and expanded to Australia  and in 2010 the UK.

In 2010, they opened the Shoreditch Roastery & Cafe and quickly made their reputation successfully  for great tasting coffee .

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Allpress Expresso  serve  espresso or single origin filter brews. The food offering is simple with a selection of unique sandwiches, breakfast plates and canteen dishes for lunch. The roaster can be seen in action during the week with the freshly roasted blends and single origin coffees available to purchase for brewing at home.

Hours
Monday to Friday 8.00am – 5.00pm
Saturday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Sunday 9.00am – 5.00pm

For more information about Allpress Espresso, visit their website here

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Great London Coffee Shops – Flat White

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17 Berwick Street London W1F OPT

Flat White is one of London’s early pioneers of Australian/ New Zealand Coffee revolution  which quickly became a familiar meeting place for  haven for Australian and New Zealand expats and travellers desperate for a good coffee in the capital.

One of the main attractions of the Coffee shop was the Flat White Coffee , for the uninitiated Flat White provide a definition.

 An antipodean style coffee which is served as a strong shot of espresso served in a small cup with textured milk;

a damn good strong coffee.

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A Flat White at Flat White

Using high quality coffee using a Square Mile blend, the coffee shop has become a familiar rendezvous  in the Berwick Market area of Soho.

After the success of the coffee shop , the brand opened in 2008 its sister café, Milkbar nearby.

In some ways the Coffee shop is a bit old school, it has no Wi-FI or card facilities .

Hours

Monday to Friday from 8am to 7pm.

Weekends and bank holidays 9am to 6pm.

 For more information visit the Flat White website here

 

 

 

 

 

 

Great London Coffee Shops – Kaffeine

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66 Great Titchfield Street London W1W 7QJ

Kaffeine is part of the Australian/New Zealand coffee revolution that has spread across London in the last few years.

Its owners are inspired by the café culture in Australia and New Zealand and were keen to transplant those ideals into their London Coffee shop.

Founded in 2009, Kaffeine quickly gained a reputation for high quality of service, food and coffee.

All the Barista’s are professionally trained  an in-depth knowledge of coffee and a minimum of three years experience on an espresso machine.

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With a commitment to local sourced products from local independent producers and fresh seasonal ingredients , it is not just  Coffee that attracts customers to Kaffeine .

Baguettes, focaccia , muffins and an array of pastries compliment  the high quality coffee in this small and very popular coffee shop.

And if you feel the urge to give vent to the inner Barista in you, there are barista course where you can develop your latte art skills.

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Hours
Mon-Fri 7.30am – 6pm
Sat 8.30am – 6pm

Sun 9am – 5pm

 If you want to find out more about Kaffeine Coffee Shop visit their website here

 

Great London Coffee Shops – Prufrock Coffee

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Prufrock Coffee , 23-25 Leather Lane, London EC1N 7TE

Prufrock Coffee is run by Gwilym Davies, a former World Barista champion who takes the art of Coffee – making very seriously indeed. To show how serious, there is in the Leather Lane  Coffee Shop the Barista Resource and Training centre (BRAT) where Baristas develop and hone  their skills.

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The BRAT centre  is an accredited Speciality Coffee Association of Europe (SCAE) course provider with the following mission statement

Our theory is to approach your coffee like you are a cook. Weigh your ingredients, regulate temperatures, time your extractions, clean your equipment, and read and taste as much as you can so you know what you have sourced and love what you are serving

Everything in Prufrock oozes quality even to the point that the Coffee Shop has its own in house baker.

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For further information  about Prufrock , visit their website here