London Cafes

Cafes in North, South, East, West, Central London & Home Counties of all kinds, local friendly cafs, from specialist coffee bars to smart, elegant, trendy or upmarket coffee houses across all London areas, internet access, home made cakes, refined teas and pastries, workmen's cafes, bikers' meeting places, greasy grills, traditional fried breakfasts, Full English, fry ups, lunch and all day meals. Cafes with newspapers, games, music, open mic sessions, artists, performance, entertainment, childrens' story sessions and even canoes!

    Sara Cafe
    One of the first shisha cafes in Central London, Sara Cafe has been operating for over 10 years and has set the standard as the best sheesha and hooka bar and lounge in London, offering a range of Al Fakher, Nakhla and Starbuzz in numerous flavours.
    Crawford Street
    W1U 6BZ
    020 7486 5666

    Café Mimosa
    Café Mimosa in South Norwood is an artisan style coffee shop offering premium ethically sourced coffee & snacks, by their roasting partner. Free WiFi & charging points, ideal ford informal meetings, work & catch ups in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.
    South Norwood
    SE25 5AH
    020 8771 3788

    Tomtom Coffee House
    Tomtom Coffee House aim to provide the finest cup of coffee in Central London, made fresh to order from their own beans using the best equipment on the market. Coffee is available to buy loose and can be ground to order.
    SW1W 9QD
    020 7730 1771

    Nude Espresso
    Smooth rich flat whites and steaming long black coffees. Homemade chocolate brownies, cupcakes, white chocolate and banana muffins, raspberry muffins, feta and spinach scones.
    E1 6QR
    07804 223 590

    The Haberdashery
    Vintage cafes in both Stoke Newington and Crouch End providing fresh and seasonal ingredients, wholesome and indulgent recipes. Passionate about coffee they serve award winning breakfast & brunch in North London, one of the 'best cheap eats'.
    Crouch End - Stoke Newington
    020 3643 7123

    Bar Italia Soho
    One of London’s finest and friendliest coffee bars with brilliant baristas, first opened 1949, family run business over three generations. Bustling bar full of characters, Soho trendies, sports personalities, famous musicians, film stars & regulars.
    Frith Street
    W1D 4RF
    020 7437 4520

    Carluccio's is the caffè and foodshop founded in 1991 by Antonio and Priscilla Carluccio that's authentically Italian, beautiful and deliciously fresh. Caffes right across Central and Greater London.

    Margot's Cafe & Bakery
    Small but lovely cafe in East Finchley North London, light breakfasts or lunch, speciality Climpson & sons coffee, oven fresh pastries, bread, cakes, homemade granola, toast & toppings, sandwiches, salads, sourdough focaccia, daily specials.
    East Finchley
    N2 0SZ
    020 8883 6741

    The Milk Float
    The Milk Float is London's freshest floating cafe by day - technically a ship on the Lea with Moo Canoes available for hire, she moonlights as a splendid events venue for up to 40 people, with upper lawn & spacious cabin for private hire.
    Hackney Wick
    E9 5EN
    07879 909423

    Papa's Cafe
    Great coffee shop and cafe in Pullross Road just off Brixton High St in Lambeth, amazing cakes and hot food.
    Pullros Road, London

    Konditor and Cook
    A cafe in which to sample delicious confections - Konditor and Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes.
    Waterloo - London Bridge - Chancery Lane
    SE1 8TW
    020 7261 0456

    The Troubadour is a proper café. The last 50s coffee house in Earls Court with a proud history as a low temperature centre of courtesy, peace and artistic. The Café is open every day from 9am until midnight.
    Old Brompton Road
    SW5 9JA
    020 7370 1434

    Ginger & White
    A Hampstead coffee bar with cosy touches. Small alcove with leather sofas and armchairs, colouring pencils and markers for young ones, newspapers and magazines for the grown-ups.
    NW3 1QS
    020 7431 9098

    Tina We Salute You
    Coffee from Square Mile Coffee, cured meats from Brindisa, cheese from Neal's Yard, beigels from Beigel Bake. All their cakes, pastries and treats are home-made. Sandwiches freshly prepared to order.
    N1 4NH

    Roundhouse Cafe
    The Roundhouse Cafe has a day menu serving fresh and very reasonably priced salads, burgers, sandwiches and soups. Open 7 days.
    Chalk Farm Road
    NW1 8EH
    020 7424 8495

    Coffee Republic
    Leading coffee chains with nearly two hundred CR bars in the UK. A secret unique blend of coffee is sourced from many countries and roasted to the highest standard at roasters in Milan.
    020 7235 3535

    Patisserie Valerie
    Famous meeting place for starving artists and bohemians...Patisserie Valerie caters for continental breakfast, light lunch and most important of all - afternoon tea.
    Soho - Queensway - Marble Arch - Chelsea - Belgravia - Kensington
    W1D 4TY
    020 7437 3466

    Allpress Roastery Cafe
    Shoreditch cafe serving expertly prepared espresso or single origin filter brews. The food offering is simple with a selection of unique sandwiches, breakfast plates and canteen dishes for lunch
    E2 7DP
    020 7749 1780

    Cafes where the food is simply delicious as well as imaginative & healthy.
    Notting Hill - Islington - Kensington
    W11 2AD
    020 7727 1121

    Quarks Ltd
    Internet cafes and games zones.
    Richmond - Reading - Guildford
    020 8940 9540

    Starbucks Coffee
    Coffee and wireless internet access.
    020 7878 4929

    De Gustibus
    Dan Schickentanz's cafe also has a stall in Borough Market. The 30+ top quality breads on offer include black forest rye, date and walnut loaf and olive foccacia. They also sell great take-away dishes, soups and sandwiches.
    W1U 7HG
    020 7486 6608

    L’ETO Caffe
    Five branches of L'ETO caffés and restaurants across London in Chelsea, King's Road, Fulham, Belgravia, Soho, Mayfair, L’ETO serve breakfast, lunch, dinner, delicious hand-made cakes, tasty salads, mains, eat in or order as deliveries.
    Soho - Mayfair - King's Cross - Fulham - Belgravia
    020 7589 3734

    The Lido Cafe
    Cafe in Herne Hill SE London serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee, smoothies & everything a good cafe should. Open to swimmers from the hut by the pool & to the public from the Dulwich Road entrance to Brockwell Park.
    Herne Hill
    SE24 0PA
    020 7737 8183

    Absolute Abode
    Inspired design, warmth, comfort, artisan coffee, T2 teas & home baked treats in Raynes Park South West London, with coffee & tea to go. Breakfast, brunch, lunch, tea & evening dining - delicious dishesby star chef Marc Kerrigan. Don't miss the Emporium!
    Raynes Park
    SW20 0AX
    020 8090 3212

    Coffy was born out of a love for quality coffee & an understanding that independent retailers make fantastic coffee that might be overlooked, the app allows you to buy coffee & hot drinks from all their independent partner stores at half price.
    WC2H 7AN

    Petersham Nurseries Cafe
    Enchanting café with antique tables set around the main greenhouse at Petersham Nurseries. A magical place to stop for tea and cakes, or select from the short but perfectly formed menu which changes every day.
    TW10 7AG
    020 8940 5230

    Cool Cats' Cafe
    Cool Cats' Cafe in Camberwell serves great food and drinks and runs a programme of cultural events, wants people interested in being involved from musicians & storytellers to poets, artists, photographers or anything other people should see.
    SE5 7EW
    020 7701 3933

    Classic Cafes
    Top 10 London list of these little gems of British vernacular high street design. Good food, Italian-styled formica cafe & coffee bars dating from the early and middle part of the 20th century.

    Caffe Caldesi
    A corner of Italy in Marylebone, drop in to this wonderful cafe & bar for a real Italian cappuccino, relax and enjoy a choice of Italian wines by the glass, delicious home-made pasta, an antipasti platter or a steak with rosemary fried chips.
    Marylebone Lane
    W1U 2QF

    Kula Cafe
    Superb breakfast, lunch & desserts in this Swedish-style cafe on James Street W1, juices, smoothies, coffees & tea, waffles, cake, ice-cream sundaes, shakes, pasta, wraps, delicious savoury bites & meals in the heart of London.
    James St, London
    W1U 1DS
    020 7995 1455

    Cafe OTO
    Open every day in Dalston east London serving cakes, brownies, biscuits, Japanese snacks baked in-house, pastries from The Little Bread Pedlar. Postcard Teas, Fazenda coffee, Club Maté, Luscombe organic fruit juices, ginger beers, whisky and music.
    E8 3DL

    St James's Restaurant
    Traditional British food is served using the best seasonal British ingredients. Formal luncheons and afternoon teas are served in relaxed and elegant surroundings. The St James's Restaurant is situated on the Fourth Floor at Fortnum & Mason.
    W1A 1ER
    020 7734 8040

    Popular all-day deli and cafe with outdoor seating and a store selling a wide range of Lebanese provisions.
    SW1X 9HL
    020 7235 5900

    The Counter Cafe
    An antipodean style cafe in Hackney Wick East London serving good coffee, all day brunch and freshly made sandwiches.
    Hackney Wick
    E3 2PA
    07952 696 388

    Draughts London
    An East London based café and bar with a difference - situated in an Haggerston railway arch you'll find 500+ board games for avid players, board game design workshops, themed evenings, quality food and drink. Open 7 days a week until late.
    E8 4EA

    Independent Australian New Zealand owned cafe located on Great Titchfield Street, Fitzrovia, 2 mins from Oxford Circus. Excellent professionally made espresso coffee & loose leaf teas, seasonal, fresh food, baked items, genuine hospitality.
    Great Titchfield Street
    W1W 7QJ
    020 7580 6755

    Monmouth Coffee Company
    The coffee is undisputed gourmet quality & with the friendly personal service this cafe has character. It's small, with a few wooden alcoves at the back, where you can squeeze in with the other customers.
    Covent Garden - The Borough - Borough Market
    020 7379 3516

    Indulge yourself in a taste of French cafe culture at this famous Parisian tea room and brasserie on the ground floor of Harrods and now also in the Burlington Arcade. Delicious coffees & tea, macaroons, chocolates and patisserie.
    Knightsbridge - Piccadilly
    020 7155 0111

    Emporio Armani Caffè
    Delightful cafe in the heart of London's Knightsbridge close to Armani and other stores including Harrods.
    Brompton Road
    020 7823 8818

    Pret A Manger
    Pret a Manger shops across London. Proper sandwiches using natural, preservative-free ingredients. Delivery service.
    London - Nationwide
    0845 205 0000

    Blue Mountain Café
    Coffee shop and cafe voted the best coffee shop in London, LBC awards 2006. Shelves stacked with goodies, great coffees, mouth watering menus, delicious cakes and sandwiches, takeaways & fully licensed too. Ideal location for parties & events.
    East Dulwich
    SE22 9EU
    020 8299 6953

    L'eau a la Bouche
    Popular French deli and cafe in the increasingly wonderful Broadway Market. Friendly and knowledgeable staff, great coffee and a wide range of breads, cheeses and delicious foods.
    London Fields
    E8 4PH
    020 7923 0600

    Glow Lounge
    Popular & funky cafe & bar on the edge of Clapham Common with a modern retro design. As well as wi-fi, great coffee, real fruit smoothies, great breakfasts & snacks, there are gourmet burgers and cocktails in the evening and regular DJ sets on Saturdays.
    Clapham Common Southside
    SW4 9DW
    020 8673 4471

    Ace Cafe London
    On the North Circular Road, Ace Cafe London welcomes all who share their passion and the ambience of motorcycles, cars and rock n' roll. A cafe, devised, designed and built by fellow petrolheads.
    NW10 7UD
    020 8961 1000