Seeking some top cafes in London? A good trip through London will alert you to the fact that there are some real hidden gems in the way of cafes in London these days. From traditional outlets serving coffees and sandwiches to the more cosmopolitan venues providing caffe lattes and pastries, our list of cafes in London will give you a rundown of the best and most quirky cafes in London currently available.
More Cafes in London
Breakfast and lunch available from this celebrity hangout within a designer boutique.
202 Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill, London, W11 2RH
(020) 7727 2722
Legendary Soho bar and cafe on Frith Street.
22 Frith Street, Soho, London, W1D 4RP
(020) 7437 4520
Beamish and McGlue is a friendly delicatessen where you can choose from a wide variety of cheeses, meats, organic fruit and vegetables and fresh homemade breads.
461 Norwood Road, West Norwood, London, SE27 9DQ
(020) 8761 8099
Cafe 171 offer a varied menu of tasty
sandwiches, snacks and drinks, either to eat in or take away. A garden seating area is also provided, if the weather permits.
Jerwood Space, 171 Union Street, Borough, London, SE1 0LN
(020) 7654 0100
The Cafe within the chic Hotel Cafe Royal is a stunning venue that has been created using golden Sienna marble. The Cafe offers a light menu of seasonal dishes alongside an espresso bar and counters lined with cakes, pastries and chocolates which are created by the hotels executive chef, Andrew Blas. The Cafe at Hotel Cafe Royal also offers selected items to takeaway.
Hotel Cafe Royal, 70 Regent Street, Piccadilly, London, W1B 4DY
(020) 7406 3310
A relaxed setting with gorgeous murals on the walls at this lovely little Kentish Town cafe.
244 Kentish Town Road, Kentish Town, London, NW5 2AB
(020) 7485 7186
Cooked breakfasts, sandwiches, coffees and teas available from this award winning cafe on Charing Cross Road.
62 Charing Cross Road, WC2H 0BB
(020) 8922 6308
Climpson and Sons embraces the spirit of Broadway Market with its almost artistic cafe creations.
67 Broadway Market, Hackney, London, E8 4PH
(020) 7812 9829
Coco Momo serves breakfast, lunch and dinner throughout the week. The varied menu coupled with affordable prices and chic surroundings makes this ideal for a business lunch or family dinner.
64 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London, WC1X 8SF
(020) 7242 3238
A popular location with the younger crowd, The Coffee Cup serves more than just coffee and is a all day cafe ideal for any time of the day.
74 Hampstead High Street, London, NW3 1QX
(020) 7435 7565
Sample freshly squeesed orange juice and a choice of croissants, pain au chocolat and Portuguese cakes at Fernandez and Wells.
73 Beak Street, Soho, London, W1F 9SR
(020) 7287 8124
The Haberdashery is a quirky coffee shop and eatery featuring rustic decor and mismatched vintage crockery. The menu offers meals and snacks made with fresh and seasonal ingredients as well as a range of bread and confectionery.
22 Middle Lane, Hornsey, London, N8 8PL
(020) 8342 8098
A small cafe and deli on Battersea Park Road, close to the junction with Latchmere Road, with great coffee, fresh salads, sumptuous cakes and internet access.
284 Battersea Park , London, SW11 3BT
(020) 7350 2035
Vibrant Soho cafe with a sunny, Antipodean theme.
13 Charlotte Place, Soho, London, W1T 1SN
(020) 7637 3347
Le Peche Mignon is a stylish little French delicatessen in Highbury.
6 Ronalds Road, Highbury, London, N5 1XH
(020) 7607 1826
In the heart of the West End on Winnett Street this side street coffee stop-off is a must visit.
3 Winnett Street, Soho, London, W1D 6JY
(020) 7434 1174
A delightful cafe offering a perfect location for relaxing with your favourite non-alcoholic beverage and a good book.
14-16 Bury Place, Bloomsbury, WC1A 2JL
(020) 7269 9030
Sublime, fresh creations courtesy of this fashionable Primrose Hill outlet.
42 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, London, NW1 8JD
(020) 7722 0011
Quality teas and coffees guaranteed at the Milk Bar on Bateman Street.
3 Bateman Street, Soho, London, W1D 4AG
(020) 7287 4796
The relaxed and friendly Model Cafe manages to successfully take the roadside cafe model and give it a new burst of quality.
697 Harrow Road, Willesden, London, NW10 5NY
(020) 8964 1712
Nordic Bakery is a Scandanavian cafe specialising in such traditional treats as dark rye bread sandwiches and Karelian pies.
14A Golden Square, London, W1F 9JF
(020) 3230 1077
Parco Cafe is a charming Italian style cafe serving delicious sandwiches, savouries and tempting cakes.
190 Fentiman Rd, Vauxhall, London, SW8 1QY
(020) 7091 0240
Ethical offering located near Victoria Park.
Corner Old Ford Road, Victoria Park, London, E9 7DE
(020) 8980 0030
Princi is a distinctly authentic Italian bakery that offers its customers a mouthwatering selection of pasta and meat dishes as well as delightful, freshly baked bread.
135 Wardour Street, London, W1F 0UT
(020) 7478 8888
More delectable lunchtime options on Great Chapel Street.
22 Great Chapel Street, Soho, London, W1F 8FR
(020) 7437 8778
This relaxed cafe offers city workers a viable alternative to Starbuckian domination.
1A New Street, London, EC2M 4TP
(020) 7929 2207
Tinderbox has settled nicely into its new home in Islington’s N1 Centre.
Angel Central, 21 Parkfield Street, Islington, London, N1 0PQ
(020) 7354 8929
Violet is a gorgeous little cafe in Hackney borne from the equally gorgeous little Violet cupcakes that made their name on Broadway Market every Saturday. Expect delicious baked goods as well as lunch items and particularly good coffee.
47 Wilton Way, Hackney, London, E8 3ED
(020) 7275 8360