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
Being open 24hrs a day, every day, Bar Italia proves to be a popular choice for both night owls and early birds, offering an impressive selection of drinks and tasty food to both.
22 Frith Street, Soho, London, W1D 4RP
(020) 7437 4520
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
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
124 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London, E1 6JE
(020) 7033 0308
The Grapevine is an independent bistro and wine bar located in the heart of Shoreditch. Bringing you some of the best breakfasts, coffees, tapas, pizzas, antipasti and wines in London.
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
Lantana brings a sunny taste of Australia to London. This lively restaurant serves a smashing selection of breakfasts and lunches that will take your taste buds to Sydney and back.
13 Charlotte Place, Soho, London, W1T 1SN
(020) 7637 3347
At LJ Coffee House you can unwind on comfy leather sofas and enjoy a delicious coffee that has been hand roasted in London. The menu offers tasty snacks such as sandwiches, pasta salads, gorgeous cakes, muffins and Byron Bay Cookies. If coffee is not your thing you can try one of their fabulous loose leaf teas, or perhaps try a real ice cream milkshake.
3 Winnett Street, Soho, London, W1D 6JY
(020) 7434 1174
Melrose and Morgan is a kitchen and grocer selling a selection of seasonal, fresh and dry products. They prefer to work with small artisan producers using traditional methods, and stock a range of own brand products from soups to ice cream.
42 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, London, NW1 8JD
(020) 7722 0011
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
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
Tower of London, The Wharf, St Katharine's & Wapping, London, EC3N 4AB
(020) 3166 6949
Sargeant's Mess is a diner and café situated at the Tower of London serving an all-day British menu. A modern and comfortable restaurant, guests can relax and soak in views of the river Thames and the Tower of London.
With a beautiful terrace on the Thames, guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner tucked under the historic walls inside or out, whatever the weather.
Serving the people of Soho for over 75 years, the Star Cafe is certainly on to a good thing. Whether you're after a hearty fry up or delicious smoked salmon and scrambled eggs, The Star Cafe is ideal for all.
22 Great Chapel Street, Soho, London, W1F 8FR
(020) 7437 8778
Situated within the N1 Centre, Tinder Box serves a variety of freshly prepared, sandwiches, soups and cakes. A range of hot and cold refreshments are available.
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