Tag Archives: Square Mile

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Cafe Review: Dose Espresso in Smithfields

Dose Espresso is for no good reason completely unloved by me. I mean it is 5 minutes from my flat. It is located in Smithfields which is an area that gives me creeps of historical pleasure every time I wander … Continue reading

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Cafe Review: Pitch 42 at Whitecross Street

It is strange that despite having blogged about numerous flat whites I have had around London (Exchange Coffee, Fernandez & Wells, The Counter Cafe, Tina We Salute You, The Espresso Room, Nude Espresso, Scooterworks, Taste of Bitter Love, Foxcroft & … Continue reading

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Cafe Review: Exchange Coffee and the Sausage Man in Lewisham

I have unilaterally decided that there is no one else as dedicated as me in the search for something new in London.  Last weekend involved traipsing around the Docklands to go to The Counter Cafe and its new offshoot (here) and this … Continue reading

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Cafe Review: The Counter Cafe’s offshoot Feijoa/ Container Cafe by the Olympic Park in the "View Tube"

Every now and then you discover something new. Last summer whilst bumping around Hackney Wick I saw a small handwritten sign feebly advertising a “cafe” over one of the bridges by the canal. Out of heat desperation we followed it and stumbled … Continue reading

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Cafe Review: The Espresso Room in Bloomsbury

Well you know you are in the right kind of place when you wander in and Gwilym Davies is coffee geeking about blenders with the barista behind the counter. The Espresso Room is very small and not located anywhere near … Continue reading

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Cafe Review: Nude Espresso

Nude Espresso is my favourite place to try and add additional paunch near my work. Whilst they are meant to be built around the glory of coffee their real strength lies elsewhere, in baking.  Their snacks are quite frankly outrageously … Continue reading

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Cafe Review: Gwilym’s Columbia Road Coffee Cart and the Bacon Stall next door

I generally hate routine. Routine means going to the same tired old places and just missing out on the new. Unfortunately sometimes something is just so good you have to do it, week in and week out. I first bumped … Continue reading