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Kaffeine

Coffee Shop and Breakfast Spot££££
West End, London
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    Paul in L.
    "Definitely one of the best places to go for coffee in London"(7 Tips)
    mnowster
    "Banana bread is delicious almost as tasty a the flat white"(41 Tips)
    Brendan L.
    "Tasty flat whites and outdoor benches make for a great combo"(48 Tips)
    Beata Y.
    "Fabulous coffee, from Square Mile Roaster!"(6 Tips)
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  • John K.heart icon on user image
    John KoenJune 6, 2015
    Excellent espresso drinks, I had a £6 flight of espresso, cascara & flat white. No "sneeze protector" in front of the top row of pastries, hair-flipper & cougher kept me away
  • Andrea C.heart icon on user image
    Andrea CampiMay 10, 2017
    Solid breakfast spot just around the corner from your shopping but away from the crowd. Sit down and enjoy a coffee with a brownie or any other homemade treat. They look small but do they pack flavor
    Upvoted 1 week ago
  • Kukkii K.heart icon on user image
    Kukkii KoppeeJune 19, 2015
    Great ham and avocado sandwich, although the filling keeps trying to escape. Coffee was perfect too. Gets too busy at around lunchtime so not great for a chill out.
  • Kristina V.heart icon on user image
    Kristina VNovember 21, 2018
    Very nice little coffee shop. Great selection of pastry goodies, specialty coffee. Must go in this area.
  • Kornelija M.heart icon on user image
    Kornelija MaceviciuteAugust 9, 2018
    The coffee has a rich taste. Always grab a flat white and enjoy it at the bench outside. One of the best coffee places in the city!
  • A C.heart icon on user image
    A CorderoMay 25
    Highly recommend the pancakes, absolutely delicious. Crisp, soft, sweet. The coffee infused syrup is also both unique and a delicious pairing. Great alongside the berries and cream. In my top 5 list.
  • Kevin G.
    Kevin GrahlAugust 10, 2014
    Check out the toasted banana bread with a flat white in this award winning coffee shop. They also do coffee courses in latte art if you want to learn how to serve great coffee at home.
  • Ingrina C.heart icon on user image
    Ingrina CarsonAugust 30, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Flat whites are great and I'm obsessed with the almond milk iced lattes. Brownies and banana bread are top notch, and the staff are friendly, down-to-earth, AND get paid the London living wage!
  • Ali A.heart icon on user image
    Ali AladwaniJuly 13, 2015
    Good place for breakfast 😋 fantastic taste of coffee specially " the flat white coffee " 😍😍 don't forget start with espresso double shout 👍
  • Coffee(In)Touch Guide
    Coffee(In)Touch GuideNovember 28, 2013
    The Kaffeine uses Square Mile and Workshop Espresso beans, brews them in a Synesso machine, and the passion to perfect their coffee is evident in every cup. Learn More: London: Coffee(In)Touch Guide Read more
  • The A R.
    The A ReviewsAugust 12, 2014
    Lucky if you a got a seat here, small in size. Good coffee a bit acidic, their banana toast cake is perfect! But for me i would pick workshop over kaffeine.
  • Manar Alghafis
    Manar AlghafisOctober 27, 2015
    Australian cafe the quality of coffee to die for
  • Marilia🐾 P.heart icon on user image
    Tasty brownies and good coffee. I had really high expectations when I visited the first time, based on the reviews I've read, and it was a bit of a let down. Still worths a visit if you're nearby.
  • Dominic D.
    Dominic D.September 6, 2014
    Finally... Coffee properly prepared. What a delight. Forget the chains. This is the real thing! You may have to fight for a table or seat though. The place is pretty popular at peak hours.
  • Abdulaziz A.heart icon on user image
    Abdulaziz AldakhailFebruary 21, 2018
    The flat white is great and the espresso is fabulous. A must for coffee tasters.
  • Phil A.heart icon on user image
    Phil AdamsFebruary 7, 2016
    Very happy and positive vibe here. The coffee is very good (my flat white was delicious), and I had a great time reading in the sun at the window bar seats.
  • May ♍.heart icon on user image
    May ♍May 24, 2015
    If its coffee you're looking for and you're used to high quality, Kaffeine is your place. Coffee here is solid & robust. 'Coffee Perfection' I wholeheartedly, admit and agree
  • New York Habitat
    New York HabitatApril 2, 2014
    With the use of quality Square Mile beans, this shop serves a delicious cappuccino along with tasty locally sourced foods. Try their scrumptious banana bread!
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    JETApril 19, 2015
    Great little coffee shop staffed with friendly Aussies. Barista is meticulous, efficient and knows the difference between a flat white and a latte. Feels like home.
  • Ebby D.heart icon on user image
    Ebby DabiriNovember 24, 2019
    The best mocha I had in London + Friendly and fun staff. The egg sandwich was very good, however; their reputation for “the best banana bread” is debatable! 😎
  • Harrison N.heart icon on user image
    Harrison Nathaniel-WurieDecember 4, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Arguably Fitzrovia's busiest and best Coffee Shop. The cappuccinos and lattes come highly milk-decorated and recommended, but desserts like whoopie pies and Aussie-style Portuguese tarts are quality.
  • Chris P.heart icon on user image
    Chris PhillipsMarch 24, 2017
    Been here 10+ times
    Great espresso from this venerable third wave café. Can get quite crowded, but it's nice to grab a seat on the high chairs overlooking the bar.
  • Alexia K.heart icon on user image
    Alexia KJuly 29, 2018
    One of the best coffee places in central London, good sweets as well. Must go for the area
  • Natalie N.
    Natalie NgJuly 3, 2017
    Americano was a little sour, the halloumi sandwich was good - with avocado fillings too !
  • Mark H.
    Mark HileyApril 12, 2013
    The Red Brick espresso is staggering. adding milk or diluting this masterpiece should be illegal! The vegetarian food here is also amazing. even the staff are cool! a hidden gem
  • Cenk G.
    Cenk GümüşcüoğluOctober 7, 2014
    Nothing special about this place. Little choice of food and they use inefficient toasters to warm up pies and muffins. Cascara was delicious though. Flat white and its foam design was London average.
  • Robert G.
    Robert GreenAugust 13, 2014
    Have the Ham croissant! Surprisingly delicious... And they're always so personable it feels like home in the mornings!
  • Lamaheart icon on user image
    LamaDecember 9, 2017
    Been here 5+ times
    My new favourite coffee shop. I believe they have two branches. This one is very small & crowded all the time but the coffee is worth it!
  • Jon C.heart icon on user image
    Jon ChooSeptember 10, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    We all know that the coffee served here is boss, but so is the Portuguese egg tart (nata). Incredible.
  • Bradley C.
    Bradley CheshamJune 19, 2014
    You get the feeling this is a set standard business model now after so many new start up coffee haunts surfcaing across London from a Aussie/NZ theme. All said and down the coffee is great.
  • Magdalena W.heart icon on user image
    Magdalena WelczAugust 26, 2020
    You know when you find a spot with good coffee. This is the spot. They have good beans selection and even ice latte is amazing!
  • Karl D.
    Karl DelandsheereApril 17, 2015
    Cappuccino. I would have showed you the egg & pancetta sandwich but I ate it before taking a picture so... :D
  • Erick K.heart icon on user image
    Erick KjellevoldJanuary 11, 2015
    It's really crowded and not much space, but they made a really nice and fruity espresso. Also, their pastries are great. It wouldn't hurt with some more info about the coffee when they serve it thou.
  • Dania M.
    Dania MuradSeptember 29, 2018
    Great coffee and tasty food within cozy yet trendy surroundings. love this place. Staff are very friendly and smiley too :)
  • corinne m.heart icon on user image
    corinne marrinanJanuary 23, 2015
    Great coffee and out of the ordinary breads, muffins and pastries. Small interior, best for take away
  • Essie S.heart icon on user image
    Essie SAugust 28, 2014
    Great americano. The place can get a little crowded though. No place to sit or stand while waiting for coffee.
  • Clara E.heart icon on user image
    Clara EloyNovember 27, 2021
    Absolutely delicious Banana Bread. Probably the best I’ve ever had.
  • Asli Y.heart icon on user image
    Asli YFebruary 10, 2017
    Quite a tiny place with decent coffee yet you still don't feel rushed by the staff. There is a good range of pastries that look and smell amazing. Not a place to work but rather have a break or refuel
  • Cate T.
    Cate TFebruary 17, 2015
    Super cool and a bit pricey. Get your coffee merch to the right of the counter - London coffee guides and aeropress machines
  • Wyndham M.heart icon on user image
    Wyndham MeadOctober 21, 2014
    Specialty coffee in central London for those of us who wouldn't be caught dead in Starbucks, costa or pret. Yummy sweets as well.
  • Philip C.heart icon on user image
    Philip CaspariApril 16, 2017
    Great coffee and delicious treats (toasted Banana bread). Seating not very comfy; good for take-away though
  • Miloheart icon on user image
    MiloJune 15, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    No matter what you order, the coffee is among the best in a city spoilt with good coffee shops and the food is delicious. After two terms as mayor and over 180 visits I today humbly abdicate. Love!
  • Georges P.heart icon on user image
    Georges P.July 19, 2015
    Had a really good flat white here, also plenty to choose from for breakfast. Just espresso based drinks though, no filter
  • Salwa
    SalwaSeptember 2, 2016
    Good coffee, tried tgeir flat white 👌🏼
  • Kamlesh J.heart icon on user image
    Kamlesh JhabakAugust 6, 2014
    Try the cafe latte or even better than best #coffeeexperienceflight Prefer the house beans.
  • Jeshua M.
    Jeshua MaxeySeptember 8, 2014
    Whatever pasta dish I've ordered is device. Wholemeal, organic pasta w/ pickled courgette and tomato
  • Adleyheart icon on user image
    AdleyAugust 27, 2018
    Good coffee, lovely salads, friendly barista and best marmelade ever!!!
  • Benjemyn D.
    Benjemyn DeynOctober 3, 2011
    Get there early! Due to the popularity of this coffee shop, you will do well to get a decent seat at busier times. Nonetheless their drinks are worth the wait.
  • Adam B.
    Adam BurrowsFebruary 27, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Minimum on card is £6, which is a bit sneaky because most coffee + cake combos will be less than that, but they'll IOU you a coffee if you want.
  • Farid H.heart icon on user image
    Farid HamkaFebruary 15, 2015
    They have an amazing selection of delicious cakes. Ask for your banana bread to be toasted. Yum
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