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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)
    Nathan F.
    "Banana bread and a double piccolo perfect early morning pick me up!"(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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  • 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
  • Arif A.heart icon on user image
    Arif AnsariJuly 29, 2015
    A reminder that the Aussies know a lot about coffee! Great cappuccino, white chocolate blondie and service.
  • Sean C.heart icon on user image
    Sean CraigAugust 16, 2014
    An excellent example of one of the rowing number of Antipodean style cafés in London. Perfect flat whites.
  • Sasha D.heart icon on user image
    Sasha DApril 5, 2015
    One of London's best independent coffee places. Small but cosy and a great place for a caffeine hit.
  • Roberta E.
    Roberta EinerMay 28, 2014
    Toasted banana bread with home made jam and butter is best thing in the world. Americano is perfection too.
  • Rachel C.heart icon on user image
    Rachel ClarkNovember 14, 2016
    Friendly service. Good mocha—not too sweet. Not a ton of seating, but it was pretty empty around noon on a Monday.
  • Olly N.heart icon on user image
    Olly NewportOctober 26, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Chocolate brownie + americano - fuck me that combo is deadly good. That's a mighty flavourful coffee... if you can get a seat.
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    LondonByLaurenApril 13, 2015
    Enjoy a toasted banana bread with butter and the best flat white in town!
  • Martin J.heart icon on user image
    Martin JarčíkSeptember 4, 2013
    They use Synesso (maybe the best coffee machine) to prepare coffee. Great place to start your morning :)
  • Aristotelis R.heart icon on user image
    Aristotelis ROctober 13, 2015
    Great coffee! They serve espresso with a glass of cold brewed tea. White a nice touch!
  • AManda H.heart icon on user image
    AManda HUangJune 26, 2017
    Amazing coffee and baked goods and salad. Definitely stop by if ur in the neighbourhood.
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    IrinaDecember 10, 2014
    Flat white is amazing! The place is not very spacious but very cosy indeed.
  • Little Ninja
    Little NinjaJuly 22, 2016
    I LOVE Kaffeine - it is proper coffee!!! Curious to try their Paleo granola... It's an awesome coffee post Psycle session
  • Will P.
    Will PrestesNovember 18, 2013
    They have good Coffee Beans but don't make filtered because of the squeezed space. Flatwhite was good, in a proper Cup with thick borders. Lady at the till was kinda stressed, ruined the mood a bit.
  • Mohamed A.heart icon on user image
    Mohamed AlhmoudiMay 13, 2017
    Tasty Aramaic fresh coffee. The best Ristretto. Banana bread
  • Yugo T.
    Yugo ThamNovember 12, 2014
    Banana bread is the bomb! What a great start in the morning to pair with latte.
  • Theresa R.heart icon on user image
    Theresa RoldanSeptember 10, 2017
    My latte, banana bread, and sandwich were great. The banana bread wasn't AS great as people made it seem
  • Rebecca P.heart icon on user image
    Rebecca PalmerJanuary 30, 2015
    Awesome coffee and atmosphere, like being back in Sydney. Only downside if you want to work there is no wifi
  • Mischa L.heart icon on user image
    Mischa LumiereApril 25, 2015
    Cool coffee shop with good coffee and food options. Vegan coffee cake available!
  • Financial Times
    Financial TimesAugust 22, 2011
    In Australia it’s not just about the coffee, it’s also about creating places people can go to drink it. The service, the food, the décor, the atmosphere Read more
  • Paul H.heart icon on user image
    Paul HarrisAugust 30, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    I mentioned the Mayor bit as suggested for a free coffee, but I just got a funny look and had to buy a cap. Beautifully presented, staff a bit bolshy tho. Will give it another go another day.
  • Pascal H.heart icon on user image
    Pascal HartigAugust 10, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Great flat white. Office catering is also really good.
  • Mattias Petter J.heart icon on user image
    Mattias Petter JohanssonMarch 10, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    A very small place with minimalistic seating, but the coffee is impeccable. Nice to sit on the street if it's a bit warmer outside.
  • Eman A.heart icon on user image
    Eman AbdulazizSeptember 6, 2017
    Clearly, the cafe knows what they are doing. I went for double espresso, cold green tea, matcha pie, and lemon cake and I wasn't disappointed . Make sure to visit this place if you are a coffee lover.
  • Fatima A.heart icon on user image
    Fatima Al-HalwachiOctober 3, 2014
    Toasted banana bread is a must! Paired with a perfect flat white & you're in heaven
  • John L.heart icon on user image
    John LNDDecember 2, 2016
    banana bread is a must cream basil scroll is perfect have them both warmed up
  • Julian S.
    Julian SimsApril 18, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Superb service; excellent coffee; fab food: what more could you want? Nice setting you say? Yup, they've got that too :-)
  • Keith F.
    Keith FongNovember 4, 2014
    Great place! Order an espresso and come with a glass of cold cascara . Good match.
  • Michelle V.heart icon on user image
    Michelle VilageSeptember 30, 2017
    AMAZING! Best flat white in a while and the food was full of flavourrrr
  • Edina P.
    Edina PetőMarch 31, 2016
    Great coffee, nice brownies. Very busy on weekends, may have to wait for a seat
  • Mohsin K.
    Mohsin KhanSeptember 30, 2016
    Delicious flat white and banana bread. Get the bread toasted with butter
  • Svein D.
    Svein DaleNovember 26, 2012
    Great Coffee The Aussie way. You also get coffee fruit water to enhance the taste. Good, but not sure how well it works.
  • LukaSHheart icon on user image
    LukaSHJune 9, 2015
    Trendy, comfy and with delicious coffee.
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    AbdulrahmanDecember 17, 2018
    Super cosy cafe. Food was good and the latté was superb. Too bad they don’t do brewed though.
  • Roberto B.heart icon on user image
    Roberto BuaAugust 26, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Didn't disappoint. Best Flat White I've had in London so far.
  • Milos G.heart icon on user image
    Milos GajdosAugust 20, 2015
    Probably the best coffee in London. Get banana bread, but get itvroasted with butter.
  • Zlata K.heart icon on user image
    Zlata KadrabováOctober 6, 2014
    Awesome espresso bar with excellent coffee and small snacks to eat with it:))
  • Alex H.heart icon on user image
    Alex HardieOctober 26, 2016
    Great coffee. The scrambled egg and smoked salmon croissant was good too.
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    whatharrysdoneApril 9, 2014
    Great flat white, awesome portuguese tarts and heavenly toasted banana bread!
  • Mischa L.heart icon on user image
    Mischa LumiereApril 3, 2016
    Wish they would stop charging for soy/almond milk. Not fair for them to take advantage of people with allergies or who care for the environment.
  • LDN
    LDNNovember 28, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    You can actually use the wifi from next door (heineken open something...). But much more important: the ristretto is on point!
  • Dan B.heart icon on user image
    Dan BAugust 19, 2012
    Double ristretto and cascara are something I'd come for every day if I lived in the area. Heavenly!
  • Odo
    OdoJune 29, 2012
    Great Espresso, nice cozy coffee shop, love the cascara (dried coffee cherries tea) at the end. Full Review... Read more
  • Jonathan D.heart icon on user image
    Jonathan DadeApril 18, 2016
    The coffee are great. Also the fresh mint tea is really refreshing.
  • Beata Y.
    Beata YoungAugust 10, 2014
    Fabulous coffee, from Square Mile Roaster! Hipsters heaven (as of summer 2014 that is)!
  • Miki H.heart icon on user image
    Miki HorvathOctober 15, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Great latte, welcoming and quick service, vibrant atmosphere. Going to be back.
  • Anne-Sophieheart icon on user image
    Anne-SophieJanuary 26, 2016
    Great coffee. As I like to call it,: another addition to the "Australian Coffee Club" of London.
  • Brendan L.heart icon on user image
    Brendan LewisApril 25, 2015
    Tasty flat whites and outdoor benches make for a great combo
  • Sam M.
    Sam MAugust 29, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Fantastic coffee, gets very busy but always worth braving the crowds for.
  • Christiane L.
    Christiane LinkSeptember 30, 2013
    One small step up then another small step up and one small step down to get in. Only high tables in the front, boxes to sit on in the back. Not ideal for wheelchair users but manageable.
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