Food & Drink

Bamboo Crowd’s : A guide to coffee shops in Shoreditch

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Shoreditch is our stomping ground. Here’s our shortlist of top places for a guaranteed good coffee.

Fix126

126 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3PJ

www.fix-coffee.co.uk

@fixcoffee

Atmosphere: Fun

Seating availability: Good
Opening hours: 7am – 7pm

Best for: Beards and bikes

 

Cream

31 New Inn Yard, London, EC2A 3EY

www.cream-shoreditch.com

Atmosphere: Creative

Seating availability: Very good
Opening hours: 7am – 7pm

Best for: Deli food

 

Origin

65 Charlotte Road, London, EC2A 3PE

www.origincoffee.co.uk

@robsonbarista

Atmosphere: Fresh

Seating availability: Very good
Opening hours: 7.30am – 6pm

Best for: Filter coffee; toasties

 

Forge & Co.

154-158, Shoreditch High St, London, E1 6HU

forgeandco.co.uk

@forgeandco

Atmosphere: Retro

Seating availability: Excellent
Opening hours: 8am – 11pm

Best for: Meetings

 

Lyle’s

Tea Building, 56 Shoreditch High St, London E1 6JJ

www.lyleslondon.com

Interior, by Xavier Girard Lachaîne

Atmosphere: Sophisticated
Seating availability: Excellent
Opening hours: 8am – 11pm

Best for: Fine dining

 

The Attendant

74 Great Eastern St, London, EC2A
the-attendant.com

 

@attendant_uk

Atmosphere: Casual
Seating availability: Excellent
Opening hours: 8pm – 6pm

Best for: Working

 

Black Opium Coffee

362-364 Old St, London, EC1V 9LT

blackopiumcoffee.co.uk

Ambience: Cool
Seating: Limited
Opening hours: 7am – 7pm

Best for: Homemade cakes

 

Shoreditch Grind

213 Old Street, London, EC1V 9NR

grind.co.uk/shoreditchgrind

@ronjalana

Atmosphere: Edgy

Seating: Good
Opening hours: 7am – 11pm

Best for: Breakfast; cocktails

 

Allpress Espresso

58 Redchurch St, Shoreditch E2 7DP

uk.allpressespresso.com

Atmosphere: Refined

Seating: Good
Opening hours: 7.30pm – 5pm

Best for: An authentic brew

 

Brooklyn Coffee

139 Commercial St, London, E1 6EB

www.brooklyncoffee.co.uk

 

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