The Best Coffee Spots in Covent Garden
From Aussie coffee houses to espressos served with custard tarts, Covent Garden is home to some of the best coffee spots in the West End of London. So whether it's an Espresso Martini or Beetroot Latte that takes your fancy, here's our round-up of the best places to get your caffeine fix in Covent Garden.
Where: 42 Maiden Lane, WC2E 7LJ
Signature brew: Beetroot Latte
Need to know: Born from a desire to recreate the espresso taste found in Melbourne, Grind roast their signature Grind House Blend in their Shoreditch roastery before it’s packed and shipped across London. Bold in flavour and roasted daily, their coffee has put Covent Garden Grind firmly on the map as one of the most recognisable coffee houses in London.
Where: 26 Southampton Street, WC2E 7RS
Signature brew: Flat White
Need to know: An Australian-meets-South-American coffee house and kitchen serving light, fresh, produce-led meals and a variety of single origin speciality coffees. Coffee is bought directly from farmers who use ethical trade practices that help support the local people and areas. Combining South American beans with an Australian coffee technique provides a truly special Aussie coffee experience in the heart of London.
Where: 48 - 49 The Market Building, WC2E 8RF
Signature brew: Oat Milk Latte
Need to know: Le Pain Quotidien may stand for 'The Daily Bread', but this cosy Covent Garden cafe is a must-visit for any coffee-lover. With over 10 types of coffee and range of dairy-free milk alternatives to choose from (plus super speedy Wi-Fi), Le Pain Quotidien makes for the perfect hot-desking spot.
Where: 14-15 Henrietta Street, WC2E 8QG
Signature brew: Un espresso (no milk, s'il vous plait)
Need to know: The Henrietta Hotel may be one of Covent Garden's best-kept secrets but you don't have to be a hotel guest to enjoy the stylish Art Deco interior. Stop by, select your Parisian brew and watch the world go by as you look out on Henrietta Street.
Where: 17 Russell Street, WC2B 5HP
Signature brew: Espresso (with a side of custard tarts)
Need to know: From the parish of Santa Maria de Belém in Lisbon, to the streets of Covent Garden, Santa Nata has brought their secret Portuguese custard tart recipe to London. From Piccolo to Cortado, Santa Nata has all your caffeine-needs sorted.
Where: 31-32 King Street, WC2E 8JB
Signature brew: Latte
Need to know: The Delicatessen brings the spirit of an authentic Italian café to an elegant setting in central London. Enjoy organic coffee along with a slice of cake or freshly baked pastry, to have in or to take away.
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