10 of London’s Prettiest Cups of Coffee
Calling all coffee lovers! Us Londoner’s absolutely love a cup of the strong stuff, with bright and colourful pours, impressive coffee art, and some of the most insta-worthy cups of coffee around. Read on for our top recommendations…
If you think AIDA’s just another one of your typical stores in Shoreditch, then think again. This hidden-gem, concept store has an in-shop cafe filled with long wooden seats, home-baked treats, and instagrammable, speciality lattes. Choose from Matcha, Turmeric, Chai, or their best-selling Rose Latte with rose syrup and organic beetroot juice, topped with dry rose petals.
Location: 133 Shoreditch High St, London E1 6JE
2. Coffee Addict
Who doesn’t enjoy coffee with a side of fluffy Japanese pancakes? This pretty-in-pink coffee shop is as stylish as its pours, with lush flower walls, neon furniture, and an aesthetically-pleasing brunch. Grab a plate of jiggling, souffle pancakes and sip on one of their super lattes like Ruby Rose, Tiramisu, Butterfly Matcha, Korean Strawberry, Spicy Chai, and more - the options are endless.
Location: 324 Vauxhall Bridge Rd, London SW1P 1NH
3. Blank Street Coffee
A pistachio-green coloured coffee shop that offers dreamy, seasonal specials that are as delicious as they look. From Iced Strawberries & Cream Lattes to Violet Lemonades and refreshing Blueberry Matchas, get a snap for the gram at this simplistic coffee shop with their creative iced drinks, vegan pastries, and delicious sandwiches.
Location: 44 Charlotte St., London W1T 2NR
4. The Penny Drop
Brought all the way to London from Melbourne, The Penny Drop is a warm and friendly coffee shop with a modern twist on the city’s coffee scene. Minimal in its decor, but certainly not with its coffee, indulge in Tumeric, Matcha, Prana Chai, and Beetroot Lattes created with impressive artistic designs of birds, kittens, and swirling love hearts.
Location: 13 Tottenham St, London W1T 2AH
5. Saint Aymes
What do you get when you combine stylish pink interiors, picturesque coffees, 24ct gold drinks, and unicorn lattes? Saint Aymes, apparently. Known as ‘Londons’ Prettiest Café’, this instagrammable spot is as lavish and indulgent as it sounds, offering up insta-worthy drinks, bottomless brunch, and floral afternoon tea.
Location: 59 Connaught St, St George's Fields, London W2 2BB
Modern and sustainable with oh-so-pretty pours, Kafi is a craft coffee bar nestled on the streets of Fitzrovia with some funky coffee suggestions. They’ve previously offered a green special Wellness Latte, pink Rooibos Latte, and their creative spin on their best-selling matcha - decorated with adorable animals for that creative sprinkle of *extra*.
Location: 20 Cleveland St, London W1T 4JA
Green and pink are the unofficial colours of this insta-worthy, matcha house. With a 155-year-old legacy in Japan, this Chinatown gem serves up some of the best desserts, teas, and lattes around. We highly recommend their Mochi Cheese Tea, Sakura Latte, and Strawberry Matcha Spritz for the ultimate indulgence.
Location: 33 Newport Ct, London WC2H 7PQ
A californian-style coffee shop that brings good vibes, healthy bites, and Dark Arts artisan coffee to Parsons Green. With bright and colourful lattes, sip on instagrammable Beetroot, Green Matcha, or Golden Tumeric Lattes in their bright and cosy cafe - did we also mention they’re dog friendly?
Location: 60 New Kings Rd, London SW6 4LS
9. Farm Girl
Country farmhouse meets Aussie-coast setting in this beloved brunch spot in Notting Hill. Farm Girl is every instagram and coffee lovers’ dream, serving up the likes of Liquid Gold Lattes, Butterfly Matcha, and Happy Hot Chocolates that make for a very aesthetic (and delicious) cup of the strong stuff.
Location: 59A Portobello Rd, London W11 3DB
10. Peggy Porschen
This pretty-in-pink café is renowned for its instagrammable interiors, coffee, and cakes - with absolutely everything dripping in the colour pink. From afternoon tea to aesthetic breakfast and brunch, pre-book for some of the prettiest sips around.
Location: 219 King's Rd, London SW3 5EJ
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