Jaz & Jul’s Chocolate House – Angel

Head right to the top of Chapel Market, past all the market traders and just when you think you have come to the end, there is Jaz & Jul’s Chocolate House. As it is called a Chocolate House, the expectation was there for it to have a rich sumptuous interior. The inside of this cafe is…

Rabot 1745 – London Bridge

When a friend suggested going for hot chocolate on a rainy day, I knew I was in for a treat as she always knows some of the best places for hot drinks. The story behind Rabot 1745 is that this cafe is from the people behind Hotel Chocolat. All of the cocoa beans are sourced…

The Waiting Room – Whetstone

A slightly different take on a cafe, The Waiting Room teams itself with its small home furnishing store. The Waiting Room is a really cute cafe adorned with fairy lights, dressers lined with lamps, frames, tealights and flowers. A garland of hearts decorates the cafe window. Stars hang above the lamps and small chandeliers also…

Old Tree Bakery – Golders Green

Old Tree Bakery is a Taiwanese bakery with displays of its buns and cakes in the shop window. This bakery is a little different in the sense that it prides itself on trying to keep their products low in salt, sugar and fat. All of their food is baked fresh every day on site. Trays…

FreeState Coffee – Holborn

On the outside of the quaint Sicilian Avenue is FreeState Coffee. There is a good buzz and a relaxed atmosphere with this coffee shop. Wooden tables and chairs, a bit like Victorian school desks are inside and there are also benches for the outdoor seating. The tables are decorated with green foliage and berries in vases….

Coffee Dogs – Kings Cross

Trying to remember the last time that I had a hot dog made me realise that it had been many years ago. So, heading to Coffee Dogs, all the excitement was for the hot dog. The menu has hot dogs made from pork, beef and soya. The British Bulldog was really delicious. It was a…

Mamacoffee – Prague

When travelling or on holidays, you always seem to come across places that become your regular! That’s exactly what Mamacoffee was. It was a place that would be passed at least once a day if not more, as it was just around the corner from our hotel. The first time that we visited Mamacoffee, it was…

Marine Ices – Camden Town/Chalk Farm

For all you gelato enthusiasts, such as ourselves, it is a relief to know that the institution that is Marine Ices is not closing down. Instead it is moving to a new location, just down the road, with the shop front marked by the beautiful wisteria tree! The new branch of Marine Ices is concentrating…

Andronicas World of Coffee – Covent Garden

If you are looking for this coffee shop, then do not expect to see a sign saying Andronicas outside of it. Instead look for a neon lit Espresso Bar sign in the window. After a lot of time walking up and down Floral Street several times and getting blank responses from neighbouring shops when asked…

Kaffeine – Fitzrovia

Glorious blue sky summer days means the pleasure of making the most of the great outdoors but also taking the chance for a relaxed lunch. Kaffeine is a very popular cafe with queues coming out the door at busy times. Wooden panels and crate like tables make up the small seating area with some high…

SkyLounge – Amsterdam

Arriving at a holiday destination after a flight, it works wonders to start with some time relaxing. This gives time to get some orientation on the city and also get ideas on where to start the explorations. SkyLounge is situated on the 11th floor and offers beautiful panoramic views of Amsterdam. It is spacious and has…

Boulangerie Bon Matin – Stroud Green

Pancakes/crepes are always forgotten about when it comes to weekend treats! Boulangerie Bon Matin is lovely place for breakfast, brunch, lunch or even for tea and cake in the afternoon! A delectable display of cakes, pastries and breads welcomes you into this cafe. Brick walls and framed artwork makes up the seating area towards the…