Anyone taking a stroll round Battersea Park this Autumn will soon have what looks to be an exciting cafe to try. Pear Tree Café, which will overlook the park's Boating Lake, is a new venture by Annabel Partridge and Will Burrett, former Sous Chefs at Petersham Nurseries and Spring Restaurant respectively.
Mainly a daytime cafe it'll be serving breakfast and a seasonal all-day lunch menu until dusk on weekdays, brunch at weekends but with regular pop-up
For true caffeine addicts, the only real coffee worth having is a single estate espresso made for you by someone who would throw you out of their cafe rather then serve anything with milk or sugar. But you know there are a lot of Nespresso fans who just flipping love their coffee pods, so they're the ones who'll be excited at the news that a Nespresso cafe has just opened in London.
It's the first full blown Nespresso cafe, following a test run in Vienna, and
We head to the site of Turnmills for the latest of Terence Conran's Albions - much more than just a simple restaurant.
So this is going to bring joy and happiness to a lot of caffeine-deprived folk. Popular coffee-based business Caravan, who currently have restaurants in Exmouth Market and King's Cross, are opening their own huge roastery, north of their KX site.
Caravan Coffee Roasters will feature its own brew bar and cafe serving up all manner of baked goods like their popular 'morning bun' and chocolate espresso brownies, plus daily changing filter and espresso coffee and coffee
This sounds to us like a first for London - an espresso canteen with brow bar and waxing salon attached.
A Wanted Man opened quietly in Chelsea a few weeks ago, and while the idea of a cafe come hair removal space might not be everyone's cup of java, the details warrant some foodie interest.
First off, the brows and other bits will be seen to upstairs at The Beauty Block Chelsea. It's downstairs you'll want to focus on. There a team of two Michel
Stoke Newington continues to attract a host of interesting new openings, the most recent among them being Newington Table. Their all-day breakfast menu ranges from the ubiquitous avo on toast to a pretty amazing sounding full English consisting of Sourdough, egg, sausage, thick cut bacon, black pudding, bone marrow, beans, tomato, mushroom for £11.50.
The evening menu kicks in at 5pm. We like the sound of their Linconshire poacher puffs for £4 or maybe
When the word on the street (in this case Kentish Town's Highgate Road) is that a hot new lunch spot has opened, you can count on us dashing off to try it. House Kitchen is the latest venture from Soho House to open in Highgate Studios - they already have Pizza East, Chicken Shop and Dirty Burger in various parts of the building. The new all day cafe has opened up where Caffe Kix used to be. And to be perfectly frank it's light years better than the
Who wouldn't be pleased to learn about a lovely new French-style boulangerie opening in their neighbourhood? The lucky folks in questin are Fulhamites who'll have a new boulangerie and kitchen, Orée, opening on the Fulham Road. They'll have all manner of freshly baked viennoiserie, artisan bread and fine patisserie to serve up - either to eat in or take away.
Every bit of their bread will be made
It's not just a pretty colour: matcha is so on trend it's cropping up everywhere, from verdant green lattes to pastel hued macarons. Now for the truly obsessed, a new cafe in the heart of Covent Garden has turned it into their hero ingredient.
Pan de Vie aims to combine the best of European baking and patisserie techniques with flavours from the Far East - in a cafe and shop arranged over two floors. There will be plenty of green tea themed treats on offer,
Looks like Paddington just got an interesting place to grab a morning coffee or lunchtime snack. Kioskafé, a newsstand and coffee bar opened last week - it's a new project from the folk behind Monocle. Inspired by the city-street kiosks of Europe, this teeny 80 sq m space will sell an amazing selection of magazines and newspapers and travel essentials. Think part great café, part street kiosk with some tables outside if you want to linger.
For breakfast there'll be
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The duo behind popular scotch egg company Scotchtails are opening a new all day coffee shop on Aldwych.
Dominic Hamdy and Oliver Hiam will open Lundenwic at the end of July, serving up all manner of salads, sandwiches and toasties, alongside specialty coffees, homemade nut milks and cold-pressed juices.
The concept for the cafe was inspired by the pair's trip to Copenhagen where they rather liked
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