9 Quirky Coffee Shops in London

Coffee is always at the forefront of our minds at Takeaway Packaging. We are always trying out new and exciting places to get coffee, so check out some quirky coffee shops in London that we’ve grown to love!

#1 Attendant
Attendant Coffee
Attendant Coffee

Attendant is a tiny, quirky coffee bar, situated in a restored Victorian public convenience. They serve breakfast and light lunch along with some great coffee.

Three Branches 

Fitzrovia | Shoreditch | Clerkenwell

Visit Attendant

#2 Look mum no hands!

Look mum no hands! offer breakfast, cakes and meals in a bike workshop, coffee and wine bar, along with big-screen cycling events.

Three Branches

Old Street | Lmnh Kitchen | London Bridge

Visit Look mum no hands!

#3 Coffee, Cake & Kisses | Fitzrovia

Coffee, Cakes & Kisses are an artisan coffee house, serving delicious food and drinks in a homely environment. Their mission is to help people have better relationships with themselves and others and to explore all aspects of them, however challenging or unusual.

Visit Coffee, Cake & Kisses

#4 Drink, Shop & Do | Kings Cross

Drink, Shop & Do is an eclectic, all-day café and designer store in an airy space that also stages evening classes. Some upcoming events include, ‘Pimp your Hipflask’, ‘Club Yoga’ and ‘Party Like It’s 1999’.

Visit Drink, Shop & Do

#5 Biscuiteers Boutique and Icing Café
Biscuiteers Boutique and Icing Café
Biscuiteers Boutique & Icing Café

Biscuiteers launched online in September 2007, with their mission statement ‘why send flowers when you can send biscuits instead? In October 2012, they opened the doors to their very first Biscuit Boutique & Icing Cafe in Notting Hill, followed by a second on Northcote Road in December 2014.

Two Branches

Notting Hill | Battersea

Visit Biscuiteers

#6 The Ship of Adventures | Hackney

This intriguing café is decorated like the inside of a pirate ship! Run by The Hackney Pirates, they offer light bites as well as children’s books and gifts.

Visit The Ship of Adventures

#7 Lion Coffee + Records London | Clapton
Lion Coffee + Records London | Clapton
Lion Coffee + Records London

Husband and Wife Chris & Mairead envisioned Lion not only as a place to hang out, drink the best coffee and browse vinyl, but also to capture the very essence of musicianship by hosting intimate performances and bespoke launch events. The shop interior was designed to create a relaxing and chilled atmosphere, it also doubles as a cocktail bar in the evenings.

Visit Lion Coffee Records

#8 Palm Vaults | Hackney

Palm Vaults is a unique coffee shop with heaps of character. Their décor incorporates hanging baskets an array of different plants. They offer light bites, vegan cuisine, cakes and great coffee. Please note – no laptops are allowed, and you can only pay by card!

Visit Palm Vaults

#9 Wilton Way Café | Hackney
Wilton Way Café | Hackney
Wilton Way Café

Wilton Way Café is a modest and contemporary coffee house serving breakfast and sandwiches, as well as hosting an on-site radio station!

Visit Wilton Way Cafe

Like this blog? Read all about our favourite coffee shops in Bristol here.

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