If there’s one thing London does well it’s independent shops, be it boutiques or family-owned restaurants. The quaint names, the vintage furniture, the quirky products – there’s no mistaking their unique appeal.
Top of that list in terms of charm are independent coffee shops. Those aromatic hovels tucked away on London’s back streets, which seem to have been around since the dawn of time. Finding them isn’t always easy, but once you’re inside you feel like a member of the family.
With that mind, we decided to do some exploring of London’s independent coffee shops. Here are nine of the best we’ve come across: