We’re getting a bit of déjà brew with this one. There’s nothing wrong with wanting to score some Insta likes when you’re getting your caffeine fix for the day. Because after all coffee art is just for the Instagram likes, right? That being said, although it might be pretty in pink, we don’t want it to be all froth and no substance. It still needs to hit the spot and fulfil your caffeine fix because we need to get through the working week somehow…
Whether it’s a mouthful of glitter or pink stained teeth you’re after, here’s our guide to the prettiest coffee in London Town…
Adding a little sprinkling of fairy dust to your coffee is Palm Vaults with their glitter covered lattes. If you need to know anything about their coffees, it’s that they’re totally Insta worthy. But then you’d expect nothing else from a café that gives off such #goals vibes with their pinky hues and Pinterest perfect interior. Decked out with hanging plants and floral displays, it’s hardly surprising the coffees are garnished with flower petals and let’s not forget, every pic of the lattes ends up being a total viral hit… So if it’s Insta followers you’re after, hit this place up.
Where: 411 Mare Street, Hackney, E8 1HY
Taking inspo from across the pond, Flotsam & Jetsam is an independent owned Antipodean-style café offering up a rainbow of coffee options for you to choose from. From their butterfly latte incorporating blue matcha, passionfruit and almond milk to their charcoal rose latte using rose water, charcoal and oat milk, you’ll feel like a health goddess upon leaving.
Where: 4 Bellevue Parade, Wandsworth Common, SW17 7EQ
From Kyoto to London, you’ll be transported to Japan with every sip of Tsujiri’s renowned matcha coffees. Whether you’re wanting a green tea pick-me up or a green tinted Mr Whippy, you’ll be returning in no time just to see what cute design will be popping up next on their lattes. Is it a bird, a plant or… Totoro?
Where: 33 Newport Court, St. James's, Greater London, England WC2H 7PQ, United Kingdom
Another day, another coffee guide featuring the talented Grind. Not only do they make a coffee that packs a punch, but they offer colourful options too! Whether it’s a beetroot, turmeric or matcha latte you’re after, you can guarantee Grind has your back when it comes to revving up your caffeine fix.
And if you’re after something a little stronger, they have five coffee cocktails up for grabs allowing you to get your caffeine fix but with a little added extra.
Where: 213 Old Street, EC1V 9NR
Although these aren’t quite as boldly coloured, they’re totally Insta worthy with their cute stencilled designs dusted on top. Known for their insanely beautiful cakes, Peggy Porschen also puts on a good show on the coffee front. Whether you’re wistfully wishing you were strolling the streets of Paris or you’re dreaming of owning a poodle, their designs are totes adorbs and we can’t get enough.
Where: 116 Ebury Street, Belgravia, SW1W 9QQ
Surf’s up! Hally’s totally gives off Californian surfer vibes. Opened by Anna Halliday in 2013, Hally’s continues to serve up simple, innovative food using as much organic and ethical produce as possible. As well as the dreamy, creamy colourful lattes, they also rustle up delicious food. Hally’s has attracted celebs and influencers alike including Made in Chelsea’s Louise Thompson as their sister company, Little H.
Where: 60 New Kings Road, Fulham, SW6 4LS
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