Whenever I need a coffee in my neighbourhood, I always opt for Coffee Plant, even though the area is saturated with coffee shops. Coffee Plant consistently produces excellent coffees that are amongst the least expensive that I've had in London, despite being on touristy Portobello Road. I'm quite picky about my coffee; there are surprisingly few coffee shops that can get a dry cappuccino correct, but Coffee Plant gets it right every time!
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Posted: Thu Feb 18 2010
With 15 years of experience, Coffee Plant creates a range of own-roasted beans. On our visit, Peruvian beans were the pick of the day – incredibly complex, starting with roasted peanut notes swerving into apple, liquorice, butterscotch and cinnamon. There follows a slightly salty and herbaceous finish with plenty of umami. Our latte was equally enjoyable, with textured milk so thick and creamy it was almost a flat white. We did cringe at the coffee beans sitting in transparent, open tubs, however, losing aroma and flavour with every passing minute.
Coffee Plant 180 Portobello Road