Monmouth Coffee Company

Restaurants , Coffeeshops Covent Garden
  • 5 out of 5 stars
(10 user reviews)
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Rob Greig
Monmouth Coffee Company

Founded 30 years ago, Monmouth sets itself daunting standards for quality and ethical trading, and meets them consistently. This is pre-eminently a place for single-estate and co-operative coffees. You’ll always be able to find a good Kenyan coffee here, and Central and South America are represented by excellent ranges. Founder Anita Le Roy is an industry leader in the campaign to help growers improve quality and earn higher prices. The original shop-café in Covent Garden is tiny and cosy; the Borough space is larger and serves fabulously moreish cakes and savouries to enjoy with your fine brew.

Venue name: Monmouth Coffee Company
Address: 27 Monmouth Street
Opening hours: Open 8am-6.30pm Mon-Sat
Transport: Tube: Covent Garden tube
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Average User Rating

4.6 / 5

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The go-to spot for delicious coffee - never weak and always well made. Friendly staff serve behind a long bar counter scattered with pastries from the Little Bread Peddler, and although seating space is limited the cafe has a bustling vibe. It's also the perfect location to grab a takeaway and explore the surrounds.

Anthony H
Staff Writer

The place for coffee. The informative staff make this place, attentive and helpful and will lead you through the process of getting the right coffee for your taste to take home. A real gem.


This place has arguably the best coffee in London. I love it. I cannot attest to it being the best as I am not an expert in these manners but it is god. 

Rellie Loves

Granted, this place is tiny and the queues are horrendous on a weekend, but the coffee... amazing! Perfectly made latte's which is a personal fave. Monmouth is wholly worth the 5 stars so I recommend you try if you're in Covent Garden and need a caffeine hit. They do an incredible chocolate brownie too, so definitely try that. 


this place has put a lot of smiles on my face over the years, a real institute, x

Paperback Reader

Best coffee in London! Don't order anything other than full-fat milk as they don't serve it. There's always a queue that is width standing in. Coffee tastings available for those beans you are taking home.

Jane G.

Don't take my word for it, the lines say it all. Best. Coffee. Ever. Great staff, excellent pastries along with the best coffee ever. The only problem is its tiny and there isn't really anywhere to sit. Minor flaw!



I believe in the merit of focusing on just one thing, but excelling at it, and this is just what Monmouth does! The place is not fancy, and you could easily walk past their Covent Garden branch, if it wasn’t for a massive queue that never quite disappears from their door. You might have to wait for few minutes and share a table with a bunch of strangers, but the BEST COFFEE IN LONDON (UK? World?) makes it so worth it!

Masumi S

Used to use the Borough Market but working in the Covent Garden means buying my bag of coffee, and I love that they will let me taste 2-3 coffee to help me choose!

Jack W

There's no avoiding the fact, these guys' Joe is pretty special. Have always been baffled by the big queues to get in but after a visit you understand why people bother.