This is the kind of coffee shop that has reminded many an Aussie of home: cheerful, personable service from owner Peter Dore-Smith and his team of baristas ensures that each coffee fiend relaxes over their drink.
No-one should pass through Shoreditch without dropping into Prufrock, the winner of our best cup of coffee award earlier this year. Our most recent visit offered surprisingly disappointing coffee, but we’ve had enough great coffees here to know what they’re capable of.
While espresso culture rampaged through London, this Fitzrovia café branched out to offer filtered brews (though they do espresso-based drinks as well). They even do four different brewing methods for filter coffee, including specialist methods such as siphon and Aeropress.