London Dating: Best Coffee Shops 2014

Be it a chain or a quirky independent hideout, there are not many streets in London these days without a coffee shop.
What’s more, coffee shops can make for a fantastic date. Not only are they a simple way to meet, but you can also visit at almost any time of day. You could squeeze a quick coffee shop date into your lunch hour, or enjoy each other’s company for a whole afternoon.
Here is our pick of some of the best coffee shops for a date in London.

Workshop Coffee Co

Pull up a stool, perch at the bar and observe as your beverages are expertly prepared before your very eyes.
If you’re feeling peckish, there’s also a whole host of breakfast, brunch and snack options to complement your coffee.


In the heart of Fitzrovia, Kaffeine is an Australian/New Zealand influenced café, which prides itself on its professionally made espresso coffee and loose leaf teas.
The food menu changes on a weekly basis but is sure to feature mouth-watering tarts, pastries and baguettes that are packed with fresh, seasonal ingredients.
There’s normally a queue at Kaffeine, so you’d be wise to set aside a bit of time if you’re considering dating at this popular coffee shop.

Taylor Street Baristas

If you and your date have a sweet tooth then this London coffee shop is for you.
Taylor Street Baristas’ counter is piled high with brownies and other treats for you to indulge in as you sip on your drinks and get to know each other a little better.

Federation coffee

This buzzing cafe is well worth venturing “South of The River” for!
Using beans from its own Brixton roaster, Federation Coffee brews up a delicious cup of coffee.
And, if you and your date are feeling mischievous, why not treat yourselves to the oh-so indulgent and delicious cheesecake? It’d be rude not to!