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Summary

“The queues can be ridiculous” for these “shrines to coffee” but “the sheer quality of their beans makes it a first choice” and “service is five-star even when they are manically busy” (i.e. mostly). The famous Borough Market shop suffers “an annoying number of hipsters outside” but otherwise “makes a wonderful place to watch the world go by”, and enjoy “delicious bread and jam” too. All branches serve “a few yummy pastries”.

£6
Exceptional
Exceptional
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

The coffee is “a miracle” – and “there’s a wonderful range” too (plus “super” pastries, and at SE1 “fabulous bread ’n’ jam”) – at these “totally friendly”, if “crowded” communal café-classics.

£12
Exceptional
Exceptional
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

The coffee is “sublime” and the “perfectly trained staff” help create a “harmonious” ambience at these cult cafés; in Borough Market, “the rustic, communal wooden tables are laden with moreish bread, butter and a selection of preserves – get stuck in!”

£12
Exceptional
Exceptional
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Still the best coffee in town”; all of the many reports confirm that these cult cafés are “top quality”, and that the bread ’n’ jam breakfasts at the Borough market branch are “a London experience” (and, fortunately, one that’s “worth queuing for” too).

£12
Exceptional
Exceptional
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

No
No
6.30 pm
Opening hours

dinner till L & afternoon tea only
Last orders: 6.30 pm

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