Department of Coffee and Social Affairs keep it nice and simple. The cafe itself is spacious with plenty of tables, exposed brick and a counter full of pastries and filled croissants…

Wednesday 04 January, 2012

Modern Pantry – Clerkenwell


I’m on a bit of a Clerkenwell buzz at the moment as it’s cafe heaven. Modern Pantry serves great food all day and it’s great to go for a coffee (in theory as my hot chocolate was the most expensive I have had…

Tuesday 27 December, 2011

The Elk in the Woods – Islington


The Elk in the Woods has to be mentioned because it’s a beauty. Located on a great little backstreet behind Upper Street, home to lots of boutiques, cafes and antique shops…

Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Workshop Coffee – Clerkenwell


Like most cafes from either New Zealand or Australia, Workshop Coffee is damn professional looking. Spacious, uncluttered with lots…

Monday 12 December, 2011

Farm Shop – Dalston


I doubt I was the only one wondering as to what the hell this place was all about. Every time I peeked in the window all I could see was some kind of hydraulic system and a lot of lettuce…

Saturday 03 December, 2011

Pacific Social Club


Pacific Social Club is located on Clarence road, the same road that the Pogo Cafe is on and definitely one of the few streets left in Hackney that feels fairly dodgy, it was pretty much ground zero for the Hackney riots…

Saturday 03 December, 2011

Dennis Severs’ House


Let me start by saying that I generally hate museums. I find things in glass cases painfully dull. Whenever I visit a new city I’m honestly more inclined to check out the supermarkets…

Sunday 13 November, 2011

Dalston Superstore – Dalston


There is one thing that London lacks and that’s dive bars. That’s the only thing I would say New York has over London, dive bars…