Category Archives: London

  1. Maison Bertaux: the antidote to Artisan barrista bars

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    February 11, 2016 by indiecafes2013

    Getting a bit jaded about hipster coffee bars? Ever wondered what Patisserie Valerie was like before it became a franchise? …
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  2. It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas

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    December 14, 2013 by indiecafes2013

  3. The Guardian Cafe, Shoreditch

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    October 30, 2013 by indiecafes2013

    If the Guardian was a cafe instead of a newspaper it would be …. The Guardian Cafe. The Guardian caused …
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  4. Soho’s secret tea room

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    October 30, 2013 by indiecafes2013

    The dining room upstairs at the Coach & Horses pub on Greek Street is the perfect place a quiet chat over …
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  5. Escape from Oxford Street

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    September 30, 2013 by indiecafes2013

    The West End’s a funny place. The main streets are prime retail but head down the side streets and you’ll …
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  6. Artesanal food market madness

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    September 24, 2013 by indiecafes2013

    Borough Market is to open on Wednesdays. That is fantastic news for fans of “world-class, ingredient-led shopping“. Borough Market is …
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  7. Camera Cafe, Museum Street

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    September 3, 2013 by indiecafes2013

    Cameras and Cafes are two of Cafes That Are Not Franchises’ favourite things, so we were very happy to stumble …
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  8. Fleet Street Press

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    May 1, 2013 by indiecafes2013

    The sign outside Fleet Street Press declares: We maintain barrista-client confidentiality. Once upon a time, Fleet Streets bars and cafes would …
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  9. The London Coffee Festival

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    April 27, 2013 by indiecafes2013

    Yes, I know. Cafes That Are Not Franchises really ought to be at The London Coffee Festival,  but is inadvertently stuck at …
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  10. 3bis: Is it ice cream season yet?

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    March 25, 2013 by indiecafes2013

    The ice cream, in this cafe is so rich it will cheer you up on even the coldest of days. …
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