Category Archives: London

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. From Lantana to Prufrock: perfect coffee

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    March 23, 2013 by indiecafes2013

    The FT’s weekend magazine has asked top barristas about making the perfect coffee. Nice photos by Baptiste Kreyder too.

  5. TPG: A Haven just off Oxford Street

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    March 21, 2013 by indiecafes2013

    It’s easy to find groovy independent cafés in bohemian parts of town, so there’s nothing Cafés That Are Not Franchises …
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  6. Last orders at Tony’s

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    February 6, 2013 by indiecafes2013

     After 25 years serving teas, coffees and classic “greasy spoon” fare on Battersea’s Northcote Road, Tony’s is closing its doors …
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  7. Monmouth: Best coffee in London?

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    January 27, 2013 by indiecafes2013

    Monmouth sets the standard by which Cafés Are Not Franchises judges all coffee.