Department of Coffee

The Department of Coffee and Social Affairs is a new cafe in Farringdon/Clerkenwell but feels like it’s been here forever. The highlights include chilled out dub music in the background, excellent coffee and a relaxed atmosphere.

Department of Coffee Leather Lane
The Department of Coffee has a great balance of atmosphere and quality coffee

Department of Coffee is a real addition to the Leather Lane area and they are now opening new cafes in The City (Liberty of Norton Folgate), Soho (Speakeasy) and Chancery Lane.

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Best coffee in London

The best coffee in London is at Prufrock in Leather Lane. I wish there was more to say than that but there isn’t. The Prufrock team may not be friendly or helpful but they are purists and their coffee is amazing.

Best Coffee in London
You are looking at the best cup of coffee in London, a flat white from Prufrock

But the best coffee isn’t the same thing as the best cafe. In fact, the things that make a cafe great don’t always lead to the best coffee. And vice versa.¬†For example, staff that are fanatical about coffee can be off putting to customers who are a little unsure of themselves.

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