With its huge windows, spacious Wilton Way coffee spot Footnote feels very bright and public. It’s the perfect kind of place to meet for a low-key coffee date with a person you’ve never met before, and if things go well you can hang around for brunch which runs from familiar options like avocado on toast, through to less common but equally tasty pico de gallo on sourdough.
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You can get the best cocktails in Dalston at Three Sheets, a tiny bar and coffee shop that’s perfect for a drink with a friend or two.
Andu Café is a cash-only, vegan spot in Dalston serving excellent option-free Ethiopian food.
Snackbar x Farmshop
Snackbar is a café and workspace on Dalston Lane that serves a range of unusual and excellent Asian-inspired breakfast, lunch, and brunch plates.
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Flat White is where it all began. And by ‘it’ we mean Australian lattes taking over the world. This Soho cafe serves the real deal, and great food.
Brick House Sourdough Bakery and Bar
Brick House is a small coffee bar and bakery 30 steps from Peckham Rye station, but it's a good spot for a refuel, or to get some work done.
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