Looking for a New Year pick-me-up? Lawrence Roullier White goes in search of South East London coffee.
Aga’s Little Deli, Dartmouth Road, SE23, serving Monmouth Coffee and tasty treats from Cinnamon Bakery in Peckham
Brickhouse Bakery, Zenoria Street, SE22, Square Mile coffee and the world-famous Peckham Rye bread
Blue Mountain Café, North Cross Road, SE22, the original and one of the best, in ED since 1993
Café G, Peckham Rye, SE22, serving Volcano Coffee and G what a great breakfast!
Franklins Farm Shop, London Lane, SE22, Volcano Coffee in a foodie heaven and friendly haven
General Store, Bellenden Road, SE15, serving Workshop Coffee and the best Bakewells
Honor Oak Provender, Honor Oak Park, SE23, Monmouth Coffee and ever changing selection of wonderful cakes
Boulangerie Jade, Barry Road, SE22, house blend free-trade and organic coffee served by smiley and lovely staff
Norris & Knight, Forest Hill Road, SE22, serving Volcano Coffee
Old Spike Roastery, Peckham Rye, SE15, great own-brand coffee from a fantastic social enterprise
Romeo Jones, Dulwich Village, SE21, great coffee and great people watching in this lovely London village
Small White Elephant, Choumert Road, SE15, Volcano Coffee and a much spoken about Turmeric Latte
St David Coffee House, Davids Road, SE23, serving Square Mile Coffee and where the bulk of The Life Assistance Agency was written by Thomas Hocknell
Toasted, Lordship Lane, SE22, Allpress coffee, drink in takeaway or brew at home
Look out for another further round up of local coffee houses soon, too many to mention in one issue.
This feature first appeared in the January 2017 issues of SE21, SE22 and SE23 magazine.