• Colonna & Hunter Bath featured
    South West

    Colonna & Hunter, Bath

    Three-times UK Barista Champion Maxwell Colonna-Dashwood is on a caffeine-fuelled mission to rule the world. We certainly won’t try and stop him; his coffees and cafés are pictures of perfection. His second shop –…

    22 August 2015
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    South West

    Society Café, Bath

    Society Café is in such a fabulous central location, so often reserved for tourist traps in beautiful cities like Bath, that it might be mistakenly overlooked by the indie coffee shop hunter. At it turns out, Society…

    22 August 2015
  • Mrs Athas, Leeds
    Yorkshire and The Humber

    Mrs Atha’s, Leeds

    Central but tucked away on an unassuming side street, Mrs Atha’s is undoubtedly one of Leeds’ top speciality coffee shops. It’s one of those places that, on first glance, gives off a slightly mixed vibe. Any…

    7 August 2015
  • Stanely & Ramona, York
    Yorkshire and The Humber

    Stanley & Ramona, York

    Lee and Lucy (neither a Stanley nor Ramona in sight), are an odd sort of double act. Lee’s the dry, sardonic one; Lucy’s the warm, smiling one. A sort of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance…

    19 January 2015
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    Knockbox Coffee, Hong Kong

    Not to be confused with the recently-reviewed Knockbox Coffee in London, this older, unrelated and very far away café is the best we found on our recent trip to Hong Kong.…

    16 November 2014
  • Shrewsbury Coffee House
    West Midlands

    The Shrewsbury Coffeehouse

    Heading back up north from a Welsh wedding, we recharged our batteries in The Shrewsbury Coffeehouse. It’s a delight to discover that excellent coffee has reached this corner of the country.…

    16 November 2014