Looking for the best Canary Wharf coffee shops & cafés? I got you covered. Here are the 7 best Canary Wharf coffee shops and cafes to get your brew on — from a local. Enjoy!
If you’re spending a day in the Big Apple of London, you’ll probably want a caffeine fix right about…now.
Whether you’re in Canary Wharf for a day at the office, a glimpse at the endless skyscrapers, or simply a pit stop on your commute, here are 7 Canary Wharf coffee shops and cafés worth visiting.
5 Canary Wharf Station, Canary Wharf E14, Unit CR24 Crossrail Place, Canary Wharf E14
Kicking it off with my favorite Canary Wharf coffee shop — Notes. With beans roasted locally, rest assured you’re getting the best London brew on offer. Plus, their seasonal coffee means you’ll never get bored.
Quite popular with the investment bankers and general 9-5 crowd, if you find it to be a bit too crowded — head to their second location close by in Crossrail Place.
Must-Try: Genmai Cha
2. Change Please
Change Please, Reuters Plaza, Canary Wharf E14
Change anyone? If you want to your Canary Wharf coffee to come with a mission (for no extra charge) make your way to Change Please coffee van — where each cup of coffee empowers those in need.
Every proceed from their ‘Life Changing Coffee’ goes directly towards Barista training to help homeless Londoners get back on their feet; all while learning transferable skills and earning the London Living Wage. Oh, and their brownies are top-notch.
Must-Try: Adventurous Blend
Hazev, Discovery Dock West, 2 South Quay Square, Canary Wharf E14
If there’s one thing to know about Turkish culture — it’s that they make dang good cup of coffee, especially if it’s from Hazev. The Canary Wharf restaurant & café is the perfect place for a morning brew (or brunch) paired with sweeping views of the city.
Akin to Turkish culture — the atmosphere is also super welcoming and relaxing — a pleasant contrast to the buzz of Canary Wharf.
4. Café Brera
38e, Jubilee Place, 45 Bank St, Canary Wharf, London E14 5NY, Cabot Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 4QT
I couldn’t talk about coffee without mentioning Café Brera. A Canary Wharf coffee shop with Italian roots — Café Brera makes you feel like you’ve stepped into the Mediterranean.
The European-style café serves everything from elegant Eggs Benedict to strong Italian coffee that’s sure to leave you buzzing for the day (in a good way).
Must-Try: Iced Cappuccino
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5. Mouse Tail Coffee Stories
Canary Wharf, E14 4AY
For all things coffee (and a cool backstory) look no further than Mouse Tail Coffee Stories.
‘Mouse Tail’ referring to the smooth tail that comes with a perfectly made espresso — serves everything from house blends to decadent pastries and tons of vegan and veggie meals for your café pit-stop.
Roasting beans from around the globe Mouse Tail is passionate about one thing — serving great coffee.
Must-Try: Piccolo Espresso
6. Café Samba
Café Samba, South Quay Walk, Canary Wharf E14
A Canary Wharf coffee shop rarely met without a queue — Café Samba is where it’s at. The coffee truck boasts the very best of morning brews, so don’t let its size fool you.
Must-Try: Flat White with Coconut Milk
7. Black Sheep Coffee
45 Bank St, Canary Wharf, E14 5NY
Get your morning flat white covered at none other than Black Sheep Coffee. Taking London by storm they boast locations all across the capital (fun fact — the co-owners met in uni!), but their Canary Wharf location is a particular favorite.
With knowledgeable baristas and specialty-grade coffee, you’ll definitely want to give this Canary Wharf cafe a visit.
Must-Try: Cappuccino Latte
Jubilee Place, Bank St, Canary Wharf, London E14 5NY
Okay, not a coffee shop, but way too good not to mention. On the ground floor of Jubilee Place at Canary Wharf station, you’ll find Godiva. Grab their Hazelnut Praline Hot Chocolate…and thank me later.
Must-Try: Hazelnut Praline Hot Chocolate
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