• Food

    Platter London Review

    Bank holiday Monday was the perfect time to go visit, Platter London. What is Platter London? Well, it was originally a bespoke food platter company but now they’ve opened their first coffee shop. Platter London serves Allpress artisan coffees, tailor-made food platters, iced drinks and freshly baked pastries to eat in or take away. The cosy and rustic interior was super cute and it was lovely sitting in there sipping on a cup of tea while waiting for my friend to join me. Customers surely felt the same way as there was a number which came in to escape the noise…

  • Food

    Dayrooms Cafe WC1 Review

      Due to its popularity, Dayrooms Cafe has now opened a new venue in Holborn. This Australian inspired cafe has been a big hit in Notting Hill and it is easy to see why. Dayrooms Cafe WC1 have done a great job in assessing what the region needs. The new Holborn venue in provides more of a quick bite and/or coffee environment. This is exactly the style that suits this frantic business district. Onin London was fortunate enough to sample what Dayrooms Cafe WC1 has to offer. The new venue delivers some unique alternatives to the classic brunch menu. One…

  • Food

    TAB x TAB is the latest coffee concept shop to land in London

    TAB x TAB is the latest coffee concept shop to land in London. Mathew and Charmaine, the owners have placed huge emphasis on the quality of the experience for their guests. This emphasis extends to every aspect from the quality of the products they serve to the exquisite aesthetic that surrounds you. TAB x TAB encourages you to stop for a moment and celebrate the the produce taking inspiration from the tea ceremonies of Asia. Seeking to go beyond the typical coffee shop experience, you’ll find a lifestyle haven with products from artisan suppliers, such as the bespoke ceramics from…

  • Food

    Bravo to Lavazza and Anna Barnett for giving us brunch with a touch of ‘dolce vita’

    Brunch and coffee, what a paring – certainly two things that are certain to get foodies all over London excited. After a long week at work, there aren’t many better ways to enjoy a leisurely morning at the weekend than brunch with friends; great food, great company, and, if your anything like me, plenty of coffee. London certainly isn’t lacking in cool spots serving up all manner of brunch specialities for the lazy mid-morning meal, but why not try cooking up a feast of your own without even having to leave home? Thanks to Lavazza we can now get delicious…

  • Business

    LONDON CREATIVE: Kurt Stewart

    This week, we caught up with Kurt Stewart, the founder of Volcano Coffee Works 1. WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO START ROASTING COFFEE AND START VOLCANO COFFEE WORKS? Initially it began as a natural extension to my professional culinary adventures; due to my disillusionment with the lack of any real quality and provenance that existed in coffee in London I was convinced that there was a real need to introduce speciality coffee to high end dining and the wider public. 2. WHAT MAKES YOUR COFFEE SPECIAL? We choose from some of the Worlds top 5-7% of Arabica and only hand roast…