A FLAVORFUL JOURNEY THROUGH SHOREDITCH’S COFFEE CULTURE: FROM TRENDY TRUCKS TO PASSION-DRIVEN BREWS
At Wear London, we have a strong appreciation for coffee, especially considering our fortunate location surrounded by a vibrant coffee culture. We've compiled a list of our favourite local coffee shops near our Spitalfields stores on Hanbury Street and Brushfield Street. When you pay a visit to our stores, make sure to explore one of these establishments to enhance your shopping experience and immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of East London.
Nestled right outside our Brushfield Street store, you'll find Grind's renowned pink truck stationed in the bustling Spitalfields Market. Offering their complete range of speciality coffee, the truck exudes the enticing aroma of freshly ground beans as you approach this iconic fixture in the market. Grind, which originated in Shoreditch, has expanded its coffee culture influence across various London neighbourhoods. The truck's distinctive pink exterior and welcoming ambience make it an irresistible stop for both locals and visitors seeking a delightful caffeine fix. Whether you're looking to cap off your visit to our Brushfield Street store or kick-start your shopping spree with a buzz, Grind's coffee truck is the perfect spot.
Spitalfields Market, Brushfield Street, London, E1 6AA
Nude Coffee Roasters
Nude Coffee Roasters is just a few doors down from our Hanbury Street store, you'll notice their inviting red and white striped chairs just across the road. Since opening in 2008 they are now renowned for their commitment to quality, Nude Coffee Roasters is a haven for coffee enthusiasts seeking a premium experience. Nude Espresso has firmly established itself as a pivotal player in the speciality coffee movement, with a dedication to sourcing ethically and sustainably grown beans. Their Loring Smart Roast is the most technically advanced and eco-friendly roaster available. This roaster can eliminate the need for an afterburn which helps reduce its energy consumption by up to 80%. the cafe's sleek and modern design enhances the pure essence of its coffee, inviting customers to indulge in the distinct and intricate flavours found in every cup.
25 Hanbury St, Spitalfields, London, E1 6QR
A ten-minute walk from our Brushfield Street store you will find Attendant. Housed in a former Victorian public toilet, this quirky cafe transforms an unconventional space into a trendy haven for coffee enthusiasts. The historic setting, adorned with original features like the iconic green tiles, creates a unique experience. The Attendant is celebrated for its commitment to quality coffee, offering a diverse menu of expertly crafted brews. The cafe takes pride in pulling its very own seasonal espresso blend directly from the Attendant Roastery through the shiny La Marzocco Linea GB5. If you fancy a bite to eat or taking the cafe to your home Attendant offers home-style breakfast, brunch and lunch menus and sells beans and high-quality brewing equipment. Whether customers are drawn in by the cafe's unusual charm or its exceptional coffee offerings, a visit to The Attendant in Shoreditch promises a memorable blend of history, style, and caffeine indulgence.
74 Great Eastern St, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 3JL
Situated along the renowned Brick Lane, Kahaila is a 5-minute stroll from our Hanbury Street store. Kahaila is not only a purveyor of expertly brewed coffee but also a social enterprise with a heartwarming mission. Established in 2012, Kahaila initially began as a coffee shop and has since evolved into a multifaceted enterprise with a strong charitable focus. Functioning as a charity, Kahaila oversees the Luminary Bakery, a social enterprise supporting vulnerable women, Ella’s Home, a safe haven for victims of modern-day slavery, and Reflex, a faith-based organization dedicated to equipping young women in prison with valuable skills. The cafe serves as a community hub, hosting events, art exhibitions, and workshops that reflect the dynamic and diverse spirit of Brick Lane. Beyond its welcoming ambience, Kahaila takes pride in its commitment to social impact, channelling a portion of its proceeds towards charitable initiatives. With an array of artisanal coffee blends, delectable treats, and a cosy atmosphere, Kahaila on Brick Lane beckons customers to immerse themselves in a blend of cultural richness, creativity, and a perfect cup of coffee.
135 Brick Ln, Spitalfields, London, E1 6SB
FWD Coffee is not just a coffee shop; it's a destination where passion meets purpose. A mere ten-minute walk from our Hanbury Street store, FWD Coffee has redefined the coffee experience. Beyond serving exceptional coffee, their purpose is to cultivate an environment where individuals can come together to socialize, engage in thoughtful discussions, unleash creativity, and find inspiration—all while enjoying the exquisite taste of their coffee. Established in 2009 on Whitecross Street and expanding to locations on Curtain Road in 2011 and Farringdon Road in 2021, FWD Coffee embodies a decade-long commitment to delivering a unique blend of comfort and innovation. Their coffee, a 100% speciality brew, tells a story of meticulous craftsmanship, featuring a bespoke blend of Savannah, Brazil, and COMSA, Honduras, accentuated with delightful notes of milk chocolate, cranberry, and toffee. The journey with FWD Coffee extends beyond a cup of coffee; it's an exploration of flavours, community, and the boundless inspiration found in every sip.
126 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A 3PJ
Holy Shot Coffee is conveniently located just a brief ten-minute walk from our Hanbury Street store. It transcends the ordinary coffee shop experience with a mission to redefine perceptions of speciality coffee. Drawing inspiration from Antipodean third-wave coffee culture, Japanese/Scandinavian minimalism, and the East End's renowned hospitality, Holy Shot focuses on high-quality, ethically sourced ingredients, offering a diverse range of vegan and healthy options. Sustainability is key, with all energy sourced from renewable sources, fully compostable disposable cups, and reusable cups available for purchase. As an accredited London Living Wage employer, Holy Shot invests in its team and fosters a people-centric ethos, welcoming individuals to join their mission by exploring open positions and becoming part of the Holy Shot community. The coffee shop, with its inviting ambience and expertly crafted brews, serves as a hub for both residents and wandering enthusiasts. With a commitment to quality evident in every cup, Holy Shot invites customers to embark on a flavorful journey, indulging in meticulously brewed coffee that mirrors the passion and craftsmanship that define this distinctive establishment.