The 5 best coffee cafes in the UK

May 17, 2016

The best coffee cafes in the UK

Here at Madeleine Thompson we know nothing beats a good cup of coffee. Whether it’s on the go in the morning or catching up over a latte with your friends, the humble cup of coffee is not to be underestimated. We’ve scoured the UK for your favourite cafes, with Instagram worthy bakes and serious caffeine hits, here is what we found…

Steam Yard Coffee, Sheffield.  

Steam Yard doesn’t just do great coffee, it’s also renowned for their delicious cheesecake brownies and incredible doughnuts (hot smores doughnut, anyone?) With a unique Steve Mcqueen interior, this northern hotspot is worth a hit. Don’t believe us? Check out their Instagram – @steamyard

Unit 1-2 Aberdeen Court, 97 Division Street, Sheffield S1 4GE  

Steam Yard

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Prufrock Coffee, London. 

Located off of Leather Lane in Clerkernwell, they specialise in simply great coffee. Their coffee programme is run by founders Jeremy Chellender (UK Barista Championship) and Gwilym Davies (World Barista Champion). With founders like these, you can guarantee a great cup of coffee. Whilst your there try the chocolate brownie, it’s a must have!

23-25 Leather Lane, London, EC1 

Prufrock Coffee

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Pot Kettle Black, Manchester. 

Describing themselves as the ‘evolution of coffee’, they promise the finest coffee of the highest standards. Their carrot cake has raving reviews, as does the simplistic nature of this coffee bar near the Royal Exchange Theatre.

Unit 14, Barton Arcade, Manchester M3 2BW, England  

Pot Kettle Black

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Faculty Coffee, Birmingham. 

Fitted with vintage school desks, Faculty Coffee specializes in quality coffee and speciality teas. Number one on TripAdvisor with claims that it is the only place worthy of getting coffee in Birmingham, why try anywhere else?

14 Piccadilly Arcade, Birmingham, B2 4HD 

Faculty Coffee

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Small Batch Coffee Company, Brighton  

With a great selection of coffee, Small Batch promise they brew only the finest highest quality coffees. Their cakes and pastries are meant to be just as good as the coffee itself, we are sold.

 17 Jubilee Street, Brighton BN1 1GE, England 

Small Batch Coffee Company

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