December 04, 2015

The Quirkiest Coffee House in London, The Black Penny

In between blogging events a little while ago, I was on the hunt for a coffee and a little break and I must have found the quirkiest coffee house in London. Situated between Holborn and Covent Garden is The Black Penny.

The interiors caught my attention as I walked past and I had to retrace my steps for a better look. The decor was so idealic with a touch of rustic, industrial/warehousey and a slight french vibe to it. I know they say you can't judge a book by it's cover, but I knew the coffee just had to be great with decor like this. And damn good a coffee it was.

My flat white was silky smooth, with deep waves of fragrant coffee as it slipped down my throat. Non of that burnt and bitterness or sourness that I detest in a coffee.

Don't you just love the decor? After enjoying my coffee for over an hour, I still didn't want to leave!

The lunch menu looks great too, so I will have to pop by for lunch one day. The room downstairs is a lovely little private space with a recovered and genuine safe imbedded into the walls. Sadly, I forgot to take photos of it.  

Address:
The Black Penny
34 Great Queen Street
Covent Garden
WC2B 5AA


Do you know of any great coffee shops in London?


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    1. Sorry for the late reply, thanks! I love this place :)

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  2. What a cute little place - I'll seek it out when next I'm in that part of the world!

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    1. Sorry for the late reply, Yes yes, you must! The coffees are great too

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  3. I totally love the interior design that's gone into this place - those lamps and the painted walls are love! I'd love to drop by sometime for lunch :) xx

    Tamsin / A Certain Adventure

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    1. Sorry for the late reply! Me too, I'm a sucker for this rustic/warehousey interiors too and yes you must visit!

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