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Best coffee in the City!

Coffee and service outstanding, every single time I visit. Great atmosphere. Food and cakes... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
Cephalonia, Greece
via mobile
Great coffee

Great coffee and supper helpful staff. Popped in here with my little one in the pushchair. The... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
Phil T
via mobile
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20 Jul 2018
“Best coffee in the City!”
12 Jun 2018
“Great coffee”
First retail outlet for Alchemy Coffee. Serving directly traded and ethically sourced coffee, roasted in London, with a focus on their unique flavours and character. Up to 5 coffees to choose from every day.
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Ec4v 6du 8 Ludgate Broadway, London EC4V 6DU, England
City of London
+44 20 7329 9904
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Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Coffee and service outstanding, every single time I visit. Great atmosphere. Food and cakes delicious. Couldn’t recommend this place anymore.

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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Great coffee and supper helpful staff. Popped in here with my little one in the pushchair. The staff were so friendly and helpful with my little one.

Thank Phil T
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

My favorite is the opus blend with oat milk! Keep it up guys, your coffee always put a smile on my face!!

1  Thank Justin L
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I love this place, my favorite roasters and coffee place. The guys are super friendly, and the coffee is just one notch better than anything else I tried, and I try a lot. I come here alone and with friends whenever I am in London....More

3  Thank Murad O
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I’ve been coming here since the start of 2017. Staff has gotten unenthusiastic, coffee is ok, but subjectively quality has gone down a lot this year. The counters are generally pretty filthy and don’t get wiped clean (wet clean) it seems for days at a...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

As an italian i know what an espresso should taste like. Over priced over rated and burnt coffee is the only undertone i got.

2  Thank Trail274372
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

A little tucked away from the main route and behind City Thameslink Station, but a great find. Different coffees offered, through choosing from two options if coffee beans, that changes continually. A real must if you enjoy quality coffee. Only slight grumble is that the...More

1  Thank Kerry W
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Called in with family for a coffee break, finished up having delicious warm croissants with jam. Coffee was good, only one criticism is that there is not much room between the tables and it was busy.

1  Thank TammywBoston
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Stumbled into Alchemy on a very rainy London Saturday morning. Very very welcoming and cool place. Food great! Drinks even better. Great service and wonderful American style breakfast (which is hard to find sometimes) Unreal choice of cool drinks. Separate bar area from eating area...More

1  Thank Gonoles5150
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Alchemy is small in a very boutique-y and artisan sense. Barista coffees with slightly pretentious names, rare sources and described by flower and flavour notes. The coffee was good and the pastries all seemed fresh and appetising. No question of a return visit but I...More

2  Thank Paul K
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