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M1LK

M1LK

Coffee Shop and Australian Restaurant££££
Balham, Balham
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  • Callum S.
    ""The Convict" has to one of my new favourite brunch items."(12 Tips)
    Patrice H.
    "Iced coffee and sweet Maria were great."(6 Tips)
    Odo
    "Nice coffee, good breakfast, the baked eggs are lovely."(5 Tips)
    Lucie B.
    "Kurdish eggs are the best brunch in Balham."(3 Tips)
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  • Dwayne M.
    Dwayne McDonaldJanuary 28
    The place is a vibe! I would recommend to everyone who is looking for a nice and easy going space to eat, drink or catch up with friends with a light meal...m1lk is the place to be!
  • Em T.
    Em TompJanuary 12
    Santa Maria (corn fritters) are so good! Great coffee and smoothies too!
  • Thiago M.
    Thiago MaiaJanuary 10
    Been here 5+ times
    The food is just great and now they do nights with amazing food and wine. The staff is really friendly and fun. I just can't stop coming here ❤️
  • Jos J.
    Jos JonesJanuary 2
    Fantastic coffee and food is insanely good. Be prepared to line up on weekends - worth the wait for the corn fritters or baked eggs...or anything else on the menu!
  • Patrice H.
    Patrice HollywoodNovember 13, 2016
    Iced coffee and sweet Maria were great. Slightly on the pricey side but everything was above average quality and all the staff were super friendly.
  • Petra B.
    Petra BednářováNovember 6, 2016
    Crazy que outside in Sun morning - you can skip it for TA cup to a stylish place with a staff who don't have problem with crazy coffee adict such as me. Great Ethiopian coffee from Barn that Sunday.
  • Ralph M.
    Ralph MallettOctober 14, 2016
    "The Convict" breakfast - an amazing fry up on a muffin
  • Agnieszka K.
    Agnieszka KrawczykAugust 28, 2016
    Young Betty is my favorite, hollandaise sauce is the best in the world! Even just taking a simple sourdough bread with avocado is heavenly good! <3
  • Elif
    ElifAugust 23, 2016
    Smoothies are a must try! All breakfast types are delicious.
  • Dafna W.
    Dafna WachmanAugust 5, 2016
    Everything is yummy
  • Lef G.
    Lef GermenlisJuly 26, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    The best cold brew, great coffee and incredibly tasty food for lunch ( food is a bit overpriced). Friendly staff always
  • Iwain L.
    Iwain LizanJuly 9, 2016
    Amazingggg!!!!!!!
  • Valentina C.
    Valentina CoveyJune 24, 2016
    Great chilled vibe. Thoroughly recommend the Sweet Maria fritters and Lois smoothie. Fast service, great ambience.
  • Yvonne D.
    Yvonne DurkheimJune 23, 2016
    Amazing food and friendly staff !
  • Agnieszka K.
    Amazing baked eggs
  • Agnieszka K.
    Young Betty with salmon - burnt butter hollandaise is amazing!
  • Gastón T.
    Gastón TournApril 1, 2016
    Best brunch in London!
  • Anna V.
    Anna VilkaFebruary 4, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Fantastic food and lovely staff.
  • Mr P.
    Mr PJanuary 15, 2016
    Coffees are excellent despite being small in stature. Large space for brunch - a rarity for independent coffee shops.
  • Josh B.
    Josh BoxDecember 21, 2015
    This place used to be friendly and relaxing. Since refurbishing there's loud techno music and unfriendly staff. Coffee still good though...
  • Hadeel
    HadeelDecember 9, 2015
    Delicious food, friendly stuff and everything was good the coffee👍🏼 Sweet Maria + baked eggs with Labnih ❤️
  • Rihab🎀 I.
    Rihab🎀 IbrahimDecember 7, 2015
    Not good at all. Poor service, food not tasty and very far 👎🏼👎🏼
  • Chad H.
    Chad HornerNovember 7, 2015
    ask about pancakes on the weekends!
  • Jessica L.
    Jessica LNovember 3, 2015
    Try the convict and the smoothies, yum!
  • Yvonne M.
    Yvonne MuwaloNovember 2, 2015
    Sweet Maria is the best! Have it all the time
  • Alex T.
    Alex TomlinsonOctober 19, 2015
    Believe the hype. I don't even like crispy bacon but that convict muffin. Damn.
  • Andrew E.
    Andrew EveryOctober 9, 2015
    Lovely Australian coffee and a great menu
  • Jana D.
    Jana DolejšováOctober 4, 2015
    The menu is creative, amazing breakfasts and coffee. Love this place. 👏🏻
  • Harriet M.
    Harriet McMeekinSeptember 26, 2015
    The Convict and flat white
  • Chloe P.
    Chloe PSeptember 9, 2015
    Owned by Australians so they have brekky to perfection 👌🏼 Coffee on point. Lines out the door on the weekend so allow time to wait but it's worth it.
  • Nargess V.
    Nargess VahdatAugust 24, 2015
    eggs butternut squad and feta on sourdough is excellent! The filtered coffee if u like it black was very very good :)
  • Duncan S.
    Duncan SkehensAugust 18, 2015
    Really great spot for brunch. Try their iced coffee.
  • élise G.
    élise GilbertJuly 18, 2015
    Great local products, very chilled atmosphere. It's welcoming and simple!
  • Jack O.
    Jack OJuly 4, 2015
    One of the very best spots in London for brunch and coffee. Creative food with classic elements. Brilliantly balanced espresso from Workshop Coffee. Top class filter from Koppi in Sweden.
  • David O.
    David O'NeillJune 9, 2015
    Best breakfast/brunch option in Balham. Love "The Convict" breakfast. Sometimes a bit of a wait but have never regretted it!
  • Alexander P.
    Alexander PalmerJune 7, 2015
    The convict brunch with hangover sauce will redeem any sins of the previous night. Truly delicious. No booking system so may have to wait for 30 minutes at peak time but so worth it.
  • Thom A.
    Thom AllenMay 23, 2015
    Aeropress coffee was amazing. The convict was really good as well.
  • Belle Y.
    Belle YuMay 11, 2015
    Their scrambled eggs are amazing! Great comfort food in general and pricing is reasonable.
  • Sara B.
    Sara Bla BlaApril 12, 2015
    Everything!!!
  • Kate G.
    Kate GomesMarch 19, 2015
    Really liked it here. Interesting brunch menu and great coffee. Sometimes a wait to get in but worth it
  • Justin
    JustinMarch 14, 2015
    Friendly staff, lovely coffee & a pistachio cake worthy of adulation
  • Lauren M.
    Lauren MurtaghMarch 14, 2015
    Gluten free breakfast! Smoothies & chai latte
  • Jess
    JessMarch 6, 2015
    I haven't had good cornbread in almost a decade. These guys have good cornbread. They're also lovely and made me the prettiest flat white I've ever seen.
  • Callum S.
    Callum StottFebruary 23, 2015
    "The Convict" has to one of my new favourite brunch items. The food is excellent and people seem to know it so be prepared for a bit of a queue.
  • Lisa H.
    Lisa HaywardJanuary 18, 2015
    I really do love it here! Great brunch place... Just avoid busy times unless you want to queue.
  • Jessi @.
    Jessi @2feet1worldDecember 27, 2014
    Delicious food and fast service - good coffee too!
  • Kaat L.
    Kaat LavaertsDecember 1, 2014
    Everything is insanely yummie here!
  • Tobias O.
    Tobias OtteNovember 12, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    One of the few places were you will be surprised that there is a difference between good and great brunch. Try the pancakes when you're lucky enough to be there on a weekend.
  • James B.
    James BillinghamNovember 6, 2014
    Get "The Convict". Nice coffee. No cards accepted. ATMs down the road.
  • James B.
    James BillinghamNovember 5, 2014
    Awesome place, but be warned - they *do not* take cards. However, there are many ATMs nearby.
  • Lisa H.
    Lisa HaywardOctober 17, 2014
    Be prepared to queue for a weekend brunch! But it's definitely worth it, great food and well prepared in a cool space.
  • Darren S.
    Darren SOctober 7, 2014
    Coffee and the food, both savoury and sweet
  • Gerard W.
    Gerard WalshOctober 6, 2014
    Corn fritters are delicious
  • Jason Z.
    Jason ZavagliaOctober 4, 2014
    Tried everything on their short menu - everything is delicious!
  • Bruce B.
    Bruce BoltonSeptember 19, 2014
    Good vibe, great breakfasts. Best I've had in a long time. Good coffee. Flat whites, lamingtons & Anzac bikkies - what more could you want? Oy, oy...oy.
  • Nick L.
    Nick LongleyAugust 28, 2014
    Sweet Maria with bacon was great. Not a bad flat white either
  • Ed Y.
    Ed YarntonAugust 27, 2014
    Unique and cool atmosphere. Superbly brewed aeropress coffee from Swedish roasters.
  • Imogen C.
    Imogen CAugust 23, 2014
    Great brunch menu, pancake specials, queue moved fairly quickly (15mins), cash only.
  • Edward J.
    Edward JohnsonAugust 16, 2014
    Had the Convict. It was a tasty posh McDonalds breakfast Muffin.
  • Amos R.
    Amos RojterAugust 6, 2014
    Beer coffee shop in Balham, evident by the queue outside early on a Sunday. Coffee is perfect, and the food is amazing.
  • Colm
    ColmAugust 6, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    Everything is good here. Personal favourites are The Convict & Sweet Maria. Bring a friend and share those two. Don't forget to have a smoothie. Oh and on weekends there's pancakes.
  • Dan W.
    Dan WongAugust 6, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Brunch food. Lots. Of. Yummy. Brunch food. And the coffee!
  • Anders H.
    Anders HusaMay 8, 2014
    You get Koppi coffee from Sweden here. Very hipster place.
  • Duane B.
    Duane BrownMay 5, 2014
    Buckwheat pancakes are where it's at on bank holidays.
  • Charlie C.
    Charlie CoxMay 5, 2014
    Love the way the smoothies are served! Cash only.
  • Gareth
    GarethApril 27, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    Convict is awesome. Big queues but worth the wait. My favourite brunch in Balham
  • Laura C.
    Laura ComanFebruary 15, 2014
    Great coffee and cakes for take away. Cash only.
  • Thomas E.
    Thomas EvansNovember 23, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Super friendly staff, great atmosphere and amazing coffee and food all combine to make this the best cafe in the area. Be prepared to queue at the weekend (not for long)- its definitely worth it!
  • Matteo P.
    Matteo PirazzoliNovember 6, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Delicious food, really friendly staff, very nice decor, one of best coffee shop in London.
  • Odo
    OdoOctober 25, 2013
    Great coffee shop. Nice coffee, good breakfast, the baked eggs are lovely. Full review... Read more
  • Rob D.
    Rob DysonAugust 19, 2013
    Courgette fritters are amazing, get a side of bacon - cooked to perfection (if you prefer non-crispy). Kurdish baked eggs also fantastic. Plus their coffee is best (& also cheapest) in South London.
  • James W.
    James WattsAugust 3, 2013
    Had the Kurdish fried eggs w/ chorizo, spinach, labnen and kirmizi biber. Best brekkie i've had all year!!
  • Amanda F.
    Amanda FoleyJune 2, 2013
    Amazing coffee, great food, lovely atmosphere right in the heart of Balham. Surprised to find something this hipster in south west London!
  • Lucie B.
    Lucie BartlettJanuary 20, 2013
    Kurdish eggs are the best brunch in Balham. Make sure you save a wedge of bread 'til the end to mop up tasty juices.
  • David C.
    David CadmanDecember 3, 2012
    Milk is now the BEST coffee shop in Balham
  • Ilicco
    IliccoDecember 1, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Come and eat anything it is all stunning, and a flat white is actually perfect.
  • Chris C.
    Chris CoulsonOctober 13, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Certainly owns the title of best coffee in balham. It won't be quick if you're in a rush. I'd recommend sitting in and also getting a 'posh' breakfast
  • Ioanna V.
    Ioanna VioletSeptember 22, 2012
    One of the best lattes i ever had! Eggs Benedict with smoked salmon are wonderful! The decoration is amazing! I will be coming here a lot!
  • Gavin S.
    Gavin StewartSeptember 15, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Get here early for the best seat. Best coffee in Balham! And only £2 takeaway.
  • Thomas E.
    Thomas EvansSeptember 9, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    The flat white is the best in Balham
  • Energya Therapies by Paola Bassanese
    The menu is very egg-based; I had the artichoke and new potato salad which was lovely
  • Abu Meshal
    Abu MeshalMarch 17, 2016
    Amazing place for brunch. Baked eggs is must 👍🏼 لايفوتك راس البربري😊
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