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Prufrock Coffee

Coffee Shop££££
Holborn and Covent Garden, London
  • rosie s.
    "Friendly staff, fast wifi and some of the best coffee in London :)"(9 Tips)
    Nick S.
    "Square mile at its best plus training classes."(5 Tips)
    Mick C.
    "filter to get the best experience."(5 Tips)
    Marta J.
    "Coffeee! Flat white and espreso are delicious"(15 Tips)
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  • Chris P.
    Chris PhillipsNovember 17, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Right at the top end of the list of best coffee shops in London, come here for much more than a great espresso. Full choice of brewed options, plenty of seating and a light airy atmosphere.
    Upvoted Sep 16
  • Raf M.
    Raf M.April 23
    We all know Gwilym is a bloody genius in coffee world and it finds reflection is his very own coffee shop. Love absolutely everything about this place. Best coffee shop on this continent.
    Upvoted Sep 16
  • Augustinas S.
    Very friendly staff, asked about different filter types and everything was explained with no rush. Also ordered flat white with double espresso and triple ristretto, which were amazing!
    Upvoted Aug 23
  • Nadia Y.
    Nadia YazidJune 1, 2015
    Had filtered espresso with milk using Square Mile beans. If you ask, the beans can be changed to another brand. Thickness & temp of the coffee were good. The cheesecake & brownies were delicious!
  • Kostas K.
    Kostas KoukoravasNovember 22, 2014
    The best coffee in London by far. Cappuccinos and espressos here are special. Choice of blends. Filter coffee a bit pricey but you won't find this quality and attention to detail anywhere else. 5 star
  • Antonio
    Antonio1 week ago
    Been here 10+ times
    Probably the best coffee shop in London. Baristas are friendly and knowledgeable, the espresso is made to perfection (make sure to try the guest beans!) and the environment is cosy.
  • Chris H.
    Chris HainesOctober 5, 2015
    Truly wonderful coffee shop with excellent coffee. The flat white here is amazing. Delicious snacks as well, you must try the brownie! Free WiFi and plenty of seats. Does get busy.
  • Maximilian S.
    Without a doubt the best coffee in London, if not in the world. They focus on quality, the Baristas are very well trained, they use great beans and have an amazing machine. Must drink!
  • Adley
    AdleyJuly 12
    Nice interior, friendly staff, great coffee and very yummie bread with avocado. Nice place to chill or work. Good job!
  • Richard F.
    Richard FrazierAugust 26, 2013
    I went for the barista training, but stopped for lunch and a coffee. Try the beans, eggs and sourdough. Naturally the coffee is superb - sweet and carefully constructed using Square Mile as house.
  • Omid A.
    Omid AshtariMarch 2, 2012
    Amazing place to work from for as they have reliable WiFi. Staff is super nice and will give you some freebies if you spend enough time there. There are only one set of plugs at the entrance though.
  • Serradura
    SerraduraMarch 1, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Great place for relaxing. Excellent coffee and super friendly staff. Cappuccino was silky and smooth. Must visit for coffee geeks.
  • Oliver S.
    Oliver ShreeveAugust 6, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    One of the best coffee places in London. They do food too (e.g. 50p mini bites of brownies), but that's not why you should come here.
  • Riv
    RivJune 20, 2015
    I like the latte and their lemon verbena tea. Nice atmosphere to chill and do some reading. A little pricey for coffee and tea though.
  • Omer C.
    The coffee is great, the minimal decor is appealing but my favourite aspect is its location in what is today an unassuming but historically very significant Leather Lane.
  • Anami N.
    Anami NguyenJune 18, 2015
    Bright place. Plugs are on the right side next to the window. Wifi password: sweetshop. Staff is amazingly positive & nice. Prufrock always has vegan options 💞
  • Liis R.
    Liis RosenbergMay 24, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Some of the best coffee in the area (probably in London). Light and airy space with free wifi. Try the banana bread!! It's awesome.
  • Brian S.
    Brian SFebruary 11
    Top notch flat white, and I love the way they serve tea: you can go bring your cup back for two additional free 'infusions'.
  • Rachael F.
    Rachael FloodMay 30, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    One of my new favourite places - they take great care to pick the best ingredients, the breakfast menu is simple but delicious and the coffee is incredible.
  • Sam D.
    Sam DuffySeptember 15, 2012
    Coffee not cheap, £3 for a cappuccino, but made with skill and care and the space is lovely. Chocolate bite for 50p is very nice on the side of your saucer!
  • Mark A.
    Mark AshbridgeJune 24, 2013
    Pitch up at the 'brew bar' and taste a thing or two. Head Barista, Dave Regan, is a dreamboat. If you're on a coffee crawl, Dept of Coffee & Social Affairs is right across the street.
  • Carlos E.
    Carlos EgiaAugust 5, 2015
    I get why is on the TOP5 coffee shops in London. The flavour is great. The place is big and spacious... full of hipsters but still cool.
  • Mark A.
    Mark AshbridgeJune 17, 2013
    Pitch up at the 'brew bar' and taste a thing or two. Head Barista, Dave Regan, is a dreamboat. If your on a coffee crawl, Dept of Coffee & Social Affairs is right across the street.
  • Paul F.
    Paul FarrellJune 25, 2015
    These folks know their stuff. Exceptionally focused and first class delivery with a methodical madness for consistency. Superb pour over.
  • V
    VMarch 6, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    This is a hardcore coffee nerd place. Take the guest espresso if they have one. It's always high quality imported beans that are hard to find elsewhere.
  • Stuart H.
    Coffee was really good...nice plan with a good amount of tables. Slight down side was not being able to plug in my laptop or charge my phone.
  • Nicole R.
    Nicole RoweMarch 15, 2013
    Great coffee at extortionate prices. Seriously, even tea is £3. Filter coffee £4.50. But yeh, it's really nice. If you're rich or fancy splashing out.
  • Jana D.
    Jana DolejšováOctober 4, 2015
    The avocado bread was far from the best I've ever had, the coffee came a close second ;)
  • Dan M.
    Dan M.November 15, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    Really the best coffee in London. The guest espresso is always a fun way to try boutique roasters around the world
  • ST
    STNovember 16, 2012
    Coffee lover? Then try Prufrock! <3 I ordered a soy cappuccino, no art on my coffee. Next time I would be sure to get the latte art!! :))
  • New York Habitat
    New York HabitatApril 2, 2014
    Covering 2 floors, this spacious coffee shop serves top-notch coffee to its visitors, hosts coffee tastings & barista trainings!
  • Oliver S.
    Oliver ShreeveSeptember 20, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Such good coffee! Although get a proper brownie not one of the "bite" sized brownies
  • Jinnie G.
    Jinnie GimMarch 6, 2014
    Kickass coffee, amazing choices of lunch menu, friendly staff, lovely atmosphere, FREE WIFI. What more could I ask for?
  • Joe e.
    Joe eNovember 16, 2011
    If you ever wanted to geek out on coffee this is the place to go! Great coffee and interesting and informative conversation on coffee to be had here!
  • Will J.
    Will JamesMay 15, 2013
    No doubt that this is one of the finest and most dedicated coffee houses in London. Benchmark flat white and aspirational espresso.
  • Harry v.
    Harry van den BerghSeptember 3, 2015
    Still the best coffee there is. Great to see how professional the Baristas are.
  • Astrid H.
    Astrid HumerfeltDecember 29, 2015
    Excellent coffee. They also boast a big selection of all things coffee related, like grinders and books
  • Michael H.
    Michael HadwinDecember 13, 2014
    Creamy and sweet flat white. Excellent selection of coffee making gear. Barista courses. Effortlessly hip.
  • Tom C.
    Tom CavillMay 13, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The avocado on rye is one of London's best budget lunches. Swap it for sourdough and it's even better.
  • Graham L.
    Graham LindnerJuly 17, 2015
    Good rotation of coffees keeps things interesting. Sometimes you hit sometimes you miss. Super friendly staff.
  • Maxime C.
    Maxime CescauSeptember 3
    Coffee, trendy, coffee paraphernalia, expensive sandwiches and pastries
  • Julian S.
    Julian SimsAugust 16, 2013
    Seriously excellent coffee; and seriously excellent marmite on toast!
  • Alexander P.
    Friendly staff, light open space and a decent coffee. Space you can get on with some work in quite easily.
  • Thomas B.
    Thomas BeckerJuly 19, 2015
    I don't even like caffe but the cinnamon apple iced tea is great. And the banana bread is just ridiculous good.
  • Jennifer H.
    Jennifer HardiAugust 18, 2012
    The coffee is simply stunning and gorgeous coffee arts too! Try the Ethan cheesecake! So divine!! Mmmmm!
  • Christo P.
    Christo PapadopoulosAugust 20
    Been here 25+ times
    They know coffee. Good for chill & also comes with an interesting chocolate rack ;)
  • Crew
    CrewDecember 4, 2014
    "Get there first. Only one plug near the front door. Wi-Fi password: espresso"
  • Caner C.
    Caner CapayJanuary 17, 2015
    One of the best coffee shops I've ever visited. Definitely a must for coffee lovers.
  • Angela L.
    Angela LiuFebruary 10, 2015
    the environment is very nice making it a good place to work with their excellent flat white
  • SK L.
    SK LengMarch 19
    Wonderful coffees. Espresso was awesome. Good attentive service.
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