By Nat Wong.
Cereal Killer Café – London’s First Cereal Café
Opening Hours: 7:00 – 22:00
Address: 139 Brick Lane, London, E1 6SB
Picture this: an entire café dedicated to the cereal lovers of London, where diners will be able to choose and customise from a selection of 100 different (and sometimes rare) cereals from around the world. This unique café also offers 12 varieties of milk, along with 20 different toppings to choose from.
Draughts – London’s First Board Game Café
Tues – Fri: 17:00 – 00:00
Sat/Sun: 10:00 – 00:00
Address: 337 Action Mews, E8 4EA Haggerston, London
Picture this: located in the heart of Hackney, Draughts is a board game haven containing a library of over 500 games. From tournaments to themed evenings, design workshops and just a good old-fashioned friendly game, customers can enjoy the atmosphere while munching on snacks and sipping a range of delicious beverages.
Ziferblat – London’s First Pay-As-You-Go Café
Opening Hours: 10:00 – 23:00
Address: 388 Old Street, Shoreditch, London, EC1V 9LT
Picture this: A homey environment where the tea, coffee, and biscuits are all free and unlimited; where the time is the only thing you spend on…and it’s cheap too (5 pence per minute)! The concept behind it is simple – to create a real life social networking environment where customers can freely socialize with each other over various different outlets offered at the café (old-school board games, their book collection, the piano etc).
Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium – London’s First Cat Café
Opening Hours: 9:00 – 21:00 (Closed on Wed)
Address: 152 – 154 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London, E26DG
Picture this: a nice cup of tea or coffee (and food of course) enjoyed with furry friends all around! Located in Shoreditch, London’s first cat café offers you just that: a nice hot beverage for those gloomy London days, and a cute little cat to keep you company.
Scooby’s Boutique Coffee Bar – Canine Friendly Coffee Shop
Address: 224/228 Fortis Green Road, Muswell Hill, London, N10 3DU
Picture this: a quaint little café in London that serves both you and your precious little dog. At Scooby’s Boutique Coffee Bar, there’s a selection of gourmet “dogilicious” treats specifically catered for your furry buddy, in addition to, of course, an array of delicious treats and drinks for yourself to indulge in.
Hurwundeki – Fifties-Inspired Hair Salon/Café/Korean Restaurant
Opening Hours: 10:00 – 16:00 (Mon – Sat)
Address: Arch 298, Cambridge Heath Road London, E2 9HA
Picture this: a mixing pot of different eccentric elements all poured into one café. From a fifties-inspired hair salon in the back room, to a café-restaurant hybrid that serves coffee, pastries and classic Korean dishes, Hurwundeki is definitely a unique and quirky place to check out.
Look Mum No Hands! – Café With Bike Repairs And Maintenance
Opening Hours: 08:30 – 22:00
Old Street (Café/Workshop): 49 Old Street, London, EC1V 9HX
Mare Street (Café): 125 – 127 Mare Street, London, E8 3RH
Picture this: a chilled and relaxed (bicycle themed) environment with a functioning bike repair and maintenance workshop at your disposal. This unique café also hosts a variety of different events, from sports screenings to speed dating and everything in between.