5 Best Coffee Shops in East London by Sebastian Lyall

Sebastian Lyall is the Founder and Creative Director at Lollipop, the company that is known for creating some of the best immersive experiences in London, like The Bunyadi – the naked restaurant, ABQ – the Breaking Bad themed bar and The Bletchley – Immersive WW2 cocktail bar. With the community of over 150,000 Seb is changing the perception of what to expect from a night in or out. Here is his favorite coffee shops in East London.

The Hoxton Hotel – 81 Great Eastern Street, EC2A 3HU

Why: You can always work there and internet is great. Good vibe. It can busy though.

Taylor St Baristas – 110 Clifton St, EC2A 4HT

Why: Good coffee and great loyalty scheme. Every 5th coffee free! Its only for takeaway though as they don’t have any seating.

Wave – 11 Dispensary Lane, E8 1FT

Why: Great new place, all vegan. Great vibes. From the people who had cupcake and shhht pop-ups. Possibly my fav.

Urban Barista in Wapping – 138 Wapping High St, E1W 3PA

Why: Just the perfect cafe. Great coffee and good food and good places to chill and work if needed.

Shoreditch House – 1 Ebor St, E1 6AW

Why: It may not be accessible to everyone but one of the best place to hang out and have a coffee.