Monday, 18 June 2018

Open for Everything

Lantana at London Bridge have different breakfast, lunch and dinner menus and demonstrate how cafes can successfully morph into restaurants with good, simple food.

Friday, 15 June 2018

Less Plastic

Doddington Farm Shop and Cafe make sure of their 'less plastic' credentials.

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

£1 Toast

Get them in early (before 11am) with a toast and coffee offer.

Monday, 11 June 2018

Delicious &

Starbucks cater for the gluten-free and vegan market with bold point-of-sale signage

Friday, 8 June 2018

Glass of Wine Upsell

Clever wine by the glass upsell at Itsu with glasses of (fake) wine on every table upstand

Wednesday, 6 June 2018

Minis are In

 Marley's mini bitesize cupcakes at the Shard's Arcade at London Bridge Station

Monday, 4 June 2018

Forget Plates

 Warpigs in Copenhagen serve great meat straight onto your tray (on a piece of greaseproof paper) and why not.

Friday, 1 June 2018

Enjoy at Best

The new Moment Coffee Roastery & Pastry cafe in Copenhagen realises that pastries baked several times a day are what will pull in the customers

Wednesday, 30 May 2018

Industrial Serviettes

No fancy paper serviettes here! Warpigs Brewpub (and meatfest) in Copenhagen.

Monday, 28 May 2018

Themed Tea Lights

Containers of coffee beans with tea lights provide a simple theme for a cafe

Friday, 25 May 2018

Self-Order Breakfast

Breakfast menu forms for the customer to fill in at Moller Kaffe & Kokken in Copenhagen.  See the vase for your table number, order at the bar and pay when you are ready to leave.  Prices in Danish Kroner

Wednesday, 23 May 2018


 Warpigs Brewpub in Copehagen's Meatpacking District with bottled beer display
 multiple pumps on the back wall
 and appropriate animal skull light fitting in their function room

Monday, 21 May 2018

Wraps (but no Costa)

 Well presented wraps at chain Coffee Industry of Sweden in Copenhagen but no sign of Costa ... yet

Friday, 18 May 2018

Rhubarb Rhubarb

Rhubarb juice drink is a popular soft drink option in Copenhagen - not too sweet and not one you see much of in the UK

Wednesday, 16 May 2018


 Lots of Danish hygge (good time coziness) at Cafiola cafe with its brick, wood tables, candles and sheepskins.

Monday, 14 May 2018

DIY Marshmallow

Marshmallow kit - burner, sticks and marshmallow - at Prolog cafe in Copenhagen.

Friday, 11 May 2018

Together We Can Make A Difference

The challenge ahead as on display at a branch of Starbucks - Reusable cups and one-use plastic bottles of water

Wednesday, 9 May 2018

Chatter & Natter

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Costa partners with The Chatty Cafe Scheme to launch ‘chatter and natter’ tables at 25 outlets across the country. A sign on each of the tables indicates that customers sitting there are happy to chat. The aim is to provide a safe space for cafe-goers – particularly those struggling with loneliness – to strike up a conversation with a stranger.

Monday, 7 May 2018

Cheap Seats

Rugs over wooden pallets plus some cushions provide the seating outside a cafe bar in Copenhagen

Friday, 4 May 2018

Bins of the Future

Bins in Denmark have an external 'speedrail' shelf where used cans and bottles can be placed and easily picked up by those wanting to make some extra money from the refunds.  Scotland has already announced it will introduce a deposit return scheme.

Wednesday, 2 May 2018

Monday, 30 April 2018

Friday, 27 April 2018

Fortitude Savouries

Fortitude Bakehouse's breakfast Batbout (Moroccan pita bread) filled with Berber Omelette and Aubergine Tartare on Rye bread.

Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Toasted Loaf

Caffe Nero suggests toasting their Banana & Walnut Loaf.

Monday, 23 April 2018

Fortitude Temptations

 Fortitude Bakehouse features sourdough brioche and muffin and much more.

Friday, 20 April 2018

Tea Lattes

Starbucks features Tea Lattes - steamed milk with added tea powder - Rooibos, Matcha and Red Apple Rooibos

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Fortitude Bakehouse

 The founder of Fernandez & Wells has launched an artisan bakery in Bloomsbury, tucked away in the Colonnade mews by Great Ormond Street Hospital and Russell Square tube.
 Well worth a visit and their bakery items to be featured on Great Cafes this week

Monday, 16 April 2018

G&T Cake

Konditor & Cook acknowledge the popularity of gin.