3 of Time Out Best Coffee Shop 2012

3 of Time Out Best Coffee Shop 2012

Dose Espresso

DOSE ESPRESSO

70 Long Lane, London EC1A 9EJ

Coffee Machine : La Marzocco FB/80

Grinder : Electronic Grinder Doser

Espresso method : Backflushing / Group handle cleaned with a fleece towel

Bean : Red Brick seasonal espresso (45% Guatemala / 45% El Salvador / 10% Kenya)

Taste : Strong flavour, strong smell

Staff : Professional but not friendly and quite distant

Deco : Nice, simple and a bit quaint.

Sugar : Coarse brown sugar

 

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PrufrockPRUFROCK

23-25 Leather Lane, London EC1 7TE

 

Coffee Machine : Nueva Simonelli Aurelia

Grinder : Electronic Grinder Doser

Espresso method : Backflushing / Group handle cleaned with a fleece towel

Bean : Light roast

Taste : Highly mineral, almost herbal, very rich

Staff : Professional, very friendly and eager to share their knowledge

Deco : Raw, white and simple.

Sugar : Coarse brown sugar

 

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Store street espressoSTORE STREET ESPRESSO

40 Store Street, London WC1E 7DB

 

Coffee Machine : La Marzocco Linea

Grinder : Electronic Grinder Doser

Espresso method : Staff doesn’t really want you to see their technique

Bean : Red Brick seasonal espresso (45% Guatemala / 45% El Salvador / 10% Kenya)

Taste : Strong flavour, strong smell

Staff : Professional, not friendly.

Deco : Raw, white and simple.

Sugar : Dark cassonade.

 

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