Exmouth Coffee Company – London (UK)

This hidden gem in Aldgate East is one of the best places in East London to stock up on great coffee and home baked goodies

  • opening times:
    Mo - Su: 7:30 - 20
  • wifi:
    Yes
  • urls:
    Facebook
  • price check:
    Espresso: £2 / Flat White: £2.70
  • machine:
    La Marzocco Strada
  • coffees on offer:
    various Espresso and filter roasts
  • milk:
    Country Life

On a busy high street in East London, there’s a fine coffee shop that does little to attract your attention, but a lot to make you fall in love with it instantly.

The low-key outside near Aldgate East tube station

The low-key outside near Aldgate East tube station

When I first came across Exmouth Coffee Company, it was merely by accident rather than by purpose. Yet, once you start laying eyes on the exquisite range of home-baked pastries, the homely interior and its friendly staff, you instantly comprehend why there is always a queue for coffee and other goodies.

The first thing you see when coming in

The first thing you see when coming in

Owner Djanel, who has Maghreb routes and has managed to skillfully combine his own background with a hint of Kiwi coffee culture, runs the place with flair and dedication.


 

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Everything you see on display is artfully prepared in the back kitchen where chefs get to work on crispy croissants, rich quiches, dangerously sweet brownies and more, while at the front, skilful baristas prepare every coffee with deep knowledge of their craft.

The delicious pastries and cakes

The delicious pastries and cakes

Happy punters can sit at the bistro-style tables, and Exmouth is also one of those places that does actually offer wifi. Handy for those of us trying to get some work done while sipping on a delicious flat white.

Albeit very small in comparison to other coffee roasters, Exmouth also roast their own coffees in house on a small 2kg Toper coffee roaster, and use a specially created house blend for all their espresso-based drinks.

Some decor downstairs

Some decor downstairs

For anyone passing through Aldgate East station or heading up towards Brick Lane, Exmouth Coffee Company is a perfect stopover to stock up on caffeine before the day gets going, or refuell to keep the night young, depending on what you’re after.

With the London Coffee Guide 2013 and a Flat White

With the London Coffee Guide 2013 and a Flat White


 

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