If you are looking for somewhere to grab a coffee in London then you must head down to Wembley Park.It’s brimming with an emerging coffee culture, and we’ve rounded up the best places to check out this creative caffeinated community and grab a relaxing brew at the same time.
In Market Square
Coffee trucks can be found on most weekdays in Market Square which is opposite Brent Civic Centre. One to look out for in particular is Bonnen, a coffee truck with a difference. They sell high quality ethically sourced coffee staffed by ex-offenders. Bønnen is a social business that aims to help change lives for the better. It is 100% socially good, very tasty coffee.
In Brent Civic centre
On the ground floor, you will find a Starbucks, which is always buzzing with people. However, if you fancy tucking yourself away from the world, head upstairs to the Melting Pot. It’s opened on weekdays from 8 am to 3.30pm and offers a range of Fairtrade coffee and drink options.
In the LDO
At the London Designer outlet (LDO) you are spoilt for choice, for a place to sit down and enjoy your drink. On the second floor, you will find Cafe Nero, which has a small outside seating area, where you can watch the world go by.
Costa, which can be found opposite the playpark on the ground floor is great for those who have kids. You can take the weight off your feet whilst watching the little ones run around in the playpark.
A bit further afield
Wembley High Road is only a stone’s throw away from Wembley Park and is home to some fun and independent shops. However If you get thirsty making your way down there head to Peppercorn on Empire Way. This small and intimate cafe serves some great coffee and tasty treats.
Address: 14 Empire Parade, Empire Way, HA9 0RQ Wembley,
If you walk around the corner you will bump into Eccola cafe and Pizzeria. Tucked away on the corner of Wembley Park Drive, it’s perfect for whiling away a few hours. There is also a small intimate courtyard at the back where you can sit back and relax. Great things is their pizza is really tasty too!
Address: 87-89 Wembley Park Drive, Wembley, HA9 8HF London
If you fancy a bit of a walk to stretch your legs, head to Kopi and Kolo (K&K) on Carleton Avenue East. This is well worth the visit as this quirky little cafe will give you a big surprise when you walk through the door. Decorated in a very shabby sheek style you will be surrounded by walls decorated with old retro posters and comics covers. The owner is a coffee connoisseur and has wide range of flavours to choose from
Address: Carlton Avenue East HA 9 8 Wembley
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