Where to Find Matcha in London
Matcha, matcha. It's not new... Actually, it's pretty old! The vibrant green tea from Japan has become a global sensation over the past couple years - here's where to find it in London.
The famed Japanese dessert shop opened in London to massive lines. The matcha cafe serves a long menu of matcha sundaes - it's nearly impossible to choose!
47 Rupert St, Soho, London W1D 7PD
12PM-10PM (10:30PM WEEKENDS).
Farm Girl Cafe
This charming Notting Hill cafe tucked in a courtyard just off Portobello Road serves a bevy of brunch staples - pancakes, avocado toast, dragon and acai bowls, and a beautiful matcha latte.
59A Portobello Rd, London W11 3DB
8:30AM-4:30PM WEEKDAYS. 9AM-4PM(5PM SUNDAY) WEEKENDS.
The east-meets-west Japanese restaurant from the Bone Daddies crew is known for its signature dessert - a meal isn't complete without a slice of french toast topped with matcha soft serve to wash everything down.
14A Old Compton St, Soho, London W1D 4TJ
12PM-3PM, 5:30PM-11PM(10PM TUESDAY) TUESDAY-FRIDAY. 12PM-11PM SATURDAY. 12PM-9PM SUNDAY. 12PM-10PM MONDAY.
This bright coffee shop in Saint John's Hill hosts an impressive brunch and serves solid coffee, and their matcha latte is nothing short of fantastic.
115 St John's Hill, London SW11 1SZ
7AM-4PM WEEKDAYS. 8AM(9AM SUNDAY)-5PM WEEKENDS.
A London matcha list wouldn't be complete without the area's very first matcha bar. The South Ken cafe serves traditional style matcha, as well as a variety of pastries made with the bright green tea.
29 Thurloe Pl, Kensington, London SW7 2HQ
11:30AM-9:30PM (8PM SUNDAY).
Curators Coffee Gallery
This spot is tucked off a stony street in the heart of the city. They serve an impressive lineup of expertly crafted espresso, as well as matcha, iced or hot!
51 Margaret St, Marylebone, London W1W 8SG
7:30AM-6:30PM WEEKDAYS. 9AM-6PM WEEKENDS.
This see-and-be-seen spot is located on hip Chiltern Street, across the way from the famed Chiltern Firehouse. Sip on one of the specialties of the house, matcha hot chocolate, and relax in their cozy reading room with a copy of Monocle mag.
18 Chiltern St, Marylebone, London W1U 7QA
7AM(8AM SATURDAY, SUNDAY)-7PM (8PM THURSDAY-SATURDAY).
This Soho hole-in-the-wall serves the best donuts in London, and frequently feature a matcha flavor, although you can't go wrong with any of their seasonal flavors.
4 Broadwick St, Soho
8AM-10PM (11PM FRIDAY, SATURDAY). 9AM-8PM SUNDAY.
Saint takes their coffee seriously, but they also know their teas. Their matcha ranks among the best in London.
Angel House, 26 Pentonville Rd, London N1 9HJ
7:30AM-6PM WEEKDAYS, 9AM-6PM WEEKENDS.
The Old Shoreditch Station
This rustic former railway office is a coffee bar by day and a whiskey bar by night. And guess what? They also have a killer matcha latte on the menu.
1 Kingsland Rd, London E2 8AA
8AM-11PM (1AM WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY)