The Best Places to Get Your Coffee Fix Near Poplar Riverside
Located in the creative hub of east London, Poplar Riverside lies within easy reach of some fantastic independent coffee houses. Offering imaginative menus alongside delicious artisan coffees, residents here are spoilt for choice when they need their daily caffeine fix.
Here, we pick out a couple of our favourite choices:
The Gentlemen Baristas
A short walk from Poplar Riverside, The Gentlemen Baristas provides a meeting point and thinking space for London’s modern-day visionaries, boasting their own roastery in the heart of East London. Having opened its first coffee house around the corner from the factory where the Bowler hat was invented, the coffees echo this unique heritage, and are creatively named after hats.
Inspired by the age-old tradition of serving a superb cup of coffee in a creative and inspiring surrounding, this coffee shop offers a unique experience for those living locally, prioritising a sense of community.
Sweet Nothing Bakehouse
Moments from Poplar Riverside, Sweet Nothing Bakehouse is an independent artisan bakery, specialising in bespoke cakes, delicious coffee and speciality drinks. This unique establishment serves a delicious brunch menu, including granola bowls topped with seasonal berries, avocado on sourdough toast, and a warming traditional crispy bacon bap – perfect for a quick coffee break or an overdue catch up with friends.
The Works Café
Residents at Poplar Riverside are a short distance from The Works Café, offering a selection of freshly ground barista coffees using speciality cafetiere beans.
Providing a welcoming space, you can enjoy a mouth-watering traditional English breakfast, with vegan and halal options available, in addition to a wonderful selection of pastries, cakes, paninis and more.
Just a 10-minute cycle from the development lies the recently refurbished Poplar Bakehouse. This bespoke coffee house offers freshly baked organic loaves and pastries, whilst boasting their own coffee roastery, cafe service, on-site shop and deli. With lunch options inspired by flavours from the Mediterranean and Levant regions, each dish is created using organic and sustainably sourced ingredients.