Bow Coffee Guide

Bow Coffee Guide


The up-and-coming area of Bow has plenty to offer local residents, including some of the best coffee in East London. Check out this round-up of our favourites.


The Nunnery Cafe

After taking in all that the Nunnery Gallery has to offer, why not enjoy locally roasted AllPress coffee and a selection of treats in the delightful Nunnery Café? With all proceeds going back into supporting Bow Arts gallery and events, it’s well worth a visit. 


Address: 181 Bow Rd, London, E3 2SJ
Telephone:  020 8980 7774


Mae + Harvey

Situated on Roman Road in Mile End, this contemporary café serves up a delicious range of coffees alongside an unmissable all-day brunch. You can be assured that the baristas at Mae + Harvey take pride in serving flavoursome and decadent coffee, consistently. 


Address: 414 Roman Road, London E3 5LU

Telephone: 07725 757713



Recently reopened on Roman Road is Loafing Bakery; a rustic-style café famed for coffee served in vintage-style ceramic mugs and artisanal baked goods. The relaxed and welcoming vibe at Loafing means you can enjoy a peaceful coffee while watching the world go by.


Address: 409 Roman Road, London, E3 5QR

Telephone: 020 8986 0777


Targa Green Café

Its reasonably priced, fresh food offer makes Targa Green Café a fantastic option. You can also relax with an expertly roasted coffee in this stunning and colourful café. 


Address: 137a Tredegar Road, London, E3 2EU

Telephone: 07479 248616


The Peanut Vendor

Having enjoyed a leisurely stroll around Victoria Park, be sure to stop at The Peanut Vendor to taste some of the best coffee in the Bow area. The Peanut Vendor takes coffee seriously and only sources its coffee beans from small roasters. Take full advantage of the stunning courtyard on sunny days, packed full of succulents and vintage 20thcentury furniture. 


Address: 6 Gunmakers Lane, Bow, London, E3 5GG

Telephone: 020 8981 8613


Hiland Coffee

Claiming to have “probably the finest coffee on Roman Road”, Hiland Coffee does not disappoint with freshly ground coffee beans from Colombia, Salvador and Guatemala. Hiland’s also provides the perfect relaxed atmosphere whether you’re out for coffee with a friend, or need an office for the day. 


Address: 467 Roman Road, London, E3 5LX

Telephone: 020 8980 0041


The Coffee Room

The Coffee Room is a hidden gem just a few minutes from Mile End tube station. With a cosy interior, you can easily while away the time sipping on delicious coffee and sampling the various sweet and savoury treats on offer. 


Address: 6A Grove Rd, Mile End, London E3 5AX

Telephone: 020 3489 2140



Muxima is an independent Art & Culture space with la aid-back vibe and trendy mismatched furniture and boho décor. Sip on artisanal coffee while listening to the diverse background music. Muxima also hosts numerous live music events dedicated to highlighting the best up-and-coming artists. 


Address: 618 Roman Road, Bow, London, E3 2RW

Telephone: 020 8980 0850


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