Is the Fitzrovia coffee scene cooling off?

Coffee bottle.

In 12th century Andalucia Islamic scholars argued over whether adding milk to coffee was sinful. Today, not far from the Goodge Street mosque, there's a secular debate going on about the latest fashion in coffee consumption. During a humid August week I sampled some of the chilled and cold brew coffee that is being offered from the hippest …

Fitzrovia shops among first to taste unlimited coffee app

Barista serving coffee outside cycle shop.

Five of Fitzrovia's numerous coffee shops have joined a scheme where you can pay for your dose of caffeine with an app on a smartphone, and even sign up for unlimited coffee for a fixed monthly price. The creators of DripApp are aligning themselves with the growing market of small coffee retailers and say their app is a …

Coffee shop does things differently and shows compassion for the homeless

Man sitting outside cafe.

A speciality coffee shop which prides itself on doing things differently is showing compassion for Fitzrovia's rough sleepers by asking its customers to donate a coffee so that a homeless person can come in and enjoy a free cup. The initiative which started this spring is in stark contrast to the Fitzrovia Business Improvement District …

Neighbours get together for UK Coffee Week on Great Titchfield Street

Coffee lovers can get their legal high and contribute to a worthy cause as part of UK Coffee Week in Great Titchfield Street this Friday. Antipodean coffee artisan Kaffeine and The Riding House Cafe are hosting a special event where they will be serving up a cup of their finest in aid of Project Waterfall. …