Flags at the ready, it’s time to celebrate! London Pride 2022 is almost here.
Prep for the big day is well and truly underway and we’re here with a friendly reminder to plan your coffee fix. You’ll need all the energy you can get!
Whether you’re looking for a pre-parade meeting spot with friends or you’re planning a cafe crawl as the celebrations continue, we’ve got the list for you.
Here are some of the best coffee spots on (or within walking distance from) the London Pride Route.
Location: 112 Wardour St, London W1F 0TS
Opening Hours: Mon to Fri 9:30am - 11pm
This is a great option if you want a sit-down meal to mark the big day.
El&N describe themselves as ‘the most Instagrammable café in the world,’ and to be fair, they’re really living up to their name. The luxurious, pink decor will make for the most memorable Pride Parade day selfies with your besties.
As well as delicious coffee and iced coffee options, the popular spot also offers mocktails, hot chocolates and sweet treats. Throw an all-day brunch into the mix and you’ve got yourself the perfect post-Pride celebration dining experience!
Location: 51 Piccadilly, London W1J 0QJ
Opening Hours: Mon t0 Fri 8am - 6pm, Sat 9.30am - 6pm, Sun 11am - 5.30pm
The team at Noxy Brothers follows the mantra ‘No good story ever started without coffee,” and we have to say, we agree! After 20 years of friendship, owners J.P and Hoss decided to go into business together.
Alongside your coffee, you can opt for some of their delicious lunch options (Ever had a Nutella and Banana bagel?), or satisfy your sweet tooth with a pastry. Their healthy shakes are also a big source of praise on Instagram!
P.S They’re dog friendly, so if you’ve got a Pride-celebrating pooch, take them along!
Location: 17 Berwick St, London W1F 0PT
Opening Hours: Mon to Fri: 8am to 6pm, Sat 9am - 6pm, Sun 9:30am - 6pm
Flat White, nestled within the Berwick Street Market, aims at bringing artisan-style coffee, famous in New Zealand and Australia, to London.
The food menu also takes inspiration from these roots and, with an in-house baker making everything from banana bread to gluten-free brownies, you won’t be short on options.
Location: 7 Farrier's Psge, London W1D 7DP
Opening Hours: Mon to Fri 8am - 4pm, Sat: 10am - 4pm
Often described as a ‘hidden gem’ on review sites, Hideaway Coffee first opened its doors in 2018. Since then, it has cemented itself as a part of daily London life for locals.
Its quaint + cosy interiors make it the perfect spot to catch up with a friend before or after Pride. Grab a coffee, a toastie and a cake and you’ll have all the fuel you need for the celebrations!
There’s also some seating available in the outdoor courtyard, perfect if the sun is shining!
Location: 57 Greek Street, London, W1D 3DX
Opening Hours: Mon to Fri 8am - 5pm, Sat 10am - 5pm
Tintico are all about the local community. They believe that four walls don’t make a good local coffee shop, but rather the people. They wanted to create a space where people could come and spend quality time together.
Although coffee is always top of our list, we can’t deny that their iced teas look absolutely incredible! Perfect for a summer’s day Pride celebration.
Find out more about Gym+Coffee’s support of two incredible LGBTQI+ charities and how you can get involved, here!