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5 Trendy Cafes within Walking Distance of the Lansbury Hotel

Book a stay with us and look forward to the buzz of London café culture. From cafes with a Danish flair to those constructed from repurposed shipping containers, we are five minutes from the beating heart that is Canary Wharf.

Here are our top five recommendations for trendy café establishments within easy walking distance of the Lansbury. Enjoy!

Notes Coffee Roasters

E14 4JB – Approx. 10 minutes walk

This is one café that knows its beans. Its unique selling point has to be the fact the café buys its coffee beans fresh from East London farmers. So, you can enjoy its trendy industrial surroundings knowing you’re supporting local businesses.

Had a great experience when ordering your first coffee of the day? The good news is you can return here in the evening when it morphs into a bar serving a selection of craft beers and wines.

Ole and Steen

E14 5AR – Approx. 11 minutes walk

Established three decades ago in Lagkagehuset, Copenhagen, this Scandi cool café chain features an in-house bakery. Using top notch ingredients combined with experienced baking know-how, they focus on refining pastries, food and ‘Kaffe’ from morning to evening.

Order what you fancy from their mouth-watering menu of delights, with Vegan options available. Then, sit either inside or outside to take in the modern aesthetic of its uber-cool location.


E14 5JJ – Approx. 11 minutes walk

This independent café offers a range of ethically sourced coffee. What’s more, they’ve built a relationship with the London-based Caravan Coffee Roasters. The satisfying result is their 640East Daily Blend that’s sure to re-energise. You can order ahead of time using the Ritual App.

Keen photographers will love the vibe too. This unique café has been constructed from shipping containers and has a trendy decking area where you can mingle with the locals.

Black Sheep Coffee

E14 4PZ – Approx. 14 minutes walk

This inviting café has an exciting offering. Choose from 100% organic fruit smoothies and signature waffles made from Norwegian dough. This will keep any young (or young-at-heart) visitors entertained whilst you savour globally-sourced blends.

Their five speciality coffees include Robusta Revival, Bossa Nova and Blue Volcano. Relax among the rustic wood seating whilst taking in the achingly cool murals that decorate its walls. Visitors can continue the experience by taking out a coffee subscription (depending on your location).

Canary Coffee

E14 9TP – Approx. 22 minutes walk

Features plush leather seating, fashionably distressed wooden tones and dark panelling it’s little wonder that this cafe is a favourite of London’s elite. Step inside and sample their selection of coffees, teas and hot chocolates.

Be sure to ‘fuel up’ on delicious pizzas, cakes and pastries too.

Local Cafés that Excite the Senses

Don’t forget to peruse the local area during your next leisure or business trip with us. Explore local cafés and experience the energy of this global city by drinking a cup (or two) of your chosen beverage.

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