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This is an updated selection selection of of some of the best independent cafes and coffee houses. Use Scores on the Doors to check out each cafe’s latest food hygiene rating as inspected by the local council.

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RudeNboomin (est. Jan 2019)
1a Browning Street, 
SE17 1LP       
020 3638 9134
Contact: Colin
Toast Bar

Electric Elephant (Est. 2008)
186a Crampton Street, 
020 7277 4433
Sandwiches. Cakes and pastries
Soups & salads,
Sun only: Full English breakfast
Open 7 days a week
Owner: Louisa


La Chatica (est. 2011)
2 Elephant Road, London,
SE17 1LB
0207 277 4485 
Open: 7 days a week
Coffee: 100% Colombian coffee
Their famous Empanadas. 
Their ingredients are directly selected and sourced from Colombia, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Venezuela & Peru
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9 London Road (est. 2015)
9 London Road
SE1 6JZ map
020 7928 2608
Owner/chef: Brian
Open: Mon - Sat
Breakfast & Lunch served
Salads & sandwiches
Home bakes bread, cakes and pies
Molinari Coffee (a historic blend from Modena)

USP: Its rear garden - an escape from the traffic of SE1

Hej (opened 2018)
53 Mansfield Point
Rodney Road,
SE17 1BA
020 3441 4544
Swedish Cafe & roastery
Hej (pronounced hay) meaning hello
Branches: Bermondsey Square & Somerset House

Sidecar Coffee Bar (est 2016)
5 Spare Street 
SE17 3EP map 
Contact: Reuben 
Drinks: craft beer and cider, wines and cocktails
Open 7 days a week

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