Around 95 million cups of coffee are consumed every day here in the UK and with coffee culture reaching dizzy new heights, independent coffee houses are slowly carving out their corner in a market oversaturated with national and international chains.
While drinking a hot tasteful coffee, you might prefer sitting in an original coffee shop rather than an overfilled place where you don’t even have time to relax.
The spread and popularity of Britain’s chain coffee shops would be nothing without its counterpart – the independents. With every clean-cut Costa, Caffe Nero, and Starbucks store you see, there’s likely to be a cozy little hole in the wall nearby, offering a very different experience. Rivaling the big competition, indie coffee shops are being rolled out all over London, and with one likely to be coming to a high street near you: is an indie coffee shop to be preferred?