*alphabetically organized list of cafes
Bea's of Bloomsbury (83 Watling Street, EC4M 9BX)
This is the original branch of a cafe well known for their cakes and afternoon tea. Bea's had a big battle with Starbucks over the ownership of their duffins, baked doughnut muffins (available during the weekday only), which must've been worth the fight!
Candys and Cream (3 Caledonian Road, N1 9DX)
Grab a crepe, waffle or some nice ice cream at this King's Cross sweet fix.
Chatime (The Brunswick Centre, WC1N 1AE)
This worldwide bubble tea franchise has made it to London.
Espresso Room (31 - 35 Great Ormond Street, WC1N 3HZ)
Espresso Room is a tiny cafe popular with the locals that provides specialty coffee from around the world.
Green and Fortune Cafe (90 York Way, Greater London N1 9AG)
The Green and Fortune Cafe is connected to the Rotunda Bar and Restaurant, both of which are located inside King's Place very close to Urbanest. Sit down right next to the canal and enjoy the view.
Necco (52-54 Exmouth Market, EC1R 4QE)
A kawaii Japanese cafe that serves food as well as drinks and desserts including a wide green tea desserts range.
Patisserie Valerie (The Brunswick Centre, WC1N 1AF)
A chain cafe serving delicious cakes, drinks, food, and ice cream.
Pret A Manger (40 Bernard Street, WC1N 1LE or 72 Russell Square, WC1B 5BA)
Pret A Manager offers sandwiches, pastries, soups, and hot/cold drinks for either dining in or takeaway. Another important location for NYU London students would be the Pret A Manger (296 Pentonville Road, N1 9NR) near King's Cross Station.
Prufrockcoffee (23-25 Leather Lane, EC1N 7TE)
A fairly large coffee shop with great artwork.
Starbucks Brunswick (The Brunswick Centre, WC1N 1AW)
Starbucks is literally everywhere, London included. Another important location for NYU London students would be Starbucks St. Pancras (St. Pancras International Station, NW1 2QL) located inside St. Pancras Station.
Store Street Espresso (40 Store Street, WC1E 7DB)
Store Street Espresso cafe located right round the corner from the Academic Centre.
Teronni of Clerkenwell (138-140 Clerkenwell, EC1R 5DL)
England's oldest delicatessen, here you can have a coffee or espresso, or grab some Italian deli foods.