Ozone Coffee Roasters Cafe | Shoreditch Cafe
All the way from New Zealand – and now open in London – a new breed of coffee shop: The Ozone Coffee Roasters Café.
Let us count the (top three) ways in which this place is better than your local Starbucks…..
1. The Interior.
Laid out over two floors – café on the ground floor, roastery downstairs – it has a raw, industrial look you won’t find at Costa: exposed brickwork; brushed metal; hand-painted signs; high ceilings; weathered tables and leather booth seating.
2. The Food
Swap your damp Pret-a-Manger sandwich for an Ozone brunch of baked eggs with halloumi; a red pepper and spinach omelette or French toast with rose honey. Or head there at lunchtime for a steak sandwich with beetroot, aged cheddar and hand cut chips; or pork & fennel sausages with mash, spinach & brown onion gravy.
So, while the upstairs café is all about brunching (and perching at the espresso bar for milkshakes and hot chocolate), the basement’s for roasting and “cupping” (the technical term for “coffee tasting”, apparently). Ozone use a traditional drum roaster to create their own blends, and enjoy inviting café guests to pop down to experience the roasting process themselves….
Ozone Coffee Roasters Cafe | 11 Leonard Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A 4AQ
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