Review: Cafe Metro, Archway

In France, there’s something of a tradition of railway stations serving decent food and a good coffee – this does not apply to the UK. While many of London’s tube stations don’t have room for cafes, there a few that some do – but most aren’t worth visiting. Which I’ve never really understood as, with…

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Review: The Spoke, Archway

As a non-cyclist, I’m not sure I quite get the need for cycling cafes but they are a thing. More than a thing – Coffee Stop had an award specially for cycling cafes. So, when the owners of Archway’s excellent Bread and Bean decided to open a new café just round the corner on Holloway…

Review: Bread and Bean Cafe, Archway

About Archway is a funny old place. Set where it is, barely a mile from the likes of Crouch End, Highgate and Hampstead Heath, it should be a bustling hub of people who want to live in these areas but can’t afford it. Instead, it’s a bit more like a transport hub, with the tube,…