A great weekend!

A great weekend!

This past weekend was the London Coffee Festival, during which there were a number of competitions held in which members of the team were competing. Friday – UK Brewers Cup This is a relatively new competition and one of our…

Instructor Development Program

We’re helping the SCAA host a great workshop/training day in London next month.  The Instructor Development Program (IDP) is a one day course. About the course: The SCAA Instructor Development Program is one of our most popular professional development programs….

Flat White’s New 4 Group Synesso

We thought people might enjoy this little video John made of our installation of Flat White’s new 4 group Synesso.  The machine was a custom build – thank you Synesso! – and we had the panel’s powder coated too.  We…

Congratulations to Indie Coffee

Congratulations to Indie Coffee

We’ve been a bit slow to post this but congratulations to Peter Duggan of Indie Coffee for winning the British Street Food Award for best hot drink. Indie Coffee are located outside on Church Street, near Edgeware Road and has…

Penny University – Press Release

In early May, our friends at Aesop offered us use of one of their spaces for a three-month period, and Square Mile Coffee Roasters were suddenly presented with an opportunity to create a retail space of a starkly original nature….

The Penny University

On Saturday 22nd, at 10am we’re going to open the doors to the Penny University – our first retail space. We hope to see some of you there!  (Though please bear in mind that there are only 6 seats at…

UBF 6 – Let’s take it outside Santa

Columbia Road is a magical place on a Wednesday evening in December, the lovely shops are open but it isn’t as crowded and bustling as when the flower market is on. Need another reason to visit?  Join us for the…

UK Barista Championship Workshop – 6th January

Event: UKBC Workshop Venue: Square Mile Coffee Roasters 273 Poyser Street London E2 9RF (Map) When:  5pm – 10pm Wednesday 6th January As you may know we are hosting the South East regional of the UK Barista Championship this year….

UBF ROUND 2 – SOLD OUT!!!

Challenge: ACF 7oz cups.  Can you pour on demand? The wheel of fortune will decide the pours.  Can you bring it…..? Competitors: Tickets – £5 (Prize fund of £50 + some barista wares) Please arrive at 7pm for the draw,…

Coffee in London: The Counter

The Counter 4 Roach Road London E3 map Possibly the best kept secret in London, mostly due to its location.  Way off the charts of most coffee people/food bloggers. Don’t miss:  The Big Breakfast (especially the homemade relish), the vintage…