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Algerian Coffee Stores

52 Old Compton Street, London W1D 4PB, England
020 7437 2480
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Ranked #87 of 16,892 restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Most recent review
- May 1, 2014
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English first
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

This is an essential visit in London. The staff are lovely, knowledgeable and friendly. The coffee and tea choice is vast and good. Despite living outside of London now this place is the first on my list to visit when I come into town to replenish my tea and coffee stocks!

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london
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Having coffee here is like having coffee i, Italy,just PERFECT... the staff is very friendly and ready to give advice,as well as very acknowledged in coffee...nice selection of teas too and lovely chocolates... coffee Paradise..

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Kent
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287 reviews 287 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Really friendly shop selling freshly ground coffee - talk to the staff about what you like and they will make suggestions. They also have coffee making equipment including spare parts for coffee pots. Excellent tea selection as well and also different chocolates.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Despite being a keen coffee fan and something of a 'coffee snob', I have only latterly started buying beans here. I have taken their advice at the counter and the staff will give you as much time as you need. As for the beans, I went for their house espresso blend to use in a rather low-tech, non espresso machine... More

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London
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

I will admit I am biased. I have been buying coffee, and more recently tea ( thanks doctor) from this store for forty years. Over the past ten years there has been a profusion of coffee shops in London, many selling their own unique blends attract the ever growing group of coffee snobs, who like their wine snob mates, talk... More

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Cheshire
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Amazing aromas, beautiful coffee and interesting products. Droste drinking chocolate is delicious. Staff are very pleasant and the info leaflet is worth picking up.

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London
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Been buying my tea and coffee here for years and its got to be the best place to do so in London.I have brought coffees and teas from Fortum and masons but. The Algerian coffee stores beats them hands down for quality and price. I would recommend this place to anyone try it yourself.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

This is a great shop that has been here a long time specialising in coffee and tea and all the things you make it with. Looks like a christmas bazaar, it's so crammed full of stuff the staff are helpful and know their stuff (not that I'd know, but they gave me a very secure feeling that they were real... More

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Riga, Riga, Latvia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013 via mobile

Truly one of the best coffee, i have tried. Hope to return and try more. I hope it wasn't just one time perfect coffee ))

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ireland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

visited this place after reading reviews on tripadvisor, the lush smell of coffee when you walk through the door , helpful staff bought irish cream and columbian lad in shop ground the beans for me and sealed in bag great service great shop

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