We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Best coffee in London.”

Monmouth Coffee - The Borough
Ranked #6 of 664 Coffee & Tea in London
Certificate of Excellence
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Neighborhood: Southwark
London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Best coffee in London.”
Reviewed August 24, 2013

Fantastic coffee, great quality of service and friendly barristas. Would definitely recommend. Cappuccino is smooth and the coffee beans are of excellent quality.

Visited August 2013
Helpful?
Thank thebagsnake
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

446 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    318
    100
    22
    3
    3
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Excellent breakfast”
Reviewed August 21, 2013

The environment is really nice, the jams are delicious and the breakfast is great.
The food is of excellent quality. Recommended!

  • Visited June 2013
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
Thank Martin60Brist
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great coffee shop”
Reviewed August 17, 2013

On previous occasions visiting Borough Market wondered what the fuss was about with queues around the corner for Monmouth's! This time the queue was bearable so gave it a try and it is certainly good coffee and a quirky atmosphere compared to the usual chains and enjoyed it.

Visited August 2013
Helpful?
Thank Sue R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
London
Level 6 Contributor
612 reviews
385 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 903 helpful votes
“Great coffee and fascinating history”
Reviewed August 11, 2013

When you see a queue around the block for a cup of coffee, you know it's going to be interesting so just have to try it! Great to read up, as well, about Monmouth, the first coffee house in the UK. My macchiato was amazing and well worth coming to Borough Market for!

  • Visited July 2013
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
2 Thank tjh2
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Cork, Ireland
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Just fantastic.”
Reviewed August 7, 2013

I queued outside in the sweltering heat, somewhat annoyed that my friend was subjecting me to a wait for my morning coffee, but my goodness was it worth it. Friendly staff took our order while we waited in the queue and even offered us free samples of that day's filter brew (telling us to note the 'plummyness' and other nice little snippets of connoisseur knowledge). The queue moved quickly and our order was waiting for us just as we paid. We sat inside at the lovely communal wooden table, where bread, jams, honey and butter were on offer for £3.50 per person. We had opted for the slightly naughtier option of pain au chocolat and pain au raisin. The coffee was outstanding. It is truly a coffee-lover's paradise. I will definitely be visiting on my next trip to London. Fantastic.

  • Visited July 2013
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
1 Thank Estelle M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Monmouth Coffee - The Borough also viewed

 

Been to Monmouth Coffee - The Borough? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing