Just check me out on FourSquare and you’ll see that I am quite the regular at Wild and Wood Coffee in Holborn. Hardly tucked away on New Oxford Street, it is easily one of the best places to grab a coffee in the area. Perfect for all the offices located nearby.
You may also know of Wild and Wood Coffee as the place with the Cronuts, technically it’s Crodough in London, but you get the idea. I remember when the hype had just started, it was the latest craze, and I was like ‘oh, my local coffee shop has those, I’m going to check them out.’ Needless to say, I’d become quite infamous among the staff as having a weakness for odd the crodough.
Not to get too distracted from the point, Wild and Wood also make good coffee. They source their beans from Monmouth Coffee, with their flagship store around the corner in Covent Garden.
The cafe is decorated in newspaper clippings, and photographs from classic British television. There is also a collection of various memorabilia scattered around the store. The seating is assembled from old church pews and wooden tables. Friends and business colleagues are more than welcome to sit and have a meeting. If you’re after something a little more intimate, then you’d be glad to take advantage of ‘The Nook’ located around the corner from the counter.
I have never stopped for lunch, or eaten at the cafe (other than the takeaway crodough or muffin), but they always have a nice selections of cakes. If you’re after something savoury, they have you covered as well.
It is easily located on my way to work, and perfect for my takeaway coffee in the mornings. They also have a nice range of food, both sweet and savoury.
I have never had the chance to sit, and stay for a coffee at the cafe. If I were to stay, I’d have my eye on ‘The Nook’ as it is a little out of the way of the queue in the mornings.
Flat White £2.30