As well as amazing coffee, a coffee shop needs an atmosphere and friendliness – the following are our top 5 in the North of England:
1. The Perky Peacock (Lendal), York
Housed in a medieval stone tower on the banks on the River Ouse, The Perky Peacock coffee house in like no other. Complete with round walls and ancient stone, the coffee house gives an unparallel atmosphere.
2. Tamper Coffee, Sheffield
This compact, barista-run cafe is for carefully-sourced coffees and New Zealand style snacks and cakes. Renowned for it’s great atmosphere and friendly staff this coffee house is a must visit if you’re in Sheffield city centre.
3. North Tea Power, Manchester
Hand crafting excellent coffee in the Northern Quarter of Manchester, this shop is famous for it’s loose-leaf tea, grilled cheese sandwiches, soups and salads.
4. Laynes Espresso, Leeds
Situated in the Belgrave Music Hall and Canteen in Leeds, this coffee shop houses huge amounts of seating including a fantastic roof terrace and WIFI. It has been serving up some of the best coffee and food in the area since 2011.
5. Coffee Aroma, Lincoln
Established in 2005 by Richard Teasdale, Coffee Aroma offers barista-championship standard coffee in Lincoln. Hosting the widest selection of single origin coffee, the quality of the coffee is considered to be the most superior in the area.