CAFÉS 12 Hours In And Around Walthamstow WALTHAM FOREST anemptytextlline Having gone through a transformation in recent years, “#awesomestow” (as it’s known by Twitterrati) certainly has a lot to offer. Bar Italia Serves the Spirit of Italy anemptytextlline From the Italian flags, football shirts, cycling memorabilia and pictures of celebrities to the chilli peppers and garlic hanging from the walls, everything is in place to hammer Italia home. Fuel Up With Filter Coffee At Allpress Espresso HACKNEY anemptytextlline The massive hot air roaster at Allpress Espresso is powered by solar panels on their roof. Milkshakes and Multiculturalism At Mess Cafe HACKNEY anemptytextlline Walk into Mess Cafe any day of the week, and it’s like the street has walked in with you. Footnote Focuses On Fresh, Local Food HACKNEY anemptytextlline With its mulberry facade, Footnote is a ray of sunshine even on a cloudy day. Visit Climpson And Sons For Delicious Specialty Coffee HACKNEY, TOWER HAMLETS anemptytextlline Climpson were part of the first wave of specialty coffee roasters in the capital. 12 Hours In Islington ISLINGTON anemptytextlline Within its limits, Islington covers a miniature version of London as a whole, bringing together great nightspots, shopping districts, theatres, restaurants, a sports stadium and music venues. Go Full English At Shepherdess Café HACKNEY anemptytextlline Healthy options are available, but the menu is mainly geared toward the mid-day blowout.