The best independent coffee houses for your morning takeaway | Living North

The best independent coffee houses for your morning takeaway


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Back in the office and wondering where to go for your morning fix? Here are five of our favourites

Pink Lane Bakery
This independent bakery in the centre of Newcastle, formerly known as Sugar Down Bakery, makes delightful sourdough bread and sweet and savoury pastries. It’s one of our go-to city centre spots to swing by for a morning flat white fix.
Pink Lane, Newcastle

Holmeside Coffee at Little Shop
Holmeside is probably the hippest place in all of Sunderland, based in the Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens. While their doors there remain closed, their recent collaboration with other local independents, Little Shop co-op, means you can still get your hands on their heavenly blends and sugary doughnuts.
313 High Street West, Sunderland

This speciality coffee and brunch house serve local coffee from North Star Coffee Roasters, while their resident baker Masayo delivers fresh bakes daily including banana breads and brownies. Stop by their takeaway bar on Vicar Lane before a stroll through the market, or grab a seat kerb-side on Call Lane.
43 Call Lane, Leeds
Vicar Lane, Leeds Kirkgate Market

Mannion & Co
Mannion & Co, in York and Helmsley, are a couple of steps up from your average coffee shop and their hand-selected, wood-roasted blends will knock your socks off. Almost everything here is handmade, so if you fancy a pastry to go with your morning latte, we won’t blame you.
Blake Street, York
Castlegate, Helmsley

Marmadukes is known for its shabby chic, retro-industrial look and array of up-scale breakfasts, brunches and lunches. Right now Marms 2, on Sheffield's Cambridge Street, is back in business serving up all of that and more, every single day. If it’s great coffee you’re craving then you’re heading for the right place –  their house beans are roasted by Origin Coffee, who have become one of the UK’s most well-established and quality-focused roasters, sourcing some of the best coffees from around the world.

Cambridge Street, Sheffield

Published in: July 2020

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