Next week is UK Coffee week and to celebrate here is a list of some of the best coffee shops in South East London and North Kent.

UK Coffee Week is a nationwide celebration of coffee that unites the industry and their customers to raise funds for the communities that grow coffee.

All donations received over the week go to Project Waterfall which is dedicated to bringing clean water facilities to coffee growing communities.

Over 500 billion cups of coffee are consumed globally each year, and every one of those cups is an opportunity to make a difference.

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Coffee and brunch are an integral part to a productive day. And the weekends are for adventures, and who can really ‘adventure’ properly without a proper cup of coffee inside them.

Here are some suggestions where to go for coffee.

Mambocino - Erith

The mission of Mambocino is to always cater to the wishes of lovers of high quality coffee. They make sure they have the highest quality blends from the highest quality beans so as not to disappoint. From bean to barista

Caffe Cinos - Albany Park, Bexley

These guys are completely family run and provide all the most loved classics including a great cup of coffee to top it all off.

Chin Chins, Bexleyheath

This place is loved by everyone. They offer a yummy looking menu with classics like Avocado on toast and Eggs Florentine and always have freshly ground coffee to get you through your day.

Cow and Bean, Petts Wood

This is definitely the place to go on a Saturday morning for a leisurely sit and slurp of whatever coffee you love the most. Cow and Bean offer a huge range of coffee for you to have a natter over.

Trafalgar Tavern, Greenwich

The likes of William Gladstone and Charles Dickens once frequented this tavern and now 170 years later the Trafalgar Tavern still stands in the Greenwich Maritime World Heritage Site. They also offer a menu right the way through the day to keep you going whilst exploring. So what better place to go for a coffee and a chat? They offer a huge range of freshly ground coffee so this is not one to miss.

Walnuts, Sidcup

This is a place to take your friends and family for a catch up. The inviting atmosphere in Walnuts is one that keeps bringing people back for more. For a proper cup of coffee and a chat, then this is the place to go this weekend.

Coffee Mill, Bexley Village

This family run cafe has a lot of you telling us how great their coffee is. With a huge range of different coffee drink there is something for everyone and serves some yummy cakes too.

Fee and Brown, Beckenham

These guys take their coffee very seriously and use only the freshest roasted London caravan espresso beans. They serve everything from a piccolo latte to a Affogato which is espresso with a dollop of ice cream.

Browns of Brockley - Opposite Brockley Station

Even though this little gem is pretty tiny inside, Browns of Brockley take great care and put a lot of love into their products. They open nice and early so you can start the day off properly with a breakfast roll and coffee. They sell everything from freshly made bread to breakfast muffins. It was named one of the 30 best cafes in London by the Telegraph.

St David Coffee Shop - Forest Hill

There are so many different things to choose from to eat and drink here. It’s full of beautifully poached eggs on fresh sourdough bread.

Royal Teas - Greenwich

The menu for this place shows just how important brunch can be. There is so much to choose from. You could have Baked beans with melted cheese and marmite soldiers or you could have salmon and poached eggs. Coffee is of the utmost importance and so this should be on your list of places to go this weekend.

Joe’s Cafe - The Glades, Bromley

Joe’s is proud of it’s no fuss, yummy food made just the way the customers like it. From Pancakes to eggs just how you like them to burgers to roast dinners, this place has something for everyone. This is a yummy, vibrant place to get brunch this weekend.