Are you tired of staring at the same four walls of your accommodation or fighting for a space in the library? Why not take your laptop and treat yourself to a coffee whilst supporting local, independent, Liverpool coffee shops in doing so!


Forget about the corporate coffee shops, Liverpool is home to so many great, independent coffee shops that are the perfect place to escape for a few hours. Explore our top 10 Independents in and around Liverpool.


92 Degrees – Hardman Street / Jamacia Street / Lord Street 

Website: http://bit.ly/92degrees

92 Degrees has the perfect casual atmosphere that makes getting work done easy. You can spend hours here, undisturbed, drinking endless amounts of delicious coffee.



Lovelocks Coffee – Unit 6, Old Haymarket

Website: http://lovelocks.coffee/

Lovelocks is a quirky cafe that is well worth the visit. The staff here are so wonderful they will make you want to revisit immediately. The veggie options are great too!



Bean There Coffee Shop – Smithdown Road 

Website: https://www.beantherecoffeeshop.com/

This is another great independent cafe that has a relaxed and rustic feel, with lots of space inside too! Not to mention how great the coffee is.



Root Coffee – Hanover Street

Website: https://www.rootcoffee.co.uk/

Root Coffee is a popular place for many who are working or studying remotely. It’s located in the heart of the city centre, serving the best Chai Lattes in the city!



Coffee and Fandisha – Brick Street 

Website: http://www.coffeeandfandisha.com/

This hidden gem in the Baltic Triangle is the perfect place to escape for some peace and quiet when trying to do work. Not only do they serve great coffee but the cakes are tasty too! You won’t be able to resist.



Book Binder – Lark Lane 

Website: www.bookbinderlarklane.com

If you’re wanting a change of scenery – Book Binder on Lark Lane is a fantastic find. You can visit for a coffee and an amazing cooked breakfast to help fuel your studying. Afterwards, you can take yourself for a stroll around Sefton Park too.



Leaf – Bold Street / Smithdown Road / Fact Liverpool 

Website: https://www.thisisleaf.co.uk/

Leaf has many locations around Liverpool and all have a great selection of warm drinks, including the best hot chocolates you will ever taste! This is a great cosy cafe to go with a friend and be productive!



Malmo.Mat – Hanover Street 

Website: https://www.malmomat.com/contact-1

This is a Northern European inspired cafe serving a great selection of smørrebrød and Swedish breakfast platters along with authentic Scandinavian brunch dishes. This cafe is hidden away on Hanover Street, which is the perfect quiet escape you need in between lectures.



Cafe Lucaya – Water Street 

Website: https://cafelucaya.com/

Cafe Lucaya is the sister company to everyone’s favourite, Rococo. This is the perfect place to come and discuss group projects or revision with friends due to it being such a spacious cafe.



Mother Espresso – Wood Street 

Website: https://www.motherespresso.co.uk/

This cafe is hidden away behind the busy streets of Liverpool, which is why it is a great place to take your laptop and get work done. It has a super laid back environment, serving a wide range of tea and coffee to satisfy all your needs.



These are our favourite independent Liverpool coffee shops when we need a change of scenery and when deadlines are fast approaching. Our City wouldn’t be the same without its independents so it is vitally important to support them with any chance we get.

Let us know if you visit any of these above!


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