Coffee and Comfort at Ozone:
Just a brief visit to this warehouse styled coffee shop in the City turned into a coffee love affair. I still have my pack of Ozone coffee ready to try, but wanted to give you a bit of a taster of the place so that you can understand better why people rave about it so much.
Walk in to the large restaurant/bar area and take a seat at the back in the comfortable booths or at the expresso bar. There’s more than coffee of course – quite an extensive menu of what can only be described as comfort food – breakfast or brunch dishes of every variation of egg you can imagine or a whole range of sour dough toasts with sweet and savoury toppings. Or this rather decadent sounding orange & cardamom french toast with rose honey, mascarpone and berries. At lunch the menu changes to include salads, soups, risotto and even steak sandwiches. If I worked around here, I think I’d be taking up residence!
But the star of the show is still the coffee.
The lower ground floor houses the roaster which is used to create a whole range of coffees from single origin beans to crafted expresso blends. This is the Art of Coffee, and Ozone supply to many of London’s top restaurants in addition to selling their coffees in the Shoreditch shop and via their website.
Now, if you’d like to learn more about the art of coffee, Ozone hosts monthly cupping events where you can learn all about the coffee journey from origin to cup with a tasting experience and roastery tour. And, you’ll get your own bespoke bag of freshly roasted Ozone coffee beans together with advice on how to make the best possible brew at home.
Classes will be held at 6.30pm on the first Wednesday of each month and cost £25 per person
The next event is on Wednesday 9th January 2013 at 6.30pm
Ozone Coffee Roasters
11 Leonard Street