Whether you work in Croydon or commute out of town, most people need a coffee pit stop along the way to ensure they start their day the right way.

Here, we’ve brought together some of our favourite coffee shops located just a short walk from Leon House.


Coffee Shotter

This independent coffee shop is situated just a few doors down the High Street from Leon House and specialises in Vegan and Vegetarian offerings for their customers. They also supply ethically sourced produce to the coffee drinkers of Croydon as well as a food offering should you need a Vegan or Vegetarian snack for your journey.


Crushed Bean

This speciality coffee shop can be found just a 3-minute walk from Leon House and serves fresh food and delicious coffee from Monday through to Saturday. We would highly suggest taking a look at their Instagram feed if you’re a fan of fancy barista techniques, the photos of their tasty cakes and brownies are sure to entice you to a visit.



Take a moment of your day to appreciate what The Ludoquist has to offer; from delicious coffee and drinks with an equally delicious menu served alongside it, this cafe’s unique offering is that whilst you enjoy your time there you can choose from a wide selection of board games to play from their huge Games Library.


Matthews Yard

This unique arts and creative hub at the top of High Street is a great place to meet friends for a few hours. With a theatre, art gallery and a busy schedule of events, Matthews Yard showcases a lot of Croydon’s local talent while you enjoy your coffee and food.


Camden Coffee House

Based in the Whitgift Centre, Camden Coffee House is passionate about serving coffee that you’ll really enjoy. With seasonal blends brought in to ensure that each experience with them is a unique one, this independent coffee shop believes that ‘life is too short for bad coffee’.