NileGuide Expert Says:
Pop in for a coffee and smell the beans
52 Old Compton St
W1D 4PB London, United Kingdom
020 7437 2480
NileGuide Expert tip:
There are lots of wonderful coffee gadgets here to take home as souvenirs
If you can't find a coffee or tea you like from the 240 or so varieties in this atmospheric, aromatic little shop then there's just no pleasing you. ACS have been importing tea and coffee since 1887. Old-fashioned containers are still used and some of the wooden shop fittings are original. The shop also boasts a great choice of confectionery, coffee makers and related gadgets. As a bonus, you can also buy what is probably the cheapest cup of "real coffee" in central London (for around £1 depending on what you choose) though it's take-away or standing only.