The Coffeehouse Tour

Saturday 19th September, 11:30am Book now
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Join actors, musicians and London historian Dr Matthew Green for an immersive whirlwind tour of London’s original — and best — coffeehouses in the City of London. As seen on the BBC, LondonistTelegraph and Guardian.  

Free shots of black and gritty coffee, brewed c17th style, included!

Chocolate House Tour

Saturday 19th Sep, 2:30pm
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An anarchic tour of the seditious chocolate houses of royal St James's with luxury Baroque hot chocolate
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Shakespearean London

Sunday 20th September, 2:30pm Book now
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New! The first of our monthly time traveller tours to tie in with the publication of Dr Matthew Green’s London: A Travel Guide Through Time, join the author for an immersive whirlwind tour of London in the year 1603. More…

Visit tobacco houses, bear pits, and the stews of Bankside in the timbered city of Shakespeare on this vivid and enlightening tour. 

Coffeehouse Audio Tour

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An epic audio tour immersing listeners in the lost world of 17th and 18th-century London like never before with a bold and brilliant soundscape. In two vivid, suspense-filled hours it tells the extraordinary story of how London’s coffeehouses made the modern world. It’s set in the rain-rattled alleys and hidden courts of the City but can also be enjoyed as an audiobook at home.

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Coffeehouse Book

The Lost World of the London Coffeehouse

The new publication by Dr Matthew Green, published by Idler Books

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