Leaf Tea Shop – Free wifi and Falafel.
When you need to write, there is nothing better than a cup of tea, something to nibble on and a wifi connection, all of which are available at home. However, it’s never as much fun at home, this morning I decided that Leaf Tea Shop was my destination of choice, and wandered in prepared for a dose of hard writing.
At this point it’s important to mention that I consider myself extremely cool, and if you’re wondering does spending your free time baking and watching Dr Who make you cool? Yes, yes it does. Most of my friends consider me a slight geek who desperately requires a hair cut, but they are wrong, I’m very cool and fit in perfectly at Leaf. This independent Bold Street hang out is a great little place that I’ve become thoroughly enamoured with. You can tell how cool it is not only by the fact I go there, but also due to the large number of Apple products people are playing with wile leaching free wifi.
Besides the cool factor, Leaf offers a wide selection of very nice tea and coffee and good food, recently I had a lovely breakfast there. Today, I chose a nice pot of Ceylon tea, with a free refill, and a plate of falafel with tzatziki. This falafel came out very hot fresh from the fryer, made with chickpeas and (I think) red lentils it was soft on the inside with a nice crunch outside. The delicate spicing and gentle heat combined with the light and cool tzatziki to make a lovely little plate to nibble on. The falafel was £3, a bargain, normally this would have been a great little snack, but this was a substantial portion that made this more of a light lunch.
Good food, good value and free wifi, well done Leaf.