Bill’s, White Lion Street, Islington

Darjeeling, Bills cafe
Huge Pot Of Darjeeling
Bill’s
the Angel

Bill’s cafe and grocery store was established in Lewes, East Sussex in 2001, and has branches in London and the South East.
This spacious emporium at the Angel, Islington is colourful, with a vibrant atmosphere, brightening up this non-descript side street.

I was most impressed by my enormous blue enamel teapot of Darjeeling, at £1.85 a real bargain. So, if like me, you can quaff tea by the pint, then this is the place for you. Made with two teabags of Twinings, it was very good indeed.

Bill’s has a groovy grocer-deli laid back vibe. There are some delicious sounding cakes and the food menu looks good. Open from breakfast till dinner, seven days a week, it can get very busy, so avoid mealtimes if in need of a quiet cuppa with a newspaper.

You can also shop while you take tea. I bought a white enamel teapot for a tenner and some Brewhaha decaff tea. Oils, jams, pesto, biscuits, big bottles of pink lemonade, wine, tins of pulses, massive balls of string and er..raffia are also on offer.

There are nice touches, fresh flowers on table, and the outside terrace is lovely, if not much of a view.

A great place to pop in when frazzled from shopping in Islington.


Bill's Grocers and Cafe, Angel, IslingtonBill's Grocer's and Cafe, Angel, IslingtonPot of Tea, Bill's, Angel, Islington


Tea at Three, Tea in London Notes
Price of a Cup of Tea in LondonPrice of a Cuppa : £1.85 large Pot of Darjeeling
Tea in London, Tea LeafLeaf or Bag : Two bags of Twinings
Cup of Tea in London, Tea PotCrockery : Enamel teapot, and nice cup and saucer. Fresh flowers on table.
Tea shops in London with MusicMusic : Upbeat, soul classics. Not too loud, but not really a place for reading
Cup of Tea in LondonService : Very friendly
BillsKitty says: Impressively big teapot
Address: Bills
9 White Lion Street, N1 (opposite Angel tube station)
Website: Bill’s

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One Response to Bill’s, White Lion Street, Islington

  1. I love how much detail you went into! I think its great how passionate about tea you are. I think I am going to have to try this place out! Thanks for the great review!

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