Algerian Coffee Stores

Sign for Espresso £1.00p, Cappuccino £1.20
Sign for Espresso £1.00p, Cappuccino £1.20

General MacArthur stood with his back to the mantelpiece. He pulled at his little white moustache. That had been a damned good dinner! His spirits were rising. Lombard turned over the pages of Punch that lay with other papers on a table by the wall. Rogers went round with the coffee tray. The coffee was good, really black and very hot.

The whole party had dined well. They were satisfied with themselves and with life.

– From “And then there were none”, by Agatha Christie.

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A glass of Aperol Spritz
Aperol Spritz

We were looking for somewhere to grab some snacks and have a drink with a friend, but we hadn’t booked anything, and this being Soho on a warm day, we were very lucky that Polpo had a table downstairs, as every other place was so full of people. Continue reading “Polpo”