Look mum no hands!


We’ve combined forces with Dark Arts Coffee and birthed a devilish limited edition brew to slurp during the summer of cycling.

DIDI DIABLO now lurks in the guest hopper at 49 Old St. and benevolent boxes of whole beans and our limited edition cycling cap are smouldering online, awaiting your order.

Barista Chris (left), Irina, Online Shop & Barisa (right) Photo: James Grant, @jamesagrant 

Barista Chris says: "It tastes like a tough mountain climb, thirst quenching, finishing with a high altitude rush of caffeine."

The Dark Arts Roastery resides in a railway arch in Hackney. All of their coffees are single origin and sourced from all over Africa and America. They provide coffee for all brew methods and they like to give their batches spooky names. Why not?

Bradley, Dark Arts Managing Director, (left) and Jamie, Dark Arts Head of Coffee (right). Photo: James Grant, @jamesagrant 

Jamie, Head of Coffee at Dark Arts used to be a barista at Lmnh a long time ago…. We possess an appreciation for coffee and bikes. The rest of the Dark Arts crew might prefer bikes with an engine... but we all know bikes powered by the engine known as your legs is where it’s at. That’s what the Tour de France all about. Cycling fiends with powerful, powerful legs.

In celebration of that diabolical race and it’s one true ruler, Didi the Devil, we went to Dark Arts and cupped a bunch of beans, searching for that taste, something that really embodied: coffee, bikes and Satan. Working with Gary, Bradley and Jamie (The Dark Arts Crew), we slurped up a storm and eventually discovered a taste we truly worship. Picking a stunning Ethiopian hailing from the Sidama region.

Ethiopia, Dimtu
Variety: Heirloom
Process: Washed
Altitude: 2100 masi

Roll down and try taste our limited edition brew before it disappears in a puff of smoke. All hail Didi!

250g box of whole beans and limited edition cycling cap are available now. BOW DOWN AND BUY NOW.

Drink it in at: Look mum no hands!
49 Old Street, EC1V 9HX

Opening times:
MON - FRI 07:30 › 22:00
SAT 08:30 › 22:00
SUN 09:00 › 22:00

New From £11.50
New £15.00

UK Coffee Week

Throughout UK Coffee Week we're donating 5p of all coffees sold from 29th April - 5th May to Project Waterfall

New £14.00

Low Caf Laurina

We now offer naturally low caffeine Laurina coffee by Berlin based The Barn in the guest hopper at 49 Old St

Dambi Uddo

Discover the jammy Dambi Uddo by Berlin based The Barn in the guest hopper at 49 Old St

New £15.00