Black Mocha

103 Gloucester Road, Brighton BN14AP
01273 690515

Why we love it?

For all manner of single origin decadence, Black Mocha - on the North Laine’s eastern fringe - might just be King Bean. An elegant symphony of sweet and savoury resonates right through this diminutive little café, starting with street level decor and concluding with a fine selection of premium eats and liquid treats. The Espresso, from Monmouth of London, is genuinely outstanding (thick, fruity and complex) and the cake curation is equally gilt-edged – those hoping to be seduced by divine vegan and gluten free fancies will not be disappointed (think salted peanut choccy slices; whets your whistle, doesn’t it). Raw craft chocolate is sold by the vibrant boxful to the left of the coffee counter, and – best of all – the café’s namesake beverage (a Black Mocha) is a straight-up treat. Put a couple of hours aside and percolate in Black Mocha - it’s up there with the creme de la crop.

Wriggle Highlights
  • The Black Mocha: Monmouth espresso and single-origin dark chocolate. Tasty
  • Try the homemade soup and toasted sandwiches for a light lunch
  • Ensconce yourself in your own coffee-shop hideaway on the top floor

Opening Times
Monday - Saturday9am - 6pm
Sunday10am - 6pm
Proudly pushing independents since 2014