We know all about the Italian stuff and Vietnam’s pretty famous for it too. But Japanese coffee, what’s all the hype about? Japanese coffee chain Omotesando Koffee has a whole cult following of its own. Omotesando started life as a one man band with owner Eiichi Kunitomo serving each customer on his own, focusing on the ritual of the brewing. After gaining a huge following and expanding the range across Asia, the first European set up arrived in Rathbone Square in 2018. It’s very Japanese with a pared back and minimal design and serves up coffee, bubbly iced cappuccinos and egg sandos.