She’s glass-half-full and passionate about making the perfect espresso – we meet Melori from Shaky Isles and ask her a few caffeinated questions.

Consider this an ode to those who breathe life into our mornings and possess the magic power to make everything better with a double shot of coffee. An army clad in aprons, the baristas of Britomart get the spotlight in this series of Words With Friends, where we meet the people behind the machines.

What’s the weirdest coffee-related request you¹ve ever had?
A large latte made with half milk and half water.

Finish this sentence: Every barista should be able to make…
…a perfect shot of espresso!

What’s the best part of your job?
Apart from making coffee, making people feel better.

What’s a good road trip song?
Shape of You by Ed Sheeran (I listened to it a lot on my last trip haha).

What¹s one thing on the menu here that we must try?
Pikelets with a long black to drink.

What/where was your first job?

Latte art: yay or nay?

Can you describe your life outside of work in three words?
Active, positive, cheerful.


Dish of the Week

An ever-growing list of lunch hotspots at Britomart means stiff competition when it comes to Dish of the Week. . . .


Indulge over champagne and curated canapés from Amano as you experience Jo Malone London’s latest Basil & Neroli collection. . . .

Free Coffee Friday

With caffeine, cool vibes and a sense of community on offer – Huffer is our favourite hangout every Friday . . .

The Week That Was

A visual collection of the various happenings at Britomart each week. We'd love to share your images so if you happen to . . .