The Idler Academy is a cafe and bookshop offering coffee, a hand-picked selection of thoughtful books and cultural activities including classes and discussions.
Venue Details & Map
The Idler Academy
81 Westbourne Park RoadLondonW2 5QH
- 08452 501281
- Public transport:
- Royal Oak, Underground
Top 2 reviews of The Idler Academy
Great independent modern coffeehouse with an interesting flux of intellectual types passing regularly through. Nice selection of quality coffee and tea, some tasty cakes as well. They have events ranging from latin to ukelele-playing, through philosophy and what is edible in the streets of London! Went to a class on rhetoric there one evening and really enjoyed it, very practical even though... more
The Idler is the ideal place if your idea of being lazy is to sit back and listen to a philosophical debate on mathematics, meet the anarchist mayor of Iceland, learn to make Christmas treats from foraged berries or attend a childrens book launch with children doing the reading.
It's the most charming little place with its mismatched pews and chairs, gin served in vintage cups and secret... more