Robin Baxter (Class of 2011) wrote in to share about his new project the Hideaway Coffee. Tucked neatly in a quiet corner of busy Soho, this cozy coffee place focuses on specialty coffee and other drinks. And if you’re hungry, you can choose from a selection of salads, sandwiches, slow cooked sirloin or salmon as well as various vegan and vegetarian options.
Robin and his business partner, who is originally from Vietnam, hope to create a space where young entrepreneurs can collaborate and develop ideas ideally for positive social change. “We believe with the right tools, connections and confidence young people have the capacity to create innovative solutions to old problems,” Robin shares. “Having worked in the hospitality for many years, we want to set an example of what employment in hospitality can look like, such as offering staff London Living Wage, full-time contracts and ensure their voices are heard when important decisions are made.”
So next time you are in London, don’t forget to stop by and have a chat with Robin while enjoying a cup of coffee. The cafe is located in a quiet little courtyard off Brewer Street called Smith’s Court. The address is 7 Smith’s Court, Soho, W1D 7DP.
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