Loco opened in March 2011 in what was once a bed shop in the Moseley end of this incredibly busy High Street in Kings Heath.
Loco has a large double-fronted shop front, which is recessed to allow for some outside seating. Inside, the ground floor is a great open-plan space with stairs leading up to a fantastic little snug which opens out onto a ‘surprise’ 30-cover terrace at the back. She’s quite a biggy with 130 seats internally and a further 40 covers externally.
We’d been scoping out Kings Heath for years following an enthusiastic recommendation that we should open a Lounge there from a displaced Brummie who lives in Bath.
Thursday 29th January saw our top baristas unite for the Loungers 2015 Coffee Bust Off! There were some pretty tough challenges set: latte art, filter coffee tasting, blindfolded machine assembly and order picking (think Supermarket Sweep…) amongst…Read more