Escape the buzz of the Common and head a little south. Crusty ciabattas, homemade hot choccies and pastries on a par with Paris await you. Ask for the window seat – it's the prime spot for catching D-list celebs nip out to fetch milk. Itchy spotted three in one sitting. But even better is what goes on this side of the door. Teachers loosen ties, gossiping on their mobiles. Nutty nanas sip like ladies. And Itchy scoffs man-sized plates of creamy scrambled eggs, smoked salmon and buttery brown toast, rustled up before our very eyes.