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Who are L'unico? 

Since arriving from Italy in 1909, the Inzani-Rapacioli family has established some of London's landmark cafes, including Islington's Leo's - still busy trading today- and Peter's Cafe in Ivor Place, famously frequented by actors and musicians including Jean Shrimpton and the Rolling Stones through the 50's and 60's.

In 1991, the Inzani-Rapacioli family branched out, founding L'UNICO to supply London with their Milanese-style Musetti coffee. Now in the hands of its third generation, L'unico is still very much a local, East End family affair, delivering Musetti's classic Italian style in a uniquely personal fashion. 

Advantages of using L’unico

 Award-Winning coffee

Musetti coffee is used at such sites as

The Ritz, for over 15 years, the Dorchester for over 15 years, suppliers to the Roux’s

 Food Critics Choice

TimeOut London‘Arguably the best coffee in North London’

The Daily Telegraph‘Please make sure you don’t skip the coffee, which is excellent. It is rare to find an espresso so rich and fragrant that it tastes delicious without sugar’

The Independent‘The coffee is outstandingly good; my espresso was so strong and short, it was absorbed by a sugar lump, rather than the other way around’

Evening Standard‘Remarkably fine espresso’

Waterside Inn‘We use L’unico Musetti espresso coffee at The Waterside Inn because it provides our guests with the blend they’d expect from us. The aroma, the quality, the consistency – its superb coffee.’ – Michel Roux

High-grade coffee

Hand roasted

Award winning – Winner of Victoria Alata Premium Quality Award

Plus Gold Medal Awards for Quality, Flavour & Blending

Ethical & Sustainable Conscience

Sponsors of;

NGO Thames21, Rainforest Foundation, Action Against Hunger, 1% for the Planet, World Lands Trust



Musetti Coffee has extremely strong ethical trading links, trading fairly in their green bean purchases.

 We are a specialist coffee roaster, part of the CSC organization in Italy, Certified Specialty Coffee roasters, which are an elite organization, who only purchase from certified plantations that are checked by independent auditors, that the conditions for both the growers & the coffee are high.

 We purchase high-grade coffee, which we can confirm, by our certificates, as such this coffee is purchased at a premium, and we are main supporters of small specialty growers who without our help would become obsolete

We also send out Independent & internal auditors out to the plantations we purchase from to guarantee conditions

We also have blends certified by the UK Fair Trade mark