Caffeine addicts all over the world unite! Studies say that drinking coffee can lead to a longer life, slash the risk of cancer and help lose weight. Finally! something millions of us enjoy that’s actually good for us! In this post we showcase ten coffee shops from around the World that are a must visit for every coffee connoisseur.
Cafe Tortoni, Buenos Aires
This cool coffee house is Argentina’s oldest cafe, its history has drawn people for years for its super coffee and unique atmosphere. It has also been a regular hotspot for artists, politicians and musicians since the late 1800s. You have to try the local speciality chocolate churros, crunchy fried dough dipped into thick hot chocolate.
Sant’Eustachio il Caffe, Rome
Founded in 1938, this small stand-up cafe is a landmark in the heart of Rome, near the city’s iconic Piazza Navona. So when in Rome….
La Cafeotheque, Paris
This pretty little café attracts Parisian hipsters and tourists alike, who all gather at this cafe for the best beans from all over the world, which are roasted in-house. With Paris being our closest neighbours you can easily jump on a flight from Birmingham to Paris or your nearest airport and sample some Cafe parisian style.
A favorite of locals, this charming corner café is known for its appeltaart, the famous Dutch apple pie. It’s a great location in Amsterdam with plenty of outdoor seating and an ideal place to people watch at the local market.
Cafe Central, Vienna
A Viennese institution since 1876, this palatial coffeehouse has been a meeting place for some of the world’s greatest minds, from Sigmund Freud to Leon Trotsky. True to Viennese cafe culture, you’ll want to linger for hours in this grand cafe.
AfricaBlack Roastery & Espresso Bar, Johannesburg
This espresso bar’s main focus is coffee, but the trendy café also serves breakfast, light lunches, scones, and other baked goods. Their classic cappuccino is delicious, made with the Vintage Espresso Blend, and each cup is a combination of amazing flavours. Jump on a flight from London to Johannesburg or other major city airports and that next coffee South African style is within easy reach.
Toma Cafe, Madrid
This café is located in the trendy high paced city of Madrid. The locals head to this tiny bustling café to refuel with favorites such as cafe con leche Spanish for espresso with milk and something sweet to keep you energised such as the Spanish answer to the hobnob alfajores a caramel biscuit sweet.
While the rest of the world believe us Brits prefer a good old cup of tea, good coffee can be found in our nations capital and good coffee at that. Inspired by the cafes in Australia and New Zealand, this independent coffee spot is always packed with those in search of an expertly brewed cup of java and something a little different and original compared to the Costa’s and Starbucks.
Caffe Vita, Seattle
Virtually anywhere you go in Seattle, you’re an arm’s length away from a great cup of coffee, in fact it can be said that Seattle is the home of Java itself. So if you ask a Seattleite where to find the best coffee, be prepared for a lengthy list in response. A local favorite, this cafe specializes in small-batch coffee roasting and even offers the general public a chance to learn the secret to its artisanal brewing with its Public Brewing School.
New Zealand invented and perfected the country’s signature coffee drink — the flat white, a shot of espresso blended with steamed milk, no froth. This award-winning cafe is one of the best spots in Auckland to enjoy an expertly crafted flat white topped off with a home-baked treat.