Must Visit Cafes Around The World
Coffee is a global obsession. Everywhere you turn around the world, there’s a quaint and delicious coffee shop beckoning you. Finding the perfect environment to enjoy your pick-me-up turns a great drink into a delightful full sensory experience. You owe it to yourself to spend some time seeking out the best coffee shops in the world. Here’s your coffee shop bucket list.
Café Grumpy, New York City
Café Grumpy (love the name) is a New York City coffee shop staple. It represents the confluence of a love of coffee and a strong desire to see it paired with great service. The original Greenpoint location, which opened in 2005 is your goal destination. Experience the roots of New York City’s most transformational coffee roasters in person. The Café Grumpy website says, “Our goal is to serve you a delicious and socially responsible cup that highlights the nuances inherent in each coffee we roast. We’re proud to let the coffee speak for itself.” That it does.
Dreamy Camera Café, South Korea
Located in Yangpyeong, South Korea, this surreal coffee shop definitely has the most Instagram-worthy exterior on our list. Embedded amongst the rolling hills of the Gyeongii Province, the picturesque landscape will leave you breathless. Once you ironically take all your pictures of the giant camera, head inside and enjoy an iced Americano and enjoy some of their fine pastries.
The Coffee Academics, Hong Kong
Prepare yourself for a scholarly coffee experience like no other. From step one, The Coffee Academics have refined their entire cultivation, roasting, and preparation processes. The beans grow in volcanic soil within pollution-free environments. The water is produced by Best Water Technology, a German water filtering company that specializes in optimizing the mineral content of water. Their tech-fantasy coffee machines are all beautiful and mesmerizing. Oh, and the coffee, it’ll be the best cup you’ll ever have.
Analog Coffee, Calgary
Our list may be leaving the East, but it’s brewing techniques can be found at Analog Coffee in Calgary, Canada. Amongst their delicious drinks, are Japanese-style drip brewers that are just outright cool looking. Analog Coffee offers a nice blend of coffee wisdom, pleasant service, and a good environment for a coffee date.
Stumptown Coffee Roasters, Portland
Stumptown Coffee in Portland, Oregon may be a name you’re already familiar with if you’re a cold brew connoisseur. It can be found in stores like Whole Foods, Kings, etc. They pride themselves on producing delicious brews that are rich in flavor and caffeine. Their toddy is brewed for 12-hours by hand and has incredible traces of chocolate. It’s a must visit for the chilled coffee lover.
On a grey and dreary day in London, there there’s no better place to be than Kaffeine. Be sure to try the coffee flight, which will take you on a journey through complex offerings of espresso, cappuccino, and a cold brew. Baristas here are required to have at least three years of training, so you know there’s some legit coffee preparation knowledge going into your beverage.
Journey to one of the most romantic cities in the world for a coffee experience that you’ll never forget. Order up a noisette (espresso with milk) and blend in with the local Parisians. The monochromatic bar offers the perfectly trendy setting to sip on your afternoon delight.
Coffee Collective, Copenhagen
Before you even get to the coffee, you’ll be in bliss at the renowned Coffee Collective in Copenhagen. The beautiful interior design is somewhere you’ll never want to leave. Home to the former World Barista Champion, you’re sure to have one of the most perfect cappuccinos in your life.
Addison & Steele, Perth
Journey to the down-under and you’ll find one of the most delightful coffee shops in the world. Their interesting brewing methods include using fire and a siphon for starters. These coffee scientists provide an artisanal experience that’s well worth the travel.
Heart Coffee Roasters, Portland
It’s impossible to leave this one off the list of must-visit coffee shops. Come here for a virtual trip around the world with options from all over. The baristas are knowledgeable, they have amazing ice cream and coffee combinations, and the aroma of this coffee shop will warm your soul.
While summer may be coming to an end, now is the perfect time to start dreaming of your travel plans for 2019. Ditch the hotel coffee and venture out for an unforgettable coffee experience! Which one of these cafes is on your list?