Looking for that perfect cup of coffee when exploring around Europe? Well, look no further. Why spoil a dream destination with a cold, bland coffee? From London to Vienna, we’ve made a list of the best coffee shops that will make your vacation even more enjoyable.
Kaffeine, London With bare brick walls and wooden crates as seats, Kaffeine strips everything back and focuses primarily on the coffee. Not only do they serve great coffee but offer a variety of sweet and savoury treats, that they change weekly. This quirky place is close to Oxford Circus. So go see a musical and end your evening with a pastry and a cup of coffee, watching the London nightlife pass you by.
Sant’Eustachio Il Caffè, Rome Located in the heart of Rome, Sant’Eustachio Il Caffe was founded in the 1930’s. Their Granita and Moretto are all-time favorites. Filled with Italians, this café is a hotspot to soak up some culture. Enjoy a coffee looking at the Piazza Navona and take some coffee beans to go!
Coffee Collective, Copenhagen goes beyond making standard coffee. They primarily focus on the process of coffee making. With each cup of coffee sold, they dream is to give better living conditions to coffee farmers across the globe. They pay their producers at least 25% more than the Fair Trade price. This is why every cup of coffee is filled with love and flavor.
La Cafeotheque, Paris Drink some luxurious coffee looking out towards the Ile St. Louis. Each cup of coffee is accompanied by a small piece of French chocolate or you can choose from a variety of pastries.
Cafe Central, Austria When strolling the streets of Vienna, grab a drink in this historic café. It opened in 1876 and became a popular meeting-point for figures during World War 2. Due to its history, this café can be packed as it serves a variety of drinks and food. So make a reservation, enjoy some coffee and soak up some history in Vienna.
Fazıl Bey, Istanbul If you’re looking for an authentic Turkish café, look no further. Each Turkish coffee is served with a glass of water and Turkish delight. This small café has been open since the 1920’s and prides itself on keeping with Turkish traditions. So while you’re exploring Istanbul, don’t go to a tourist attraction but Fazil Bey.
Screaming Beans, Amsterdam After one cup of coffee here, you’ll be screaming to your friends about it! Their dream is to make each cup of coffee with as much style and skill as a glass of wine or cocktail. Spend your days walking along the streets of Amsterdam, grab a cappuccino and an apple cake with whipped cream.
Les Deux Magots, Paris You are not going to find a more historic cup of coffee! This historic café dates back to the 1800’s and acts as one of the oldest cafes in Paris. It has attracted personalities from all over the world from artists, politicians, and writers such as Ernest Hemingway. Grab a latte, a croque monsieur and experience Paris life in this iconic café.
Whether you’re spending the weekend in London or going on vacation to Rome, everyone needs their perfect cup of coffee! Why travel to these historic places, only to eat and drink in a place that is overcrowded with tourists? Enjoy Europe the way the locals do. So, start on those plans in your BUCKiTDREAM planner, and don’t forget to share your experiences on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.