“Humanity runs on coffee” – Unknown

Cape Town is full of great coffee spots, we can probably claim the title of ‘coffee capital of the country’ and we’ll take it. While a sea of cafes can be hard to navigate, we’ve created a guide to help you find the most flavourful espresso, the foamiest cappuccino and a really good drip of coffee. Your daily grind just got a little easier. You’re welcome.

Origin Coffee Roasting
This redbrick retro coffee shop is situated in the trendy De Waterkant. They off a range to suit your every caffeinated needs and a menu to compliment your food cravings. Check out their coffee courses and marvel at the contraptions used to brew a cup of the best at home. A cuppa ranges from R28.

Address: 28 Hudson St, De Waterkant, Cape Town
Contact: 021 421 1000

Kahvé Road
Coffee was to die for and pastries to dream about… this is the experience Kahve Road has to offer. The eatery boasts a variety of daily indulgences from delicious gourmet taste combinations to premium coffees, patisseries and gourmet cuisines. They are also halaal certified.

Address: Cavendish Square, Dreyer Street, Claremont
Contact: 021 671 1607

Truth Coffee
An intricate and beautiful temple to coffee. The steampunk and industrial themed decor adds to every part of the coffee experience. The cake and local craft beer on tap is something to go beans about. Truth is a beautiful temple for coffee. You have to experience the ritual for yourself.

Address:36 Buitenkant St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town
Contact: 021 200 0440

Dapper
Cars and coffee can easily make for a classy pairing, as proven by Dapper Coffee Co. Based within Club 9, a car dealership that specialises in vintage and luxury cars, it is reminiscent of a scene from Grease. Sip on some amazing coffee while casting your gaze on the vehicles from a bygone era on display.
Address: Bree St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town
Contact: 021 001 2560
Deluxe Coffee Works
Deluxe Coffeeworks is a dependable go-to for your daily fix. It’s unconventional take on the modern-day coffee experience is perhaps its main selling point. Sit down for a cuppa, good tunes and to socialise.
Address: 8 Kloof St, Gardens, Cape Town
Contact: 060 871 6561
Expresso Lab Microroasters
Located in the very busy and buzzing social hub at The Old Biscuit Mill, Espresso Lab Microroasters is the coffee connoisseur’s dream. They mainly showcase coffees from Africa and South America. It’s your go-to-place for a treat and you also learn about the nuances of the coffee on offer.
Address: 375 Albert Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town
Contact: 021 447 0845
Saint James
This vibey little cafe has become a favourite in very eclectic Observatory. The perfect place for a catch-up, a study session or it can easily be transformed into your office for the day. Their fresh croissants are highly recommended with your delicious cuppa.
Address: 43 Station Road Observatory
Contact: 060 976 8252
Shift Expresso Bar
It is a hip, urban chic, fashioned coffee bar with a chilled atmosphere. Their premium coffee is roasted locally, fair trade certified and made with passion.
Address: 45 Main Rd, Sea Point, Cape Town
Contact: 021 433 2450
Picture: Pixabay

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