One of the first things that many travelers look for when arriving in a new city is a really great cup of coffee. Gotta get over that jetlag somehow, right? As a Third Wave of coffee sweeps around the world, the quality – and quantity – of great coffee shops only rises.
We’ve rounded up the very best of Paris coffee shops so that you can easily make your way around this great city, stopping in these wonderful establishments for your coffee hits along the way…
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This is a real coffee institution, where not only do they serve up some of the best brews in the city, they even have their own school where they pass on their knowledge. They also package up and sell some of their beans from around the world, which change on a regular basis.
This is a tiny spot and you could easily miss it in a city full of so many iconic cafes. Those who do discover it are hooked on their brunch (try the avo on toast) and their rich and delicious coffees. The only hard thing is getting a table, but the coffees are just as good on the go.
A wonderfully stylish and well designed cafe that serves up some of the very best coffee in the city. The staff are charming, the pastries always fresh and if you manage to grab the table outside in summer you’ll be in absolute heaven.
Holybelly focuses on three key elements which are great food, great service and lastly and most importantly great coffee. This is one of those places that as soon as you discover it you’ll keep on coming back and never want to leave. There’s several locations around the city, so you’ve no excuse not to visit.
KB CafeShop roasts their own coffee and puts a huge amount of effort into sourcing the best beans from around the world. Throw in one of the best locations in the city for people watching and this spot is an absolute gem.
With a location at Montorgueil and one at Louvre this is a wildly popular spot that does amazing coffee and brunch. Their staff are hugely knowledgeable and always have time to talk you through the best brews they have.
The shop itself is only the front end of what is a huge process of sourcing the very best beans, roasting them and teaching the next wave of baristas from around the world. Lomi are true coffee lovers and you can taste that in every single brew they serve up.
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