Want a coffee in Bordeaux ?
If you are willing to have a special coffee in Bordeaux, welcome, you are in the right place ! We love coffee and we dedicate our life to this beverage. Bordeaux is a dynamic specialty coffee place in France with plenty of coffee shops and coffee roasters. You can find different styles that will suits you well depends on what you are looking for.
You're a coffee addict ? A blogger ? A coffee on the way or slow coffee lover? Don't worry, there are coffee for each one of you. But first, how is the coffee scene in Bordeaux ?
Bordeaux Coffee Map
Picture 1 : map of coffee places in Bordeaux
Bordeaux is a growing city for specialty coffee and there are plenty of coffee places where you can drink and eat very well. This is one of the reasons why the Bordeaux Coffee Social Club was created, in order to bring all the coffee people together under a same name, a same voice and a same vision, BcSc was created. So if you want to know more about the association, please visite the website by clicking on the page below.
Best Coffee Shops
So, now you know more about Bordeaux, you probably wants to know where to go for drinking coffee ? What are the coffee shops that serve specialty coffee ?
It's not a list, there is no such as a ranking at Coffee For Better, because each coffee shops has its style and we encourage coffee shops to work together and not has competitors. In Bordeaux, you can meet coffee lovers who are very passionnate about coffee don't hesitate to ask the Bordeaux Coffee Social Club.
If you have a new coffee shop you want to put on the list, put the name on comments and we would love to discover the coffee shop and drink coffee in their.
L’Alchimiste Café is a gem locals might be reluctant to share with you. On the corner of the Rue de la Vieille Tour, it is by far one of the best place to drink coffee in Bordeaux. Among the many varieties of coffee, you should try the cappuccino – which comes highly praised by regulars. If you’re undecided, the super friendly staff are more than happy to help you. The owner, Arthur, has been the first in Bordeaux to roast microlot specialty coffees. Opened in 2014, they have their roastery in Darwin and they are working with 100% traceable coffees. The minimum score is 85/100 according to the SCA protocol of cupping. They are convinced that coffee is llike wine, it's a bevrage of pleasure so be curious and taste new coffees.
Having a good coffee is very important, but in a nice place it bring something more special. If you have a walk in the city center of Bordeaux you will probably walk in front of it. This ethical and eco-friendly coffee shop works with some of the best coffee roasters of Europe. They are bringing honesty, diversity and quality in your cup of coffee. If you want a coffee to-go, a coffee with your cake or just a nice V60 while you are working with people, this is a perfect place for a coffee break. That a lot of coffee in this article ! But they dedicate their life to coffee so specialty coffee is in their blood. It's also a very good place for work if you sit upstairs but don't forget to order coffee, the team is dedicated to quality of product and service.
Located on rue des Ayres, Café Piha is one of the best coffee shop of Bordeaux. This is also a roastery in the heart of the city centre at two feets from the Hotel de Ville Cathedral. Several shops and museums are surrounding the area. Inside you will find a long coffee shop but not large wher at the end you will see the roastery. They are pationnate about coffee and you can talk about coffee all day long with baristas. Enjoy pastries and gluten-free cake options on their menu. It's homemade food and everything is made with love, this is why you will love spending time in this place for any reason. If you are willing to work, there is also a big table where you can put your computer.
La Pelle Café
In the historic quarter of Les Chatrons, La Pelle Café will amaze you with their unique coffees. Discover coffees that you will never find else where with good home-made food and patisseries. The owner is a coffee lover, and a talented coffee roaster. Stay inside and enjoy the peace, the place and the lovely atmosphere. You can also enjoy a large terrasse outside and the beautiful location. The team is also very friendly and passionnate about specialty coffee. Having a coffee in their is pleasant and it's enjoyable to have this in Les Chartrons. It's the perfect place for a coffee break before or after work but also if you are visiting the area. It's undoubtly one of the best coffee shop in Bordeaux.
Kuro Espresso Bar
In this coffee shop located near Le grand Théâtre, you will find a magical nestled coffee place with a charming terrasse behind. The fresh home made pastries and brioche are tasty and having an espresso their is undoubtly something you won't miss. The owner make a good selection of roasted coffees where the consumer will have one of the best coffee experience of Bordeaux. Enjoy their snack and salty food as well.
In front of the Pey Berlan Place with the Cathedral Saint-André, this small and cosy coffee shop was the first arrived in Bordeaux. The coffee, the food, the atmosphere, everything is inspired by the australien coffee culture. Coffee to-go or to stay, you can enjoy your coffee break at anytime with the friendly team. Right in front of the tram station, it's perfect before you wait for your tram as well. Certainly one of the best coffee shop in Bordeaux because their selection of coffee is also strict with quality.
Books & Coffee
What makes Books and Coffee special ? Because it is much more than only their beautiful design. Firstly, the coffees came from all over the world,. Then, you will discover at Books & Coffee a lot of flavors. From strong to sweet going through floral and fruity, you will discover a lot of different taste with the coffee. Depends on the coffee maker you use, the taste will change. And then, at books & coffee you can appreciate a nice moment with the brunch. Don't forget to taste their home made cupcake that are delicious as well.
Gusco is a coffee shop with a coffee roastery inside. They are into specialty coffee and the attention to details from the roaster to the barista is so important for the dedicate team. Everyday they are very carefull with the coffee because of their passion. After tasting the coffee you can bring coffees at home for you in beans or in ground. Having fresh coffee taste better, ask for more information to the team they will be more than happy to share stories and advices about coffee. It's also a nice place for breakfast, lunch or for brunch.
Opened in 2017, Oven Heaven is a roastery that aim to help building the French specialty coffee industry. It's ambitious and honorous but they are focused on buying great green coffees, roasting them lightly to keep their terroir characteristics and enlighten their sweetness. By keeping coffee fun, and helping coffee drinkers, they can offer the best experience possible in their own shops. The team will always enjoy sharing their stories about coffee and helping enthusiastic people to get into the industry. They also have fabulous patries that will accompagned your coffee.
After Backlist, Horace was created by the same founders. Indeed the place became too small for the famous coffee shop of Bordeaux. Discover the fantastic food, the great atmosphere where it will be enjoyable to have brunch of coffee. The passion of coffee is also observable in this place. Order a filter coffee, an espresso or any kind of bevrage, you will be amazed by the quality. You can also come here to work and spend some time to relax in the quiet ambiance of Horace coffee. Have a look on the menue, they also serve good home-made food.
The concept appeals to an ultra-connected generation, who come here to work or find social ties, all in a relaxed atmosphere - more "three-day beard and hat" than "suit-tie". The young entrepreneur, of Ukrainian origin, plans to open around 50 in France and Europe. If you are about going to this place, choose any coffee you want because it's unlimited, they don't offer great coffee but it's still very good quality. Have a coffee and food you'll pay at the end once you have finished your work because you pay the time you stay, not the coffees you drink. So, don't hesitate to ask the barista.
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