Looking for a good cup of coffee? A nice cafe to study or work? You’re in luck, we found our top 5 best cafés in Shanghai. Read up on where to go!
Best Café #1 | Brut Cake Cafe
Brut Cake Cafe is a cozy space that combines artisanal food, specialty coffee, wine & beer, original design and rustic lifestyle. It’s a cafe, created by a married couple – food blogger Priscilla Young and Chef Jun Wu. Perfect if you are looking for a cozy space to eat, hang out, study or work.
💡Little tip: There are more locations which you can search online, but their first store is located at…
📍698 Yuyuan Lu, by Zhenning Lu
Best Café #2 | Drops Coffee Studio
This coffee shop is located on Wukang Lu, a little quiet street. It’s a great go-to place, if you are in search of an office that isn’t in your own home! Besides the thoughtfully designed interior (power outlets at every table, workspace areas for your team meetings) it’s a charming cafe an instagrammer would love to use as a mini photo shoot space.
💡Little tip: They only serve coffee, cookies & cakes (not much big meals to munch on)
📍368 Wukang Lu
Best Café #3 | Essence Coffee (Xintiandi)
Essence Coffee is a cafe that serves specialty coffee beans or premium coffee. Each coffee option you see on their menu is described in detail in terms of the coffee been flavor/profile/body. They’ve also got a small menu of mini bites available if you are in the mood to eat.
📍 Store 105, 245 Madang Lu, near Zizhong Lu
Best Café #4 | Moka Bros
Moka Bros seems like it’s a go-to/neighborhood cafe, it’s located in a great locations too (by IAPM mall). They’ve got a good set of options on their menu such as poke bowls, bowls, wraps, sandys, smoothies, juices, coffees, wine – for breakfast, lunch or brunch! It’s a cafe with great design, service and price. If you’re searching for a place when you’re in the area, this is a solid option.
💡Little tip: It’s also a dog friendly cafe! So if you have a little fluffy friend, you can bring him/her!
📍1/F, 108 Xiangyang Bei Lu, near Xinle Lu
Best Café #5 | Sumerian Coffee
We’ve heard that it is one of the few cafes in the city that roasts their own beans! They have signature coffee blends which are pretty darn good! A great cafe – simple, clean and bright inside. So, if you’re ever craving for a good cup of coffee, this is the place to go.
📍415 Shaanxi Bei Lu, near Beijing Xi Lu
💡We hope it inspires you to visit one of these cafes and enjoy their coffee while you hang/study/work!
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