Coffee Culture in China is not as strong as in western countries but nowadays, the number of great coffee shops in this country and especially in Beijing is growing fast. So, if you are going to visit Beijing and you are a serious coffee lover, you can always find a fantastic cafe to get your caffeine fixed in the city.
The Best Cafes in Beijing
Metal Hands cafe is known as one of the first ‘hipster’ cafes in the city with minimal and charming decoration. The service is great and everything is just right; from the sweetness of the coffee to the volume of the electric music in the cafe.
- Address: No.61 Wudaoying Hutong, Beijing China
- Tell: +86 155 1053 3895
Voyage coffee is a must-try while visiting the 798 Art District. The atmosphere is relaxing with beautiful arts in the wall as well as the light and classical music in the background. The coffee is great and if you are going solo or you have some job with your laptop, Voyage Coffee would be a great choice.
- Address: No.80 Beiluogu Alley, Dongcheng District, Beijing China
- Tell: +86 186 1132 2067
Village Cafe is one of the best options for having breakfast in Beijing. Besides the coffee and breakfast, Juice Bar offers a great variety of delicious fruit and vegetable smoothies. Also, the cafe offers a good western menu for dinner. The atmosphere is relaxing and the staff can speak English.
- 11 Sanlitun Rd, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100027 China
- +86 10 6410 5210
Central Perk is one of the famous cafes in Beijing because of its wide range of delicious cakes, fantastic coffee, etc. The decoration is highly similar to the café in popular American sitcom FRIENDS. Besides, if you are interested in beer, you can find it here as well. You can enjoy your coffee, cake, beer, etc. while watching friends on screen. If you are a FRIENDS fan, don’t miss Central Perk.
- Address: 616, Bldg A, Chaowai SOHO | CBD, Chaoyang Distrtict, Beijing, China
- Tell: +6590252524
The café is located in 798 art district, one of the art centers in Beijing. As the name suggests, the café Flatwhite is specialized in making white coffee. Besides the coffee menu, you can enjoy western foods as well.
- Address: JiuXianQiao Lu 4Hao 798 YiShu QuNei, Beijing, China
- Tell: +86 10 6432 2798
Biking Café is located in the Dongcheng district in Beijing. The café’s atmosphere is relaxing and it’s a good option to escape from the busy districts of Beijing. Iced coffee, Waffle, hot coffee milk, etc. are among the highlights of the café. Also, the staff can speak English and you will have no problem with communication.
- Address: No.81-2 Beiheyan Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009, China
- Tell: +86 10 6455 3909
Green Cow City Café
Here, you can face a menu with a wide variety of foods, coffees, etc. Bagel, the hummus pitta bread, organic sausages, and different kinds of coffees are highlights of the Green Cow.
- Address: Behind the green gate, Building 13, Sanjiefang, Jiuxianqiao, Beijing, China
- Tell: +86 10 6435 9561
The Bridge Café is very popular among youngsters and when you enter here, you often see students studying, talking, and having fun together. Here, you can have a broad range of coffee choices but the iced coffee and coffee late are highly recommended. The Bridge Café is usually crowded and you should reserve your seat in advance
- Address: 12-8 Huaqing JIayuan, Wudaokou; Beijing, China
- Tell: +86 10 8286 7026
Maan café is a Korean-style café specializing in making coffee with waffles. The decoration is nice and the atmosphere is relaxing in the busy and modern Beijing.
- Address: 9-7 Jiangtai West Street, Chaoyang District, Beijing China
- Tell: +86 10 8457 3470
Café Zarah offers a combination of western and eastern styles. The decoration is stunning and its special coffee is Vietnamese coffee. Besides this coffee, their flat white, latte macchiato, and café au lait are brilliant. If you are an alcohol lover, you can also try a local cocktail or Prosecco.
- Address: Gulou Dongdajie 46 | Dongcheng, Beijing 100009, China
- Tell: +86 10 8403 9807