Morning Coffee: The Best Coffee Shops from Around the World

Kawiarnia Kafka – Warsaw, Poland

If you’ve been searching for the perfect café where you’re encouraged to curl up with a book, look no further than Kawiarnia Kafka, a café that doubles as a bookstore located in Warsaw, Poland. The café is lined with books on one side and a huge wall of windows on the other. Patrons are encouraged to stay a while, enjoy a slice of one of their amazing cakes, and read. It’s right near the University of Warsaw, so it’s usually packed with students, who come for the free Wi-Fi, and stay for the cheap and delicious food.

Giolitti – Rome, Italy

Another amazing coffee shop that’s located in Rome is Giolitti, which serves incredible coffee and even more amazing pastries and gelato. If you’re coming in just for coffee, you’ll be directed to a huge line that usually stretches out the door. But if you’re staying for a meal, you get the treat of enjoying it in their gilt-and-velvet covered dining room. Their sky-high gelato and ice cream confections are masterpieces to look at and are even more amazing to eat. Giolitti has been serving up coffee and treats in this little shop since 1900.

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The Café at The Grounds – Sydney, Australia

The Grounds is an amazing café and restaurant complex that opened in Sydney, Australia, in 2012. They’re known for their hands-on approach to food. There’s a small farm and garden onsite, complete with adorably-named animals.

They’re known not only for their amazing farm-to-table food, but also for their amazing coffee. The coffee beans are hand-picked from growers all around the world and rotate weekly. Their menu, which also changes weekly, is designed to complement the coffee, and is delicious in addition to being extremely photogenic. While you’re there, make sure to try the flat white – an espresso topped with microfoam instead of regular foam, which was invented in Australia.



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