Bulgarians are famous for enjoying their coffee. It’s a whole ritual, taking hours of talking or just people-watching over a cup or two on the main street of wherever they happen live. Burgas is no exception, so follow our guide to the best cafés in this seaside city where you can grab a drink or just sit back and enjoy life.
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Cafe-Bookshop "EX LIBRIS", Burgas
How does a book with a cup of cappuccino in the shades of the Sea Garden and only just a few steps from the beach sound? Ex-Libris is a cozy venue where yоu can enjoy your book or borrow one from the shelves. If you come on a breeze summer night, you may come across a live concert, too.
HashtagSTUDIO is a café, a bar, and a culture hub attracting a young and creative crowd. Have your morning coffee here with a good music setting the soundtrack of your day. Come back in the evening for a live event – a concert, a stand-up comedy show, a craft beer tasting or a book promotion. The club’s schedule is packed with versatile events.
They take coffee seriously in The Brain, and you will often find it at a discounted price in the morning or on promotion with a fresh apple juice. The industrial-styled interior makes this a spot you will want to revisit in the evening when live events take place (theater, concerts, shows). Just ask for the day’s program when you order your coffee.
The name of this bar gives a good indication as to where you should stop on Vasil Levski Boulevard – at number 14. Follow the scent of freshly brewed coffee or spoil yourself with anything from the special hot drink menu. If you are hungry, the venue serves food too. The bar opens from 10am in the winter, while in the summer mornings start as early as 8am.
8 mamas is a perfect place to start your day with a coffee but maybe even better to come back for lunch or dinner. One of the highest-rated food venues in Burgas, this spot offers both vegetarian and meat options, as well as mouthwatering desserts. The bar has a live event scheduled almost every evening, featuring mostly jazz music and art events.
Moka Bar is a great place in many ways, starting with the slogans and quotes printed on the walls, alongside small details that make the atmosphere perfect for reading or catching up with friends, and last but not least, with its good choice of music. If you like your cappuccino with soy milk (which is not common at all in Bulgaria), you can find it here.
Being at the seaside, you can’t but at least once have your coffee inhaling the refreshing sea breeze. Beach Bar Caribe (a.k.a. The Caribbean) is only 15 metres (49 feet) from the shore and offers good coffee, cocktails and fresh juice with a sea view as added value. The evenings are saved for beach parties, Latino dances and local bands and musicians.
If your morning choice is tea instead of coffee, Tea House is the best place in Burgas to indulge your senses in the rich aromas and authentic tastes of the endless choices of tea on offer. The venue also serves vegetarian food. The atmosphere is so warm and welcoming that you may end up wanting to stay for hours.