France is known worldwide for its passion for great quality coffee and Lyon has seen a rise in independent coffee shops in the past few years. Most of them are found off the beaten path and here’s a few of the best ones worth checking out.
Often hailed as the best coffee in Lyon, La Boîte a Café Mokxa will not disappoint. Located in La Croix-Rousse, a very creative district, Mokxa offers an array of different coffee preparation methods, using syphon, piston, or V60 filters. The owners of Mokxa are very passionate about the beans, roasting, and serving of coffee; other restaurants and coffee shops in Lyon also use Mokxa’s beans. To go with your coffee in La Boîte a Café, you can also enjoy snacks and freshly made pastries by Konditori.
Le Kitchen Café is a wonderful combination of perfectly executed main dishes and desserts, great coffee, a friendly atmosphere, and bilingual staff will make this one of your favorite spots in Lyon.
Note: reservations for lunch is possible, however, not required. Interior of Le Kitchen Café | Courtesy of Le Kitchen Café © Adeline Maillet
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