The Best Coffee Shops In Strasbourg, France

Photo of Sophia Karner
9 February 2017

Strasbourg attracts a great number of tourists every year with its fascinating history and diverse cultural life. As every busy day of sightseeing should include a coffee break in a nice café, we’ve put together a list of the best options in this lively city in the Grand Est region of France.

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Fou d’café

Fou d’café, located in Rue des Moulins in Strasbourg’s Petite France quarter, is a modern but cozy café that serves excellent coffee. The café regularly tries out new coffee brands and their menu is adapted on a seasonal basis to ensure that mostly local produce can be used. All desserts at Fou d’café are homemade and they are dedicated to always having gluten-free or lactose-free options at hand.

17 Rue des Moulins, Strasbourg, France, +33 981 28 50 66

Coffee s’cool

Located right across from the Lycée Internationales des Pontonniers in Strasbourg, Coffee s’cool attracts a predominantly young crowd. The café offers a wide choice of hot and cold drinks, including coffee specialties that can be personalized with different kinds of syrup and types of milk as well as hot chocolate and fresh juices. This comes with a great selection of baked goods, such as cookies, donuts, muffins and much more.

10 Rue des Pontonniers, Strasbourg, France, +33 367 08 31 20

Café Bretelles

Cafe, Bar, Coffee, Tea , Vegetarian, French, $$$
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Cheesecake, carrot cake, and twix et bounty maison
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Café Bretelles is a typical Alsatian café with its friendly atmosphere that makes it a popular meeting place. Here, customers can expect excellent coffee, homemade desserts and cakes. Café Bretelles pays a lot of attention to the coffee brands they are serving and they regularly try out new brands to achieve the very best quality for their clients.

Art Café

Cafe, Contemporary, $$$
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Located on the first floor of the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Strasbourg, this café is the perfect spot for taking a break during a busy day of museum-hopping. The Art Café was designed by architect Yves Taralon and is a masterpiece in itself. Art Café has an excellent selection of coffee and other hot and cold drinks as well as homemade desserts and savory snacks, like soups, salads and sandwiches. The absolute highlight, however, is the café’s beautiful terrace that offers breathtaking views of the whole Petite France quarter.

Café Brant

Cafe, Coffee, Tea , French, Vegetarian, $$$
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Straßburg Zentrum Café Brant
Straßburg Zentrum Café Brant | © Post Truck/Flickr
Named after the famous German writer and poet Sébastien Brant, Café Brant is a traditional café with a long-standing history, dating back to 1898. The café is both a modern and traditional place that offers exquisite coffees alongside homemade cakes, tarts and desserts. Café Brant is popular with both locals and tourists, which makes it the perfect place to both emerge yourself in Alsatian culture and mingle with locals.