The 10 Best Coffee Shops In Hamburg, Germany

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9 February 2017

Hamburg, the second-largest city in Germany, is a beautiful mix of stunning old buildings, picturesque canals and a variety of great restaurants, cafes and bars. Take a look at the best places in which to have an aromatic cup of coffee whilst visiting the city.

Balzac Coffee

Cafe, German, $$$
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Apart from their delicious coffees, Balzac Coffee is famous for the tasty milkshakes and smoothies it offers in a variety of flavors. The cafe is fun and modern and offers lots of snacks, breakfast and lunch options – including pretzels, bagels, sandwiches, yogurt with granola and various baked goods. The cafe is a favorite among locals and is always busy, but there are quite a few tables, so it shouldn’t be too difficult to get a seat.

Opening hours: Mon to Sun 10am-6pm

Less Political

Less Political is a coffee club that constantly experiments with coffee-making techniques originating from all over Germany and Europe, whether it be with different varieties of roasts or brewing methods. The cafe is worth visiting for its good vibes, excellent coffee, great cakes and free Wi-Fi. They have plenty of space both indoors and outdoors and the staff is always welcoming. The baristas are true coffee connoisseurs and will take time to offer their advice on what brew to try.

Opening hours: Mon to Sun 11am-6pm

Address: Less Political, Sternstr. 68, Hamburg, Germany, +49 40 339 882 98

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Stockholm Espresso Club

Coffee Shop, German, Coffee, $$$
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Stockholm Espresso Club is a mere stone’s throw away from Stadtpark, one of Hamburg’s largest parks. This stylish and modern coffee shop specializes in coffee from Koppi, Sweden, which is lightly roasted and has a fruity taste. While the coffees are amazing, the cafe also offers delicious baked treats such as croissants, muffins and bagels. If you like the taste of their carefully prepared coffee, you can also purchase a bag of their roasted coffee at a small shop within the cafe or online.

Opening hours: Mon to Fri 8am-7pm, Sat and Sun 10am-6pm

Public Coffee Roasters

Public Coffee Roasters offer great freshly ground coffee roasted in-house and sourced from coffee growers all over the world, from South & Central America to Ethiopia & Kenya. This is a real specialist coffee house, run under the watchful eye of an extremely knowledgeable manager. Not only is the coffee amazing, but the cheesecakes and the brownies also deserve a mention. Other food options include sandwiches and croissants. In addition to the food, visitors can read from a fantastic selection of independent magazines published by Coffee Table Mags.

Opening hours: Mon and Tue, Thu and Fri 8am-6pm, Wed 12-6pm, Sat 9am-5pm

Address: Public Coffee Roasters, Wexstrasse 28, Hamburg, Germany, +49 40 123456789

Black Delight

Black Delight is a lovely little coffee house situated close to the city center. The managers put a lot of care into making every single cup – they buy their milk straight from the farmers so it has no preservatives in it – and roast their own coffee beans. Among the customers’ favorites in this cafe are the cortado and flat white coffees.

Opening hours: Mon to Fri 8am-6pm, Sat and Sun 10am-5pm

Address: Black Delight, Eppendorferweg 67, Hamburg, Germany, +49 40 64880078

Café Glueck und Selig

Cafe, Restaurant, German, French, $$$
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Glueck und Selig is probably one of the prettiest cafes in Hamburg. Designed with beautiful French-style interiors, with white tones, vintage decorations and cozy-looking window seats, this is definitely the place for an afternoon tea with friends or a quiet romantic breakfast. The cafe offers gorgeous-looking pastries and desserts as well as delicious breakfasts served until 3 pm.

Opening hours: Tue to Sun 9am-6pm

The Coffee Shop

Cafe, Greek, $$$
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The Coffee Shop boasts cozy interiors with lots of seating space and scenic views from the windows overlooking the canal. It is located in a shopping district and is situated above Zara clothing store and is a good place for a family breakfast or brunch as well as for enjoying a cup of coffee on your own or with a friend. Lots of pastries, muffins and breakfast options such as granola with yogurt can be ordered from the menu.

Opening hours: Mon to Fri 9.30-6pm, Sat 9.30-3pm

Café Milou

This charming French-style cafe has beautiful decor and offers wonderful pastries and cakes. The owner of the cafe makes all the cakes and tarts herself so they are always freshly baked. The little haunt also offers cozy outdoor seating in a peaceful street. The raspberry white chocolate dessert here is a must-try.

Opening hours: Mon to Sun 10am-6pm

Address: Café Milou, Poelchaukamp19, Hamburg, Germany, +49 1514 3261792

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Coffee-To-Fly

Cafe, Coffee, Pastries, $$$
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This coffee shop situated in the Hamburg Airport area offers great views of planes taking off and landing, and serves rich coffee blends as well as generous portions of delicious breakfasts and cakes, making it perfect for a pit-stop before or after your flight. The interiors are bright and airy, and the surrounding greenery seen through the large windows makes the place feel very homely.

Opening hours: Mon to Sun 9am-11pm

Konditorei Lindtner

Bakery, Cafe, Coffee
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Konditorei Lindtner is a cafe-bakery which serves strong great-tasting coffee, a range of teas, cakes, pastries, desserts and continental breakfast. The decor of the cafe will make you feel as if you have been transported to Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory. The shelves on the walls and display stands are covered in wonderful-looking cakes, sweets, tea boxes and all sorts of sweet-themed ornaments. This is also a great place to look for gifts for friends with sweet-tooths since they have many chocolate hampers on sale.

Opening hours: Mon to Sat 8.30am-8pm, Sun 10am-7pm