The Best Coffee Shops In Bremen, Germany

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Bremen’s bonds to coffee are old and deep. It is said that half of the coffee consumed in all of Germany has been transported via Bremen since the 17th century. Bremen was also the first place in Germany to start selling cups of coffee to the populace, and later became the birthplace for HAG decaffeinated coffee (invented in 1906). Our list highlights the best places to grab a cup in Bremen today.
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Coffee Corner

Cinnamon roll with latte

Coffee Corner is a very popular spot in Bremen. Though the original owner Oliver Sappelt has sold the cafe to pursue a full-time baking career, the old name ‘Coffee Corner’ has stuck under new management. The name fits because the store is located just off one of the busiest and most popular areas in the district. Because of this, they are almost always fully booked. If you manage to snag a chair or stool, this is a great place to perch and enjoy a warm beverage while taking in the bustling crowd of central Bremen. In addition to their great-tasting coffee, the cafe serves savory bagels, salads, cookies, cakes, and other exciting creations.

Café Tölke

A variety of sweets served on a plate and in a dish

This Viennese coffeehouse in Bremen offers a cozy, throwback ambiance with its reasonably priced coffee and scrumptious snacks. Its unique vintage furnishings feature original sofas, mirrors and chairs from the Austrian capital. This is a great place to soak in the atmosphere of the past, while their window offers a street view of the Schnoor Quarter for some present-day people-watching.

Café Heinrich

Coffee making

Café Heinrich is conveniently located in the city center, on a quiet side street near the musical theater and the entrance to the Wallanlagen Park. Their coffee is simply delicious, and they serve cakes and small dishes for both breakfast and lunch. Their floor-length window allows you to enjoy the greenery of the nearby park from a distance, and their friendly service only adds to this lovely experience.

Café Knigge

Café Knigge offers a delightful and refined café experience. The atmosphere is charming and welcoming, with a cozy interior and friendly staff. The café follows the principles of the Café Knigge, ensuring a pleasant and courteous environment. The coffee and pastries are of exceptional quality, crafted with attention to detail. The service is attentive, and the staff displays professionalism and warmth. Whether for a quick coffee or a leisurely afternoon, Café Knigge is a must-visit in Bremen for those seeking a delightful café experience.

Cafe Frida x Plant Paradise

Cafe Frida x Plant Paradise is a hidden gem that combines delicious food and a lush, green atmosphere.The menu offers a wide variety of vegan and vegetarian options, showcasing the chef’s creativity and commitment to plant-based cuisine. From hearty grain bowls to mouthwatering desserts, every dish is a flavorful masterpiece. The cafe’s plant-filled interior creates a serene and inviting ambiance, making it the perfect spot for a relaxing meal or catching up with friends. With exceptional service and a dedication to sustainability, Cafe Frida x Plant Paradise is a must-visit for food enthusiasts and nature lovers alike.

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