The Best Coffee Shops In Leipzig, Germany

View over Augustusplatz |© Jörgens.mi/WikiCommons
View over Augustusplatz |© Jörgens.mi/WikiCommons
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25 October 2016

Leipzig is the most livable city in Germany. Since the Medieval period, Leipzig has been a major European center for learning and culture in the fields of music and publishing. The city played a significant role in the unification of Germany after the Soviet era, and today Leipzig is as vibrant and as prosperous as most large European cities.


Mintastique is the first and best cupcake café in Leipzig. The cupcakes are made daily and are absolutely fresh and made from scratch. The café has a stylish atmosphere, charming and glamorous in its own way. Equally delicious as the cupcakes are Mintastique’s coffees and tea specialties. They also offer vegan, gluten-free and organic ice cream. Their cupcake decorating sets are to die for, and don’t be surprised if you return to the cafe for more during your stay at Leipzig.

Address & telephone number: Str. des 17. Juni 11, 04107 Leipzig, +49 341 22458735

Petit Paris-Cafe Bistro Champagner

If you are looking for a real gem, in terms of ambiance, quality and service, then the Petit Paris-Cafe Bistro Champagner is exactly what you are looking for in Leipzig. The inside has polished wooden furniure and a background with Aznavour and Piaf. The owners and servers go beyond the call of duty to please every customer, and the food is perfect. Their coffee specialties go perfectly well with some of their breakfast croissants and homemade confiture.

Address & telephone number: Rosa-Luxemburg-Straße 4 04103 Leipzig

Caffeeshop Leipzig Bar Italiano

Caffeeshop Leipzig Bar Italiano is one of the best coffee shops in the city. The owner is always there and makes the coffee himself. Their croissants with cream are always fresh and delightful. The place is friendly and relaxed, and the coffee is fresh.

Dean & David

Good coffee on its own is yummy, but what’s even better is a combination of good coffee and fresh, good quality food, and you will find this combination at Dean & David. David, the owner, created the menu by gathering ideas from his trips. The idea for the fresh salads came to him during his New York trip, the juices and smoothies came from a trip to Australia, the spices from Southeast Asia. The diversity of meals and tastes makes the place an even more unique place and one worth stopping by while in Leipzig.

Address & telephone number: Höfe am Brühl, Brühl 1, 04109 Leipzig, +49 341 22286492

Cafe Riquet

Cafe Riquet is a traditional coffee house with a 100 year history. Both inside and outside areas are beautiful and take you back in time. Fresh coffee is served and offered with homemade cakes and cookies, and the pieces are usually large in size.

Address & telephone number: Schuhmachergäßchen 1, 04109 Leipzig, +49 341 9610000

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