The Best Cafés in Nizhny Novgorod

Find great coffee in Nizhny Novgorod | © Engin_Akyurt / Pixabay
Find great coffee in Nizhny Novgorod | © Engin_Akyurt / Pixabay
Who sleeps when they travel? When travelling to witness the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, three hours of sleep might be the new eight. With so much to do, so much to see and so little time, good coffee becomes an absolute necessity. Culture Trip has put together a list of the best cafés in Nizhny Novgorod.

Chef’s Cafe

Cafe, Dessert, Contemporary, $$$

A café by day, a bar by night, Chef’s Cafe is a place you’ll want to visit. They are particularly famous for their croissants and other pastries. Lunch and dinner options are also available.

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Bakery, Cafe, Russian, Contemporary, Dessert, $$$
Volkonsky is a chain of cafés present in many major Russian cities. It’s a high-end bakery as well, and breakfast and lunch options are also available. It’s an ideal place to go to if you feel like splurging on some high-quality sweets.
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Holy Collie Muffin Shop

Cafe, Contemporary, Dessert, $$$
Holy Collie Muffin Shop is a tiny café specialising in muffins of all kinds. A variety of delicious lunch options is also available. On top of that, Holy Collie actively promotes many local graphic artists – food for the body and food for the soul.
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Red Cup

Cafe, Dessert, Coffee, $$$

There are some days when all you need is coffee – fast and to go. If one of those days catches you in Nizhny Novgorod, try one of the Red Cupsa chain of small stalls with coffee for those on the go. The cups of joe they prepare are delicious and exactly what you need early in the morning.

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Traveler’s Coffee

Cafe, Coffee Shop, Dessert, Contemporary, European, $$$
Traveler’s Coffee is a travel-themed café specialising in latte art. You can expect just about any pattern on the surface of your morning dose of caffeine. It is also famous for its decadent desserts. They also serve breakfast and lunch.
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