Best Coffee Shops

Paris

Curated by Eva Tsang, words by Marissa Cox & Eva Tsang

Where to find a good cup of coffee in Paris? There are not many options but happily, the coffee scene in Paris is coming alive. We wandered the city of lights to discover the best coffee shops in Paris and here are our top picks for the finest roasts, blends and brews.


  • 1

    Specialty coffee shop

    Popular coffee shop and a favorite among locals and tourists alike, serving consistency flawless coffee in the 1st arrondissement, tucked away on quiet Rue Villedo. A small array of pastries also available.

    Latte in the making
    Photography by Eva Tsang
    Interior
    Photography by Stefan Karlström
    Interior
    Photography by Stefan Karlström

  • 2

    Specialty coffee shop

    Coffee shop tucked behind a discreet black matt storefront in a rustic space, against a backdrop of exposed brick walls, wooden beams and concrete flooring. Fragments remains unpretentious, preferring to place the focus on the coffee.

    Fragments
    Photography by Stefan Karlström
    Fragments
    Photography by Stefan Karlström
    Fragments exterior
    Photography by Stefan Karlström

  • 3

    Boot Café

    Specialty coffee shop

    Shoe-boxed sized café in Le Marais serving exceptional coffee and baked goods. There's limited seating but as it’s written on the window ‘this coffee is made for walking,' making it the perfect caffeine pit stop whilst exploring Paris.

    Boot Café
    Photography by Stefan Karlström
    Boot Café
    Photography by Stefan Karlström

  • 4

    Specialty coffee shop

    Trendy café in Northern Marais known for serving exceptional coffee along with a menu of sweet and savory options in a bright and distinctly Scandinavian inspired space.

    Interior
    Photography by Eva Tsang
    Interior
    Photography by Eva Tsang
    Baked goods
    Photography by Eva Tsang

  • 5

    Café Kitsuné

    Specialty coffee shop

    Little coffee shop exuding traditional Parisian style with a cool contemporary twist. Tucked within the grand colonnades surrounding the beautiful Jardin du Palais Royal that dates back to the 17th century. The menu features coffee and other hot drinks, as well as gluten-free sweet treats by Noglu to takeaway.

    Café Kitsuné
    Photography by Stefan Karlström
    Café Kitsuné
    Photography by Stefan Karlström
    Café Kitsuné
    Photography by Stefan Karlström

  • 6

    Loustic

    Specialty coffee shop

    Tucked away coffee shop, situated on the outskirts of the Marais, offering seasonal roasts, filter and chemex variations. High quality selection of teas and a delicious lunch menu that aims to put a fresh spin on French classics is also available.

    Espresso on a table
    Photography by Eva Tsang
    Interior
    Photography by Stefan Karlström
    Coffee counter bar
    Photography by Stefan Karlström

  • 7

    Specialty coffee shop

    Bustling coffee shop located in the trendy Canal Saint-Martin neighborhood serving brews for coffee enthusiasts. A rotating selection of beans from different roasters compliment a lovely menu of small lunch items and fresh baked pastries.

    Exterior
    Photography by Eva Tsang
    Latte by the window
    Photography by Eva Tsang
    Coffee bar counter
    Photography by Eva Tsang

  • 8

    Fondation Café

    Specialty coffee shop

    Coffee shop opened by an Australian expat after years of honing his barista skills in Sydney, followed by Ten Belles in Paris. The bright Scandinavia inspired space is small but has quickly become a local hotspot offering great coffee from a rotating selection of beans.

    Fondation Café
    Photography by Stefan Karlström
    Fondation Café
    Photography by Stefan Karlström

  • 9

    Coutume Café

    Café

    Café specializing in delicious blends and coffee made with unusual brewing techniques using beans roasted by co-founder Atoine Netien, who was named “best roaster in France” by the Comité Français du Café in 2011. A menu of sweet and savory choices are also available for breakfast and lunch.

    Coffee counter bar
    Photography by Eva Tsang
    interior
    Photography by Stefan Karlström

  • 10

    Kooka Boora

    café

    Aussie inspired café with exceptional crafted coffee in a lively space filled with ample seating and light. A selection of tea and fresh juices are available along with a sweet and savory menu.

    Baristas
    Photography by Stefan Karlström
    Coffee counter bar
    Photography by Stefan Karlström

  • 11

    Specialty coffee shop

    Coffee shop situated on a quiet street just a few steps from Canal Saint-Martin, serving exceptional coffee in a monochromic minimalist space. Equipped with high speed Wi-Fi, creating the perfect workspace and hangout spot for creative types.

    Coffee counter bar
    Photography by Stefan Karlström
    Seating by the window
    Photography by Stefan Karlström