Even though Hong Kong inherits the culture of the East meets the West, finding a decent coffee spots in Hong Kong is never easy, especially somewhere can service a cup of satisfactory coffee accompany with a nice brunch or dessert which sounds even a harder task. We know you are kinda get bored of the standard coffee from the chain stores nearby your office area or your neighborhood. If you are looking for something a little different to try out, we have the below recommendations for you as we know the joy of chilling in a comfy atmosphere with a mug of delicate and fragrant coffee is an incomparable experience.
The Cupping Room
Andy Sprenger, two-time United States Brewers Cup Champion, Runner-up in the World Brewers Cup Championship, 2013 US Aeropress Champion and certified Q-Grader (like a sommelier, but for coffee). The Cupping Room has Andy Sprenger to provide them world class beans roasted appropriately for the bean type and origin. With a simple but chic decor located in Wan Chai and Sheung Wan, you can simply enjoy a delicious brunch or small treats with a cup of high quality coffee. What a simple joy!
If you are the ‘camera before dining” type of person, Cafe Deadend’s stunning coffee artwork is going to be your new favorite! While it can get really crowded during the weekend, there is no doubt it catches a lot of attention when it serves the hot baked bread right out of the oven and the fresh seasonal ingredients. We suggest you to get there earlier if you want to find a nice seat to enjoy during the weekend before all brunch-lizards take over the place!
18 Grams aims to bring the most premium coffee experience to the Hong Kong community since they started their business from a small espresso shop in Causeway Bay until the explanation nowadays. With branches locate all over the city such as Wan Chai, Sheung Wan, Mong Kok etc, they have not just surprised your taste bud by their signature coffee (you will know what I mean after your first trial), they also serve lunch and dinner to fill up your stomach more than small treats. If you don’t want to struggle with the seats, 18 Grams will be the perfect chilling spot for you and your friends!
As one of the best coffee house located on Hak Po Street, such a hipster area in Mong Kok, Knockbox Coffee makes no joke when it comes to brewing the perfect coffee. You don’t even have to pick the size when you order, there’s no such measurement as Tall, Grande nor Venti at Knockbox Coffe. Also, you don’t even need to worry about the supplement of the coffee, no syrup or soy milk need to think about; just let the coffee speaks for itself! Another plus is that you will gain some knowledge from the staffs while they serve the coffee as they would introduce the variety of coffee beans, a little snapshot of processing and some tasting notes. Indulge yourself into the remarkable coffee experience you ever had is just that easy.
Alright, time for a cup of coffee!! Hope the coffee shops mentioned above can impress you like we do! 😉