For cold and rainy days in Paris, we’ve picked the trendiest new coffee shops in town to head to for a tasty choice of the best coffees in the world (expect quality beans, fresh roast and home brew), a place to warm up during the chilly days, a chill station or a coworking area, all in a very welcoming and neo-indusrial atmosphere.
Food is healthy and veggie as well as gluten-free friendly. Good brunch idea. Here’s our best coffee shops in East Paris, close to districts like République, the Canal Saint-Martin, Le Marais district and center Paris. Family and LGBT friendly. Affordable prices.
Your cute coffee shop in Le Marais: a hotspot for a healthy and cosy snack in a most trendy location, where fashionistas head for the famous avocado and pomegranate toast, the granola gluten free fig quinoa, Californian kale salad, vagean crumble or scone and a cup of organic teea or for the coffee (by Paris brewery Café Lomi – read below). Read more here.
Your new generation coffee show: Matcha, the green powder from Japan. Discover it here.
Folks & Sparrows
Created by a true bearded man, this warm and cosy place, is a natural hype and hipster spot. Delicatessen, creative sandwiches, a reading area and tasty coffees. Perfect match after a shopping session at Merci, concept store, across the street. Visit the Facebook page.
Where? 14 Rue Saint-Sébastien, 75011 Paris When? Tuesday to Sunday, From 10am to 7pm
A small space with wooden tables and a dark interior deco, you will find galactic music to accompany your specialty coffee. They also serve chai lattes, teas, iced lattes, as well as breakfast and lunch in your quiet coffeeshop not far from La Maison Plisson. Just look out for the fixie bikes usually lined outside their door! Learn more at their Facebook page.
Where? 76 Rue des Tournelles, 75003 Paris Metro: When? Monday to Friday open from 9AM to 5PM, and weekends from 10AM to 5PM.
Such a nice welcome here, often described as a haven in Paris and one of the best breakfasts in town. Perfect for a bite and rest after a stroll on the Canal Saint-Martin. We totally agree with how they describe their place: “Good food, good coffee and good service in a consistent fashion. We take pride in the food we serve you, in the coffee we brew and in the way we welcome you and look after you. Our space is casual, the vibe super-relaxed but the food and coffee is top shelf and that’s a contrast we love to maintain”. Visit the Facebook page and especially the Instagram page to get a good look at the warm trendy atmosphere over there.
Where? 19 Rue Lucien Sampaix, 75010 Paris Metro stops: Gare de L’Est (Lines 4 & 5), Jacques Bonsergent (line 5) When? Weekdays: 9am to 6pm, kitchen closes at 3pm. Closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays / Weekends: 10am to 6pm, kitchen closes at 4pm.
Same here, ideal venue to grab a coffee (excellent cheesecake) and get some work done in a quiet space in one of the trendiest streets in Paris. (Discover our selection of smart places in Paris to work from your laptop). What we wrote last month about Craft: By the Canal Saint-Martin in East Paris, a modern and very chic setting for a work session (for long hours if you need), an informal business meeting with a great coffee or the famous house cappuccino. WiFi access. Possible breakfast and lunch as well. Read what people say about this place. Visit the Facebook Page.
Where? 24 Rue des Vinaigriers, 75010 Paris. Metro stops: Gare de L’Est (Lines 4 & 5), Jacques Bonsergent (line 5) & Colonel Fabien (line 2). When? Everyday from 9am (10am on Sundays) to 7pm.
Just across the Canal Saint-Martin, facing Craft, Ten Belles is the cutest little coffee shop to walk-in, seat or take away. Very friendly staff. “Drinking good coffee is sexy…” is their motto. Visit the Facebook page.
Where? 10 Rue de la Grange aux Belles, 75010 Paris When? Everyday from 8am to 6pm.
Two guys from… Ten Bells launched this hipster friendly and convivial coffee shop in November 2014 on the busy rue de Belleville between the various Asian spots. It opens at 7:30am, perfect for the early risers who need to get ready for the day with home made coffee, expressos and pastries.
Where? 50 rue de Belleville, 75020 Paris. Metro: Belleville (Line 2)
One of the rare trendy, healthy and cosy coffee shop in the Gare de L’Est area. You must taste their cakes and cookies. Just next to our favorite Italian restaurant in the neighborhood and to the one and only home made pancake venue. Visit the Facebook page.
Where? 52 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Martin, 75010 Paris. Metro stops: Chateau d’Eau (line 4) or Jacques Bonsergent (Line 5) When? Weekdays: 9am to 6pm / Weekends: 10am to 7pm.
This small wooden coffee shop close to Le Louvre has little owl statutes everywhere (their logo is an owl). So cute. We love it. Perfect for breakfast (opens early). Visit the Facebook page.
Where? 5 rue Villedo, 75001 Paris Metro stop: Pyramides (Lines 7 & 14) When? Closed on Sunday. Monday-Friday: 8:30am to 5pm. Saturday: 8:30am to 6:30pm.
With 4 store locations and 3 coffee shops in three of them, Maison Kitsuné is a true Parisian brand loved by fashionistas and trendstetting locals. A cozy hotspot to enjoy tea, coffee, organic juice and gluten free cakes (baked by trendy gluten-free canteen NoGlu). Read it here.
A relaxed and trendy place to work on the very lively Martyrs street. Excellent kitchen (American (Traditional), Breakfast, British, Brunch, Fast Food, French, Sandwiches, Soul Food and Vegetarian) and home made coffee. WiFi access.
Where? 53 avenue Trudaine & 62 rue des Martyrs, 75009 Paris Metro stops: Pigalle (Lines 2 & 12) or Anvers (Line 2). When? From Monday to Friday, 7:30am to 6:30 pm and from Saturday to Sunday 9:00am to 6:30pm.
Hidden in multicultural North Paris, Cafe Lomi has a great chatting or working atmosphere hard to find in this part of town, and especially with great, artisanal roasts. Glass and wood decor, with WiFi access.
Where? 3ter Rue Marcadet, 75018 Paris. Metro: Marx Dormoy (line 12). When? Open every day from 10AM to 7PM.
A classic new-wave coffee shop, you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy the perfect cortado and chill here. They also have great carrot cake and banana bread, definitely worth splitting with friends, or while enjoying that book or editing your paper.
Where? 47 Rue de Babylone, 75007, Paris. Metro: Saint-François-Xavier (line 13) or Vaneau (line 10). When? From Monday to Friday from 8AM to 7PM, and on weekends from 10AM to 7PM.
A collaboration between Coutume Cafe and the Finnish Institute in Paris, the Instiuutti offers one of the most spacious working areas in Paris with the same excellent coffee found in Coutume with a Nordic-deco, wooden and minimalistic feel. Check out their Facebook page.
Where? 60 rue des écoles, 75005, Paris. Metro: Cluny-La Sorbonne (line 10) When? Sundays from 10AM to 7PM, and Tuesday-Saturday from 9AM to 7PM.
A work-friendly vibe but smaller than Coutume Instituutti, the coffee is good to match with nice latte art. If you are in South Paris, here is a rare find for you!
Where? 121 Rue du Château, 75014 Paris. Metro: Pernety (line 13) When? Open Mon-Fri from 9AM to 5PM, and weekends from 10AM to 6PM.
Have you found similar coffee shops, or you own one in Paris? Let us know, thank you!
Shakespeare & Company
You’ll taste a delicious coffee brewed by Lomi, a local Paris brewer and coffeeshop from North Paris, as well as cookies, bagels, crumpets and scones baked by Bob’s Kitchen, Paris vegeterian expert. Read more here.