www.bayawe.com Mindful Living with Coffee



Chiang Mai, Thailand –

6 Coffee Places that should not be missed in the Old Town

Chiang Mai’s picturesque old town with its ancient temples and city wall can easily be explored on foot. Let’s walk on charming lanes and experience the city’s vibrant speciality coffee culture. There are many inspiring coffee places to choose from. Here are our 6 favorite ones.  

Starting Point:

Graph cafe

Graph cafe


GRAPH CAFÉ is a small coffee shop specializing in espresso and espresso-based coffee drinks. It’s an icon among Chiang Mai’s local coffee shops. Located on a quiet alley, it offers a minimalistic interior design,depth and quality coffee. I come here to enjoy a great, flavorful espresso drink and the company of the inviting and friendly baristas. I appreciate the meaningful, small details of this place. When I visited this place last time, I noticed a small sign with a message on one of the tables: “Everything has beauty, but not everybody it can see it.” This message describes the inspiring, deep spirituality of locals in Chiang Mai.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/graphcafe.chiangmai/

Address: 25/1 Ratvithi Rd. Lane 1, T.Sriphoom, Muang, Chiang Mai,

Interior of cafe and roastery n

Interior of cafe and roastery n

Ponganes Coffee Roasters

Ponganes is one of the oldest speciality coffee roasters in Chiang Mai, which also serves as a coffee-shop. A friendly local couple, who used to work for several years as baristas in a coffee shop in Sydney is running the business. A group of local, passionate baristas and roasters that regularly meet for cuppings and discussions are connected to this business. Ponganes interior design is modern with light colours and natural materials.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/ponganesespressobar/

Address: 133/, 204/5 Ratchapakhinai Rd, Mueang Chiang Mai District

Barista are preparing espresso

Barista are preparing espresso

Pacamara Coffee

This coffee shop and roastery is named after after the El Salvadorean pacamara arabica coffee plant variety. The founder, Chatree Treelertsakul, has worked for many years in the specialty coffee industry and one of the leading experts of the Specialty Coffee Association of America. Pacamara’s baristas are well trained and prepare excellent coffee drinks with a special focus on exceptional espresso shots from local and foreign coffee beans.  

Website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Pacamara-Coffee/187765047931936

Address: 141/6 Rachadamnoen Rd, Tambon Si Phum, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai

We continue our journey towards Wat Muen Ngoen Kong to reach another great coffee shop:

Interior of cafe

Interior of cafe

Akha Ama

Ama translates to “mother” in the Akha language. The name of this coffee shop is dedicated to a mother in the Akha village of Maejantai, who motivated the people of her village to cultivate and market their own coffee beans. In 2010, members of the Akha community established the ‘Akha Ama Cafe’ in Chiang Mai to promote their specialty coffee. Only two years later, a second ‘Akah Ama Cafe’ had been added to the community’s coffee network. Did you know that the Akha People grow and process award winning organic coffee beans?

Website: https://www.facebook.com/akhaamacoffee/

Address: 9/1 Mata Apartment, Hassadhisawee Rd, Soi 3, Changphuak, Muang, Chiang Mai

Mix Kaffee

Main Barista with coffee lover

Mix Kaffee

This coffee shop is located next to a busy main road, but once you come inside, you will hear calming jazz music from a LP player and the friendly discussions of locals. The owner is very friendly and talkative. Mix Kaffee offers a homey atmosphere and  is well known because it does not use an espresso machine or drippers to prepare excellent coffee drinks. Instead, they are creating amazing shots of coffee with Moka pots. The atmosphere is like at home.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/Mixkaffee/

Address: 29/ 50200, 65/2 Arak Rd, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai

Let’s walk approx. 30 mins towards the North side of the old town to reach an inspiring, family run place called:

Barista in Farm story cafe

The cafe is run with family of Mr.Jeng

Farmstory House

This place is located in a traditional teak house and offers a cozy setting. The friendly owner roasts his own coffee beans and prepares delicious pour-over coffee drinks. If you are hungry, I recommend their incredible purple, brown rice with basil and mushrooms.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/farmstoryhouse/

Address: 7 Rachadamnoen Rd Soi 5, Tambon Si Phum, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Ma

coffee map

Route map of coffee trour

    October 12, 2018 at 11:48 pm

    I blog frequently and I truly thank you for your information. This article has truly peaked my interest.
    I am going to take a note of your site and keep checking for new details about once per week.
    I subscribed to your Feed as well.

    September 21, 2018 at 4:12 am

    First off I want to say great blog! I had a quick question which I’d like to ask if you do not mind.
    I was interested to know how you center yourself and clear
    your thoughts before writing. I have had a tough time clearing my thoughts in getting
    my thoughts out. I do enjoy writing however it just seems like the first 10 to 15 minutes are generally lost simply just trying to figure
    out how to begin. Any ideas or hints? Many thanks!

    September 18, 2018 at 9:39 am

    Asking questions are really good thing if you are
    not understanding something fully, except this paragraph
    presents nice understanding even.

    September 18, 2018 at 9:11 am

    Pretty! This was a really wonderful article.
    Thank you for supplying these details.

    September 18, 2018 at 8:55 am

    Howdy very nice blog!! Man .. Beautiful .. Wonderful
    .. I’ll bookmark your blog and take the feeds additionally?

    I am satisfied to find so many helpful information here in the submit, we need work out extra
    techniques on this regard, thanks for sharing.

    . . . . .

    September 18, 2018 at 8:28 am

    magnificent points altogether, you simply received a new reader.

    What might you suggest in regards to your post that you simply made a few days
    ago? Any positive?

    September 18, 2018 at 6:45 am

    Excellent way of telling, and good article to obtain information about my presentation focus,
    which i am going to deliver in university.

    September 18, 2018 at 5:22 am

    Wow, marvelous blog layout! How long have you been blogging for?

    you make blogging look easy. The overall look of your web site is excellent, let alone the content!

    September 3, 2018 at 1:08 pm

    Hi, checked, it is working fine.Thanks.

    September 3, 2018 at 1:45 am

    Thank you for sharing your info. I really appreciate your efforts
    and I will be waiting for your next post thank you once again.

    September 1, 2018 at 6:50 am

    I do not know if it’s just me or if everybody else encountering issues with your site.
    It looks like some of the text within your posts are running off the screen. Can someone else please provide feedback and let me
    know if this is happening to them as well? This could be a problem with my browser because I’ve had this happen before.
    Appreciate it

    August 31, 2018 at 7:47 am

    This site certainly has all of the information and facts I wanted concerning this subject and didn’t know
    who to ask.

    August 31, 2018 at 7:15 am

    I’m impressed, I must say. Seldom do I come across a blog
    that’s equally educative and amusing, and without
    a doubt, you’ve hit the nail on the head.

    The problem is something which too few folks are speaking intelligently about.

    I’m very happy I came across this in my search for something
    concerning this.

    August 31, 2018 at 7:11 am

    Awesome article.

    August 29, 2018 at 4:07 am

    I’m not certain the place you are getting your information,
    however good topic. I must spend some time studying much more or understanding more.
    Thanks for great info I was looking for this info for my mission.

    August 29, 2018 at 4:02 am

    Hi there just wanted to give you a quick heads
    up. The words in your content seem to be running off the screen in Safari.

    I’m not sure if this is a format issue or something to do with browser compatibility
    but I thought I’d post to let you know. The design and style look great though!
    Hope you get the problem solved soon. Many thanks

    August 29, 2018 at 3:48 am

    Hello, i think that i saw you visited my site thus i got here to return the want?.I
    am trying to to find issues to improve my web site!I assume its adequate
    to use a few of your ideas!!

    August 25, 2018 at 3:05 am

    Wow, marvelous blog layout! How long have you ever been blogging for?
    you made blogging look easy. The full glance of
    your web site is wonderful, let alone the content!

    August 25, 2018 at 3:00 am

    Admiring the hard work you put into your site and detailed information you provide.

    It’s great to come across a blog every once in a while that isn’t the same outdated rehashed information. Excellent read!

    I’ve bookmarked your site and I’m including your RSS feeds
    to my Google account.

    August 25, 2018 at 3:00 am

    you’re in point of fact a good webmaster. The web site loading pace
    is amazing. It seems that you’re doing any unique trick. Also, The contents are masterwork.
    you’ve done a excellent activity in this topic!

    August 25, 2018 at 2:41 am

    This post presents clear idea for the new users of blogging, that really how to
    do blogging.

    August 25, 2018 at 1:41 am

    I’m gone to inform my little brother, that he should also go to see this weblog on regular basis to take
    updated from latest gossip.

    August 19, 2018 at 6:16 am

    Heya i’m for the first time here. I came across this board and I
    find It really useful & it helped me out much.

    I hope to give something back and aid others like
    you helped me.

    August 17, 2018 at 6:44 am

    These are genuinely great ideas in concerning blogging.
    You have touched some pleasant points here.
    Any way keep up wrinting.

    August 17, 2018 at 6:25 am

    Hey There. I found your weblog the use of msn. That is a really smartly written article.
    I’ll be sure to bookmark it and return to learn extra of your
    helpful information. Thank you for the post. I’ll definitely return.

    August 17, 2018 at 6:04 am

    You made some good points there. I checked on the net to learn more about the issue and found most individuals will go along with your views
    on this web site.

    August 17, 2018 at 5:45 am

    I’ve read a few just right stuff here. Certainly price bookmarking for revisiting.
    I wonder how a lot attempt you put to make one of these excellent informative website.

    August 17, 2018 at 5:39 am

    Pretty! This was a really wonderful post. Many thanks
    for providing this info.

    August 17, 2018 at 5:36 am

    Hi there very cool website!! Guy .. Beautiful .. Superb ..
    I will bookmark your web site and take the feeds also?
    I’m happy to search out so many helpful info right here within the post, we want work out more strategies on this regard, thank you for sharing.
    . . . . .

    August 17, 2018 at 4:43 am

    Thank you for any other fantastic article. Where else may
    anyone get that type of information in such an ideal means of
    writing? I have a presentation next week, and I’m
    at the search for such information.

    August 17, 2018 at 4:37 am

    I like the valuable info you provide in your articles.

    I’ll bookmark your weblog and check again here regularly.
    I’m quite sure I will learn plenty of new stuff right here!

    Good luck for the next!

    August 17, 2018 at 4:35 am

    whoah this blog is wonderful i love reading your posts.
    Stay up the great work! You realize, a lot of individuals are looking
    around for this info, you can aid them greatly.

    August 17, 2018 at 3:42 am

    Hello there, just became aware of your blog through Google, and found that
    it’s truly informative. I am gonna watch out for brussels.
    I’ll appreciate if you continue this in future.
    Numerous people will be benefited from your writing. Cheers!

    August 17, 2018 at 3:38 am

    This is really interesting, You are an excessively professional
    blogger. I have joined your rss feed and stay up
    for in the hunt for extra of your excellent
    post. Also, I’ve shared your web site in my social networks

    August 17, 2018 at 3:30 am

    Hey! I could have sworn I’ve been to this blog before but
    after reading through some of the post I realized
    it’s new to me. Anyways, I’m definitely happy I
    found it and I’ll be book-marking and checking back often!

    August 17, 2018 at 2:49 am

    Thank you for the good writeup. It in fact was a amusement account it.
    Look advanced to far added agreeable from you! However,
    how can we communicate?

    August 17, 2018 at 2:32 am

    Excellent items from you, man. I’ve keep in mind your stuff
    previous to and you’re just too wonderful. I really like
    what you’ve acquired right here, really like what you are saying and the way in which you
    say it. You are making it entertaining and you continue to care for
    to keep it smart. I can not wait to learn far more from you.
    That is actually a tremendous website.

    August 17, 2018 at 2:24 am

    Hello! This is kind of off topic but I need
    some advice from an established blog. Is it hard to set up
    your own blog? I’m not very techincal but I can figure
    things out pretty quick. I’m thinking about creating my own but I’m not sure where to start.
    Do you have any ideas or suggestions? Thank you

    July 25, 2018 at 6:41 pm

    Now I am going away to do my breakfast, when having my breakfast
    coming yet again to read further news.

    shopping cart script
    October 1, 2017 at 8:59 pm

    I like this website it’s a master piece! Glad I found this on google.

Comments are closed.

Website is Protected by WordPress Protection from eDarpan.com.