Find yourself in one of the inspiring coffee shops within this innovative and timeless city
Košice – the second biggest city in Slovakia – has a rich history and a long multicultural tradition. It’s a fascinating cosmopolitan city, where curious explorer can experience a special blend classic and contemporary Slovak, Hungarian, German and Jewish traditions. In 2013, Košice was the European Capital of Culture.
Košice beats with the heart of a creative, calm and resilient modern city. There is a wide range of cozy and inspiring coffee shops that are waiting to be explored within the city’s beautiful city center. Each of them mirrors the many-sided character of this unique city.
Around Hlavná ulica (street), Košice’s main boulevard and pedestrian zone, coffee-lovers can find:
Schalkház Cafeteria – old style cafe that offers excellent coffee drinks that are prepared via the Hario and Aeropress methods.
Kávy Sveta – This place offers an interesting tobacco coffee drink. It’s being prepared via a brewing method that involves tobacco leaves.
Clematis Coffee & Tea Shop – good place for teas and interesting interior
Republika Východu – cozy outside seating and interesting interior design
Café de Paris – French style cafe
Kaviareň Slávia – old style cafe that had been inspirited by the coffee culture of the last century
There is a new, inspiring coffee place in the passage between Hlavna l and Zvonarska ulica:
Parazol Tokyo – This is my favorite place for good specialty coffee. Coffee drinks are also prepared with the Aeropress.
Halmi Space – Nice vintage style interior, the menu also offers coffee drinks that are prepared via the Aeropress and Hario methods . Good place for Digital Nomads.
Kava, Caj, Cokolada – This is another coffee shop, which you can find in a passage on Hlavna 25. They sell coffee beans from various coffee roasters and make espresso based drinks. This place doesn’t have a Facebook or webpage.
There are some nice coffee shops on some of the side streets.
Zazza Bistro is close to Train and Bus station – Not only delicious fast food, but also tasty coffye drinks, prepared with Aeropress and Hario and single origin coffee beans.
Café Racine – nice historical interior
Raňajkáreň Rozprávka – good place for breakfast, tasty cakes, also vegan and raw, nice seating outside and inside.
Caffè Trieste – meeting place of locals, nice seating outside
San Domenico caffé – next to the farmer market, great place for vegan/raw cakes, nice seating outside
A little bit more outside of city center you can find:
Tabačka Kulturfabrik – coffee shop during a day, it attracts many young people
Dobré Bistro – good Italian style espresso
Kaviareň Nikola – specialty – single origin espresso
La Famiglia – caffé & wine house – proper Italian Ristretto