TOP 10 COFFEE SHOPS IN AND AROUND CHIANG MAI 2018
Here is upgraded article created in 2017.
The old one is here:
Like last year, I didn’t focus on bigger or more known coffee shops, but on smaller. On coffee-shops run by highly passionate owners, who are happy to talk to you about coffee.
Here are our 10 favorite ones for 2018, many of them are same. But some I have to add the new one. The reason, why I changed some, It is because I have discovered some new one, what are interesting also. All coffee shops, what they were published in 2017 are still very good and running.
Hours: Mon-Fr 9:00am-4:00pm
Address: Nimmanhaemin Soi 17, 50200 Chiang Mai
Website: https://www.facebook.com/flourflourbread/ @flourflourbread
Looking for a coffee shop that also offers delicious breakfasts? Don’t look any further! Flour flour is a cozy, small coffee shop that also specializes in baking flavorful breads and other interesting breakfast choices. They have their own small bakery! On top of this, they are preparing amazing pour-over coffee drinks. They always have a wide selection of coffee beans from various coffee roasters around the world.
Hours: Mo-Sun 8:00am-3:45pm
Address: Asama Cafe, 122/128 Moo. 6 Klong Cholpratarn, 50200 Chiang Mai
Phone: 0066 81 530 5388
Here you can combine your love for coffee with your love for nature. Asama Cafe is a quiet hidden gem next to a pond with exotic plant life and a stunning view of the Doi Suthep Mountain. Located within a residential area, next to the private house of the owner, Asama Cafe is a must-see and a must-sip experience. Mook, the passionate owner of this small paradise brews the coffee drinks with spirit. She is also one of Thailand’s judges for the national barista championships.
Maled Coffee roasters
Hours: Mo-Sun 8:00am-6:00pm
Address: 18, Soi Sanam Bin Kao 8, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
Maled has two location in Chiang Mai, both around the trendy Nimman area. The near Suthep Road has roastery and it was just opened in January 2018. The roastery is near the main entrance after you enter to welcoming wooden furnitured space, remaining more clear Scandinavian coffee shop. They offer specialty coffee, but also some signature made drinks.
Hana Zono Café
Hours: Mo-Sat 8:00am-10:00pm, Sun 10:00am-7:00pm
Address: Hana Zono Café, Suan Dok Rd, Tambon Su Thep, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai
Phone: 0066 94 606 2020
The interior of this small and quiet coffee shop is inspired by Japanese simple and homely aesthetic design. It features natural light, calming white walls and contrasting minimalist wooden furniture. There are all sorts of interesting decorative details such as a carpet, a corner for kids with interesting, colorful toys or elegant and tasteful flower arrangements. The baristas make their guests feel like the cafe is their home away from home. Hana Zono Café is located close to the Wat Suan Dok.
Hours: Mon-Sat. 9:00am-5:00pm
Address: 51 Moon Muang Rd Lane 6, Tambon Si Phum, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Chang Wat Chiang Mai
Website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bartcoffee/833223796816573 @Bartcoffee
BART COFFEE is a small, minimalist and nature-inspired kiosk serving excellent Espresso and Espresso-based coffee drinks. A small tree surrounds the coffee shop and its trunk grows through it. Trees symbolize growth, strength and wisdom. BART COFFEE is a small place that is filled with big treasures waiting for you to be experienced.
Akha Ama Living Factory
Hours: Mon-Sun 9:00am-5:00pm, Wed. Closed
Address: Ban Oi, Huay Sai, Maerim, Chiangmai
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Phone: 0066 86 915 8600
Ama translates to “mother” in the Akha language. The name of this coffee shop is dedicated to a mother, living 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. A second branch had been added to the community’s coffee network only two years later. Did you know that the Akha People grow and process amazing award-winning organic coffee beans? This one is the third branch of Akha Ama. It is located approx 20km from Chiang Mai, in the countryside. Nice big wooden house, a front of the house is a big tree.
Farmstory House, still great food and tasty coffee
Hours: Mo-Tue 8:00am-7:00pm, Thu-Fr 8:00am-7:00pm, Sat-Sun 8:00am-9:00pm
Address: Farmstory House, 7 Rachadamnone Rd Soi 5, Mueang Chiang Mai
Phone: 0066 81 629 1662
Come and experience the homely and inspiring atmosphere inside the traditional teak Farmstory House! The owner roasts his own coffee beans and prepares delicious pour-over coffee drinks. There are many small meaningful and treasured details around the house telling the stories of struggle and success of local farmers. This place is a wonderful symbol for Chiang Mai’s deep roots in agriculture and entrepreneurship. The place is run by a friendly local couple, who will put a smile on your face and in your heart.
Nowhere coffee brewers
Hours: Mon-Sun 8:00am-5:00pm, someday the owner goes to coffee farms or resting. So might happen mainly on Monday, it can be close.
Address: Nowhere Coffee Brewers, 33 Rajvithi Soi 2 (behind Sompet Market), 50200 Chiang Mai
Phone: 0066 95 470 6578
A short walk from the small local Ming Muang farmer market will bring you to a small street, which is the home of the wonderful and inspiring Nowhere coffee brewers to stand.
Trakool, an aspiring photographer, and archaeologist is the owner of this magic place. He is an exceptionally creative coffee-lover with a nice smile. Trakool knows a lot about coffee. He passionately roasts his own beans and focuses only on top quality beans that have a rating of more than 90 points. Stop by Trakool’s shop and relax, chat, and enjoy an excellently brewed cup of coffee.
Hours: Mon-Fr 10:00am-3:30pm Some Sat. open also.
Address: Mix Kaffee, 29/2 Arak Road, Sri Phum, 50200 Amphoe Muang Chiang Mai
Phone: 0066 81 568 7203
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, Mr. Ton, is a charismatic and talkative coffee aficionado. Mix Kaffee offers a homely atmosphere and is well known because the baristas don’t use an espresso machine or drippers to prepare excellent coffee drinks. Instead, they are creating amazing shots of coffee with Moka pots! Mix Kaffee creates surprising and delightful customer experiences that will be remembered decades later.
A DAY IN CHIANG MAI COFFEE BREW
Hours: Mon-Sat 10:00am-4:00pm
Address: A DAY IN CHIANG MAI COFFEE BREW, 107/1 Ragang Rd., 50100 Amphoe Muang Chiang Mai
Phone: 0066 53 277 777
This is a small, charming air-conditioned coffee shop located within 10 minutes walking time from the Old Town. Look around this interesting space and be inspired! The friendly barista has a big passion for art. He loves coffee and photography and also displays a few vintage cameras in his shop. He prepares excellent pour-over and espresso-based drinks. Grab a window seat and watch the day pass by and enjoy observing the lively street outside.
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