The Best Truly Local Coffee & Tea Shops in Cologne

No matter whether you’re a coffee or tea person, Cologne and its caffeine/theine outlets have you covered. Our locals know the best cafes and tea rooms to relax and recharge, get productive or enjoy your free time with your favorite beverage… or you may discover local preparations and completely different new drinks. Multinational chains can’t hold a candle next to our locals’ favourite coffee shops. Check them out!

1980 – Vietnamese street food

1980 – Vietnamese street food

Image by Rabea Ottenhues

“1980” Cologne is a Vietnamese street food restaurant that’s turned me into some kind of missionary — everyone must know how great it is! The coffee, too.

Full Article by Rabea Ottenhues

Alte Feuerwache – One flea over the market

Alte Feuerwache – One flea over the market

Image by Stephan Wehrle

“Alte Feuerwache” in Cologne is a self-organised cultural center which I visit regularly for their flea market! They also have a nice restaurant…

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Bona’me – Our house!

Bona’me – Our house!

Image by Stephan Wehrle

“Bona’me” is a Kurdish restaurant in Cologne that means ‘our house’, and it does look like that. It has a delicious self-service concept with many dishes!

Full Article by Stephan Wehrle

Büdchen am Nikolausplatz – A personal story

Büdchen am Nikolausplatz – A personal story

Image by Julia Krakau

“Büdchen am Nikolausplatz” is the Büdchen I work at in Cologne. That’s right – I’m selling sweets, ice-cream and coffee, and I couldn’t be happier!

Full Article by Julia Krakau

Cafe Duddel – Coffee and student culture

Cafe Duddel – Coffee and student culture

Image by Jana Balter

“Cafe Duddel” Cologne is one of my favorite co-working spaces and freelance-friendly cafes. Everything here looks selfmade and DIY. Lots of hidden corners!

Full Article by Jana Balter

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