Belgrade Coffee Culture
When you meet someone in Belgrade after the short chat, you will be invited: Ajmo na kafu neki dan, which means let’s catch up for a coffee. For Belgradians coffee is not just the need for caffeine, here coffee represents time for meeting and chatting about personal and business issues.
Most of the business meetings in Belgrade are held in the coffee shops, not in the offices. If you want to take someone for a date, beside restaurants, coffee shop pretty much would be the common choice. In almost every single street in Belgrade city center, there is at least 1 Coffee shop.
Belgrade Coffee shops can be mainstream like capitalistic giant Star Backs, or Alternative like Polet in Cetinjska area, or Posh like Toro or Ambar.
Coffee price is almost everywhere the same, it costs around 1-2 euros. Good to know: Price for take a way coffee is in the most of the places is 50% cheaper.
Belgrade coffee shops have outside gardens that are open from the end of the march and season stretch till the end of the September. When the nice weather come, if coffee shop does not have garden area, its better for them to close its door for public, since almost no one will come. For coffee places in Belgrade unlike from Bars and Clubs, you don’t need to have prior reservation.
If you are wondering where are the best places and where is the best coffee in town, then check out the list on the top of our page.
Coffee takes a big part and it is a way of life in Belgrade. Cafes are crowded throughout the day and visitors and locals alike are spoiled from choices when it comes where to have a coffee. There are of course the traditional Serbian (or Turkish) coffees which almost every Serbian family enjoy in, but when you go on into discovery throughout the city, you will find amazing espresso, latte or cappuccino. Best Coffee Shops in Belgrade
If you take coffee seriously or simply enjoy the daily ritual of sipping one, Belgrade downtown will blow your mind. Seriously, it is hard to choose where to bring your lap top and where to enjoy tasty Cappuccino at.
You’ll find coffee shops almost on every corner in Belgrade. Our selection below is the list of our favorite places which have been selected for the good reason. They serve amazing coffee, they provide fantastic service and overall those places share a good vibe. We suggest you try some of the following ones.
Kafeterija has a few locations around Belgrade and is expanding, however there are two located in the city center at Dorcol and the Student Square. Kafeterija provides relaxed atmosphere and their coffee is simply super tasty. The coffee shop itself payed a lot of attention to the details and the employs are very friendly. You can choose from a selection of croissants and all coffee is served with Mint water. Kafeterija is open till late so you can always grab a coffee at the evenings as well.
Kofein is another high quality coffee shop with 2 locations in the city center, first one is located in the main pedestrian street and another one at the corner of Cara Dusana street and Francuska street. Kofein is a really cool place with a great selection of both hot and cold coffees, frappes, and teas. Kofein is place you shouldn’t miss out.
Przonica is a funky coffee shop, located in Dobracina street in Dorcol, it is in an industrial setting and the coffee here is a must try, it is the perfect chill out place and has a great vibe. Przonica is an ultra cool and hip place for your daily coffee.
Uzitak Is located in Hilandarska street and has a wide selection of coffee blends, as well as freshly squeezed juices, and teas. This a great place to have your morning coffee, and perhaps breakfast as they also offer a selection of croissants, cookies and muffins. If you are on the run you can also grab a take away coffee, as well as fresh blends that you can take home with you.
Aviator Coffee Explorer
Great place to grab a coffee is definitely Aviator Coffee Explorer. Located on several spots in town, maybe the most famous is one at Terazije street, at zero point of Belgrade. According to team of Aviator, there are 96 ways to make a perfect cup of coffee (for example: Dripper, Aeropressa, Chemex, Syphone and many others). Aviator has his own coffee roaster which gives an opportunity to control all the stages on the way to the perfect coffee cups, which gives all the fans of this beverage the ultimate coffee experience from different parts of the world.
It takes no small amount of chutzpah to open a non-smoking cafe in Belgrade. They’ve also negated the self-imposed regional handicap by offering a fine array of coffees in a comforting location, ticking all of the boxes outside of the one marked ‘way too many cigarettes’. The art only adds to the positive feelings here.
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If you plan to party in some of the Belgrade clubs, be aware that night is long, and that sometimes it is hard to stay awake. That’s why coffee before going out could be the right thing.
Anyhow, enjoy in the Coffee, and in our lovely City and don’t forget to party hard.