5 cool spots for coffee in Porto

1) Época Porto

Owners Liliana and Tiago were inspired by the local coffee culture while living in Scandinavia. This is why their handsome coffee shop in this creative neighbourhood has such a minimal Nordic aesthetic. The menu here is vegetarian, locally sourced and mostly organic. The perfect place to enjoy a relaxing coffee while browsing one of the cool indie magazines available.

two baristas preparing a coffee at Epoca Porto coffee bar

Rua do Rosário 22

+351 91 373 2038

2) Fábrica Coffee Roasters

Fábrica Coffee Roasters is a cool artisan coffee shop with an inviting garden. They roast their own 100% arabica beans from countries like Brazil, Ethiopia and Colombia, which means that you can also take home your favourite variety. If you are a slow coffee type of person, they also do AeroPress, V60, Kalita and Chemex.

entrance and street view of Fabrica Coffee Roasters in Porto

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3) Nicolau Porto

Nicolau probably serves the most photogenic brunch in town, from beautifully presented stacks of pancakes and egg-based dishes, to the most colourful salads and tasty bowls. The interior is hip and bright, with plants hanging from the ceiling and floor-to-ceiling windows which are, weather permitting, fully open to both the outdoor seating area and the street.

modern and hip bar interior of Nicolau Porto coffee bar

Largo de Alberto Pimentel 4

+351 22 208 2406

https://ilovenicolau.com

4) Combi Coffee

At this cool coffee shop and roasters, you can savour brews made with beans from all over the world. Founders Gonçalo, Francisco and João kick-started their coffee venture in a vintage lime-coloured van, travelling across the city. The up-and-coming Bonfim neighbourhood is now home to their first coffee shop.

young people co-working inside of Combi coffee bar in Porto

Rua do Morgado de Mateus 29

+351 92 944 4939

https://combi-coffee.com

5) Early

Pretty brunches, amazing coffee and signature drinks made by talented artisans. The prices are on the steep side compared to Portuguese standards but the quality of the food and drinks is worth it, especially if you’re craving that perfect flat white.

a man having a coffee and reading at Early coffee bar in Porto

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