The Five Best Places to Get Your Caffeine Fix

Beat the mid-afternoon slump at one of these top-notch coffee-spots (that aren’t the big corporate chains)

Coffee is more than just a morning pick-me-up, it’s a ritual! Coffee drinkers aren’t just looking for a hit of caffeine, they want artistry in their pours, they want freshly roasted beans, they want exciting variety! If that sounds like you, then you should grab your reusable cup and head to one of these four excellent coffee spots right around Lan Kwai Fong.
 

Coffee Academics
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One of our favourite coffee chains in the city, The Coffee Academics is a chicer-than-chic spot for your daily dose of java. They’ve been named one of the world’s best coffee shops by The Telegraph, and one of 25 Coffee Shops You Have to See Before You Die by Buzzfeed. They’ve got all the best coffee kit and the coolest techniques. The knowledgeable baristas can you find your perfect brew. 

Coffee Academics
24 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central; +852 2110 1728
www.the-coffeeacademics.com


Read more: 5 Reasons to Bring Your Reusable Coffee Cup 


Fineprint
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When Fineprint first opened on Peel Street, our minds were blown. The Australian-owned spot serves up perfectly brewed Redback coffee in a pared-back, minimal space. Another reason we love it? It turns it our favourite wine bar when the sun goes down.

Fineprint
38 Peel Street, Central; +852 5503 6880
www.fineprint.hk

 

Interval Coffee Bar
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Where Coffee Academics nails the industrial chic look, Interval Coffee Bar is all gilded glamour. The beautiful venue occupies the ground floor of Preset, the event space-cum-coffee shop-turned-wine bar that opened last summer. With its brass details, natural light and marble countertops, it’s like a perfect place to escape the madness of the city for an hour.

Interval Coffee Bar
Preset, G/F & G/F, 33 Wellington Street, Central +852 2570 5768
www.facebook.com/presetspaces


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The Cupping Room
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Another excellent option for coffee fanatics, the Cupping Room roasts their own beans right here in Hong Kong, so you know your coffee is always super fresh. They source their beans from around the world, directly from farmers with ethical growing practices, and they currently offer over 10 varieties of bean. The atmosphere here is calm and collected, making it a great spot to get some work done when you need a break from the office.

The Cupping Room
229 Queen’s Road Central, Central; +852 2799 3398
www.cuppingroom.hk


Read more: Butterfly on LKF is the Place to be for Business Travellers

Liz Coffee
https://www.facebook.com/lizcoffeehk/
Liz Coffee is bringing third wave coffee culture to Hong Kong, and they're right inside Butterfly on LKF. Don’t know what that means? That’s okay, they’re happy to explain it. At this specialty coffee shop, less is definitely more. Just pick a filter and a single origin bean, and let the taste sensation win you over. They make it all here: pour overs, espresso, cold brews, lattes, chai lattes and even kombucha. If you’re in need of a caffeine boost, head to this new comer and discover what coffee is really about.

Liz Coffee
2/F, Butterfly on LKF, Lan Kwai Fong, 23 D’Aguilar Street, Central
www.facebook.com/lizcoffeehk


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