He coffee It is the gasoline that many of us need to start in the morning. Sometimes, a quick cup drink in a hurry is enough. But coffee is also a culture which brings friends around a table for centuries. In many cities, time seems to have been suspended at the time when their coffees were synonymous with intellectual meetings and of fancy social dating. We introduce you our favorite coffees and we tell you all the keys to enjoy them.
Café New York | Budapest
He first on the list, in every sense. It is impossible to abstract from luxury that breathes in every corner of this cafe, opened in 1894. After enjoying the wonders offered by the capital of DanubeNothing better than relaxing in the New York coffee, in front of any of his sweet delights.
Where? New York coffee. Erzsébet krt. 9-11 (Budapest).
Florian coffee | Venice
Considered the oldest coffee in the world, has been installed in the famous San Marco square since 1720. Although a little prohibitive in price, everything is worth it when you enjoy a capuccino, listening to the live music that sounds all day in his terrace.
Where? Caffè Florian. Piazza San Marco 57 (Venice).
Imperial Coffee | Prague
A real gem of the art deco who miraculously survived the WWII. Despite being recently renovated, it retains the classic flavor in its mosaics, its mustard-colored leather seats and the wonderfully ornate decoration.
Where? Imperial coffee Na Poříčí 15 (Prague).
Café Les Deux Magots | Paris
How hard to choose the most beautiful cafe in Paris! Proscope, Fouquet's, the coffee of the Paix or that of Flore... any of them, and some more, deserve their place on this list. In the end, we have stayed with Les Deux Magots for several reasons: for being the cultural center of a place as magical as Saint-Germain-des-Prés, for its connection with the main literary trends and for his constant presence in the popular culture.
Where? Les Deux Magots. 6 Place Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris).
Café A Brasileira | Lisbon
The bronze statue of Fernando Pessoa on his terrace he already makes his cultural character. Pioneer in serving bica, the Portuguese equivalent of espresso, today has lost part of his classic flavor defeated by the constant presence of tourists who fall into it after a walk through the Chiado.
Where? To Brasileira. R. Garrett 120 (Lisbon).
Café Els Quatre Gats | Barcelona
Els Quatre Gats has lived two times of glory. The first, to late nineteenth century, functioning as a brewery, cabaret and restaurant, frequented by Picasso and with a clear inspiration in Le Chat Noir from Paris. After many years closed, in the decade of 70's of the last century, reopened its doors as cafe and restaurant. If we can't get to know Barcelona, the movie Vicky Cristina Barcelona allows us take a look inside.
Where? Els Quatre Gats. Carrer de Montsió 3 (Barcelona).
Central Coffee | Vienna
All Vienna breathe luxury, culture and imperial flavor. In every corner of the Austrian capital We can find a coffee that deserves a photo, but above all it highlights the Central Coffee. Founded in 1867 and located in a historic palace, its marble vaults and huge lamps are the ideal setting for the live music That sounds on the premises every afternoon.
Where? Central coffee Corner Strauchgasse / Herrengasse (Vienna).
Iruña Coffee | Pamplona
Founded in 1888, not only is he oldest coffee of the city, but it was also the first establishment of Pamplona in having electric light. Today, you can continue enjoying the vintage atmosphere which was the favorite coffee of Ernest Hemingway.
Where? Iruña coffee. Castle Square, 44 (Pamplona).
Greco Coffee | Rome
In the mythical via Condotti and fully operational since 1760, has welcomed since time immemorial artists, politicians and intellectuals from the Italian capital. The interior, divided into small rooms, distill all its luxury in panels wood, gold bread Y marble.
Where? Caffè Greco. Via Condotti 86 (Rome).
Majestic coffee | Port
He art nouveau made coffee, from its facade to the spectacular interior. Opened in 1921 with the name of Elite, gathered the whole atmosphere belle époque of the happy twenties in the city of Duero. Reopened in 1994 after a few decades of decline, today is a must for locals and tourists.
Where? Majestic coffee. Rua Santa Catarina 112 (Porto).
Jama Michalika coffee | Krakow
The history of Jama Michalika It began to forge when, after its inauguration in 1895, its owner decided to offer free food to the students of the nearby Academy of Fine Arts in exchange for them decorating the premises with their works. Today his inside art nouveau It has become the ideal place to enjoy your mythical cakes, baptized with the names of the best known points of the city.
Where? Jama Michalika coffee. Florianska 45 (Krakow).
Coffee in Seine | Dublin
The greatest example of luxury and splendor of the irish capital We found it in this cafe and restaurant of three plants, chaired by large windows and statues art nouveau. Cocktails, coffees and fine pastries against the background of jazz threesome local resident ... and just two steps from the wonderful St Stephen's Green.
Where? Coffee in Seine. 40 Dawson St (Dublin).
Coffee The Mirror | Madrid
The restaurant's pavilion Mirrorin full Recoletos walk, teleports us to Madrid of the early twentieth century just take a look inside. Their appearance glazed and the privileged environment allows us to taste any of its specialties surrounded by a natural environment, despite being in full center of Madrid.
Where? El Espejo restaurant. Paseo de Recoletos 31 (Madrid).
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