The image of hurrying crowded streets from the balcony of such cozy, pristine, romantic, lyrical, and elegant coffee shops as An, Tung, or Thuy Ta in Dalat will lie on the surface of your memory as a peaceful part of your soul.
- 5 cool Dalat cafe’s you should visit
- Melinh Coffee Garden — A wonderful view of Dalat
- Top restaurants in Hanoi & Saigon — 7 signature restaurants in Saigon and Hanoi you should visit
- Top 10 outstanding Vietnamese coffee shop you must-visit when traveling to Vietnam
- Sapa cafe — Top 5 best cafes in Sapa you must visit
Dalat – Vietnam, the city of eternal spring and flowers, is the place you should certainly pull over to enjoy the passionate aroma of a hot coffee cup for experiencing your trip to the fullest. Or even more, so impressive is the atmosphere that you can not move your eyes away in the first place, then the delicious beverages with delightful decoration will never miss your expectation. Just get to find out these fantastic cafés:
1. Tung Coffee — A corner of memory
Nestled in the heart of Hoa Binh, this small coffee shop has always been a cozy corner for lone wolves or the ones who are a kind of living-in-the-past people and looking for somewhere to recall beautiful memories or just a hideaway from so busy modern life. Tung coffee shop, opened for more than a half of a century, always remains its original primitive and rustic atmosphere as it was once, with the old tables, color-faded paintings, wood-paneled walls, or open shine-welcoming old doors.
More impressively, this coffee shop was once a favorite corner of the very famous musician Trinh Cong Son – a Vietnamese composer, musician, songwriter, painter and poet who is widely considered one of the most salient figures of modern (non-classical) Vietnamese music. Many recited that it is an infinitely special place of destiny that he met the singer Khanh Ly for the first time. Then from that so special moment, the songs of his feelings, whose tunes never seem to be faded over time, were more and more sung by her and their tunes never seem to be faded by the time.
What about the most important thing here – the flavor of its coffee? Sure, get a chance to visit to slowly enjoy, you’ll never forget its aroma for the rest of your life. Amidst the cold weather of the Central Highlands’ city, a cup of freshly ground coffee should be the best choice to warm your body and to rest your soul. Precisely decorated to catch your eyes, strongly bitter with the first sip and fragrant till the last one, Tung coffee will make it an unforgettable experience in your life.
- Add: 6 Hoa Binh, Da Lat 670000, Vietnam
- Opening hours: 07:30 AM – 10:00 PM
- Price: 15.000 vnd – 55.000 vnd ($0.7 – $2.5)
2. An Coffee — A charming ambiance of nature
If drowning yourself into the pieces of memory in the primitive Tung coffee shop makes you a little bit lonely, An coffee shop will wake you up with the modern sense of its style. Lying on the side of Ba Thang Hai slope in the harmony with nature, An coffee must be a wonderful stopover place if you are a nature lover and seeking for an indoor space on the terrace to get away from the torrential Dalat rain.
The decoration and serene music create an enchanting atmosphere in which to enjoy one of Vietnam’s greatest treasures: its coffee.
The sense of modern style seems to infinitely harmonize with the enchanting and rustic beauty of the natural greenery. An coffee’s ambiance is delightfully filled with the green color of trees too, especially numerous kinds of vegetables. A lovely escape from the city traffic. The rustic furniture and tables are all wooden and ingeniously decorated and the music selection is very chilled and relaxing – Sure that’s just all what your ears need to get rid of
the noise of all life long!
Uniquely, anywhere in this café is of nature. From the vegetable plot on the outside to the tables, shelves, or even the aisle on the inside will you see various types of borecole. Undoubtedly, it is this charming affection that has made An so popular. So if you tend to visit this city of eternal spring, just stop in here after wandering the streets of Dalat and take a seat on the terrace overlooking the street.
- Add: 65 Ba Thang Hai, Da Lat 670000, Vietnam
- Opening hours: 6:00 am – 10:00 pm
- Price: 39.000 vnd ($1.75)
- Facebook: www.facebook.com/ancafedalat
3. Thuy Ta Coffee — A romantic space amidst the busy city
Thuy Ta café is recommended a fascinating place for you to both enjoy a cup of coffee, mingle in the cool fresh winds blowing in from Xuan Huong lake, and catch the poetical view of this smooth lake, of course. This corner is for you to sit restfully, to hear the sound, and to feel the breath of the busy city life.
It the most wonderful moment of the day when Dalat is waking up looming in the mist and the coldness in the early morning and you also wake up enjoying a cup of hot coffee here. Yes! It’s twilight – the time between dawn and sunrise, or between sunset and dusk – when Xuan Huong reflects the soft glowing light from the sky and the shadow of surrounding trees; you’ll be totally mesmerized by this scene.
The entire building is covered with a white color combined with the elegant purple – the color of romance – highlighting on the blue water background of Xuan Huong Lake. You here will have the opportunity to just relax and slowly sip a cup of coffee together with watching the smooth flow of the lake amidst the hurrying crowded flow of people walking the streets. How wonderful!
- Add: 2 – 4, Tran Quoc Toan street, Da Lat 670000, Vietnam
- Opening hours: 07:30 am – 11:00 pm
- Price: 50.000 vnd – 165.000 vnd ($2.3 – $7.4)
You also see more Dalat travel guide at here.