Many people come to Chiang Mai just to attend the sky dropping festival in November, but then they are bewildered by the beauty of the city’s beauty. Different from noisy Bangkok, hustle, and bustle Chiang Mai is very “chill”, the atmosphere looks like Hoi An, Vietnam but it is cooler than you can never imagine. We have very detailed articles about Chiang Mai, how to go, how to move, where to eat. But this time, we want to talk about the unique coffee shops in Chiang Mai, especially the cafes we will introduce below, not only the cafe admirers passion by roasting style and unique coffee processing in local area, but also the people who don’t know more about coffee also turn to visit because the style of the cafe in Chiang Mai is very beautiful and interesting. Are you looking for best coffee in Chiang Mai? Let’s join Living Nomads to discover: Some beautiful, famous, unique and best cafes in Chiang Mai with the top 9 best coffee shops in Chiang Mai including best cafes in Chiang Mai Old City, Thailand below. Living Nomads will refer to you some of the best shops, which for you know that it is not just a drink, it is also a passion.
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Now, let’s explore top top 4 best cafes in Chiang Mai and best coffee shops in Chiang Mai below.
Ristr8to – Specialty coffee
This is one of the must – come cafes in Chiang Mai. It was said that after a long time, learning in a coffee field in Australia, Ristr8to decided to open the first cafe in Chiang Mai Ristr8to, just after a month of opening, he prepared The Ristr8to represented Thailand in the World Latte Art Championship and ranked the sixth level in the world. That is a reason why Ristr8to not only enjoy the delicious coffee (especially Latte), the cup you hold in your hand is a true masterpiece of art. The most famous dish of the shop is The Satan Latte, the owner is sure to count every day has to phase in a hundred cups Satan.
In addition, the shop also has a lot of unique drinks and of course, it is also super delicious, such as you have ever enjoyed a coffee cup with skull shape ever?
The shop is wooden all around, simple but warm, but only inside a few tables, but you can sit outside the terrace suitable for a group of three friends to sip a cup of coffee and share the story of life.
The price here is very reasonable, you just can spend about 128bath (~ 4 dollars) to enjoy a cup of international level coffee
Address: 15/3 Nimmanhaemin Road, Suthep, Mueang, Chiang Mai
Opening Hours: From 7 am to 6 pm
Telephone: (+66) 53 215 278
It is not easy to find as the Ristr8to, Graph Café is hidden in a small corner in the ancient town with a small signboard protruding with a blackboard handwriting the name of the shop in front of the door. It is small, sure enough only for 7-8 people sitting. But you have taught, do not look at the face that catch shape. Let’s imagine a sunny morning, you go to the shop and open the door, wow! To tell the truth, we were dead in the scent of sweet perfume, the warmth of the staff
Graph Cafe is a shop for those who love to explore and love to drink coffee because the drinks here are mixed together quite unusual but so delicious. You should be a little hasty to enjoy a good drink. One of drinks we try is Monochrome, cafe … with charcoal mixed with espresso and vanilla milk, it sounds a little gully but believe us to go here is a very worth drink a try. Not only that, but you can take some beautiful pictures here
The other two type of drinks that we try to do in the cocktail style is also quite unique, guaranteed only at Graph Café
The shop is quite small, but Wifi is free and very strong and so if you want to sit for a long time or work 1-2 hours, you should not just call a type of drink and sit for too long to sin for the shop. There are many good and affordable prices of 2.5 – 3 dollars for a drink, so you do not be afraid to try!
Address: 25/1 Ratvithi Lane 1, T.Sriphoom, Muang (472.31 mi), Chiang Mai
Opening hours: From 9 am to 5 pm
Telephone: (+66) 86 567 3330
Gateway Coffee Roaster
Gateway Coffee does not have as much open space as other cafes in Chiang Mai, but it is nestled on a small floor. Suitable for those who love quiet, airy to enjoy the peaceful atmosphere in Chiang Mai.
If you go alone, you can also go to the balcony for relaxing in the air, watching the street is quite interesting.
There is a new bakery here next to the bartender also worth a try, also tart cake, cookies, and some basic cake, but sip with coffee will be quite delicious.
We called a dish that I suddenly did not remember the name but taste is also delicious.
Gateway Coffee Roaster
Address: 50300, Chang Moi Rd Soi 2, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai
Opening hours: From 9 am to 6 pm
Omnia Cafe & Roastery
This place is a bit far from the city, take about 10-15 minutes by motorbike or car, but you will not regret to effort at all when diving here to enjoy a cup of coffee. We do not know more about coffee, as the “experts” said that to know what a quality cafe should see if they roast coffee at the shop or not. When you come to Omnia, you will be surprised when they put a lot of coffee beans in the world around the shop and of course, they will roast them in place, too.
As we said we are not coffee connoisseurs and prefer to drink Latte because it has a lot of milk, light and easy to drink, so when coming here we also order Latte. But Latte is recognized delicious, tastes and is very easy to drink even those who do not know more about coffee will also like this.
There is also a cool drink called ColdBrew Coffee, coffee is packed in a bottle and comes with a glass of ice, we have not tried this but look at the staff take them was very good. You must know it.
In addition, they regularly hell coffee tests, where café owns have traveled throughout Central America to further improve their career, teaching you how to taste and evaluate coffee as a coffee connoisseur If you come to this occasion do not miss it.
And if you can not go to Omnia, you can go to RK Cafe by Omnia, this is an Omnia’s coffee shop but it is opened in the center.