For a city that’s perfected the art of sitting in a café for hours on end while reading a book or indulging in guilt-free people watching, you’d think Paris would have decent cafés. And they do, in many ways, but not as far as good coffee is concerned. If you’ve even so much as a guidebook on Paris in preparation for your trip, you’ll know that coffee here, as everything else in France most residents would argue, is no fuss-free affair. The city is filled with cafés with lovely terraces but nine times out of ten, coffee will not only be wildly overpriced, it’ll also be strong enough to scrape varnish off any floor. Save yourself the stomach ache and head to these hip, connoisseur shops — where baristas will happily discuss single-origin beans or roasting techniques — for the best coffee in Paris.
Perhaps the only places where you’ll get a proper, attitude-free latte!
Despite its enviable location down the street from Bon Marché…
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