Coffee is considered one of the most treasured drinks in the world and is seen as the second biggest commodity in the world behind petrol. Originating from Ethiopia, the coffee plant was found between 500-800 AD before being taken to Yemen and the rest, well the rest we know is history!
So what are the top 8 coffee locations in the world you ask? Here you go!
There are few cities that are more iconic than London for a cup of coffee.
Local order: Flat white or cappuccino.
Top shops: Allpress, Nude Coffee Roastery, and Prufrock Coffee
Australians and coffee… it more than a beverage, it’s a culture.
Local order: Latte.
Top shops: Axil Coffeehouse Roasters and Dead Man Espresso …St Remio of course!
Scandinavians drink more coffee per head than anyone else, however with Iceland’s lack of coffee giants, smaller businesses have grown dramatically.
Local order: Latte or cappuccino.
Top shops: Kaffitar, Stofan and Kaffismidja
Coffee is an essential for Italians, however there is some resistance to adopt modern barista techniques. In saying this, Rome is the place to go for the perfect Italian espresso.
Local order: Espresso.
Top shops: Rosati and Sant' Eustachi
If you are looking for the instaworthy coffee art, Singapore is your hub.
Local order: Latte, mocha or cappuccino.
Top shops: Strangers' Reunion and Hardware
America isn’t known for its coffee, however Seattle definitely stands as the city ahead of the coffee game. The home of Starbucks and we all know how big Starbucks is!
Local order: Espresso, cappuccino or a single-origin pour.
Top shops: Victrola Coffee Roasters, Empire Espresso, and Seattle Coffee Works
7. Vienna, Austria
The scent of coffee has taken over the streets of Vienna and no one is complaining!
Local order: Espresso or cappuccino in a new style cafe.
Top shops: Caffe Couture, Essenti and Coffee Pirates.
8. Wellington, New Zealand
Flat White you say? Wellington’s unofficial national beverage and basic religion of a coffee order.
Local order: Flat white.
Top shops: Aunty Pegs, Hard Pressed Coffee and The Hangar.