Five cool coffee spots in Joburg

The city of gold is slowly becoming a coffee haven following in Cape Town’s footsteps. Here are some of Jozi’s best coffee spots.. and they’re worth the beans.

FATHER COFFEE

Father Coffee is so popular that they now have two branches in the same city, one in Braamfontein and one in Rosebank. Drink the Cortado—it’s basically a short flat-white packed with loads of flavor. Father Coffee serves delicious treats to accompany your cuppa and the warm décor invites guests to spend hours taking in the bustling atmosphere.

MOTHERLAND COFFEE

This eclectic coffee shop prides itself with its African roots and heritage. With three venues in Johannesburg; Dunkeld, Parktown North, and Rosebank. The Dictator is their signature drink and is a mixture of espresso, condensed milk, whipped cream, and chocolate shavings, and the drink’s tagline, “make the day obey you,” couldn’t be more suitable. They serve a range of delicious salads, sandwiches, and other treats, and is the ideal out-of-office work space.

NAKED COFFEE

A coffee shop with a twist, Naked Coffee is a vegan’s dream. With so many vegan cafe’s opening up, this coffee shop offers a variety of mil options for vegans.

The Naked Kitchen and Coffee Bar is a trendy gourmet deli and coffee concept in Morningside, and the brainchild of Shaun Els and Victor Barbosa – the pair behind Naked Coffee, which started in Melrose Arch. This comfy, casual, cool and contemporary coffee office just opened up another branch in Sandton City Shopping Mall, and it makes vegan food that’s is so good, you can literally taste its integrity.

PRIEST ESPRESSO BAR

Priest is situated in Jan Smuts Avenue and is a gallery, production office, and coffee house all combined. The intimate coffee shop boasts a quirky interior—including a black and white graffiti mural—and serves premium coffee and snacks. If you’re in the area, make sure to look out for the espresso bar, situated in Rosebank’s gallery strip, only a short walk from the Goodman Gallery.

DOUBLESHOT COFFEE & TEA

Doubleshot Coffee & Tea in Braamfontein is a small batch coffee roastery that hand selects all their beans, and origins include Colombia, Brasil, and Guatemala. The roastery also specializes in fresh brewed craft iced tea, tea lattes, and delicious pastries, so you can really lounge around in this comfortable space all day long.




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