10 GREAT COFFEE SHOPS >>>
NO.1 Freeman coffee
Address:West Laodong Rd, East Tong Fu Mansion, No. 513, 3rd Floor.
Recommended: Honey Buns, coffee range and relaxing environment with electricity sockets under each table.
Furong Middle Road No. 343
Recommended: the Spice and Mocha; Caesar salad; Denmark Fort Tunas and a nice, book-feeling of calmness.
NO.3 Maan Coffee
Furong Road (No. 300), Liuyang River area (near Pak Sha Wan Fei)
Recommended dishes: Cheese muffins; ham sandwiches. The loft decor is stunning and a great place to impress friends.
NO.4 Adorable Cat Coffee
Wuyi Square Garden, Xintiandi Commercial Building, 2217
Recommended: Frappuccino; caramel macchiato espresso frappuccino. This is a special 'cat-lovers' zone, so be ready to purr away.
Tai Ping Jie (north end)
Recommended: the usual Starbucks range except the decor in this one is traditional Chinese and very well maintained.
NO.6 Caffe Bene Coffee
West Laodong Road No. 408
Recommended: Cream Cheese Strawberry waffles and a nice interior in this stylish chain coffee establishment.
NO.7 ZOO COFFEE
Wuyi Avenue (junction of Xiangjiang Lu), Kaifu
Recommended: Waffles. This is a normal cafe except for the big animal theme going on. Makes a change, worth a visit.
NO.8 Plain Time Coffee
Yuelu district, Changsha:Yuelu Boulevard Oaks Plaza, apartment 5, 65th floor
Recommended: Honey on toast; honey citron tea. It may be hidden but a superb interior design and great waiter service.
NO.9 MounGar 423
Aimin Lu, off Xinmin Lu, Yuelu district (opposite former Hooligans Pub), West side.
Recommended: Caramel macchiato; Caramel Latte. 423, being Taiwanese, is homely, snug and warm; perfect to just chat or unwind.
NO.10 La Cafe
Wuyi Dadao (near Wuyi Square subway station)
Recommended: amazing atmosphere and stylish decor make this a very valued place to relax at. Brand new and still getting it's full range of drinks and snacks in.
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