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Cafés in Bremen

Ein Stück Kuchen und eine Tasse Kaffee auf einem Holzbrettchen
Selected "Kaffeesieren" tips

Quelle: fotolia.com / New Africa

A slice of cake and a reviving cup of coffee? Or would you rather have tea? Bremen has a multitude of wonderful places in which you can "Kaffeesieren", which means "enjoying a cup of coffee" in Bremen. Here are just a few of them we're sure you'll enjoy.

1 Radieschen - coffee and memories

The cosy and friendly Radieschen café is located in Bremen's Neustadt district. Its traditional home-made dishes are made exclusively of fairly traded ingredients and served on colourful vintage crockery. Staff always find time to chat, or just to listen. Alternatively, you can browse along the shelves if you'd rather relax quietly with a book.

Das Café von außen mit einer Frau an der Eingangstür und Sitzgelegenheiten davor.

Das Café findet ihr in der Neustadt im Buntentorsteinweg.

Quelle: Pia Winter / Radieschen Café

2 Canova in the Kunsthalle (Art Hall)

The Canova restaurant and café prides itself on creating seasonal dishes using local ingredients. Here you'll find traditional Bremen specialities and mouth-watering cakes, all made in its own kitchen. You're sure to appreciate the special atmosphere of the Canova's Wallanlagen park or Bremen Art Hall branches. Insider's tip: Look to the left as you enter the Art Hall and you'll see the Café Sylvette, which offers a delightful range of regional coffee varieties and home-made cakes.

Das Canova in der Kunsthalle Bremen

Quelle: Canova Bremen

3 Glücksküche Viertel

The Glücksküche café in the Viertel district offers freshly ground coffee and a wide range of other delicacies. Every type of coffee is available with vegan milk, at no extra charge. Smoothies, breakfasts or panini – you're sure to find what you're looking for here. You can also buy their gluten-free cakes and some coffee varieties to take away and enjoy at home. The Glücksküche is open Monday to Saturday, from 7 am until 5 pm.

Die Glücksküche von innen. In einem gläsernen Tresen stehen verschiedene Kaffeeprodukte. Im Hintergrund stehen vor einer grünen Wand verschiedene Geräte für die Zubereitung von Kaffee und Paninis.

Quelle: Privat - Kästingschäfer

4 Katjas Villa Kunterbunt

The Findorff district is where you'll find the colourful Katjas Villa Kunterbunt café, with its home-made cakes and gateaux and informal atmosphere. Let your children romp around the café's playground while you soak up the sunshine on the outdoor terrace. You can also borrow books from the book swap shelves or play board games with the family.

Eine Innenansicht von Katjas Villa Kunterbunt mit Sesseln und grünem Tresen; QUelle: Katjas Villa Kunterbunt

Quelle: Katjas Villa Kunterbunt

5 Café Tölke in the Schnoor district

A taste of tradition in the Schnoor district: after visiting Bremen's oldest neighbourhood, take the weight off your feet and relax with a coffee and a delicious slice of cake. Café Tölke's extensive menu includes Sachertorte cake and Wiener Melange coffee, all served in a welcoming ambience.

Eine junge Frau steht hinter einem Tresen, auf dem verschiedene Torten stehen.

Quelle: Café Tölke

6 Konditorei Knigge

You really can't miss the Konditorei Knigge cake shop and café when you're strolling through Bremen's city centre. It stands right in the heart of the Sögestraße, offering a mouth-watering range of traditional and unusual cakes and gateaux. Everyone in Bremen has heard of "Knigge": a family-run business since 1889.

Konditorei Knigge in der Sögestraße Außenansicht

Quelle: WFB/ moennich

7 Konditorei Stecker

The Konditorei Stecker cake shop and café has been here for more than 100 years. It's one of Bremen's landmarks and has made a name for itself over the years. You'll find classic meringue gateaux and the very best coffee and cakes here. It's an ideal spot for "Kaffeesieren" in the traditional way.

8 Haus am Walde

The Haus am Walde restaurant and café is a great place to end a cycle tour with your family or your partner. Breathe in the fresh country air and relax with an excellent coffee and slice of home-made cake.

Ein Stück Torte wird auf einen Teller gelegt.

Quelle: Haus am Walde

Minkens am Markt

Minkens café is just the place for a relaxing Italian coffee or one of their fine selection of teas. If you're hungry, there's a delicious range of sandwiches and cakes too. In good weather, claim one of the outside seats and indulge in a spot of people-watching as the city centre crowds pass by.

Die Backsteinfassade eines Cafés und einer Kirche in der Bremer Innenstadt.

Quelle: WFB / LRU

10 Café ÜberBlick

From its riverside position, the Café ÜberBlick offers unparalleled views of the Weser as it flows through the heart of the city, as well as a full menu of food and drinks. Catch your breath and relax with a coffee and a slice of cake.

Eine Innenansicht des Lokals ÜberBlick mit hölzernen Tischen und Stühlen; Quelle: ÜberBlick

Quelle: ÜberBlick

11 Cafe Frida

Cafe Frida opened a few years ago in the Neustadt district. Its name is an homage to the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Come here to enjoy coffee, cake and breakfast against a backdrop of ever-changing exhibitions of works by the artist.

12 Teestübchen im Schnoor

If you go "Kaffeesieren" in the Teestübchen café in the Schnoor district, you'll really be spoilt for choice. There are more than 80 varieties of tea and coffee and a wide range of fresh, home-made cakes on offer. Take a seat on any of its three floors and watch the bustling crowds in the Schnoor in peace. The café is located in a historic building that dates back to 1650.

Ein Souvenier-Geschäft mit bedruckten Taschen und eine Frau wählt gerade etwas aus.

Quelle: Katharina Bünn

13 Café Hauptmeier

Café Hauptmeier is proud to be known as the "best café in Bremen". It was awarded this title by Feinschmecker magazine (Germany's leading magazine for gourmets), in 2014. Choose your favourites from the wide range of home-made gateaux, tartlets and chocolates to accompany your coffee.

Ein Törtchen mit Früchten darauf, im Hintergrund andere Törtchen.

Quelle: Best Western Hotel zur Post

13 Juli liebt Kaffee

Julia Soller has been proudly offering the people of Bremen a fine selection of coffees and teas since October 2018. Her café, Juli liebt Kaffee (Juli loves coffee), serves luscious cream cakes, freshly baked pastries and other specialities such as home-made granola. With its thoughtfully furnished interior, this is the ideal place for "Kaffeesieren".

Capuccino mit Latte Art.

Quelle: Juli liebt Kaffee

16 Café Concordia

Café Concordia offers delicious coffee and cakes in comfortable, cosy surroundings. It's the perfect location for relaxing with your own thoughts or passing the time with friends. Unusual and less well-known cakes also make regular appearances alongside classics such as carrot cake, cheesecake and apple tart.

Ein Frühstückstisch mit einem Croissant, einer Bowl mit verschiedenem Obst, ein Cappuccino und ein Kaffee stehen auf einem Holztisch. Seitlich sieht man einen Weser Kurier liegen.

Quelle: Café Concordia

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