By Karen Chiang
Sun’s beating down real hard already and we’re barely in August! Don’t worry, we’ve got the perfect list of cafes in Macau in linger in so you can cool down with a cold brew coffee and some sweet treats.
Minimal, wooden and chic, Common Room is the epitome of modern cafes that instagrammers love. You can find great coffee as well as brunch classics like egg benedict, burgers and fries to keep your stomach satisfied while you dodge the heat. Got a sweet tooth? Make sure you try their decadent waffles too.
Address: 47D Rua de Marques de Oliveira, Macau
Terra Coffee House
Completely open and wooden, Terra welcomes you in like a old friend’s home. If you’re unsure which coffee to choose, the baristas are always happy to tell you more about each bean’s origin and taste. If you need a sweet treat, definitely cool down with an affogato or ice drip.
Address: Shop A, G/F, 20 Rua Central R/C, Macau
Love snuggling up with a cat? Visit Cat Cave Café for an afternoon of cuteness overdose and possibly adopt one of the lovely kittens looking for a home. On the menu you will find an abundant offering of delicious snacks like handmade crispy chicken cubes and QQ dumplings oozing cheese.
Address: G/F, 5 R. de Inacio Baptista, Macau
Sip Sop Soup
If you’re a fan of a good bowl on belly-warming soup, Sip Sop Soup puts the usual starter in the spotlight. You’ll find creative, fresh and flavourful soups like pumpkin, beetroot, mushroom and broccoli that is fantastic for health and a quick meal. You can also enjoy a lakeview with your meal – a bonus for any chilled afternoon.
Address: Shop F, G/F, Wu Keng Hou Teng, 744 Avenida Panoramica Do Lago Nam Van, Praia Grande, Macau
The latest in town, Common Table has everything a foodie wants. Think beautiful cakes, freshly baked bread and pastries, a comforting menu of pastas and salads, as well as a grocery store that sells healthy and delicious imported snacks and drinks.
Address: Shop A, 349-365, Avenida de Guimaraes, Nova City, Taipa
When it comes to a beautiful café, it is hard not to mention Cha Bei. Dreamily covered in blooming flowers and pastel colours, Cha Bei is every girl’s dream destination for an afternoon of tea sipping and cake tasting. You also should try their seasonal menus – this season featuring a luxurious truffled beef wellington.