Taiyuan is a city of antique beauty; although not developing as quickly as some cities, it has a serene, relaxed quality and these cafes are a result of this amicable atmosphere. Below we introduce several Taiyuan cafes with elegant environments and aromatic coffee, making them the best choice for passing the time.
Seaside Scenery Coffee外滩风尚咖啡 View In Map
Seaside Scenery Coffee is a national chain of cafes, with more than a dozen branches in Taiyuan. The branch located opposite of Mianhua, Yingze District lane has the best reputation. Occupying two stories with 7 private rooms, all with beautiful furnishings, the café is an ideal place for a casual dinner with friends or a date with someone special. The coffee here is done right, with Belgian coffee, pure Blue Mountain, Italian cappuccino and Royal coffee available. The price is also quite reasonable at 20-30 yuan per cup. Also available is a western style buffet with salad bar, snacks and desserts. The Italian style grilled beef tenderloin and selected French lamb chops are all worth a try. There is also afternoon tea, with two types of set meals available.
Add. 18 Mianhua Xiang, Taiyuan
Tel：0351 419 9941
Opening hours: 10:00-23:00
Average price per person: 50 RMB
Getting there: Take bus no. 10 or bus no. 25 and get off at Liunan
Lavie 乐唯咖啡 View In Map
Lavie is French for “life”; a good host’s goal is to make sure every guest returns home feeling relaxed. This café does this well, although the space is small, it’s very warm and comfortable with large floor to ceiling windows for enjoying the nightly view. While the décor is both clean and elegant, there is a wall with the owner’s own graffiti giving this café a special personal and stylish atmosphere. Lavie not only has authentic coffee, it also provides western food, drinks and desserts. The house tiramisu is their signature dish, full of the fragrant aroma of espresso; it’s definitely worth a try. Besides free Wi-Fi access, there are plenty of books and magazines available for free reading.
Add. 18 Cuijiaxiang, Yingze District, Taiyuan
Tel: 0351 469 5629
Opening hours: 11:00-24:00
Average price per person：40 RMB
Getting there: Take bus no.101, 104, 10 ,1 ,308 ,3 ,4 ,601 ,610 ,611 ,618 to Dananmen, then walk about 210 metres.
SPR COFFEE SPR咖啡 View In Map
When mentioning cafés, there is no doubt that SPR will be brought up. SPR Coffee’s flagship store in the Shanxi World Trade Hotel is located in the lobby of the 5th floor. With a graceful and elegant environment, the quality of their pure coffee has won favor with both Chinese and foreigners. SPR Coffee uses the world’s top Arabica coffee beans and world class espresso machines. SPR has a unique charm, here you can enjoy Häagen-Dazs ice cream, drink original German stout, enjoy fine red wines and Chinese teas. With American style nostalgia, you can listen to the rhythmic grinding of coffee beans, immerse in melodious jazz and blues and enjoy your own leisure time.
Add. 69 Fuxi Jie Shanxi World Hotel, Tower B, 5th floor lobby, Taiyuan
Tel: 0351 868 7369
Average price per person: 70 RMB
Getting there：take bus no. 38, 19, 10 or 602 to Guomao
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