Roasteries & Cafés

Hanging Out Café

(In guter Gesellschaft/ Daniel Pelka)

With delicious smoothies, fruit bowls and coffee specialties, the Hanging Out Café brings a piece of Bali to the Hanseatic city. Bast chairs, some of them swinging, provide the maximum chill factor. If you're looking for a cozy place with fair prices in the Grindelviertel, you should visit this café.

Bornstraße 18 (Eimsbüttel), Tel. +49 (0)176 62409068


In guter Gesellschaft

(In guter Gesellschaft/ Daniel Pelka)

Hamburg’s very first zero-waste café is all about sustainability. This establishment avoids waste as much as possible, e.g. by using recycled paper and packaging as well as reusable containers. Any biodegradable waste is recycled or reused, and most of the products are regional and organic. Both sweet and savoury dishes can be enjoyed in this modern café with its clear-cut design.

Sternstraße 25 (Schanzenviertel)

The Katzentempel

At the first catcafé in Hamburg, you can not only enjoy the presence of our six amazing cats, but also a leisurely breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests should try a piece of the homemade cakes and a cup of delicious fair trade coffe. The Katzentempel cats come on first spot- the Velvet-pawed Friends habe various climbing Options and can enjoy full-time employment playing or cuddeling with guests. All dishes served are vegan.

Kleiner Schäferkamp 24 (Eimsbüttel)

Tel.: +49 (0)40 182 948 91


Public Coffee Roasters

(Public Coffee Roasters / Facebook)

Whether it is filter coffee, flat white, cappuccino or cold brew: The Public Coffee Roasters baristas will give you detailed advise on which kind of coffee suits your taste best and how they differ from another. The result of the accurate preparation is an absolute pleasure, without any hint of bitterness in its taste. If you want to learn more about the art of making coffee, you can ask for some advice on how to brew coffee the right way with your own machine at home.

Wexstraße 28 (Neustadt)
Tel: +49 (0)176 93 17 15 80

Nord Coast Coffee Roastery

(Nord Coast Coffee Roastery / Andreas van Hayden)

The newest roastery in Hamburg’s oldest street. Jörn Gorzolla worked in the Speicherstadt roastery and thus, has a wealth of experience how to treat rare and precious coffee beans. 50 cents per sold kilo of coffee is donated to social projects in the producing countries. Nice!

Deichstraße 9 (Neustadt)
el.: +49 (0)40 36 09 34 99

Kaffeerösterei Burg

(Kaffeerösterei Burg / Helena Gunnare)

It belongs to Eppendorf as the Klosterstern and was founded in 1923 on the Eppendorfer Weg: One of three roasteries of the pre-war time that has survived. Huge range of finest coffees. They also offer seminars and tastings.

Eppendorfer Weg 252 (Eppendorf)
Tel.: +49 (0)40 42102040

Speicherstadt Kaffeerösterei

(Speicherstadt Kaffeerösterei / ebd.)

Nearly 100 roasts of up to 45 species, including many rare beans from small farms – That’s what happens in the roastery at Kehrwieder every week. Each bean is perfectly brewed by experienced baristas in the accompanying coffeehouse.

Kehrwieder 5 (Speicherstadt)
Tel: +49 (0)40 31 81 61 61


(Zuckermonarchie / Felix Matthies)

Close to Hamburg’s famous Reeperbahn the café Zuckermonarchie attracts visitors with its fine pastries. The delicious cupcakes, macarons and mousse-tartlets are made in the cafés very own bakery. On weekends you can also have breakfast and if you order in advance, you can enjoy an English Afternoon Tea with scones and sandwiches.

Taubenstraße 15 (St. Pauli)
Tel: +49 (0)40 38 63 06 82

Stockholm Espresso Club

(Stockholm Espresso Club / Facebook)

The coffee in Stockholm Espresso Club is not just another coffee, it is of finest quality and imported from a small Swedish roasting facility. The staff call themselves sommeliers of the coffee world and they are passionate about high-class coffee for a great flavor experience. There is also a small choice of food and other drinks on the menu and you can buy the coffee beans for a treat at home.

Peter-Marquard-Str. 8 (Winterhude)
Tel: +49 (0)160 48 37 361


(Elbgold / Ebd.)

The roasting facility and café Elbgold is hidden amidst the rough industrial charm of the Schanzen-Höfe. There you can try some of Hamburg’s finest coffee which comes in 25 different types, is fair trade and originates from the most sustainable growing-areas in the world. Also there are different cakes, baguettes and bagels available. Aside from the popular café in Schanzenviertel, there is one in Eppendorf and Winterhude.

Lagerstraße 34c (Schanzenviertel) Tel: +49 (0)40 23 51 75 20

Mühlenkamp 6a (Winterhude)Tel: +49 (0)40 27 88 22 23

Eppendorfer Baum 26 (Eppendorf) Tel: +49 (0)40 41 62 57 71


(Milch / Facebook)

Milch (Milk) is located close to the harbour amidst the lively Portugese quarter. In the cosy atmosphere of the trendy café you can try different types of coffee, tea and cake. Whilst eating and drinking it is fun to look out of the big shop window and watch people passing by.

Ditmar-Koel-Straße 22 (Neustadt)
Tel: +49 (0)40 20 94 90 35

Kaffeemuseum at the Genuss-Speicher

(Kaffeemuseum Burg / Helena Gunnare)

A terrific coffee Potpourri in the vaulted cellar of an old coffee store: Coffee grinders and filters, coffee cans, cups and jugs, advertising, music, processing machines, an old grocery store, books about a long insolvent coffee trading house - A lot to discover! One floor above is the roast houses, where twelve types of coffee -steamed, pressed or filtered- are offered.

St. Annen-Ufer 2 (HafenCity)

Tel: +49 (0)40 55 20 42 58

Café Saltkråkan

(Café Saltkråkan / ebd.)

The name of this café is based on one of Astrid Lindgren’s famous children’s books. If you don’t know the book, make sure to go to the bathroom because the audiobook is playing there. Visiting Café Saltkråkan is like a short trip to Scandinavia: You can find typical Scandinavian sweets and pastries on the menu, the choices of breakfast and lunch are called Tjorven, Skrollan or Tunnbrödrollen. If you are looking for new Scandinavian literature, you can exchange your old book for a new one in the exchange cupboard.

Große Bergstraße 11 (Altona)
Tel: +49 (0)40 87 09 70 73

Café Entenwerder 1

(Café Entenwerder 1 / Felix Amsel)

A café on the river Elbe. The café Entenwerder 1 is wonderfully situated on swimming pontoons in front of Elbpark Entenwerder. While enjoying coffee, cake or a beer, you can watch the ships pass by on the river. They also serve breakfast and a have menu of the day.

Entenwerder 1 (Rothenburgsort)
Tel: +49 (0)40 70 29 35 88

Café Leonar

(Café Leonar / Facebook)

Café Leonar is a popular meeting point for students, tutors and people living in the neighbourhood of Grindelviertel, where the café is situated. The kitchen with its slight oriental touch is a pleasure from morning until evening and of course you shouldn’t miss out on the great coffee and cake. After dinner you can have some drinks and stay until midnight. Also, the Jewish literature saloon takes place here once a month.

Grindelhof 59 (Rotherbaum)
Tel: +49 (0)40 27 88 10 12

Coffee Unlimited

(Coffee Unlimited / ebd.)

Birtha and Chirstian Haase have over 50 years of experiences together. Opened in 1999, their roastery is a guarantee for high quality. You can choose between four types of Espressi and six types of filtered coffee at the cozy coffeeshop. The transparent manufacotry is a highlitgh for visitors.

Hammerbrookstr. 75 (Hammerbrook)
Tel: +49 (0)40 23 68 69 68


(Katelbach / Ertekin Hasanbeyoglu)

For 30 years Ertekin Hasanbeyoglu is pleasing the locals with excellent roasted espresso and coffees and gourmet roaster. The homemade cakes contribute to its popularity in the neighborhood and the coffee is now also internationally recognized. 

Große Brunnenstr. 60 (Ottensen)

Tel: +49 (0)40 39 05 511


(Kopiba / ebd.)

“You can sleep when you're dead” – this is the slogan for Kopiba’s very own Deathpresso blend that is manufactured and sold in this cool St Pauli roastery. Technically speaking, Kopiba serves as a coffee house during the day and a cocktail bar at night – most of the time, however, it is a mixture of both. Either way, Kopiba’s range of original coffee cocktails is well worth trying.

Beim Grünen Jäger 24 (Schanzenviertel)
Tel.: 040 343824

Café Koppel

(Café Koppel / ebd.)

Café Koppel is the perfect place for late risers, because here you can have breakfast until 10 o’clock in the evening. The café is furnished with cozy old couches and during summer you can enjoy their vegetarian or vegan food outside in the garden of the courtyard. A good choice is the popular chocolate cake.

Koppel 66 (St. Georg)
Tel: +49 (0)40 24 92 35

The Coffee Shop

(The Coffee Shop / Facebook)

Coffee with a view – despite being situated in the busy inner city district, The Coffee Shop is a peaceful place with a fantastic view on one of the town canals and St. Michael’s church. The place is still an insiders’ tip - even though its coffee is praised and its location on one of the big shopping streets is quite central – because the entrance is hidden in a small side street.

Poststraße 6a (Neustadt)
Tel: +49 (0)40 35715112

Ameron Hotel Speicherstadt

(Cantinetta Ristorante / Homepage)

The hote opened 2014 is the only hotel within the official border of the Historical Warehouse District. Built in the stlye of of 50s, the conference hall is a must-see: It is dedicated to the auction hall of the former coffee exchange with swinging doors, mosaic parquet, chandeliers and glass paintings.


Am Sandtorkai 4 (Speicherstadt)
Tel.: +49 (0)40 6385890


(Carroux / Köster und Lumma)

It has already been 15 years since Ulrich Carroux began to wory about the german coffee culture. There was no "good" Espresso blend for the upscale dining. So he decided to create a blend on his own and experimented with different coffees for several months until the "Espresso Carroux" was perfect. Today, the Espresso blend still counts as one of Germany's best Espressi.


Elbchaussee 583 (Blankenese)
Tel.: +49 (0)800 2277689