You’ll find a coffee shop on almost every corner of Thessaloniki, Greece’s co-capital, which is said to have the most cafes per capita of any European city!
Thessaloniki has a buzzing cafe scene with several fantastic coffee shops serving up a good hit of caffeine in beautiful, aesthetically pleasing atmospheres. To help you explore some of the most stylish cafes in town, check out our roundup!
Minimalist Ypsilon is an all-day cultural space, set within a historical building. Divided into two large areas, it’s an ideal spot for a catch-up with friends or some quiet reading time. Serving coffee, drinks, and a short menu of (mostly) sandwich bites all day long, this has become a local favourite!
A: Edessis 5, Thessaloniki
Located in the heart of the city, at the entrance of “Kapani” Food Market, Hozeva is a chic cafe with a very sleek design. Traditional kitchenware and utensils are used as display items, while natural materials and earthy colours add freshness and warmth. Come here for a perfectly done Greek coffee and make sure you sit by the wood heater on cool days!
A: Spandoni 5, Thessaloniki
This stylish cafe has a very modern Parisian feel. Located on buzzing Mitropoleos street, Nooon is a very popular spot that draws in a trendy crowd thanks to its chic design and decor. Special espresso blends are served in pretty cups and their Mediterranean-inspired menu includes flavours from France and Italy.
A: Mitropoleos 51, Thessaloniki
One of the newest cafes in Thessaloniki, Valenio is a cool little spot with a Scandinavian feel that is modern and sleek; plus a great menu to match. This specialty coffee shop was opened by coffee connoisseur and internationally awarded barista Valantis Lambrianidis, so if you are serious about your coffee this is the place to visit!
A: Iktinou 6, Thessaloniki
Another trendy little spot in the heart of the city that opened up last year is Dekaepta, another specialty coffee store with a rustic look and cozy vibe. Step through the bright yellow doors and be greeted by warm, earthy, and pastel-toned decor that’s very inviting. Serving a strong espresso, here you can also grab a bagel, homemade sweets, yogurts, and other snacks.
A: Al. Svolou 24, Thessaloniki
Mob Cafe is located downtown and is a great spot for coffee and drinks. Set on the first floor of the preserved building on Ionos Dragoumi & Papadopoulou, this industrial-like space promotes creativity and elegance. With the attention focused on quality, from the excellent coffee to the vast variety of desserts, “mob” is open from morning until evening.
A: Papadopoulou 2, Thessaloniki