The Cafeotheque of Paris

52 Rue de l'Hôtel de Ville, 75004 Paris, France
Average: 5.0 / 5 stars, based on 1 reviews.
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Amazing. This place is simply perfect. The name translates literally to a coffee ‘library’, and there’s a great selection of single origin beans to choose from. The lounge is very comfortable - some great couches and a few tables, nice relaxing music, and extremely friendly staff. There’s a small roaster in front and the front room is filled with bags of beans. There’s a bar area in the back room, where the coffee is cheaper than if you sit down at the tables or couches.

The espresso itself is generally amazing. In a city where it’s almost impossible to get decent espresso, this was an incredible cafe. My only negative point was that one time I went, in the mid-afternoon, when the cafe was a bit busier, the quality of the espresso dropped slightly. The three other times I went, though, it was flawless.

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