The best independent coffee shops in Paris

Nothing feels better than sipping an espresso early morning on the streets of Paris, taking in the views and the culture as it passes you by.

Known for its Cafe culture, Paris has a huge selection of great coffee shops to choose from for your morning pick-me-up. With a mixture of the old and the new, it can be a tricky process trying to make a decision on where to go.

Far Out has decided had a look through what Paris has to offer and picked out some of our favourites for you to get inspired by. whether you are planning a trip soon or just want to take in the culture of Paris, these coffee shops are worth checking out.

Ten Belles

Near the Canal Saint-Martin neighbourhood, Ten Belles has celebrated over six years of business.

This quaint cafe is small in square footage but is popular with tourists and locals alike. Expect to be queuing for a taste of their quality coffees that are well worth the wait.

10 Rue de la Grange aux Belles,
75010 Paris,


Well known for its brunch as well as its coffees, Holybelly is another popular choice in Paris for the locals.

Expect to find young and vibrant atmosphere helped by the baristas. Don’t be fooled though, this place has a high-quality product where and this will be backed by the queues of eager customers.

5 Rue Lucien Sampaix,
75010 Paris,

Cafe Oberkampf

With coffee made from a rotating roaster of French brews, this petite cafe is essential for any visit to the countries capital.

Coffee connoisseurs will love this cool space whether you want to sit and read or get on with some work it is a great space to relax.

3 Rue Neuve Popincourt,
75011 Paris,

Fringe Coffee

This is one of the most unique and relaxing coffee shop on the list.

Fringe has a rotation of artists and photographers taking up space on their walls. The owner, who has photographed an entire book on the third wave coffee movement in Paris, is an expert in speciality coffee. Their service is second to none and their coffee is hard to beat.

106 Rue de Turenne,
75003 Paris,

O Coffeeshop

Located close to the Eiffel Tower, the colour scheme of O coffeeshop is a mixture of turquoise, white marble and light wood, a style surely inspired by the Aussie surfer owner sea and sand roots. His shop has high-quality coffees and a great environment that the locals seem to love as well.

23 Rue de Lourmel,
75015 Paris,


With on-site training and tasting rooms you likely cross paths with distributors and industry heads at this coffee place.

Situated on the ground floor of a modern building in a developing area, this high design cafe is a cool place for young professionals and students.

3 ter Marcadet Street,
75018 Paris,

Cafe Kitsune

Just on the boarder of the Jardin du Palais Royal, this cafe is curated by boutique clothing chain by the same name.

This place is a great quiet get away from the hustle and bustle of the busy city streets.

Royal Palace Garden,
51 Montpensier Gallery, 75001 Paris,


A cafe with two faces, this is a quiet cosy place to read a book on a morning but head back in the evening and you will be greeted with a lively atmosphere.

The third coffee shop of Cuillier this one is situated in the de Grenelle with a view of the Musée Maillol.

19 Rue Yvonne le Tac,
75018 Paris,

Le Peloton Cafe

Bike enthusiast Christian Osburn and Paul Barro have created this cycle themed cafe. Its bright yellow chairs have become synonymous with the venue.

With excellent coffees on offer this is a great outlet of choice.

17 Rue du Pont Louis-Philippe,
75004 Paris,

The Broken Arm

Is a concept store founded by three friends from Des Juences Gens Modernes.

The Broken Arm has a selection of clothes, books music furniture and shoes to peruse. They also have great coffee to taste whilst you check out the items on offer.

12 Rue Perrée,
75003 Paris,

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