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Third wave coffee shops are the “it” places to hang out if you’re an old soul who prefers quiet spaces over loud night clubs. Most of us are tired of the usual international coffee chains that either misspell our names (lol) or just simply serve bad, watered down coffee. If you’re a fan of our hipster coffee shop list, you’ll surely fall in love with our new cafe finds up north. Read on to find your perfect spot for your next study date or catch up session with your friends.
Kandle Cafe – Tomas Morato
Kandle Cafe is a neighborhood cafe serving contemporary local dishes using homegrown greens. Signature dishes include this Mr. Eggoy and Ms. Eggy pasta, praline cake and more. Specialty coffee is also served.
Ideal for: After dinner desserts, health conscious diners
Coffee & Protein – Holy Spirit Drive
Coffee & Protein is a specialty coffee shop that offers a variety of hot and iced coffee, non-coffee beverages and oven-baked protein snacks.
Ideal for: Study sessions, quick eats in between work
Drip Cafe – Banawe
Drip Cafe is going to be your new home away from home. Everything about this house-turned-restaurant is cozy and inviting, from its menu to its earthy interiors. The cafe specializes in drip coffee and pastries like their best-selling calamansi pie and ube chiffon cake.
Ideal for: Breakfast dates, Long coffee conversations
The Brewology Cafe – Tomas Morato
The Brewology Cafe is an all-day brunch cafe offering small bites, baked goods and specialty beverages. Bestsellers include the s’mores brownie/waffle, pulled pork cheddar grilled cheese sandwich and crepe cakes. It’s one of the newest restaurants to open around the Tomas Morato neighborhood.
Ideal for: Crepe cake addicts, quick meetings
Also read: 12 of the Most Beautifully-Layered Crepe Cakes in Manila
Little Owl Cafe – New Manila
Little Owl by the Lola Group is a neighborhood cafe great for a chill weekend with its cozy and minimalist design. They serve all-day brunch meals and pastas.
Ideal for: Morning study sessions, brunch dates, intimate gatherings
Ka Tunying’s Cafe – multiple branches
Ka Tunying’s is a bakery and all-day breakfast cafe that serves freshly baked breads and Filipino-inspired dishes, coffee selection and healthy juices. It is a venture by Ka Tunying himself, radio/TV host, Anthony Taberna and his family.
Ideal for: Quick breakfast dates before work, hefty lunch meals
Costa Coffee – Robinsons Galleria
Costa Coffee, UK’s #1 coffee chain, serves a wide array of hot and cold coffee selection, snacks and desserts. They’re famous for their Mocha Italia blend and more.
Ideal for: Coffee sessions, On-the-go treats, Short meetings
Apéro – Temple Drive
Apéro is the newest neighborhood café along Corinthian Hills that serves a cascading menu, that means you can expect different menu items for each time of the day. From the French word Apéritif which means “to open,” Apéro is a slang term which is often referred to as “food eaten in the late afternoon or early evening.”
Ideal for: Brunch dates, “tita” meetings
Also read: 15 New Beautiful Restaurants for Ladies Who Brunch
Firefly Coffee – Sto. Domingo
Firefly Coffee is a neighborhood cafe in Domingo Ave. providing specialty coffee, other drinks, and more.
Ideal for: Brunch dates, morning study sessions
Happy Town Coffee Kitchen – Novaliches
Happy Town Coffee + Kitchen is a community coffee shop that serves coffee, food, and more. They also have a few board games and books to pass the time.
Ideal for: Catch up sessions, morning study sessions, and lunch dates
Common Folk – White Plains
Common Folk is a hip new coffee bar that promises #NoBadDays with their coffee and light meals including open-faced toasts and hot off-the-press sandwiches.
Ideal for: Brunch dates, morning study sessions
Also featured in: 16 Beautiful New Brunch Spots Perfect For Your Weekend Dates
Cafe Enye – Libis
Cafe Enye (Ñ) serves signature fusion dishes that are inspired by colonial Spanish cuisine. Its menu shows a distinct character, as well as its bar list, which serves fresh coffee and tropical fruit drinks, handcrafted cocktails and craft beers.
Ideal for: Chill nightcaps, family dinners
Cafe I’m Here is a hidden haven inspired by the cute elements of Korea such as group-friendly bunks, tents, and table space. Come here for light meals, cakes, and milkshakes.
Ideal for: Fun activity-filled mornings, Coffee conversations, Late night study sessions
No reservations accepted
3/F CTTM Square, Tomas Morato cor. Timog Ave., Quezon City
(0935) 148 2320
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