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Non-residents will probably associate the name Dallmayr with coffee. Locals, however, think first of vol-au-vents, truffles, jam, confectionery and cold meats, and then of coffee. All these displays are enough to make anyone hungry, and the establishment offers you the perfect fix: the two Michelin star restaurant on the first floor, where there is some delicious contemporary fare to sample. If you want something lighter, you can always stop by the cafe-bistro for a coffee and light snacks. Operation hours for the restaurant, retail store and cafe vary.
Cafe Kreutzkamm is known for their yummy cakes and desserts such as Baumkuchen, stollen, nougats and more. This cafe is equally known for its delicious coffee and is popular amongst locals and tourists alike. If your bill is less than EUR15 then you will have to pay cash. Come and visit this confectionery haven if you are into desserts.
Cafe San Pietro is just off the main tourist square of Munich, Marienplatz and the famous Viktualienmarkt. The atmosphere here is cozy with a rather minimalist decor. The staff is friendly, and more importantly, is rather generous with the portions. The selection of coffee and other hot drinks is impressive, however the showstoppers are the cakes that line the displays of the cafe. Decadent and delicious, these divine creations are every dessert lover's dream come true.
A one-of-a-kind chocolaterie located in the historic and industrious Viktualienmarkt, Beluga offers an irresistible range of chocolates and desserts to soothe your sweet tooth. Apart from hand-made chocolates, delectable tarts, hot brownies, and flavorful ice creams, you can also enjoy a steaming cup of coffee. Made from a few of the best coffee beans of the world such as Arabica and Sidamo, the coffee here is definitely not your average brew. A get together of friends or family calls for a visit to Chocolaterie Beluga, after all, what can go wrong with a cup of coffee and a luscious dessert by your side.
Located in the city's busy Viktualienmarkt, The Victorian House has been around for over a decade. As the name suggests, the tea house is done up in a style that is truly Victorian. The owners have played close attention to every detail in the cafe, making sure it has an authentic look. The place serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, but is well known for a wonderful English breakfast and typical Afternoon tea with scones, clotted cream and delicious preserves. The dinner menu changes on a regular basis, keeping the meals innovative with seasonal ingredients.
Cafe Luitpold has been an institution for refreshing coffee and snacks since its establishment in 1888. For more than a century this place has remained a favorite of the locals and visitors to the city. In 2009, renowned baker Stephan Meier took over the reins of this place and gave it a new face. Guests have been delighted with the new look, that blended into this historic structure a contemporary feel. Enjoy a cup of coffee along with some cakes and scones in the elegant interiors or on the breezy patio.
The smell of freshly roasted coffee beans is enough to melt a stubborn soul. And if you pay a visit to Vits der Kaffee, roasted coffee beans is all you'll get to smell. What about trying a coffee made with soy milk? All your skepticism will dive out of the window, as you take a generous sip of Ausgezeichnet which surprisingly, does not make use of dairy milk at all! The signature Cappuccinos and Espressos, served at Vits der Kaffee are hugely popular. Apart from a great selection of coffees, you'll also find a few savory options of Bavarian-inspired curries and soups. The spacious, non-intrusive seating space makes your coffee-drinking adventure even more pleasurable.
Situated on Viktualienmarkt and open from 8a, this café is renowned for its breakfast. The most popular dish is the Auszog'nen, a Bavarian speciality which consists of balls of yeast dough, fried in lard and pulled apart in the middle so that a thick ring of dough forms around the outside. The whole thing is then sprinkled with sugar dust. For those who are really famished, several other nourishing hot dishes are available. If you're planning to celebrate with a large group, then it is recommended to arrive early as the café and the upper floor fill up pretty quickly.
Macinino is the place to go for Italian coffee lovers, and is a strong contender for the best coffee place in Munich. The cafe serves strong espresso, diluted with the perfect measure of hot milk/foam for lattes and cappuccinos. This place is tiny, with just a handful of seats outside and padded railings to lean against as you enjoy your caffeine bliss. Takeaway drinks and cakes are a viable option. Shoppers who want to keep on shopping but need a caffeine fix along the way will be in roasted bean heaven, as the cafe is just off the high street and very close to the München Karlsplatz train station.
Tea House is sure to please tea connoisseurs who love discovering new flavours. From the spicy Indian chai to the herbal Egyptian tea, the store houses over 800 varieties that come from around the world. Rare and seasonal teas can be found here, too. One can also find beautiful tea accessories that enhance the entire tea-drinking experience. Visit their website for news on new varieties.
Students chatting with each other, finishing assignments and exchanging notes are all common-place at this friendly University Cafe. Cafe An Der Uni, fondly known as CADU is located inside the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität. It serves piping hot cups of coffee, breakfast and plenty of snacks and dishes that are great food during the day. If you find yourself here on an evening, order a round of cocktails to unwind and gel with the easy-going crowd.
For a long-awaited respite from meat and proteins, Tushita Teehaus is where most of Munich denizens head out to. This restaurant and tea house is a multifaceted one, as it not only shines as a great vegetarian and vegan eatery but also houses an extensive selection of teas, most of which are organic and environment-friendly. Affordability is also one of its strengths and worrying about quality or freshness will just amount to wastage of time. Vegans and vegetarians are a blessed minority in Munich, as Tushita Teehaus is finally here!