The Democratic Republic of Congo is one of the largest grains producing countries in Africa. Kinshasa runs on coffee just as much as the banks of the Congo River run to its distant shanty towns. We have rounded up a list of the city’s best coffee shops to help you get for your next caffeine high. Get best out of the city’s coffee culture, whether you’re after caffeine, cake, or just a spot to sit – Kinshasa offers you a few extra to better your cafe experience.
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DELYA Espresso Bars
DELYA Espresso Bars provides the city of Kinshasa with over 20 freshly ground coffee varieties from around the world. Serving guests with fresh brews along with snacks and salads that are homemade, and are freshly prepared every day. Visit and experience a true Congolese coffee story.
Address: Avenue Rep Du Tchad, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Situated next to the French Embassy, Patisserie Nouvelle is always the go-to for a meeting or quick meal. If you are seeking some of the fine foods to pair with your fresh brew, look no further than their delicious plethora of sandwiches and other meals. A great breakfast choice, and a great spot to get coffee. No surprise why its Kinshasa’s most popular bakery.
Address: Ave Colonel Mondjiba, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Le Palais doesn’t just serve some of the best Lebanese fare in Kinshasa, but also some of city’s finest coffee. Brewed with love, their coffee is served amidst comfortingly elegant atmosphere, allowing diners to feel the vibes of Congolese and Lebanese cultures. A tasteful coffee experience.
Address: 7 O.U.A, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
The franchise of the Parisian Boulanger Eric Kayser, this is a great spot for coffee and fresh pastries. Eric Kayser is easily one of the best bakeries and pastry shop in Kinshasa. This Parisian bakery chain offer a wide selection of both complex and simple savory dishes, including sandwiches, salads, dips, desserts and beverages. Freshly made products that you can enjoy at every moment of the day!
Address: 278 Avenue de l’Equateur, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Noosy Coffee is among the most cherished culinary establishments in the bustling city of Kinshasa. Charming and comfort coffee space. Meetings and breakfast food here are huge hits, don’t miss out when in town.