After a long day with city sightseeing or shopping there is nothing better than to relax with a cup of coffee at a café. Taipei City has a great café culture and you will find plenty of coffee shops around the city. Many of them offer fresh coffee, tea and if you are craving for something sweet they have tasty desserts.
Coffee Alley is a chain of cafés that can be found on several locations in Taipei. They specialize in Western fare, such as waffles and sandwiches. The menu contains pictures of each dish as well as an explanation in English.
This café has been around for more than 60 years and has kept its well respected reputation. They have won a number of awards during the years and they’re famous for their garlic bread.
Smith & Hsu
This is a modern coffee shop with a million different teas to choose from. If you order by the pot, you can choose from example green tea, white tea, fruit tea, oolong tea, black tea and so on and so forth. The list goes on. Apart from coffee and tea, they offer delicious scones, freshly baked and still warm, served with cream and farm jam.
Ariél Le Café
Ariél Le Café is a nice spot for people watching, and for eating yummy waffles. The menu contains plenty of brunch / afternoon tea options like scones, quiches and dessert cakes.
Fuhang Soy Milk
This could be the ticket if you’re searching for an authentic experience. There are no menus in any foreign language and it’s one of those favourite spots for the locals.