Best Coffee is your trusted guide to the global specialty coffee scene. This app will show you the cafés near you that serve coffee worth seeking out.

With reviews, maps, and news, Best Coffee is here to ensure that coffee never leaves a bitter taste in your mouth. There are regular updates with new cafés listed weekly. The majority of our cafés have been visited and reviewed by our experts; those that haven’t are clearly marked ‘on our radar’ and have been researched before being listed.

It’s FREE to use to find cafes near you, and always will be. Access premium features for the cost of a good coffee, paid once a year.

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Search cafés near you
Filter results by personalised preferences
Read café reviews by professional writers
Browse news and features written by coffee experts

Explore hundreds of cafés in cities around the world
Get auto-update of new cafés and new cities
Save & view your favourite cafés in lists
Share favourites with friends

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What’s New

Version 3.8.1

Upgrades and bugfixes!

Ratings and Reviews

3.6 out of 5
108 Ratings

108 Ratings

Jocabe123 ,

Excellent app for coffee lovers

This app has shown me loads of coffee shops that I didn't even know existed, some well-hidden ones just around the corner from where I work! Fantastic stuff! Keep it up!
Only suggestions would be 1) to allow users to add new places and coffee shops and 2) to allow users to add a short comment when they rate a place, so that they can say why they gave the score they did..... Maybe just allowing 100 or 150 chars, so people don't write loads.

philgyford ,

Login required

UPDATE: Now that login isn't required I can use the app again and the improvements are great. Thank you!

I usually roll my eyes at one-star reviews of apps due to one little feature... But in this case it's an important one. I've been using this to find nice coffee shops for ages but now I have to link it to my Google or Facebook accounts, or give them my email address. Without that I can't see anything.

Maybe if they explained why this was necessary - what the benefit is to me - I might see the point. Otherwise, I can't see why this is necessary in order took view a map of coffee shops.

Developer Response ,

Hey philgyford. It's taken a few months but we've just released version 3.4 of the app which no longer requires a register/signup or login - you can just tap 'Skip & Discover' on the first screen and get back into cafe discovery.

monaloalux ,

Exciting update!

Excited about the changes. Clear UI improvements. Love the design. Happy to see more and more cities added. Don't understand the negativity. If you already had the old app, you get a year free subscription. It's the only coffee app that visits and revisits every cafe in it. Personally I'm happy to pay the price of one coffee a year so they can keep updating the app and I don't need to trust user generated content and waste much more money on bad coffee :-)


60.8 MB

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.



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