Caffeine is to a writer what workout is for sportsman; it instantly makes you feel fresh and jump starts one’s creativity. This may be the reason why one of that many writers have penned some of their best creations while having a cup of coffee or tea.
Being a Native Lahori we develop the sense that every café food chain comes from European or American. The sense of originality and ethnicity is lost in a metro city like Lahore. However in the past 10 years the trend of local and international cafés received an overwhelming response from the people. A café is basically an informal spot for gatherings and smaller compared to restaurant.
5 Most Famous & Best Lahore Coffee Shops are as following
Gloria Jean’s Coffee
Location: 25 A Mian Mehmood Ali Kasuri Road, Gulberg III
Phone :+92 42 35 71 31 74
Gloria Jean’s a brand from Australia who have the largest international coffee chain in Pakistan. With over 30 outlets in 10 cities 14 of them are in Lahore. You can imagine the love of GJ coffee; it’s like the Starbucks for Lahore.
With its diverse menu GJC managed to sustain the best coffee in town along with Chillers, Iced Tea and Italian Soda.
Location: Mall 1 Gulberg, Lahore
Phone: (042) 3579 0061-64
The Espresso coffee shop chain has 3 coffee shops in Lahore; all three are very good and one of the best in Lahore. Alongside Gloria Jean’s Coffee Espresso also have the best coffees in the town. For moms with kids and shopping bags in tow, travelers with suitcases galore, students who need a study break or anyone who wants to splurge a little – Espresso is your escape, your mini vacation, your frosting in life. You can also order their privilege card for free to avail discounts and promotions.
Coffee Tea and Company
Location: Shop 1, 3B/3 Gulberg, Lahore
Phone: 0345 8456753
Coffee tea and company started the café in 2003 in Gulberg. Like the name the décor and ambiance of the café make you feel calm and stay there for long. From Last 15 years with its promising taste and quality coffee tea and company have always satisfies their customers.
Butler Chocolate Café
Location: Butlers Chocolate Café, Fortune Mall, 20C Block A, M.M Alam Road, Lahore.
Phone: (042) 35772506
Butlers Chocolate café have the Specialist chocolatier and coffee chain, who serves possibly the best handmade sweets, pastries, pizza and sandwiches. The coffeeshop both for the first timers and for professional writers, tourists and locals make it feel like everyone is welcome. What makes Butlers different is its gorgeous décor and ambiance. And yes their Hot Chocolate Lava cake is the best cake you will ever had.
Location: 2B/3 Gulberg 3, Mian Mehmood Ali Kasuri Road, Lahore, Punjab
Phone: (042) 35772790
Cinnabon is also one of the international chain of USA established their branches in Lahore and Islamabad. Along with delicate coffees (Lattee, espresso, Mochaccino, Drip coffee) they had that sweet-smelling chocolates, Cinnamon rolls for which it is famous and grilled Panini sandwiches.