Interior Design Shop team has a confession to make: here we are all addicted to coffee! And yesterday after lunch our editors were discussing the best coffee shops that they already went. Based on our team experience so far, and after a meticulous research, the blog created a list of the most beautiful coffee shops in the world, and today we present you the first part of that enormous list. We hope you enjoy as much as we!
The New York Palace Hotel, which is part of the Café New York, was built in eclectic style between 1891 and 1895. The New York Café is located on the ground floor of this hotel, now owned and named after the international group Boscolo.
The Café, still maintains its legendary name, Café New York, being a place to visit in the city, a living legend in the beginning of the 20th century that attracted the cultural elite of the city.
The exterior of the Café is adorned with bronze statues, interior impresses with its monumental decor and chandeliers. The modern line of tables and sofas are part of a gorgeous contrast.
This place was sacred to the artists of the early 20th century, remains a stunning interior with gold ornamental lamps and ceiling paintings, mixed with contemporary furnishings.
Located in a privileged position under the arches of the Procuratie Nuove in Piazza San Marco. In the Cafe Florian you can still feel the Venetian tradition, while it’s also a meeting point of different worlds.
The Café Florian was the meeting point for writers and artists in the past, and stands as a living museum. At their tables Charles Dickens, Proust, Byron and other renowned writers sat.
Located in a historic palace, the Café Central, as the majority of the historic cafes in Vienna started to receive many of the tourists visiting the city, being a local attraction, offering live music in the evenings.
The Café Central has marble pillars, huge chandeliers and arched ceilings hosting intellectuals since the 19th century.
Currently with a more eclectic clientele, the “Central Kaffeehaus” is still a place that attracts philosophers, thinkers and writers. They say it was in this cafe where Trotsky planned the Russian revolution.
The Café Imperial belongs to Prague Art Deco Imperial Hotel, established in 1914 and located in central Prague, heritage protected by UNESCO.
Many important cafes in Prague disappeared after World War II, while others survived and its former glory was restored, as was the case of the Imperial Café.
Imperial Café chairs are bright mahogany, with pale yellow leather lined and the waiters always wear a crisp white shirt seats.
The Café Imperial remains the largest of these examples and is known as a jewel of Art Deco. Its ornate mosaic tiles are one of the most beautiful settings in the world.
The tile panel is located above another, artistically carved in wood. The taps in the bathrooms were cast in the form of swan in flight position. The restoration of the complex, added a new touch of class to this place, preserving the unforgettable aura and atmosphere of the former.
The most famous coffee for artists, very well Known for almost one hundred years. Here most outstanding artists have met, here the cabaret “Zielony Balonik” began to exist and here the spirit of “Mloda Polska” was born.
The walls are adorned with caricatures of the great cabaret artists, actors and writers who have visited this favorite bohemian haunt. With its secret back room hide out, delicious bigos stew and the tradition of enjoying lashings of absinthe, European historic cafes don’t come any more interesting.
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