“The best coffee is black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel and sweet as love.”
Tired of insipid and lacklustre brews? Here’s where to get the best coffees in Samui:
AROMA BOUTIQUE CAFE LOUNGE Choeng Mon
Aroma Boutique Cafe Lounge‘s quality fare promises to please. Sink your teeth into the tasty grilled paninis, or tuck into nutritious salads packed to the brim with wholesome ingredients. Cups of perfectly-made Italian coffees will hit a sweet spot with those who cannot do without their daily jolts of caffeine. Balance out the bitter flavours with something sweet, like the buttery apple pie, luscious Nutella cake or irresistible blueberry cheesecake.
BLACK CANYON Chaweng, Lamai, Nathan
Those yearning for a taste of Black Canyon coffee may satisfy their cravings at Black Canyon branches located within Tesco Lotus shopping centres at Chaweng, Lamai and Nathan, as well as the outlet at Xin City hotel along Chaweng Beach Road.
A myriad coffee varieties available on the menu means that caffeine lovers are spoilt for choice – will it be the European-style cappuccinos, espressos and lattes, or exotic brews with an Asian touch, like the red bean cha Thai frappe or red bean and green tea frappe?
If you have time for a bite, take your pick from a wide selection of Asian and Western offerings on the menu. Start your day with a filling breakfast main, add heat to your palate with the spaghetti with green curry sauce, or load up on much-needed vitamins and fibre by savouring an appetising salmon salad.
BOY’S ORGANIC COFFEE Thong Krut
Keep your eyes peeled for this compact coffee spot situated along the beach at Thong Krut. The hunt for Boy’s Organic Coffee is well worth it, for it is known to serve up some of the best coffees on the island. The excellent brews, made from top-quality beans from Chiang Mai, produce cups of coffee with a caramel flavour, are made all the more better with the addition of creamy milk. If coffees are not to your fancy, a good selection of teas and juices on the menu will keep you well refreshed.
COFFEE CUP Bang Rak
Tasty food, affordable prices, friendly service and great coffee – Coffee Cup certainly ticks all the right boxes. A trusty wifi connection means that you can easily catch up on your work and emails while you down a cuppa, and tuck into a hearty meal. Take your pick from local fare like the tangymassaman curry, or international delights such as the poached eggs or English Breakfast sets.
4 MONKEYS COFFEE BAR Bangpo
Cool vibes and great coffee keeps an eclectic crowd, made up of travellers, families and digital nomads coming back to 4 Monkeys Coffee Bar for more. If you want to have something sweet to go along with your coffee, the banoffee pie will make an excellent choice. A selection of creamy shakes and ice cream on the menu puts smiles to the faces of the little ones. Visitors who are here to chill out in the evening should indulge in a cocktail or two – we heard that the hands working the bar churn out a mean mojito.
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