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7 Best Cafes of Surat - For The Ultimate Cafe Experience

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Henry Muller
Barista

Whether it’s about catching up over coffee, inviting a date, working from an upbeat space, or just unwinding after a hectic day, a good cafe is what you are looking for. Surat, being a rapidly growing city with a diverse demography, has lots of such spaces today. 

With the constantly upgrading fineries and culinary indulgences at these places, picking the best cafe in Surat might be a task. But referring to the list below will certainly help you shortlist the best coffee cafes in Surat.

We have curated this list of cafes based on coffee and food preparation, location, ambiance, vibes, and pricing. These parameters have helped us put together the top cafes in Surat and now, you will not have to jump from one review page to another before visiting one. 

Best cafes in Surat, that you will fall in love with!

1) The App Barista Coffee Experience Center (XPC)

First on our list is The App Barista Experience Center. It's not just a cafe, it's an experience center that helps you experience the best coffee.

Marked for its unique brew-it-yourself (BIY) concept, this cafe is the hot spot for all things coffee. It is a fun place to hang out with your friends and family. They have finger-licking sandwiches, bagels, and desserts that will make you drool.

Ambiance of The App Barista Coffee Experience Center

What's special?

Besides the amazing food and pleasant vibes, XPC is the first coffee experience center in Surat. Marked for its unique concept and loyalty card, you can experience live music and also be a part of fun workshops and training sessions.

Where:

3rd Floor, Altair, Besides Vijay Sales Piplod, Dumas Road, Gaurav Path, Surat, Gujarat.

Special coffee:

While they offer a diverse selection of coffee beverages, their signature Bombon is a must-try for those who appreciate balanced flavors. For those seeking classic comfort, their Old-fashioned coffee and espresso martini are guaranteed crowd-pleasers.

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Taste:

To serve your taste buds, you can pair their specialty coffee with New York cheesecake or an almond brownie. In case you love bagels you can go for their Cream cheese bagel or masala paneer bagel.

Ambiance:

Stepping into XPC feels like stepping straight out of a Pinterest board. The open setting and aesthetic coffee-inspired walls create a visually stunning atmosphere, while the variety of brewing equipment on display adds to the overall experience. It's the perfect place to relax, chat with friends, or even get some work done.

Price:

400 Rs for two

Coffee lover reviews:

"I visited here with my friends a few days back and we learned brewing. The experience was just fabulous! The place is an Instagram-perfect cafe with mouthwatering food and desserts."

"It's the most aesthetic place that serves flavorful coffee drinks and the best brownies in town. Every time I visit, I can't resist their Nutella cheesecake!"

2) Meraki The Coffee House

First up on our list is Meraki-The Coffee House, a classy, cozy space that probably serves the best coffee in town. Distinguished by its sapphire blue mugs, it is a perfect place to head to for chit-chat over coffee and dessert. Not only do they have a variety of exotic brews to try out, but their basic latte and cappuccino are also heavenly. 

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What’s special?

Besides the fact that Meraki serves the most perfectly brewed coffees, what makes it stand out is that it does so at pocket-friendly rates. A meal here would weigh lighter on your wallet than most of the popular coffee shops. 

Where:

108, SNS Platina, Someshwara Enclave, Vesu, Surat.

Special coffee:

While this cafe scores great on all their hot and cold coffee creations, the must-try include their Vietnamese Cold Brew which is quite a hit among sweet-toothed coffee lovers, hazelnut frappe, and their cappuccino which feels nothing less than a warm hug. 

Taste:

To accompany your coffee, pick any of their fresh and healthy sandwiches, and your tummy will thank you!

Ambiance:

The fine wooden interior and comfy sitting give the cafe a cozy and homely vibe. The comfort, soothing color scheme, and free WiFi make it an ideal place to work from too.

Price:

₹350 for two people (approx.)

Coffee lover reviews:

“Amazing place. Meraki can never go wrong with coffee.”

“A cozy place to hang out for a peaceful, good quality coffee drink and some soul food.”

3) Koselig

Comparatively new on Surat’s cafe charts, this artsy space has gained popularity in no time. pronounced as koosh-li, Koselig refers to the feeling of being comfortable, and that’s exactly what this cafe offers. With both indoor and rooftop seating areas, and a menu full of drool-worthy sweet treats, Koselig is a perfect cafe for couples in Surat.

koselig

What’s special?

The essence of this cafe lies in the out-of-the-box art pieces that have been put up in various sections over the place. With the idea of promoting local art, they showcase a number of small and big figurines and paintings created by artists from the city. 

Where:

1st floor 104 International Business Center, Piplod Main Road, Surat.

Special coffee:

If you’re someone who likes to experiment with their coffee, then you’ll love it here. There are ample options for flavored coffee, and we would recommend their Orange Americano, hot Sea Salt Mocha, and Koselig Iced Latte.

Taste:

Koselig’s yummy range of baked bites is simply not to be missed. Go for their layered cake, salted caramel chocolate tart, or fudgy brownie, and you won’t regret it. 

Ambiance:

The white Nordic theme with pops of color makes for an appealing aesthetic indoors. The rooftop has a jazzy outdoor vibe, with just the right amount of greens. 

Price:

₹500 for two people (approx.)

Coffee lover reviews:

“This place is a refreshing change from the typical cafes around the city. Try the recommended products from these people with their flair and passion for something out of the ordinary.”

“Loved the concept, vibe, and feel of the place. The creators of the art cafe are really warm and nice people.”

4) The Flat White Coffee House

Nestled in a quiet location, this cute and cozy cafe has become a hot spot for professionals who like to work in peace from a chill environment. Run by coffee aficionados, Dhaval and Krishna, each cup here is brewed to perfection. The menu might be limited, but their toasts and desserts, and the zeal of the place are fluffed up with sophistication. 

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What’s special?

A pleasant distance from the hustle-bustle of the city, and the high-end crowd make up the elegant vibe of this cafe, and that’s the charm of it. 

Where:

8, Dimple Row house, Gymkhana Rd, Piplod, Surat.

Special coffee:

Staying true to its name, this cafe in Surat serves amazing flat white coffee. Have a cup of it and you’ll come again for another. Besides that, their hazelnut frappe is worth a try.

Taste:

The idea of quality over quantity proves true for this cafe’s food options. If you like avocado, you’re in for a treat. Their avocado toast is like no other in the city. The cheesecakes are also quite satiating. 

Ambiance:

There is a sense of peace and homeliness in the atmosphere, both indoors and outdoors. The plenitude of plants and the simple yet captivating art on the walls lift up the mood.

Price:

₹600 for two people (approx.)

Coffee lover reviews:

“Amazing and reasonable coffee house in Surat. Great location, simple and peaceful. It's a Central perk of Surat. I really like the paintings on the walls and also the frames related to coffee. Do visit and get a real taste of coffee here.”

5) Moonstruck Coffee

The only cafe from the city to make it to Vogue’s list of ‘most beautiful cafes in India’, Moonstruck Coffee is probably the best cafe in Vesu, Surat. Whether you wish to spend some quality time with a friend, your laptop, or yourself, this serene cafe is your place. It has an easygoing vibe and a delicious bunch of bites and beverages. 

moonstruck-coffee

What’s special?

Good coffee + an interesting read = a happy day. If you believe so too, then you’ll want to check the huge shelf of books that makes this cafe special. Another desirable aspect is the spaciousness which most cafes lack these days.

Where:

SNS Atria Besides Happy Excelencia, opp. Jolly Party Plot, Vesu, Surat.

Special coffee:

If you’re into crafted coffee, then you shouldn’t think much before stepping in here. They have tempting cold brews like Mazagran, a lemon-infused black coffee, Tropical Cold Brew, and barrel-aged cold brews that we just can’t wait to try.  

Taste:

There is a decent range of savories and desserts, and their Rich Chocolate Brownie is to die for. 

Ambiance:

With its posh and Pinterest-y feel, Moonstruck has certainly secured a place among the best beautiful cafes in Surat. Neutral color tones, chic lights, and pleasingly whimsical frames on the wall make one want to stay here forever. 

Price:

₹500 for two people (approx.)

Coffee lover reviews:

“It’s truly a cafe for people who don’t want to mess up with a lot of options, keeping it very selective. They serve one of the best coffees, especially the brownie. Love the clean hygiene environment.”

6) Cafe De Meet

Totally worth the hype, Cafe De Meet has made Surtis fall in love with its delectable dishes, stately space design, and cosmopolitan vibe. Let’s find out more about this cafe.

cafe-de-meet

What’s special?

Their live music nights are a treat for the soul. Grab a table in their breezy outdoor lounge and enjoy delicious continental food as lovely melodies fill the air with cheer. 

Where:

109, First Floor, International Business Center IBC, Piplod, Surat.

Special coffee:

Cafe De Meet has a long coffee menu with enough options to get you confused. What’s remarkable is that they offer a choice of multiple specialty roasts to pick from. If you don’t mind spending some extra bucks, try their gourmet Illy coffees. 

Taste:

We never miss a chance to gorge on their cheesecakes! Whether it’s Bischoff or blueberry, you won’t just get enough. Also, The Jamaican Jerk Sandwich is highly recommended by food reviewers. 

Ambiance:

Probably the best ambiance cafe in Surat, this place has the designed interiors, upscale seating, and pretty lights. Overall, the ambiance is on-fleek.

Price:

₹1000 for two people (approx.)

Coffee lover reviews:

“Hospitable hosts, delicious dishes, beautiful presentation, wide coffee list.”

7) The Good Stuff

The Good Stuff is your quintessential neighborhood cafe - a tiny space with Insta-worthy decor, a few books, and great coffee. 

the-good-stuff

What’s special?

The playful tropical aesthetic is the highlight of this place. Being a safe and cozy space for a date, we can also call it the best couple cafe in Surat. Moreover, they are quite supportive of growing brands and you often find cute stationery and other tiny products on display.

Where:

G3, Samarth Acquisti, New City Light Rd, Surat.

Special coffee:

Order a Hazelnut Iced Latte or Peppermint Mocha and it will definitely make your time at the cafe happier. They also have manual brews like Aeropress and Chemex.

Taste:

‘The good stuff’ from their food menu is Salami Bagel which will instantly make you a salami fan, and Chocolate Donut, to name a few. 

Ambiance:

Quaint and quirky, the ambiance at this coffee place can charge up your spirit in no time. It is an artistic mix of dark and light pastels with tropical leaves and motifs all over the interior. This cute cafe is easy to spot as it is on the ground floor itself.

Price:

₹600 for two people (approx.)

Coffee lover reviews:

“The ambiance of this cafe is characterized by fine decor.

It's a perfect place for dates and rendezvous.”

8) Livestream Coffee

If you are looking for a place to hang out with a huge group of friends, then you just found it. Livestream Coffee has a spacious seating area, vibrant decor, and the yummiest desserts. 

livestream-coffee

What’s special?

Their ice cream blends are unique and impressive. It’s ice cream with a shot of espresso paired with a flavor of your choice - irresistible! Also, their music playlist is one to steal.

Where:

C-203, Aagam viviana, Opp. Florence, Vesu, Surat.

Special coffee:

The coffee options are basic but the taste is on point. The Classic Cold Coffee and the Cold Brew Tonic are utterly refreshing.

Taste:

Well, their cheesecakes have a reputation for being absolutely addictive, especially the Strawberry Nutella Cheesecake.

Ambiance:

It has a beautifully done indoor seating space and a lively terrace lounge as well. The cafe is the perfect place for all sorts of gatherings and events.

Price:

₹600 for two people (approx.)

Coffee lover reviews:

“Love the ambiance of the place. It has the best cheesecake I ever had. Best for coffee lovers.”

It’s a wrap!

That was our round-up of the best cafes in Surat. If you happen to spend time at any of these coffee spots, then don’t forget to share your experience with us. Ping us via mail or DM us at @theappbarista. Also, if you know other cafes that should be on this list, let us know about them too!

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I am a barista by profession hailing from NC. My journey began in my late teens when I started working as a barista in a local coffee shop. My passion for coffee quickly became evident as I immersed myself in the art of espresso extraction, latte art ...