• As autumn approaches and the weather starts to cool down, there’s nothing quite like the feeling of warming up with a hot cup of coffee in a cosy spot.

    There’s no shortage of places to get your caffeine fix in Cape Town. But when it comes to staying warm and comfortable on a chilly day, few things beat a coffee shop with a fireplace.

    Here are some cosy coffee shops with fireplaces in Cape Town to visit this season.

    Truth Coffee Roasting 

    Picture: @truthcoffee.capetown / Instagram

    This popular coffee shop in the heart of Cape Town’s city centre is known for its steampunk decor and award-winning coffee. But it’s also a great spot to warm up by the fireplace on a cold day.

    The Power and the Glory

    Picture: @thepowerandtheglory / Instagram

    Located in the trendy neighbourhood of Tamboerskloof, this charming café has a welcoming fireplace that adds to the cosy atmosphere. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a slice of cake while taking in the vintage decor and relaxed vibe.

    Starlings Cafe

    Picture: Starlings Cafe Cape Town / Facebook

    Tucked away in the quiet suburb of Claremont, Starlings is a hidden gem worth seeking out. The fireplace adds a touch of warmth and comfort to the garden setting outside, making it the perfect spot to relax with a good book.

    • Location:94 Belvedere Rd, Claremont, Cape Town
    • Website: Starlings Cafe

    La Belle

    Picture: @thealphenhotel / Instagram

    La Belle, the chic coffee shop located inside the historic Alphen Hotel, is nestled in the leafy suburb of Constantia. The fireplace, plush seating and elegant decor make it the perfect spot to relax and unwind with a cappuccino and a slice of cake.

    • Location: The Alphen Hotel, Alphen Drive, Constantia, Cape Town
    • Website: La Belle Constantia

    Café Roux 

    Picture: @caferoux1 / Instagram

    Set in Noordhoek’s farm village, the restaurant is known for its vibey outdoor seating area, so much so that many diners are not aware of the café’s cosy indoor space complete with a fireplace.

    • Location: The Farm Village, Village Lane, Noordhoek, Cape Town
    • Website: Café Roux

    Whether you’re looking to warm up after a long day of exploring or just want a cosy spot to relax with friends, these coffee shops with fireplaces in Cape Town are sure to do the trick.

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    Written by Adrienne Bredeveldt for Cape {town} Etc.

    Feature image: La Belle / Constantia