You’ll love these a latte!
Ah, the humble flat white. Originally from Australia and New Zealand, this drink has become
a firm favourite amongst coffee lovers worldwide, especially here in Cork.
With such a thriving food scene, the city has so many different cafés – each one offering a
different vibe and distinct approach to how they serve their coffee.
Want to treat yourself before work or try out a new café sometime? Here are 7 of our favourite spots to get a flat white in Cork city – in no particular order. Don’t forget your reusable travel mug if you’re getting yours for takeaway!
With two locations in Cork – Hanleys garden centre and Turners Cross – we’re spoiled for
choice when it comes to Some Dose.
Beautifully designed spaces, attention to detail, and a gorgeous variety of snacks to have with your coffee – the vibes in this café are always on point. And the coffee too, of course! They always have new coffee beans to try from coffee roasters all over the world. Go for the delicious coffee and stay for the chats.
Snack to have with your coffee: Try the cashew oatie and prepare to have your mind blown.
Good Day Deli
Nestled in the garden in Nano Nagle Place, Good Day Deli is a haven from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Using West Cork Coffee beans and prepared in such a beautiful environment, your flat white will allow you to pause, relax, and enjoy the scenery. Good Day Deli focuses on local and seasonal ingredients that are served in clever and delicious ways. Sustainable and delectable!
Snack to have with your coffee: Be sure to try their cake specials, especially the new
‘Evening Echo’ cake!
Another glass box in the city that serves up delicious coffee is Three Fools.
Recently renovated, the new interior on Grand Parade is bright and fierce cosy. Enjoy your flat white as you watch the world go by outside – accompanied by the perfect playlist in the background. With a new café opened in Carrigaline, Three Fools is definitely a must for all your caffeine needs.
Snack to have with your coffee: Three Fools stocks the Pure Raw oaties as well; definitely a must!
Around the corner from Three Fools on Grand Parade is the O.G. Soma location on Tuckey
Now with multiple cafés around Cork, Soma’s trademark dark, industrial style is comfy and inviting. You can always rely on their coffee – a perfect flat white every time. Be sure to get a bag of their coffee beans that they roast on site; you can see the attention to detail they put into each bag that they sell in their cafés.
Snack to have with your coffee: Try the selection of gorg power balls – choose from peanut, biscoff, or chocolate orange.
Hidden away in the middle of town is St. Peter’s on North Main Street.
This quiet café is lovely to experience even by yourself, and you can check out the art exhibitions that take place in the space as well. With such peaceful vibes, you’d nearly forget that you’re in the city! They use Badger & Dodo coffee beans and always have a delicious flat white for you to enjoy.
Snack to have with your coffee: Definitely try the salted caramel chocolate tart. Delish.
A Cork institution at this stage, Filter is a coffee nerd’s paradise.
Constantly experimenting with different coffee beans, you can be confident that you’ll always get the perfect flat white in Filter. They opened a new location last year, so now you can choose to get your brew in their café on George’s Quay or Paradise Place. Gorgeous vibes in both locations!
Snack to have with your coffee: There’s always a good selection of snacks in both cafés.
Look no further than Alchemy for some flat white deliciousness.
They have a lovely, cozy café on Barrack Street and another location in the Marina Market if you’re in that neck of the woods! Tunes, good buzz of people in and out, and a delicious variety of snacks and sandwiches, you could easily sit and sip your coffee in Alchemy all day long.
Snack to have with your coffee: The mint crisp bar is to die for. In fact, all their snacks are divine!