Almaty Cafés

Coffee is the elixir of early mornings, late night meetings and long afternoons debating the issues of the day over an espresso at a sidewalk cafe. But no matter how you prefer your coffee, you should be able to find what you need in Almaty’s cafes and coffee houses.

4A Coffee remains one of Almaty’s more popular coffee shops among locals and expats. They roast their coffee on site and the aroma alone will get your taste buds going. Madlen also offers a nice resting place particularly if you have a sweet tooth as the place is known for its exclusive cakes and goodies. It also offers WiFi. And if you have serious work to do, you can head to Cafemax which has designated work sections.

Many of the coffee shops in Almaty now come with WiFi and most offer at least sandwiches along with their java.

Asian BarBeQue

  • Hours: 24/7
  • Address: 117 Mynbayeva Street (corner of Khusainova Street)
  • Website:
  • Phone: +7(727)329-31-13, +7(727)354-31-13

This is café distinguished by bbq equipment, installed at every table. So you can finish frying your steak or warm it up at any time. Prices are moderate and interior is beautiful. Parking for 20 cars is free for visitors.

Bukhara Cafe

  • Hours: 10am -11 pm
  • Address: 165 Schevchenko street
  • Phone: +7 727 395 45 66 , +7 727 379 42 05, +7 777 470 62 41

An oriental cuisine on combines all the most significant for the East: hospitality and delicious culinary traditions! Variety of tea is offered with eastern delicacies at every visit.

Cafe Eco Bar

  • Hours: 8:30am -6pm
  • Address: Nurly Tau, Block 4B, 8th floor, 17k4B Al-Farabi ave.
  • Website:
  • Phone: +7 775 648 8888; +7 727 277 7788

The cafe will charm you with a cozy atmosphere, where you can enjoy a variety of dishes prepared according to the traditional vegetarian recipes of different countries of the world with the spirit of the Orient! Vegetarian food is prepared solely from plant ingredients that undergo minimal heat treatment to preserve all the beneficial substances, minerals and vitamins. Visiting the ECO Bar, you definitely will not remain indifferent to healthy food and will understand that the taste qualities of vegetarian food is not inferior to the traditional.


  • Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-11pm, Saturday-Sunday 9am-11pm
  • Address: 32 Baiseitova Street
  • Website:
  • Phone: +7 (727) 313 24 19, , +7 777 756 56 23

Made in a new format, the place offers tasty snacks and coffee. It is a great spot to spend time, meeting creative people from various exhibitions and creative gatherings.


  • Hours: 11am - 12pm
  • Address: 104 Bogenbai Batyr Street
  • Phone: 8 (747) 944 4817, + 7 727 224 46 05

The dishes are made according to the recipe book dated beginning of the 20th century. The Chef is always in cafe and open for suggestions. Multi-cuisine place also offers lunch options.


  • Hours: Monday-Thursday 8am-12am, Friday 8am-1am, Saturday 9am-1am, Sunday 9am-12am
  • Address: 79 Kabanbai Batyr Avenue
  • Phone: +7 727 272 64 09

WiFi and an outdoor seating area are among the main draws of this popular coffee house. It’s friendly, open until midnight and its combination of good food and quality coffee draw a wide ranging clientele. It’s an enjoyable place to sip and surf the web.

Del Papa (4 places)

  • Hours: Monday-Thursday, Sunday 11am-12pm, Friday-Saturday 11am-1am, time might differ in different locations
  • Address: 66 Bukhar Zhyrau Boulevard, 24B Dostyk Avenue, 83 Kabanbay Batyr Street, 87 Gogol Street
  • Website:
  • Phone: +7 727 313 24 10, 8 727 313 27 68, 8 727 313 24 08, 8 727 313 24 05

Del Papa Network is a cozy restaurants in the Italian style, full of peace and friendliness of small streets of that beautiful country. There are four different locations of Del Papa in Almaty.


  • Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 2pm-12am, Friday-Saturday 2pm-3am, Monday, Sunday off
  • Address: 232 Gagarin Avenue
  • Phone: 8(727)396-30-08, 8(705)769-47-77

Pub FREERIDER includes 80 seats, European cuisine,  brand beer, and sausages of their own production.

Gloria Jeans (5 places)

  • Hours: 8am-1am, time might differ in different locations
  • Address: 113 Abylay Khan Avenue, 56 Gogol Street
  • Website:
  • Phone: 8 (727)261-76-20, 8 708 93 64 34

Gloria Jeans is part of an Australian-owned global coffee company . Outlet’s  location on Abylay Khan Street is a true coffee house. It has stylish chairs in the shapes of coffee beans and a striking red parlor. It also features more than 40 types of hot and cold coffee drinks. There’s no alcohol available but they serve a good breakfast and offer free WiFi.

Three other coffee houses are located in Mega Centre Alma-Ata, MOSKVA Metropolitan and Ramstore All In, and thus work according to their schedules.

Hard Rock Café Almaty

  • Hours: Sunday – Thursday – 12 pm – 1 am, Friday, Saturday – 12 pm – 5 am
  • Address: 85 Karasai Batyr Street
  • Website:
  • Phone: +7 (727) 313 13 11, +7 (727) 313 13 22

Experience three floors of authentic dining and entertainment when you visit Hard Rock Cafe Almaty.  With room for 400 guests, spacious restaurant and lounge boasts a large bar, state of the art stage, and exclusive lounge areas.

Kazan Mangal

  • Hours: 8 am-12am (until the last guest)
  • Address: 465a Kerei-Zhanibekkhandar Street
  • Phone: +7 777 158 77 77

If you are planning to visit Medeu, the highest skating rink in the world, visit Kazan Mangal café. Really good Asian dishes, including Kazakh and Uzbek, will satisfy your hunger. Prices are medium and parking is large. Fresh mountain air is free of charge.


  • Hours: Monday-Thursday, Sunday 12pm-2am, Friday-Saturday 12pm-3am
  • Address: 108 Panfilov Street
  • Phone: 8 (727) 220 7484, +7 777 620 74 84

The place offers not only dining options, it is a perfect place to watch movies. During the weekend visitors can dance to DJ sets. European and Pan-Asian cuisine.

LenKontsert Saigon Style

The place is 24/7 bar and the coffee shop at the same time. Located in the centre of the city, it has an unusual interior.  During the day they serve a delicious breakfast and full lunch and in the evening you can enjoy cocktails made by bartenders.

Leo’s Cafe & Terrace

  • Hours: Sunday-Thursday 8am-12am, Friday-Saturday 8am-1am
  • Address: 220 Nazarbayev Avenue
  • Website:
  • Phone: 8 (701) 521 1100

Offers best recipes of the world. A place where you can have breakfasts or branches, as well as enjoy cozy atmosphere and good music.

Marrone Rosso (4 places)

  • Hours: 8am12am, time might differ in different locations
  • Address: 149 Nazarbayev Avenue, 42 Abay Avenue, 640a Kerei-Zhanibek khandar Street, Mega Center Alma-Ata
  • Website:
  • Phone: 8 727 949 49 11

“Gourmet” is a relative term. But you can feel safe calling Marrone Rosso a gourmet coffee house. Marrone Rosso means “brown-red” in Latin and those are considered to be among the finest beans. Marrone Rosso also makes its salads and sandwiches to order so they are fresh and bakes its pastries on site.

The coffee shop is part of the international Aroma Espresso Bar chain. But don’t let the chain affiliation scar you away. It’s an interesting place to hang out and have a pastry.


  • Hours: 9am-9pm
  • Address: 117 Abay Street
  • Website:
  • Phone: +7(727)258-37-77, 7 727 258 22 51

This is café for the most little citizens and guests of Almaty city. Real children café with corresponding menu, furniture, playground, which is ideal for tired parents. Bring your kids here, let them have fun and relax.


  • Hours: 12pm-12am
  • Address: 117 Abay Street
  • Website:
  • Phone: +7(727)258-37-77,+7(776)258-37-77

“Muzcafe” is translated as “Musical Café” from Russian and it is really musical one, because every Thursday, Friday and Saturday musicians perform modern hits here. It is a little bit expensive, but you can enjoy Italian cuisine and your children can play at special playground inside.

Nedelka (3 places)

  • Hours: 8am-12pm, time might differ in different locations
  • Address: 19 Abay Street, 103 Zheltoksan Street, 18 Shevchenko Street
  • Phone: 8 727 291 90 40, 8 727 220 39 65, 8 27 91 56 62

Located near KIMEP and UIB Universities Nedelka cafe is a place where you can enjoy food, coffee and talk to your friends. No hookah and hard liquors.

Night Star

  • Hours: Sunday-Thursday 10:30am-1am, Friday-Saturday 10:30am-2am
  • Address: 129 Shagabutdinov Street
  • Phone: 8 (727) 292 46 46

Operating on the market for more than 16 years this cafe offers a dancing room and another one for those who just wants to enjoy food and atmosphere.

Rumi (2 places)

  • Hours: 10am12am, time might differ in different locations
  • Address: 92a Abylai Khan Avenue, MOSKVA Metropolitan
  • Website:
  • Phone: 8 771 110 68 68, 8 771 110 58 58

Rumi pilaf center focuses on the main of the Central Asian dishes and offers many types to choose from. It also has division in Astana.


Shafran (6 places)

  • Hours: 11am-12am, time might differ in different locations
  • Address: 80 Zhansuguriv Street, 32 Zhaidarman Street, 36 Koktobe 1st microdistrict, 1a 10th microregion, 2/76 Pushkin Street, TsUM
  • Website:
  • Phone: 8 (707)495-90-07, , 8 777 000 84 84 (delivery), 8 776 217 00 07, 8 771 474 77 33, 8 771 444 55 45, 8 777 444 41 23, 8 771 444 45 36

Spices give the dish a special flavor and stimulate appetite. Chefs od Shafran combine both simple and complicated: only they know what spices should be added that even a simple dish would become something amazing!

Tengri cafe

  • Hours: 11am-1am
  • Address: 465 Kerei Zhanibek khandar Street
  • Phone: 8 747 967 68 60

Tengri Cafe, located in the heart of the Medeu complex, at an altitude of 1691 meters above sea level it is stunning place with its mountainous landscapes, clean air and a unique atmosphere. Try bright shades of national cuisine from the chef, prepared from natural local products. Panoramic windows with views of the mountain peaks, a welcoming atmosphere of real hospitality, dishes on the open fire, pleasant prices, live musical performances and much more are waiting for you at Tengri Cafe.

The Teen’s cafe

  • Hours: 10:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
  • Address: 53 Nazarbayev Avenue
  • Website:
  • Phone: +7 705 400 6116; +7 727 317 4116

A simple yet cosy cafe where you can have coffee, tasty breakfast, hot dishes, pizza, pasta, amazing desserts, play PS4, sing karaoke, watch movies and just have a good rest. The venue is perfect for meeting with friends, colleagues, a date, a family gatherings with children. You can also celebrate a birthday and events.

Zhailau cafe

  • Hours: 11:00 a.m.-01:00 a.m.
  • Address: Ormanova 133
  • Website:
  • Phone: +7 727 220 9101; +7 700 220 9101

With the Zhailau ethnocafe you will be transferred to the old Kazakh city, reflecting the history of the medieval city of Almaty and other sites of ancient times on the territory of Kazakhstan. All strokes and details in their own way will tell you about the wonderful and warm Kazakh color, rich Kazakh culture with an amazing story.

Zimnii Sad (Winter Garden)

  • Hours: Daily 12pm-1am
  • Address: 100 Tlendiyev Street
  • Website:
  • Phone: 8 (727) 242 96 13, 8 (701) 415 20 38, 8 777 810 36 50

Due to the uniqueness of the interior, as well as a cozy and comfortable atmosphere, the cafe quickly became popular. Under a transparent roof there is a beautiful garden – a real paradise, where you can sit back, relax and have fun. The cafe claims to be a kingdom of tropical plants including more than 60 different species of palms, ficus trees and other plants and flowers.

The Astana Times