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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
PUB FREERIDER ALMATY
Pub FREERIDER includes 80 seats, European cuisine, brand beer, and sausages of their own production.
Gloria Jeans (5 places)
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
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.
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.
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
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)
“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.
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.
“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)
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.
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)
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)
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, 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
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.
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)
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.