The capital of Georgia, Tbilisi, offers plenty of cozy cafes where you can rest after a long walk around the city, enjoy a casual conversation over a cup of coffee and have a good time. The options, in fact, are a lot, but in this article we decided to tell you about the most amazing, unusual and memorable parts of the capital:
Cozy Cafes of Tbilisi: Luca Polare
Luca Polare is a cozy place, which appeared in Tbilisi in 2008 and since then has pleased its guests with delicious ice cream and much more. The idea of this German-Georgian establishment is to treat guests with different kinds of European ice-cream and coffee varieties meeting highest standards. At this period of time you will find Luca Polare on the following address in Tbilisi: 34 Leselidze str., 12 Eristavi str., 7a Pekin str, 125Agmashenebeli ave. The café is open daily from 8 am to 2 pm and offers 26 different varieties of ice cream, prepared by Italian recipes. The ice cream is completely natural without any dyes and artificial flavorings.
The range is quite diverse: creamy, vanilla, and coffee ice cream, ice cream with pistachios and hazelnuts, ice cream with Nutella and white chocolate, fruit and berry ice cream, and even ice cream for diabetics and vegetarians. The range of drinks is no less great: teas (English black, earl grey black, Indian spice tea, manadarin spice tea, lemon zinger tea, authentic green tea etc.), coffee (espresso, americano, cappuccino, latte, doppio, coffee with soya milk), cold coffee, frappe with ice cream , fresh-juice (grape, fruit, carrot, apple, orange). The coffee beans used in Luca Polare are hand-picked, roasted with the latest technology, and transferred to Georgia in special vacuum packages, which helps to preserve the special taste and aroma. But the menu of the cafe does not end here – here you will find a variety of cakes, muffins, cookies, salads, nuts fried in caramel . Once in Tbilisi be sure to visit this place as it is said that here is served the most delicious ice-cream in the city.
Cozy Cafes of Tbilisi: Caliban’s Coffee and Tea
This cozy place is hidden next to the noisy central Rustaveli Avenue. Find the address 34 Rustaveli and enter the courtyard. Here you will find not just a coffee house, but a real bookstore, which offers a huge range of books in English and Georgian languages, as well as a cozy cafe. Here one can enjoy a cup of coffee or a glass of fresh juice, try the local desserts and ice cream, and of course, look through the books. The peaceful atmosphere, comfortable patio with walls and balconies covered with vines create a special atmosphere.
|Caliban’s Coffee and Tea
Cozy Cafes of Tbilisi: Gardenia
In Tbilisi on N.Khudadov Street is located an amazing and unique Gardenia Shevarnadze garden which combines flower garden, flower store and a cozy open-air café. This place was created by Zurab Shevarnadze who embodied incredible ideas: here you will find flowers, decorative plants, antiques, art works and much more. People visit the place to admire the flower garden, buy seeds, sit in a cozy cafe or even make a wedding photo session. So if you want to spend a pleasant morning with a cup of coffee and admire the beautiful flowers, Gardenia will make your morning memorable. You can get the place by mini bus # 222 and buses #110,111,48.
Restaurants of Tbilisi: Cafe Gabriadze
Small cafe “Gabriadze” is a perfect example of the multifaceted expression of one’s talent. The fact is that it was opened by Rezo Gabriadze – known Georgian writer, painter, sculptor and puppeteer who created all the details with his own hands, investing not only his time, but also the soul. Despite the fact that the prices are higher than average, the place is always full of people. The interior is so amazing that you can spend a lot of time on the study of the curious details. The “Gabriadze” is very suitable for a pleasant time with just a cup of coffee or a nice dinner with friends. The theater of Gabriadze where you can get familiar with his talented performances is located just next to the cafe. And one more interesting fact: every hour at the clock tower appears the angel counting the hours. His “working time” is from 10 till 18. Don’t miss it!
| Cafe Gabriadze