Posted 19 Oct 2023

Shrewsbury's Coziest Independent Coffee Shops

Shrewsbury has plenty of cozy coffee shops to visit. Whether you're looking for a quiet place to get some work done or a cool hangout to catch up with friends, you're sure to find the right spot.
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Ginger & Co. Coffee Shop

Priding itself on a menu of hot drinks, cakes and light bites made entirely in-house using the finest local produce, Ginger & Co. is one of Shrewsbury's most popular lunch venues. The menu caters to everyone, including vegan and gluten-free options. Find this dog-friendly spot on Princess Street.

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The Shrewsbury Coffeehouse

Opened in 2011, The Shrewsbury Coffeehouse is the town's original independent coffee shop. Expect speciality coffee, local bakes, and meal options including vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options to suit everyone. Bonus: a great playlist and a vibrant atmosphere. Find it on Castle Gates.

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Hopefully Coffee

What started out as a small screen printing business expanded to become a popular coffee shop that provides a space for creative work, conversation, good food and great coffee! Enjoy pancakes, waffles, bagels and more in an art-filled space. Don't miss Maker Shelf, featuring a different artist each month.

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Daily Brews

Daily Brews is passionate about speciality coffee and wants to bring it to the masses, delivering specialist brews with care and passion on a daily basis on Shrewsbury's Town Square. The staff here are proud to use only fresh ingredients from local producers. Stop by for good coffee, a healthy all-day breakfast and brunch options, and a variety of cakes.

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Stop. Cafe Bar

Open seven days a week, this fully licensed cafe boasts the town's largest courtyard area and a really relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Choose from award-winning coffee and a large range of speciality teas, and browse the finest and widest selection of homemade cakes in Shrewsbury, all made on-site by baker Richy Wedge.

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The Cat's Pyjamas

Cafe by day and cocktail bar by night, The Cat's Pyjamas offers a barista menu of speciality coffees, a range of brunch options, baked treats, and an array of veggie, vegan and gluten-free meals and cakes. The cozy 70s-style decor and an all-day playlist of disco, funk, smooth jazz and soul make this a popular spot whether you're working remotely or catching up with friends.

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Paws Cafe

What's cozier than coffee with cats? If you're in the mood for something a little different, visit Paws Cafe, Shropshire's first cat cafe. At Paws, you pay for your time – not your drinks. During your visit, choose from a full barista menu including quality coffee and a range of teas, and enjoy the company of the cafe's 11 resident cats; Nala, Simba, Elsa, Snowy, Marmalade, Binx, Lady Grey, Mocha, Cappucino, Darwin, and new addition Mabel.

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CUPS Coffee And Creators

CUPS is a cafe hybrid – half coffee shop, half makers market. As well as great coffee, good food, and a warm atmosphere, this coffee shop provides a platform for local makers to sell their unique products.

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Gallery Tea Rooms

A truly traditional team room in the heart of Shrewsbury, The Gallery Tearooms boasts a menu of light lunches, homemade cakes and scones and other delightful treats. Friendly staff and a cottage-style tearoom interior make this one to visit.

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Chez Sophie

Chez Sophie is a French Creperie-cafe-bar run by an Anglo-French couple with a passion for crepes, Belgian waffles & shakes, prepared fresh with original toppings and regular limited edition specials. Add in cozy-cool French alpine decor, French stations playing on the radio, and irresistible speciality coffees (Snickers latte, anyone?) and you have one of Shrewsbury's favourite eateries.

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Caffé Mondi

Mondi works hard to create a great atmosphere - serving an extensive choice of speciality drinks complimented by a wide selection of freshly made food, including sandwiches, homemade cakes and daily specials, as well as lovely vegan options. Great food and drink in friendly surroundings.

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The Loft Coffee House & Cakery

Opened in 2019, The Loft serves unique coffee blends from local Shrewsbury roastery Iron & Fire Coffee & bakes fresh, homemade cakes on site each day. All its ingredients are sourced as locally as possible. A friendly, comfortable spot near the Town Square.

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Taste of Shrewsbury is a small family business offering both takeaway and eat-in facilities, including a gallery tea room that seats thirty-two people. The standard menu offers coffees, sandwiches, baguettes, paninis, homemade soups, and jacket potatoes. Check out the alternating seasonal specials menu and afternoon tea menu with locally renowned cream teas.

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