Coffee is always a good idea!
Coffee is one of the oldest beverages drank by people around the world. With deep roasted notes and a nutty flavour to accompany it, coffee has made its way into our homes and our hearts. Can you ever truly have enough coffee? Well, we can't! The first sip of coffee in the morning is like tasting an elixir that would help us survive the day.
A good coffee can make all the difference we need in our day and it is often a mood lifter for us. Since today is the day of coffee- International Coffee Day, here's a list of favourite different types of coffees and the places where you can find them in Lucknow.
Made by passing a stream of hot water through coffee grounds, espresso is a widely popular type of coffee. Espressos are strong enough to wake you up from the deepest of slumbers. Espresso lets you enjoy all the deep coffee notes with a single shot of flavours and this hit is what we love about them.
Where can you find it in Lucknow: Some of the best Espresso in Lucknow can be found at Barista, Mocha and Vintage Machine.
Made with a combination of espresso, steamed milk and foamed milk, Cappuccino will have to be one of the most loved coffees around the world. A good cup of cappuccino will make your day and we have to say, we love ourselves some good cappuccino.
Where can you find it in Lucknow: Go to Fabcafe at Parivartan Chowk, Vintage Machine, Coffee Culture or Munick Bar & Bistro for a great cup of cappuccino.
Often confused with an espresso, a doppio is the espresso shot doubled. So if you're looking for that extra hit of caffeine this morning go for the classic doppio and get yourself double the jus and double the kick.
Where can you find it in Lucknow: If you're looking for a classic doppio in Lucknow, get it at any Barista outlet or Coffee Culture in Mahanagar.
If you like the kick of an espresso but just don't want to get all the flavour at once, a Cafe Americano should be ideal for you. A shot of espresso diluted in hot water, Cafe Americano is your everyday cup o' Joe you cannot live without.
Where can you find it in Lucknow: Find your favourite Cafe Americano at Coffee Culture, Cafe Coffee Day and Healthy Panda
A smoother and more relaxed version of the cappuccino, the latte is what we want when we call for a creamy coffee. Made with espresso, steamed milk, froth and an added bit of creaminess, a cafe latte is the best thing to get when you're craving something light yet hearty.
Where can you find it in Lucknow: A good cafe latte or cafe au latte can be found at Fabcafe, Healthy Panda and Cappuccino Blast.
The summers have not yet gone away completely, hence we often crave for a cold beverage something that is as icy as our hearts. A good iced coffee can cool you down instantly, if made right, an iced coffee is the best thing to get on a summer's day.
Where can you find it in Lucknow: Get yourself a good iced coffee at Coffee Culture, Fabcafe, Chhedilal, The Chocolate Room and CCD.
A southern delight, filter coffee is coffee at its purest. Made with the percolations caught after steaming finely ground coffee in an Indian filter, this coffee is pure indulgence.
Where can you find it in Lucknow: If you're looking for a good filter coffee in Lucknow, head to Barista, Vaango or Curry Leaf in Hazratganj.
Coffee and chocolate pair beautifully with one another and the biggest evidence of the same is the classic Cafe Mocha. Made with normal cappuccino and an added dash of chocolate powder or sauce, this coffee is chocolate lovers dream come true.
Where can you find it in Lucknow: Cappuccino Blast serves a delicious upgraded version of the classic Cafe Mocha- The rocky road coffee. You can also find great Cafe Mochas at Coffee Culture and Vintage Machine.
An exclusive to The Vintage Machine in Lucknow, Matcha Latte is a coffee that you have to try when in Lucknow.
Who could've thought of putting matcha in a cup but Vintage Machine in Lucknow has surpassed all our expectations and brought forward a matcha latte coffee which is sweet and would adorn Instagram.
Another Vintage Machine special, a nitro brew is made by adding nitrogen to you plain cup o' Joe. This special coffee is brewed for 16 hours and adds a whole lot of texture to your cup. Because of the small size of Nitrogen bubbles, the coffee is made frothier and thicker in texture. The fresh brew coffee is stored in a Kegerator and pressurised, which results in a foamy and bubbly product, that can be poured from a tap.
When you're looking for a great black coffee, a Turkish coffee may not even cross your mind. Yet, this unique coffee is made with a blend of coffee as well as Mediterranean herbs and spices. The coffee is a very strong black one that is aromatic and robust. if you like experimenting with your palate, this coffee is a must try for you.
Find this coffee at Lucknow's very own Palestinian cafe- Tarboush in Vibhav Khand.
With so many options to pick from and so much to taste, get yourself a good dose of coffee and introduce yourself to the deep roasted, nutty goodness that is a coffee.