Beyond the coffee…latte art

 |  April 1, 2016

Are you a coffee lover? If you’re anything like the Citylife team, you’ll love these seven coffee shops that pride themselves on their impressive, unique, and cute latte art that tops off their scrumptious coffees.



This Japanese style favourite offers up delicious coffees. It also has a homemade bakery with freshly made snacks by 11am each day. Next time you crave coffee, come and sit down with a fancy latte and nibble on a warm scone.

Open 9am – 6pm
29-30 Chiang Mai-Lamphun Rd. T. Wat Gate
Facebook: Khagee
082 9757774



Young budding baristas whip up a range of hot and cold coffees, all with fancy decorations in this new branch in JJ Market run by Nimman’s popular Guu Fusion Roti.

Open 9am – 10pm
JJ Market
Facebook: The Baristro by Guu
093 8855525

Dolcetto’ Café


Dolcetto’ Café, with its modern design, is a great place to sit back and people watch. One cup may not be enough as those hours tick by.

Open 8.15am – 10pm
Nimmanheamin Soi 7 (at the soi entrance)
Facebook: Dolcetto’Café
083 9255624


Coffee from all over the world served with side offerings of milk, coffee and syrup, so you can control your own flavours. Best to put your trust in the baristas for a perfect hot coffee with some beautiful latte art.

Open 7am – 10pm
Nandakwang Garden Mall
Facebook: FABB Coffee Roasters
053 329296



Another new coffee shop has popped up in our city obsessed with caffeine, run by a talented girl obsessed with cuteness. Expect latte art like nowhere else, with each cup featuring a cute cartoon or a smiling cat’s face carefully drawn into the soft latte foam.

Open 7.30am – 6pm
31/4 Kaew Nawarat Road
Facebook: Marocchino Chiangmai
081 9509188

Ristr8to Lab

Ristr8to Lab

The owner of this uber cool café came sixth in the World Latte Art Championship 2011. ‘Nuff said.

Open 8.30am – 7pm
Nimmanheamin Soi 3
Facebook: Ristr8to Lab
053 215278



Small, cool and retro. Omina is small but packed with style and super experienced latte artists, many of whom are climbing up the competition ladder in hopes of bringing home some latte art awards.

Open 8am – 8pm
181/272 Promt Business Park Soi 2
Facebook: OMNiA Café&roaster
089 9994440