Coffee shops – where life happens. How are coffee shops so pleasant? It’s the whole atmosphere to them, the chill vibe contrasted with energetic caffeine… People gather at coffee shops for many different reasons from catching up with friends, for a low-key first date, for a business meeting, for alone time without being judged, for doing university homework or freelance work. There are so many different uses for a coffee shop.
Take me as an example to confirm the magic (or wizardry) of coffee shops. I’m not a coffee drinker, never will you find me at home drinking coffee, I mean never; but take me to a coffee shop and I’ll absolutely have a coffee. It just tastes better there, whether it’s in the form of a cappuccino, cold brewed, or flavoured with chocolate, I’ll forgo my usual black tea for coffee (unless they have a London Fog).
And then there are the coffee shops in movies and TV. How many times have we seen characters spend so much time at such places? Friends probably being the most famous coffee shop show ever.
There are several coffee shops we’ve seen on screen that you can actually visit. You can go to David Lynch’s Twin Peaks coffee shop in North Bend, WA and talk about surrealist films, or head over to Elliott Bay Café in Seattle to talk about failed relationships like they did on Frasier, or why not have a more sophisticated cup of joe at the charming French coffee shop from Amélie.
Below is an infographic with useful information about these famous on screen coffee shops you can visit in person.
(11 Film & TV Coffee Shops You Can Visit For Real [Infographic] by the team at Darwin Escapes)
How do you take your coffee? Would you want to visit any of these coffee shops?