Whether you’re looking for refreshment after you’ve enjoyed a stroll along Southampton’s waterfront, or you’ve been shopping in the city centre and ready to drop, or you’re just looking for somewhere to catch up with a friend, Southampton has a fantastic variety of coffee shops throughout the city ready to serve you a soul-warming coffee.

There’s nothing better than a hot drink and a slice of cake at any time of day, so we’ve put together the top 10 places to get coffee in Southampton…

The Docks Coffee House

The ultimate blend of history and food can be found in this cafe. The atmosphere is very welcoming and you can feel the same warmth in the cuppa or cappuccino they serve. You’ll find a great selection on the menu and freshly baked cakes, with plenty of vegan options available.

The Art House Gallery Cafe

If you are a fan of art and music then this cafe will offer you a memory to savour. Starting from the traditional blackboard menus to the eloquent decor, this place has everything you look forward to in a cafe. Don’t forget to order the mushroom or coconut tart with your coffee.

Halladay’s Tea Rooms

If you’re a true blue Brit and you can’t do without a hot cup of tea, then drop by Bedford Place to this wonderful cafe. Starting from the mouth-watering Flat White or the Chai Latte, the range of beverages is truly unique.

The Artisan

Found in Southampton’s Cultural Quarter in Guildhall Square, The Artisan believes in making handmade dishes that are prepared with care. With team member Alex having won Barista of the year in 2016 you are guaranteed a great cup of coffee!

Mettricks (Guildhall, Woolston, Bargate, Old Town)

Mettricks looks set for Southampton domination with coffee shops in Guildhall Square, Woolston, Bargate and in the Old Town. You’ll even find one over in the stunning New Forest village of Beaulieu. With their mission to bring better coffee and tea to the city, you’re sure to fine a brew to suit you!

Rogues Cafe

Found right in the city centre Rogues Cafe prides itself on serving locally sourced produce with a friendly smile. Why not try one of their famous all day breakfasts alongside your cup of coffee?

Maritimo Lounge

With three stories offering great views of the Marina you can enjoy your coffee at Maritimo Lounge in the picturesque setting of Ocean Village. Whether you’re there for breakfast, lunch or dinner, you’ll love this setting alongside their delicious selection of drinks and food.

Naked Coffee

When you choose your coffee you can choose your bean here at Naked Coffee. Imported direct from the source and roasted in their shops, you’ll be hard pushed to find a fresher coffee in Southampton! Find them on Commercial Road with fresh food served daily.

No. 4 Coffee and Wine

Described by some as the best coffee in Southampton, No.4 pride themselves on having Baristas that are passionate, knowledgeable and highly skilled. Find them on Canute Road opposite Ocean Village.

Miss Ellie’s Cafe

Enjoy the best scones, hash browns and cakes of Southampton at this homely cafe located at the Bitterne Park. If you’re in a mood for tea you can enjoy the cream cuppa with a sandwich.