locals in Ankara really like to gather around and talk about things while sipping on coffee in city’s many coffee gardens. Here are some of the best cafes where you can meet locals and drink your coffee on a sunny day.
1. Café Des Cafes
This classic café has a very French feel to it. Also, you will see vintage chairs as well as a piano in here. They have a very big area which used to be a market. Café Des Cafes has a large menu and also you can even get cocktails from the bar.
This unique cafe is a popular one where white theme and shiny chandeliers are just part of the atmosphere. In summer time, the garden in Cafemiz is packed with people enjoying their coffee as well as having some sweet desserts.
3. Coffee Lab
This cafe is one of the more modern cafes in the city. Coffee Lab is a favorite with freelancers who sit at the coffee tables and work. Also, this place takes their brews seriously, with different beans from all over the world, as well as coffee making techniques like cold brew or chemex.
4. Gramofon Café
This place is half antique collection and half café. In here, you’ll enjoy the laid back atmosphere at Gramofon Cafe, with simple wooden chairs. They normally serve Turkish classics like gözleme as well as tea with cloves.
5. Café Kish
Café Kish offers fresh quiche varieties every day in a relaxed environment here. Also, make sure to try the refrigerated display because there’s a good selection of Turkish & French desserts available there.