The holidays are a time to spend with the entire family and to reconnect with all your friends over a nice cup of coffee. It is a tradition for the Filipino family and friends during the holidays to reconnect with each other over hot food and drink. With the loosening of Covid-19 restrictions, you can again enjoy the quiet and calm feeling of having a cup of hot coffee at your favorite café. So why not enjoy your next hot cup of coffee at Tagaytay, with its cool atmosphere and many different breathtaking views of Taal Lake and Taal Volcano? Here are the best holiday coffee shops in Tagaytay.
There are many options to go to if you are itching to go out of Metro Manila. Tagaytay on its own has plenty of great coffee shops to satisfy everyone’s needs for a hot cup of coffee in the chilly weather over beautiful scenery.
So where are some places to go to for the best coffee experience? Here are some places we recommend you try out.
Tagaytay – Calamba Rd, Tagaytay, Cavite
If you opted to have your stay in Crosswinds Tagaytay, Coffee Project is a great place to satisfy your coffee needs. The scent of pine trees and cozy atmosphere goes incredibly well with the food. You can never really go wrong with the menu Coffee Project has to offer, you can ensure quality with every bite.
You can’t say you have been to Tagaytay if you don’t stop by Bag of Beans at least once. Bag of Beans has been the leading coffee shop in Tagaytay for a long while now, and for good reason. The lovely view of Taal Volcano alongside the tasty menu and caffeinated drinks will truly make your stay a memorable one. There are three different branches of Bag of Beans, each with their own unique ambiance, giving you a unique experience with each visit.
Crosswinds Drive, Tagaytay, Cavite
One of the best holiday coffee shops in Tagaytay and place to have a cup of coffee is at Ruined Project, located at Crosswinds Drive. Not only does Ruined Project boast great coffee, they also boast beautiful views all around. There isn’t a camera angle in Ruined Project that would give a bad photo. The coffee served in this establishment is by Coffee Project, so you can expect the coffee to be delicious.
Kuuma Kaakao Kaffe
Located at Silang Junction South, Tagaytay, Cavite.Kuuma Kaakao Café is one of those lesser-known coffee shops in Tagaytay, but that makes it the perfect place to grab a cup of hot coffee with your friends and catch up. Their outdoor café features a lovely view of Taal Lake, perfect for your next Instagram post. The most favored menu item to order from them would be their hot chocolate, served with a side of kakanin. They also serve different local dishes if you are in need of something heavier for your trip.
Located at 9522 Enrile, Tagaytay, Cavite. Are you perhaps looking for inspiration for your next plantito or plantita project? Greenhouse café boasts hundreds of different plants all over its interior. It has a humble menu consisting of different popular snacks from all over. This is surely one of those shops you would not want to miss out on.
This Danish-inspired restaurant will leave you with a sense of luxury with its European countryside theme. It has a great view of Crosswinds’ 35,000 pine trees, truly enhancing the European luxury experience. Like all tourist destinations, you shouldn’t skip on the experience of dining at Windmill.
Char’s garden café
Located at Patutong Malaki North, Tagaytay, Cavite. Its quaint cottage ambiance will make your next coffee date a great one. This small café boasts a great view of Taal lake. This café is a bit far from all the crowded tourist destinations, making it a great place to go to if you want to have a quiet dinner or lunch with friends and family. Their menu features Filipino cuisine, with their specialty being the Tagaytay classic bulalo. They also have an all-day breakfast menu, which goes incredibly well with their coffee. This is really one of the great holiday coffee shops in Tagaytay!
Holiday coffee shops in Tagaytay: Café voila
Tagaytay-Calamba Road, Magallanes, Maharlika East, Tagaytay City, Cavite
Café Voi La features delicious Asian cuisine that is sure to be a hit amongst friends and family alike. The interior décor is reminiscent of different Asian cultures, with its bright colors and multicolored lanterns that adorn the ceilings. It is a great place to relax and enjoy the scent of pine trees around Crosswinds Tagaytay with the ones you love.
Tsokolateria Artisanal Café
Located at The Boutique Bed & Breakfast, 45 Emilio Aguinaldo Hwy, Silang Junction South, Tagaytay, Cavite. This artisanal café is popular for serving “everything cacao”, a highly recommended café to go to especially if you want to experience authentic and delicious Filipino hot chocolate, or as it is fondly more known as tsokolate-eh. Their menu consists of many brunch and dessert items which go incredibly well with the taste of Filipino hot chocolate. They also have outdoor seating, which is great if you want to practice social distancing.
Going to a Starbucks when on vacation may seem like a pointless thing to do, considering the many Starbucks branches in Metro Manila, but you wouldn’t want to miss stopping by their branch at Tagaytay. Alongside the typical Starbucks menu you can enjoy, this Starbucks branch boasts one of the best, unobstructed views of Taal Volcano, which really amps up the experience of your typical Starbucks Café Latte.
Whether you are looking for a quiet place to rewind on your own, or a place to catch up with your friends and family after a year of staying mostly at home, these different coffee shops will truly make your gatherings a memorable one. So go and relax and top up your stay at Crosswinds Tagaytay. It’s easy to reach the destination and many fine cafés will truly expand the holiday cheer. From the Swiss-inspired views to the fresh pine-scented air, the location alone will make you crave another sip of hot coffee.