Tea rooms, cat bars, literary cafés… the 6 best addresses in Bordeaux!

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Enjoy a cup of tea, a coffee or a drink while petting a cat or reading a book: 6 great places to go in Bordeaux!

In a city like Bordeaux, you either don’t have enough time to visit the city (and so rush to see all the tourist must-sees), or you already know it like the back of your hand and are looking for an original outing to do. With this in mind, here are 6 addresses for tea rooms, cat bars, literary cafés… that will undoubtedly delight more than one person, if you don’t already know them of course!

To your notebooks… Ready? Get set!

Côté Thés and woody flavors

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Photo Any’Teas

Any’Teas: assorted teas and homemade pastries (cookies, muffins, cupcakes)! On the spot or to take away.

Access: Any’Teas, 16 Passage Sarget. Access by Tram B (Grand Théâtre stop)

La Vie En Rose: a tea salon with a cosy atmosphere, come and try their Tibetan teas! Over 80 teas to discover!

Address: La Vie En Rose, 8 Rue Sicard. Access by Tram C (Paul Doumer stop)

Felines and languorous caresses

Le Comptoir des Chats: hot and cold drinks accompanied by homemade pastries and cuddly cats, supervised by a private, animal-friendly osteopath. This cat bar in Bordeaux was created thanks to participatory financing. The only downside is that children under the age of seven are not allowed in the café, in order to protect the animals from the slightest fuss…

Address: Le Comptoir des Chats, 8 Rue Pierre de Coubertin. Access by Tram B (Musée d’Aquitaine stop), Tram C/A (Porte de Bourgogne stop), Tram A (Place du Palais/Saint Catherine stop)

MédiaCafé Le Calice du Dragon: a non-profit bar (set up by Carpe Noctis) offering games day and night: karaoke, card games and video games can be played until 6 a.m. on request. Cats will wander among you as you play cards with friends, and maybe even pick your lap!

Address: MédiaCafé Le Calice du Dragon, 33 Rue de la Fusterie. Access by Tram A/C (Porte Bourgogne stop), Tram A (Place du Palais stop)

Coffee and endless reading

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Photo credit: Website Espace Mouneyra

Espace Mouneyra: free admission for the Cafés Philo, but reservations are recommended for the Cafés Littéraires. There’s plenty to do, including theater, dance and meditation! Admission: €5

Address: Espace Mouneyra, 118 Rue Mouneyra. Access by Tram B (Hôtel de Police stop), Bus 4 and 26 (Dandicolle stop)

Le Café de Georges: come and take part in the author meetings and themed debates that take place in the Librairie Georges.

Address: Le Café de Georges, 300 Cours de la Libération. Access by Tram B (Forum stop)

Main photo credit: Wikimedia – Marc Ryckaert