Where to Get a Good Cup of Coffee in the Eastern Townships

Updated on Mar 25, 2024

To get a boost of energy or to warm up on those colder days, here are some places you can go to for a good cup of coffee.

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Café de la Brûlerie in Granby

When you enter Café de la Brûlerie you’ll see the coffee grains being blended, roasted and grinded right there. Their machine is by the entrance and its aroma fills the entire restaurant. Here, you can choose between a regular coffee, café au lait, a cappuccino, café mocha, a mochaccino as well as many ice coffee options.

When you leave, you’ll surely do so with one of their 20 kinds of coffee blends, sold in bulk, simply because they are so good

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La Shop in Magog

Everyone agrees that the coffee-bar La Shop has one of the best grilled-cheese sandwiches in the world, along with the best café au lait in the region. You’ll discover the restaurant in the heart of the town of Magog, with its warm and welcoming ambiance and where the menu offers the most delicious comfort foods. Whether it’s for a good cup of coffee while reading a book or simply to relax among friends, La Shop will delight you.

The FARO Roasting House in Sherbrooke

The FARO Roasting house is really not-to-be-missed. Its popular coffee is distributed throughout Quebec, but the first shop was established right here, in the Eastern Townships. Located in the heart of downtown Sherbrooke, the Roasting House is the perfect place to enjoy a cup of coffee.

A must: Their espresso. For tea lovers, their chai latte is simply incredible.

Café du Couvent Coop in Richmond

When you set foot in the Café du Couvent Coop, you’ll be entering a charming heritage building in the heart of Richmond. The vegetarian meals, succulent desserts and, of course, delicious coffees made by local roasters will surely tantalize your taste buds. Perfect for enjoying a delightful moment!

Madame Hortense Café in Granby

Here, you’ll be able to enjoy a delicious coffee break surrounded by beautiful artwork adorning all the walls of the Café Madame Hortense. Also, at the same address, there’s a lovely gift shop. You’ll discover a true little treasure located in the heart of Granby!

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Café Fabulé in Saint-François-Xavier-de-Brompton

If you wish to find yourself in a warm and friendly atmosphere, head to Café Fabulé. The coffee options are all equally delicious: whether you choose a latte or a cortado, you won’t be disappointed. Make your experience even more enjoyable by exploring the discovery section or the artisan boutique, where you’ll find some truly marvellous products!

The Pleasant Hotel & Café in Sutton

You’ll surely fall under the charm and beauty of this establishment and its Café space, proposing a contemporary decor and a welcoming atmosphere. Escape the humdrum of your routine and discover a friendly hotel, delicious micro-roasted coffee and a shop where you’ll find gift certificates which will tempt you into planning a longer stay! All this, plus a gourmet menu filled with local flavours.

Espace Boho in Waterloo

Right in the heart of downtown Waterloo, you’ll find the café-boutique Espace Boho. Whether you need a delicious cup of coffee and a meal on the go, or simply want to take some time to savour your beverage, Espace Boho offers a wide range of options. And if you’re a thrift shop enthusiast, head downstairs and browse through the Friperie Boho Waterloo and the Brocante bohaime!

The Coffee Shop Les Estries of the Auberge Jeunesse Magog-Orford in Magog

The Coffee Shop Les Estries is a friendly neighbourhood café established under the same roof as the Auberge jeunesse Magog-Orford. Here we can enjoy specialty coffees, homemade parties and light lunches with bagels, sandwiches and salads on the menu. Its warm ambiance and magnificent decor will make you want to linger a bit longer!

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The Massawippi Mercantile in North Haltey

If you happen to be in the North Hatley area, make your way to Massawippi Mercantile for a taste of great coffee. Affectionately nicknamed "Le Merc" by locals, this spot offers a diverse menu along with a warm and inviting atmosphere. Moreover, it's not just a place to enjoy delicious seasonal bites and beverages, but also a space where you can explore a thoughtfully curated selection of artisanal and sustainable products.

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