Top 10 Cafes In Bangor To Visit For Your Daily Caffeine Fix

There’s so much to love about living and studying in Bangor, but one of our favourite things is the array of cafes to visit to get your daily caffeine fix.

After all, there’s nothing better than treating yourself to a nice brew when you’re out and about, especially during this winter weather.

Whether you’re after somewhere to go for a quick pit stop before your morning lecture, or somewhere to sit back and chill with friends for lunch, we’re certain you’ll find a cafe to suit your needs in this North Wales city.

Carry on reading to discover the top 10 Bangor cafes you need to try out with each offering something different, you won’t regret it!

Bangor cafes

1. Blue Sky Cafe & Taproom

The people have spoken and Blue Sky Cafe & Taproom has been ranked as number 1 on TripAdvisor for the best cafes in Bangor so, of course we’ve got to give it a feature!

Situated just off from the busy High Street, this cafe is super easy to find and is only a 10-minute stroll from Bangor University.

If you’re on your way to campus in the morning, why not stop by?

Take shelter from the cold with their wood burning stove, cosy seating and of course amazing coffee.

Choose from their menu of locally sourced coffees and teas, whether it’s a Dirty Chai Latte, a Cortado or a Flat White you’re after, that’s just naming a few!

They even offer up a menu of delicious dishes to choose from with an all day menu running from breakfast up until late at night.

No matter when you want a coffee refuel you can rely on this place.



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Address:  Ambassador Hall Rear of, 236 High St, Bangor LL57 1PA

2. Domu

Up next is Domu, an independent family-run cafe located on Bangor High Street.

If you’re searching for somewhere to get a nice tasty cuppa when you’re on the move, take a visit here as their coffee is blended on site!

Their extensive menu features tons of different types of coffees so no matter what you’re after we’re sure you’ll find something to tickle your fancy.

We’d have to recommend their Flat White or Mocha but go and choose for yourself!

That’s not all either, they also serve up tasty vegetarian and vegan dishes if you’re feeling peckish.

Although they don’t have a traditional menu to take a look at, they post their daily dishes outside the building so no two visit’s are the same.



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Address: 206 High St, Bangor LL57 1NY

3. Yugen Coffee House

Situated less than a 10-minute stroll from Bangor University, you’ll find Yugen Coffee House inside Debenhams at the Menai Shopping Centre so it’s super conveniently located.

At Yugen’s, they follow the motto that specialty coffee is like a work of art and they love art – wow, we like the enthusiasm!

Their high quality coffee is sourced from Allpress Redchurch with a choice between the likes of a cappuccino, mocha, latte, americano, the choice is endless.

If you’re looking to relax and kill a few hours in between lectures, you could also give their loose leaf teas a try – they’re served in a super cute glass teapot.

After that cuppa Joe, you’ll probably be feeling a little hungry so, make sure to give their vanilla cheesecake a go!


Address: Canolfan Menai Centre, 16 Garth Rd, Bangor LL57 1DN

4. Bwyd Da Bangor

Another favourite when it comes to Bangor cafes to get your daily caffeine fix is Bwyd Da Bangor.

They have a cafe and a bistro menu where you can choose from an array of delicious dishes like wraps, salads, smoothies and more!

The best part is that they use fresh and seasonal produce for all their meals, so you know it’s delicious & fresh!

If you want to treat yourself for working so hard, you can enjoy their cakes and brownies and sundaes too.

Make sure to take a visit with your pals!


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Address: 275 High St, Bangor LL57 1UL 

5.Clio Lounge

We really can’t praise Clio Lounge enough, it ticks all the boxes of a good cafe with friendly vibes, quick and easy ordering through their app and absolutely top notch coffee!

Enjoy a nice cuppa whilst having a natter with your flatmates with their coffee supplied from Clifton Coffee Roasters.

They offer tons of different brews so if you’re a coffee lover you’re in luck, we reckon their Mocha’s are just unrivalled.

The best part? You can choose from soya milk, coconut and oat milk as well as a mixture of different syrups.

If you’re wanting to sack off cooking lunch, make sure to try their lunch deal with a mug of soup and half a panini for just £5.75.

You’ll find this cafe situated on Bangor High Street so you don’t need to venture far for that daily coffee cure!



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Address: 276 High St, Bangor LL57 1UL

6. Reuben’s Cafe & Coffee

If you’re looking for a place to go to chill with your mates and enjoy a brew then be sure to check this place out.

They offer up tons of coffee for you to choose from but we’d suggest trying out their Cappucino.

They even serve up a variety of light bites like sandwiches, bagels and cakes, making it perfect for a quick bite before heading to classes.

They are also dog-friendly, making this a great spot to stop by with your furry friends!

Address: 4 College Rd, Bangor LL57 2AN 

7. True Food Cafe

True Food Cafe is one of the best coffee shops in Bangor with a really warm vibe and lovely ambience.

As a student, you can get all the caffeine you can get to fuel you up for studying.

Another great aspect about this place is that its food has a homemade taste to it and is literally mouth-watering.

From bruschetta to chocolate brownies, they have so many amazing plates to choose from.

They also have a wide selection of gluten-free options, so you will not have to sacrifice on taste!

If you’re looking for somewhere to spend the afternoon before heading back to your student flat, add this place to your must-visit list.

Address: 2-, 52 Thornleigh Gardens, Bangor

8. Miracle Cafe

Miracle Cafe is a charming cafe renowned for its delicious food and inviting ambience.

This quaint cafe exudes warmth and hospitality, welcoming guests to enjoy the array of freshly prepared dishes.

From coffee quick bites to hearty brunch options, Miracle Cafe caters to every taste and craving!

They also have a gluten-free menu which still maintains the delicious taste as the rest of the menu!

Experience a taste of culinary magic at Miracle Cafe in Bangor.


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Address: 307-309 High St, Bangor LL57 1UL

9. Antoniazzi’s-Penguin Cafe

The name of this cafe alone is enough to convince us to take a trip, to be honest, don’t you agree?

Located on Bangor High Street, Antoniazzi’s Penguin Cafe is a really friendly place known for its wide range of high-quality coffee, gelato and pizzas.

If you’re wondering what to order for your daily caffeine fix, our absolute fave is their honeycomb latte with fresh whipped cream – mmm!

Plus, they’re open daily from 8 am until 6 pm so you’ve got all day to take a trip here.

Address: 260 High St, Bangor LL57 1PB

10. Caffi Seren

Caffi Seren is a cosy café known for its calm ambience and diverse menu.
Offering a range of breakfast options, lunches, and delicious cakes, it caters to various tastes and preferences.
Whether you’re in the mood for a quick coffee or a leisurely meal, Caffi Seren provides a welcoming environment to relax and enjoy quality food and drinks.
With its friendly staff and comfortable setting, it’s the perfect spot to socialise with friends, grab a delicious meal, or simply unwind after a busy week.
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Location: High St, Bethesda, Bangor LL57 3AR

As you’ve discovered, there’s a cafe on every corner in this city so you coffee lovers will have the whole academic year to try them all out!

So, which Bangor cafe are you running to first for your next cuppa? Be sure to let us know which ones you take a visit to @universalstudentliving. 

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