Restaurants

Top Choice Cafe in Cascais

Café Galeria House of Wonders

This fantastically whimsical, Dutch-owned cafe is tucked away in the old quarter. Its astonishingly good Middle Eastern/Mediterranean vegetarian meze buffet downstairs includes a hot-dish add-on for €9.95 (aubergine…
Top Choice Cafe in Ísafjarðardjúp

Litlibær

Litlibær is a charming cafe with interesting memorabilia in a historic 19th-century farmstead on Skötufjörður. The owner was born and raised on the land, and these days his family dotes on weary tourists, offering t…
Top Choice Cafe in Skriðuklaustur

Klausturkaffi

Klausturkaffi, inside Skriðuklaustur, serves an impeccable lunch buffet showcasing local ingredients (seafood soup, reindeer pie, brambleberry skyr cake). More tantalising, however, is every sweet-tooth’s dream: the…
Top Choice Cafe in İzmir

Léone

A Parisian-style divertissement in the heart of the city, this stylish cafe on Lozan Meydanı is wildly popular with Alsancak's ladies-who-lunch, who congregate at the tables on the streetside terrace. Coffee is exce…
Top Choice Cafe in Lerwick

Hay’s Dock

Upstairs in the Shetland Museum, this sports a wall of picture windows and a fairweather balcony that overlooks the harbour. Clean lines and pale wood recall Scandinavia, but the menu relies on carefully selected lo…
Top Choice Deli in Leeds

Friends of Ham

We're not sure how to describe this place, other than that it's a stylish bar that serves the finest charcuterie and cheeses – Spanish, French, British – accompanied by fine wines and craft beers. The food is carefu…
Top Choice Cafe in Reykjavík

Café Flóra

Sun-dappled tables fill a greenhouse in the Botanic Gardens and spill onto a flower-lined terrace at this lovely cafe that specialises in wholesome local ingredients – some grown in the gardens themselves! Soups com…
Top Choice Cafe in Datça

Café Inn

With its nose poking into the surf from Kumluk Plajı, this breezy and chilled hang-out with beach-house furniture serves a decent cappuccino and dishes from a full range of dolmades (stuffed grape leaves) to börek a…
Top Choice Cafe in Durness

Cocoa Mountain

At the Balnakeil craft village, this upbeat cafe and chocolate maker offers handmade treats including a chilli, lemongrass and coconut white-chocolate truffle, plus many more unique flavours. Tasty espresso and hot …
Top Choice Cafe in Žižkov & Karlín

Můj Šálek Kávy

A symbol of Karlín's up-and-coming, neighbourhood-to-watch status, 'My Cup of Coffee' uses Direct Trade beans prepared by expert baristas, and serves what is probably the city's best caffeine hit. Add on a friendly,…