In the cold, snowy wintry months there is nothing better than a steaming cup of cappuccino in a cosy Old Town café. This listing represents a selection of previously reviewed cafés. Selections will vary weekly in the types of cuisine and location. Next week - Slovak cuisine restaurants in the capital.
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Exquisite care and inviting atmosphere, may remind of a small, tasteful French hole-in-the-wall. Often packed by the famous, mobile phone dependent clientele. Rybná brána 2, T.0903-225 344, open Sun.-Wed., 8-24, Thurs.-Sat., 8-01, $$$.
Modern style interior with outstanding service offers delicious coffee, hot chocolate and desserts. Heated courtyard with fountain. Gorkého 3, T.57 37 33 48, open 9-23, $$.
Black Rose and Winter Garden of Arthur Klopfstien. Order anything from tea to beer in this nice but smoky and crowded café. Live jazz concerts on Thursdays. Michalská 10, T. 54 41 41 94, open Mon.-Fri., 10-01, weekend 12-01, $.
Drink In Gallery.
Settled in the brick cellar below the Bratislava castle offers a great atmosphere and fine art exhibitions which if you really like, you can buy. Beblavého 4, T. 54 41 69 68, open 16-03,$.
Neighbouring the Art School, this café is situated in the underground at one of Ventúrska's courtyard. Trendy students like it for the daily live jazz concerts. Ventúrska 5, T. 54 43 46 61, open 12-24,$.
Galéria. Another packed student café known for its wide selection of tea. Panská Street, T.: 54 43 12 28, open 9-24, $.
Two-floor cafe with billiard tables is a favourite with couples for its small French style tables, art exhibition and great Vienna style coffee. Gorkého 11, T.: 54 13 10 26, open 8:30-24,$.
Red wood decor, good modern music, strawberry juice, antique chairs and olive salads make this place one of the best. Zámočn'cka 11, T. 54 43 49 57, open 8-01,$.
. Vienna style cakes, decor, coffee, waltz and opera music is preferred by sober clientele. Hlavné námestie 4, T.54 41 17 41, open 10-01, $$.
Glamorous high-ceiling hall attracts famous and important Slovaks, including singers and politicians. Múzejná Street, T. 00000000, open 9-22, $.
Long Bratislava history still keeps charm thanks to green marble, gold statues, and bright light. Located at Main Square, café offers desserts. Hlavné námestie 5, T. 54 43 13 72, open 8.30-01,$$$.
Located bellow Bratislava Castle, this a great place for mixed drinks. Beblavého 6, T. 54 43 51 73, open 15-03, $.
Trendy people make their stop here after work, fashion designers discuss the latest outfits. Order some of the mixed drinks and the coffee served with mineral water. Laurinská Street, T. 54 43 27 24, open 9-24,$$$.
Cosy two-floor café with wooden tables, great coffee and reasonable prices make this a local favourite. Hlavné námestie, T. 54 43 54 74, open daily 9-22,$.