Which are the must-go cafés in Amsterdam? Amsterdam is hosting World of Coffee 2018 but it isn’t necessary known for its cafés and roasteries in the same way as Berlin or London are - which is a shame I think. Amsterdam has many interesting places to offer in terms of coffee and otherwise it is in my opinion the most beautiful city in the world. Here are my tips for cafés to visit while in Amsterdam!
World of Coffee, the ’Oscar Gala’ in the coffee world, was held this year in Amsterdam, from 21-23 of June. While most of Estonians celebrated Midsummer day - made camp fires, barbecued and enjoyed the longest night of the year - I took part of World of Coffee, where the World Barista Championship competition took place this year. I saw and discovered new coffee trends and machines, new origins, varieties and listened to lectures on various different subjects.
My name is Kaspar Tammjärv and I work as a barista trainer at Bocca Coffee Roastery in Amsterdam. I’m originally from Estonia but I moved to Amsterdam a year ago to pursuit my dreams in coffee. I got into coffee roughly two years ago when I started my coffee journey in Estonia in a cafe called Caffeine.