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Where to get the best Coffee in Peterborough & the Kawarthas

Whether you’re a coffee connoisseur, need a little perk up, or are yearning to warm your hands on a steaming cup of Joe, you’re sure to find the perfect mug in Peterborough & the Kawarthas.

Check out this list of coffee shops that serve up a delicious variety of warm drinks to soothe your soul.

Black Honey Desserts and Coffee House  – 217 Hunter St W – Peterborough

Offering coffee, tea & their famous desserts. They are open for breakfast, lunch, light dinners and after-show coffee & desserts.

What makes Black Honey unique?

Many of Peterborough’s vibrant arts-scene events are showcased at Blackhoney including Spark Photo Festival and the Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour.

Dreams of Beans – 138 Hunter St W – Peterborough

Fair Trade Organic Coffees locally roasted with an assortment of loose leaf teas, pastries and lunch options including gluten free.

What makes Dreams of Beans unique?

Dreams of Beans now includes Fresh Dreams a restaurant open for lunch featuring Spanish gastronomy.


Doo Doo’s Bakery  – 187 County Rd 28 – Bailieboro

Doo Doo’s Bakery is located in Bailieboro on Hwy 28. They serve all day breakfast and lunch.

What makes Doo Doo’s unique?

Doo Doo’s owner Diane is a five ribbon baker, known for her award winning buttertarts!


Haaseltons Coffee & Sweets – 394 George St N – Peterborough

Enjoy free Wifi with your drink – Pumpkin Spice Lattes, Hot Apple Cider and our Fresh Homemade Tea Preserves are only some of the choices on the extensive menu.

What makes Haaseltons unique?

They have large tables able to accommodate groups – call in advance to reserve. At Haaselton’s you get dedicated service with a smile.


Kyoto Coffee – 2621 Lakefield Rd – Between Peterborough & Lakefield

Kyoto focuses on providing organic, planet-friendly coffee, they have a drive-thru location in between Peterborough & Lakefield and can be found a the Peterborough Farmers’ Market every Saturday.

What makes Kyoto unique?

At Kyoto they are passionate about the environment. They are proud supporters of many ethical coffee’s, ensuring they are serving chemical free coffee, that rain forests are used to help grow the product rather than being destroyed, that farmers’ are paid fairly for their crops and no animals are negatively effected by the process.


Pastry Peddler  – 17 King St E – Millbrook

Amazingly delicious desserts, tasty meals, picnic baskets and catering! The owners Colin & Deanna have an enthusiasm for baking with a family history of amazing bakers. Pastry Peddler shares their favourite treats and family recipes.

What makes Pastry Peddler unique?

Chef Colin Hall is also an avid cyclist, upstairs from the café is Frog Cycles’ workshop and vintage bike gallery!


Planet Bakery – 374 Water St – Peterborough

Try their home-made desserts, sandwiches, soups, and daily specials.They are home to Peterborough’s famous Rosemary Walnut Burger!

What makes Planet Bakery unique?

Planet Bakery is completely vegetarian and offers many vegan and gluten free options as well!


Stuff’d Ice Cream, Bakery & Café – 18 Bridge St – Peterborough

A cheerful year round, family business famous for the 33 flavours of Kawartha Dairy Ice Cream, home made apple fritters and cornish pasties and of course our deliciously smooth Italian coffees.

What makes Stuff’d unique?

Stuff’d is next door to The Canoe & Paddle pub and just down the street from Stuff Store, all owned and operated by owners Gill & Nick Exton.


The Edison Espresso & Pastry Bar – 270 George St N – Peterborough

The Edison Espresso & Pastry Bar aims to bring a bit of the City of Light our very own Electric City.

What makes The Edison unique?

The Edison specializes in Fair Trade Organic whole bean coffee, loose tea, and French-inspired pastries. They are located right beside The Peterborough & the Kawarthas Visitor Centre!


The Nutty Bean Café – 33 Queen St – Lakefield

Fresh-made breakfasts, baked goods, sandwiches, salads, soups, fair-trade organic coffees: brewed and specialty, teas, cold drinks.

What makes The Nutty Bean unique?

The Nutty Bean Café is home to the best veranda in Lakefield.


The Silver Bean Café – 130 King St – Millennium Park – Peterborough

The Silver Bean Café offers breakfast made fresh to order, specialty sandwiches and salads, desserts made in-house and imported from other bakeries, fair-trade organic coffee and beautifully prepared espresso drinks. *Please note: The Silver Bean Café is open from May – October.

What makes The Silver BeanCafé unique?

The Silver Bean is located right on Little Lake in Millennium Park, it’s your waterfront cottage in the city!


Whistle Stop Café & Grandma O’Reilly’s Sitting Room – 141 Charlotte St – Peterborough

The Whistle Stop Café is a great stop for a coffee or tea and very popular for their desserts.

What makes Whistle Stop Café unique?

The Whistle Stop is is also famous for being a pleasant poutinery with a selection of over 100 unique and delicious poutines including Dessert poutines. Oh and don’t forget to try one of their award winning buttertarts!

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