Cafes typically refer to coffeehouses and commonly you will find many different varieties of coffees and teas at a cafe, including specialty coffees such as mochas and lattes and other hot beverages. Some cafes also serve cold beverages such as iced coffee and iced tea, they typically also have light snacks. A customer will usually go to the counter and order their drink and if they would like a snack, there is typically an array of already-prepared snacks to choose from.

Cafes largely serve as centers of social interaction that provides customers with a place to congregate, talk, read, write, entertain one another, or pass time, whether individually or in small groups. Since the development of Wi-Fi, cafes with this capability have also become places for customers to access the internet on their laptops and tablet computers. You can read newspapers and magazines there, or chat with other customers about current topics.

A cafe might vary the menu to include a different daily special, though most cafes tend to serve the same light foods every day. Some cafes have menu rates displayed on the walls of the cafe. However, most cafes in Zambia display menu rates in a menu. Cafes are popularly visited for their hearty warm drinks such as Espresso, Cappuccino, Mocha, Caffe latte and Black Coffee.

Food in cafes require minimal cooking, such as tuna melts or grilled cheese sandwiches, which explains why cafe food is affordable and not expensive. Some cafes serve soup on a particular day and various kinds of delicious salads are offered. Pastries offered in cafes include cake, tarts, pies, Danish pastries, or buns and some cafes also serve alcoholic beverages such as wine, though this is not common in Zambia.

Cafes in Zambia include:

  • Egyptian Collection
  • Fig Tree Cafe
  • The Zambian Coffee Co.
  • Zest Cafe
  • Zebra Crossing Cafe
  • Delish Cafe
  • Coffee Talk Bakery and Cafe

Most cafes in Zambia are small and can only accommodate up to a certain number of people. These are ideal places to stop by when you not in the mood of going to a restaurant, which are usually more crowded than cafes. Cafes in Zambia usually have an outdoor section with seats, tables and parasols, for those who enjoy outdoor scenery.

Most cafes in Zambia offer takeaway services, your coffee and snacks or whatever it may be can be well packed ready for you to carry and enjoy wherever you will end up eating from. Some cafes offer delivery services, all you have to do is call and place your order which will be delivered right at your door step.

While in Zambia find time to visit a cafe where you'll get to seat and relax in a chilled environment as you enjoy your coffee with some tasty snacks. Friendly staff are available and ready to serve you in the best possible way they can. Go with friends or family to enjoy some quality time together in a neat relaxed setting.