The famously busy people of Yiwu has recently taken to cafes as a welcome refuge to indulge in a low key and relaxed atmosphere. We’ve explored the streets of Yiwu to discover some of the nicest spots for good cup of that all important coffee!
All coffee drinkers in China know of Starbucks and Yiwu is definitely no exception to this rule. Ever since Starbucks opened up shop in the Yiwu Yihe Hotel, it has become a popular place to hang out and drink coffee. Starbucks, with its freshly ground coffee, Western snacks and relaxed atmosphere, is a great place to hang out with friends and while away an afternoon.
Add: 1F, 2 Gongren Bei Lu, Yihe Hotel, Yiwu
Tel: 0579 8502 0896
Opening Hours: 07:00-23:00
Getting there: Bus lines 7, 102, and 413 all go there.
2) Dio Coffee (Guoji Shangmao Shop)
“Let’s meet at the Dio Coffee that we always go to!” If you hear a foreigner saying this in Yiwu, then you can be sure that he is pointing to the Dio Coffee in the Futian Market of Yiwu Guoji Shangmao Cheng area. The coffee and cake selection that’s on offer here is quite original European fare and the fact that it also employs English speaking staff makes this a popular spot for the Western expats of the city.
Since 80% of customers are foreign traders, the selection of coffees is very large in order to cater to the many different tastes, varying from staples such as espresso and cappuccino to more exotic varieties such as Bella Vista and Ethiopia Sidamo. Apart from coffees, the café also offers simple Western and Chinese dishes.
Add: Unit 1-3, Bldg 2, Guoji Shangmao Cheng Catering Area, Yiwu
Tel: 0579 8525 2525/0579 8599 3456
3) B Shore Coffee
B Shore Coffee is the biggest coffee chain store in Yiwu with 10 shops scattered around town. The coffee served here is pure Italian style with a selection of espresso, latte, cappuccino, mocha, macchiato and con panna. To ensure the quality and original taste of the coffee, both coffee beans and machinery are imported from Italy. Apart from coffee, the café also serves up a range of sweets as well as simple Western and Chinese food.
B Shore Coffe Shop 1
Add: 8 Binwang Shgangmao Qu Er Jie, Yiwu
Tel: 0579 8527 7001
B Shore Coffe Shop 2
Add: 112 Danxi Bei Lu, Yiwu
Tel：0579 510 0300
B Shore Coffe Shop 3
Add: 33 Binwang Shgangmao Qu San Jie, Yiwu
Tel: 0579 555 1588