Top 10 Cafes In Huddersfield Which Offer A Perfect Cuppa

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Huddersfield is jampacked with cafes for students to visit for the perfect pick-me-up any day of the week.

Lucky for you, you don’t need to look too far as the team at PSL have put together this guide on the top 10 hotspots, which are affordable for your budget.

Whether it’s for a morning caffeine fix before heading to uni, or an afternoon brew and a bite to eat, this town has it all.

The best part is, these cafes are on the doorstep of our luxury student accommodation in Huddersfield – where they have bean all our life!

Ready to soak up the cafe culture in Hudds? Let’s see who made the cut…

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1. Northern Tea House

One of Huddersfield’s most iconic cafes, the Northern Tea House is the place for coffee served up in modern, industrial interiors.

Offering a great menu of over 20 speciality loose teas, this tranquil spot is opposite the Kingsgate Shopping Centre.

So, you can escape the chaos of town and enjoy a warm brew.

Whether you’re fancying a Cinnamon Latte, a Flat White or even Jasmine Chai Tea, this place has it all.

They offer a stellar food menu if you’re feeling peck-ish which includes everything from breakfast plates to all day brunch to lunch dishes to afternoon tea.

Be sure to try their selection of sweet treats too!

If you’re after somewhere to energise you for a study session, this place packs the punch.


Address: 36 King St, Huddersfield HD1 2QT

2. Coffeevolution

Until Coffeevolution came along, Huddersfield was crying out for a speciality coffee shop.

Situated on Church Street just a few minutes walk from the train station, this place has been serving up exceptional coffees for over 20 years.

So, if you’re wanting somewhere which takes coffee seriously, you’ve got just the place.

Get some studying done whilst you enjoy a freshly prepared black americano and a fruit cake.

Or, if you’re planning on staying a few hours they serve up a banging menu of breakfasts, lunches and pastries.

This spot sources locally roasted specialty coffee from their sister company Bean Brothers Coffee Company.

So, you can buy some coffee beans on the way home!

Alongside their great tasting coffee, they have lovely wooden outside seating on the street for you to soak up the sunshine.


Address: 8 Church St, Huddersfield HD1 1DD

3. Arcade Coffee & Food

Over in the Victorian Byram Arcade, seek out Arcade Coffee & Food for some top notch coffee, lovely food and a relaxing study spot.

Their vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free menu features classic breakfast and lunch dishes as well as homemade cakes.

What will take your fancy? We rekcon it’ll pair well with a spiced matcha latte.

If you find yourself staying all day, why not treat yourself to a craft beer or a cocktail for all that hard work?

It’s gotta be done if you ask us!

This venue is often overlooked when it comes to the Huddersfield cafe scene, but it takes the crown of the town’s hidden gem.

Start your day off the right way and give this place a visit.


Address: 9 Byram St, Huddersfield HD1 1ND

4. Caffé Venecia

For your daily caffeine boost in a great cosy atmosphere, head to Caffé Venecia on Market Street.

This independent Italian inspired cafe serves up a large selection of coffee, artisan loose leaf tea and homemade cakes for you to choose between.

Make sure to try their salmon cream cheese bagel with a Salted Caramel Popcorn Latte for the perfect lunch.

If you’re an early riser, they open from 7am during the week so you can get that all-important cuppa before cracking on with the tasks at hand.

Plus, you can make use of the free wifi to get your work done!

We’ll be honest, this isn’t the most ideal study spot, but if you’re wanting somewhere to head to before campus, the warm and friendly vibe is unmatched.



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Address: 43 Market St, Huddersfield HD1 2HL

5. Cafe Society

Located in the heart of the town centre on Victoria Lane, Cafe Society is always worth a visit.

Treat yourself to a macchiato and a full English breakfast before a day of lectures, we know you deserve it.

You can look out across the view of Huddersfield Town Hall as you enjoy your freshly made cup of joe at this little gem.

They offer a wide range of other beverages if you’re looking to kill a few hours on your laptop.

With the likes of loose leaf teas, fresh juices and hot chocolates.

If you don’t fancy heading out from your student flat, they’re on Just Eat.

So, you coffee lovers can get a super tasty cuppa and a breakfast straight to your door!



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Address: 42 Victoria Ln, Huddersfield HD1 2QF

6. The Keys Kitchen & Coffee House

Huddersfield town centre is filled with brilliant cafes to visit as a student, but a highlight is The Keys Kitchen & Coffee House.

If a unique coffee spot is what you’re after, you’ll get it at this quaint venue set amongst the stone vaults of the parish church.

You can catch up with some friends or just relax and enjoy a Chai Latte or specialty tea at this Byram Street cafe.

Trust us, it’s that cosy before you know it you will have been sitting there for hours!

Serving up a mouthwatering menu of all day breakfast, brunch, lunch as well as freshly baked cakes, scones and buns, you can refuel in all the right ways here.

We urge you to try their avocado eggs benedict, it’s unreal.


Address: Byram St, Huddersfield HD1 1BU

7. Lost Property Coffee Shop & Kitchen

Huddersfield’s much-loved cafe, Lost Property Coffee Shop & Kitchen, can be found on Byram Street just off from St. George’s Square.

In case you didn’t guess by the name, this independent coffee shop is actually located inside an old lost property office.

What a place to enjoy a brew, aye?

Head chef and owner Paul Ellis has worked in the country’s top Michelin starred restaurants, and brings a gourmet twist to this low-key cafe.

Serving specialty coffees and teas as well as breakfast, lunch and brunch made with fresh and local ingredients, you really need to give this place a try.

Wondering what to order?

We’d highly recommend trying their chocolate brownie and cherry cake to pair with your coffee of choice.


Address: 15 Byram St, Huddersfield HD1 1DR

8. Turntable Coffee & Vinyl

When it comes to Huddersfield coffee shops, Turntable Coffee & Vinyl is certainly somewhere which stands out for the crowd.

It’s a cafe and family run record store in one!

Despite being a newcomer to Huddersfield’s cafe culture, this friendly venue offers the best locally sourced coffee and cakes, delicious sandwiches, soups, wraps and toasties.

With live music, new and used vinyls for sale as well as nice coffee and delicious food, you can’t ask for much more as a student!

In terms of what to order, we’d go for a Cortado with a pesto, mozzarella and sun-dried tomato sandwich.

If you’re after a great coffee whilst listening to some tunes, we think you’ll find your dream study spot here.

If not, why not head on down and see what it’s about for a nice cuppa and a chill with your mates?

You can’t go wrong with browsing through some vintage records.


Address: 35 New St, Huddersfield HD1 2BQ

9. Coffee Cali

Next up on our list of Huddersfield cafes is Coffee Cali, a Yorkshire based, family run venue on Princess Street.

Their menu consists of an extensive range of high quality coffee and locally sourced food at affordable prices.

So, you don’t need to break the bank for a midweek treat.

For us, we live for their iced caramel cappuccinos to get our coffee fix.

Of course, they also have all your sweet cravings covered with the likes of blueberry and lemon slices and nutty carrot cake.

If you’re a proper coffee lover, you can even buy your own Coffee Cali coffee beans to roast at home – get in there!



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Address: 41 Princess St, Huddersfield HD1 2RS

10. Espresso Corner

For a whole latte love, be sure to take a visit to all-time favourite Espresso Corner. 

This light and stylish coffee shop is located on the corner of Wood Street and Kirkgate.

So, you won’t have to venture too far from your student home, or campus.

Watch life pass you by whilst sipping on some great drinks like their healthy Beetroot Latte.

If that’s not for you, opt for their classic Long Black to energise you for the day ahead.

Each of their hot drinks are also served with the option of dairy or non dairy milks for free of charge.

If you’re feeling peck-ish, why not indulge in some fresh cake, pastries and sandwiches?

We’re obsessed with their vegan sticky toffee lotus biscoff cake.

The best part is they offer students a 10% discount on all drinks regardless if you’re sitting in or taking away – remember to show your ID card to the barista!



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Address: 11 Kirkgate, Huddersfield HD1 1QS

These Huddersfield cafes are almost too good to share, with so many different choices across this West Yorkshire town and varying hot drinks and scran at each, you’ve got your new hangout sorted!

Don’t forget to let us know if you go for a cuppa at any of these @prestigestudentliving.

Now you know where the best Huddersfield cafes are, you need to check out the Top 8 Things To Do In Huddersfield For Students.