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Côti Cafe: Cosy Wooden Coffeehouse in Cần Thơ Where You Can Sip Specialty Coffee With A Lake View

Côti Cafe – a cosy coffeehouse with a lovely lake view

Located about 170km to the southwest of Hồ Chí Minh City, Cần Thơ is the centre of the Mekong Delta.

In this city, Côti Cafe stands out not only for its unique drinks but also for a tranquil scenic lake.

It has a view of a peaceful lake

Côti Cafe is on Huỳnh Cương Street, which borders Xáng Thổi Lake, a 5-hectare lake excavated by the French in the 19th century. Nowadays, it has become a city landmark.

On the second floor of Côti Cafe, the clear glass takes advantage of natural light to give you a great view of the lake. Sitting here, you can admire Cần Thơ’s skyline, which is less packed with skyscrapers and high-rises than that of Hồ Chí Minh City.

You may also catch sight of Pitu Khosa Rangsay, the golden-pinnacled Khmer pagoda, shining from afar.

One of the most ideal times to enjoy the lake view is at dusk.
Image credit: Côti Cafe

If you’d like to enjoy this view al fresco, climb up to the rooftop. However, please note that this is a smoking area.

Wooden house with a cosy minimalist design

The design of Côti Cafe is no less intriguing. Dark wood plays a prominent role in creating the distinctive look of this coffeehouse. Moreover, when combined with minimalist furnishing and the use of yellow light, it brings about a warm and enjoyable atmosphere. 

On special occasions, the staff of Côti Cafe will decorate the coffeehouse according to a theme. For example, as Tết is around the corner, the whole building has been refurbished inside out with red lanterns, door couplets, paper cuttings, and a lion head.

A corner of Côti Cafe has been redecorated for Tết 2022.
Image credit:  Côti Cafe

They have many signature drinks

Côti Cafe serves many fascinating coffee mixes such as cold brew with almond or cashew milk. If you want something original, you can try bơ dừa phê (coffee ice blend with avocado and coconut), bơ điều điều (cashew milk with avocado), or centella latte.

Coffee with cashew milk is one of the signature drinks at Côti Cafe.
Image credit: Côti Cafe

Drink coffee with a view

Situated in a great position looking out to Xáng Thổi Lake, Côti is a great place to appreciate the downtown landscapes. This is also an ideal choice for those who want to read, study, or work thanks to its calm and cosy vibes.

Whether you want a great place to chill out or stay focused, Côti Cafe is a wonderful choice.

Côti Cafe
Address:  180 Huỳnh Cương Street, An Cư Ward, Ninh Kiều District, Cần Thơ City
Opening hours: 08.00AM  – 2.00AM, Daily
Telephone: 070 680 0689


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Cover image adapted from: Côti Cafe  

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