White Rock Cafés

In desperate need of a morning or afternoon pick-me-up, or simply for a taste experience to give yourself a treat or brighten up your day? Look no further than our favourite cafés in White Rock!


Mr. Chu Tea & Coffee

Since coming to White Rock, Mr. Chu Tea & Coffee has been a popular location providing the latest trendy beverages and popular snacks. With creative drinks such as Avocado Slush with Jelly Pudding and Lindt White Matcha Frothy with Pearls to classic bubble teas such as Brown Sugar Latte Bubble Tea or the Hot Coffee Latte with espresso and lactose-free milk, Mr. Chu’s mouth-watering drinks will satisfy your sugary cravings and fuel your energy on any given day.

Photo Courtesy @Mrchutea

Laura’s Coffee Corner

If you are in the Five Corners area, you can’t miss the alluring smell of Laura’s Coffee Corner. Serving breakfast, salads, sandwiches, soups & paninis, beverages that make you salivate by just browsing the menu, the place is nothing short of a gem, serving the community since 2010. The vibrant and warm energy will make you want to stay all day, and freshly baked goods will bring you back visits after visits. Some outdoor seating is available.

Photo Courtesy @lauras_coffee_corner

Leieve Tea

On a summery day, all you need is an icy drink from Leieve Tea, located conveniently on East Beach. The shop offers drinks that are delicious, refreshing, and out-of-this-world. Some of the most popular items include the Strawberry Milk Tea or the Milk Tea with Cheese Foam. Dairy-free options are available, as well as lemonades and smoothies!

Photo Courtesy @Leievetea

Bean Around the World

Some claim that they serve the best Americano in town; others praise its relaxing space and unbeatable view; everyone can agree that Bean Around the World (White Rock location) provides some of the tastiest coffee, sandwiches, and baked goods in town. Outdoor seating is abundant, and the shop is also stocked with at-home whole bean needs.

Photo Courtesy Bean Around the World – White Rock

Islands Café

The travel distance from Hawaii to White Rock has never been shorter with the help of Islands Café. Founded in 2016, this café and roaster specializes in freshly roasted Hawaiian coffee (where the beans are roasted in Hawaii and overnight shipped to White Rock), and “surf culture” staples such as the North Short Acai Bowl, the Kahuku Poke Bowl, and The Honolua Breakfast Sandwich. Tasting paradise has been made so much easier. There is also plenty of outdoor seating for you to enjoy!

The Kahuku Poke Bowl. Photo Courtesy @islandscafe

Java Express

In the heart of Uptown White Rock, you will find Java Express, where you can curl up with the paper press of the day, or share a few laughs with friends. The hearty food is always prepared fresh, and the coffee is consistently brewed to the perfect richness, treating your tastebuds and giving you the perfect boost of energy and spirit for your day.

Photo Courtesy @JavaExpress

Hillcrest Bakery & Deli

We love our neighborhood bakery, where everything is made fresh to the highest standard of quality from scratch, using real ingredients that anyone can pronounce. Hillcrest offers one of the most expansive selections of freshly baked bread, sweet treats, savory decadence, and a range of specialty eats to accommodate dietary needs. The diverse options will make it hard to choose, but the welcoming owners David and Sheana will make your cafe experience feel just like home! The cafe also offers outdoor seating for your visit!

Photo Courtesy @Hillcrest Bakery & Deli

Grounds & Greens Café

Grounds & Greens is White Rock’s only plant-based café.

In addition to their amazing plant-based café beverages, their delicious plant-based meals are prepared by two very talented chefs, which means that you don’t have to have a plant-based diet to find something to love. Their Johnston Road patio is open.

 Image courtesy of @groundsandgreenscafe

Watts East Beach Café

If you’re looking for a wonderful place to grab great food and drinks for a walk along the best ocean views on White Rock’s famous East Beach? You’ve found it at Watts on East Beach Cafe.

Enjoy a meal, snack, coffee, or many other selections on their heated all-weather patio, or take it to-go for your walk!

They’ve recently added oat milk to their dairy-free beverage choices.

Image courtesy of @wattsoneastbeach

Pelican Rouge Café

Conveniently located in Central Plaza, complete with outdoor seating, Pelican Rouge Café offers authentic Italian-style beverages and a food menu with a lot of variety. They bring a lovely sense of community to Uptown White Rock.

Image courtesy of Pelican Rouge Café

Whitby’s Coffee House

Whitby’s Coffee House is a charming, locally-owned café with a sweet selection of treats and great coffee.  Enjoy the view of the bay from their outdoor seating or grab a cup to go and ramble the West Beach promenade.

Photo courtesy of C.H. via Yelp

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