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Turin’s Historic Coffee Elegance. Caffè Platti

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Step into the heart of Turin’s coffee legacy with our journey to the iconic Cafe Platti, where every cup tells a tale of elegance and history.

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Caffè Platti: uncovering Turin’s Coffee Elegance with Cecilia

Come with me: immerse yourself in the vintage charm of this beautiful  Turin Historic Coffee House through my blog post.


Nestled in the heart of Turin, where cobblestone streets echo with the whispers of centuries, lies a gem that transcends the ordinary – Cafe Platti. Established in 1875, this iconic coffee house stands as a living testament to Turin’s rich coffee culture and historical significance.

Join me on a journey through time, as we step into the hallowed halls of Cafe Platti, where every cup tells a tale of elegance, tradition, and cultural pride.

The Time Capsule Experience

Nestled in the heart of the city, Cafe Platti is more than just a coffee house; it’s a time capsule where the elegance of bygone eras harmonizes with the contemporary pulse of Turin.

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Turin Coffee House, Caffè Platti

As you cross the threshold, the carefully preserved interiors beckon, adorned with vintage furnishings and polished woodwork. Each step feels like a stroll through history, creating an atmosphere that transports visitors to a different epoch.

The Essence of Turin’s Coffee Heritage

Beyond its charming aesthetics, Cafe Platti encapsulates the very essence of Turin’s coffee heritage. The art of espresso-making isn’t merely a skill here; it’s a tradition passed down through generations.

Turin Coffee House, Caffè Platti, Historic Places of Italy

Every cup brewed at Cafe Platti is a nuanced sip of Turin’s history, a harmonious fusion of craftsmanship and cultural pride.

The rich aroma lingers in the air, guiding patrons through the pages of our city’s intricate coffee narrative.Historic Coffee Houses as Cultural Ambassadors: Cafe Platti and similar historic coffee houses serve as cultural ambassadors, meticulously preserving the social rituals that have defined Turin for centuries.

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Always with my hubby 🙂

These establishments are more than places to enjoy a cup of coffee; they are institutions where locals and visitors alike can connect with the city’s past while savoring the present.

In Turin, these coffee houses are living archives that narrate tales of intellectual discussions, artistic gatherings, and the ever-evolving tapestry of the city’s social life.

An Invitation to Explore

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The charming windows of Caffè Platti, in Turin

Exploring Cafe Platti is an invitation to partake in the legacy of Turin’s coffee culture, a journey that goes beyond taste to embrace the very soul of the city. As we wander through the corridors of this historic establishment, the artistry of Turin’s caffeine and pastry culture unfolds, where tradition seamlessly meets sophistication in every sip and sweet bite.

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But our adventure together doesn’t end within the beautiful walls of Cafe Platti.

If you find yourself craving more coffee&goodies tales from the enchanting streets of Turin, consider joining me on this other juicy blog post about some of my favourite spots in town – and perhaps book one of our scrumptious culinary journeys with I EAT Food Tours – for a captivating adventure through hidden gems, culinary wonders, and food treasures.

You are also very welcome to follow us on our exploration, and become a part of our community on Instagram & Facebook – a gathering of fellow explorers passionate about the intersection of food, connections, and travel.

Together, let’s uncover the soul of Turin, one captivating experience, and tale, at a time.

Thanks for reading and until the next Turin’s Delectable Discovery!

Your GastroNaut & Culinary Insider,


About the Author

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My name is Cecilia Puca.

I am an Italian social researcher, specialized in socio anthropology of food, and a passionate storyteller.

Since 2017 I have been creating gastronomic experiences and  private & corporate events through a multidisciplinary and creative approach.  In 2018 I co-founded I EAT. Food Tours and Events in Turin, my beloved hometown.

Distinguishing mark: severe case of wanderlust 🙂