9 Coffee Shops in Peterborough You Must Try!

Java. Joe. Café. No matter what you call it, coffee hits the soul in its own unique way. Coffee is so popular in Canada that last year Canadians consumed almost 30 million kilograms of coffee! While homes at Nature’s Edge are well-equipped to house your favourite coffee maker and unique collection of mugs, when you’re looking for something extra special and to #SupportLocal during your coffee break, take a quick trip to Downtown Peterborough and explore all the different caffeinated beverages this city has to offer.

Revelstoke Café

Proximity to Nature’s Edge: 8 minutes1
To try: Cinnamon Buns (A local favourite!)

Natural and nutritional, when you’re looking for plant-based eats and delicious treats look no further than Revelstoke Café! Come for the coffee, stay for a warm and welcoming space where inclusivity and positivity go hand in hand.

Revelstoke Café Peterborough

Cork and Bean

Proximity to Nature’s Edge: 8 minutes
To Try: The London Fog

The perfect blend, whether you’re looking for coffee, wine, banana bread, or beer, you can find it here! Head to Cork and Bean to experience a new brewed drink, whether you’re trying a Cortado, a Cabernet or IPA. On a sunny day hit the patio and enjoy whatever you’re craving, from Irish Coffee to Portuguese Tarts and beyond.

Cork and Bean Peterborough

The Edison Espresso and Pastry Bar

Proximity to Nature’s Edge: 10 minutes
To Try: Madeleines

Take your coffee break to the next level at the Edison, where you can enjoy a great conversation and creative beverages. Stop by the Venture North building and grab a creative French-inspired pastry with your hot drink.

he Edison Espresso and Pastry Bar Peterborough

Black Honey Café

Proximity to Nature’s Edge: 8 minutes
To Try: Bread Pudding French Toast

Coffee or tea? Espresso or americano? Get anything your heart desires at Blackhoney Café, including delicious eats to complement your soul-warming drink. Pick up a cake to celebrate your next birthday—you won’t regret it!

Black Honey Café Peterborough

Dreams Café and Bistro

Proximity to Nature’s Edge: 8 minutes
To Try: A cup of Dark Roast Coffee

Serving gourmet coffee and pastries on Hunter Street in Downtown Peterborough. Dreams of Beans Café and Bistro offers locally roasted Fair Trade organic coffees, loose leaf teas and gluten free treats. This cozy venue also plays host to supporting local artists, speak easies, bands, and gatherings.

Dreams Café and Bistro Peterborough


Proximity to Nature’s Edge: 9 minutes
To try: Matcha Latte

Whole bean coffee, soft baked goods, and filling meals are just some of the things that makes KitCoffee a staple in Peterborough! Take a coffee break and enjoy a fresh cappuccino—and bring home a London Fog scented candle for when you’re missing the smell of the shop.

KitCoffee Peterborough

Kyoto Coffee

Proximinity to Nature’s Edge: 14 Minutes
To try: the Coffee Milkshake

From roasted beans to loose leaf teas, Kyoto Coffee is your one-stop-shop for warm beverages! Take home some of their house-roasted beans and enjoy their cozy, welcoming atmosphere along with your heart-warming drink.

Kyoto Coffee Peterborough

Silver Bean Café

Proximity to Nature’s Edge: 10 minutes OR 20 minutes by bike
To Try: Pistachio Ice Cream

While Silver Bean is only open from May to October, it’s definitely a must-try! Homeowners at Nature’s Edge will love biking the Trans-Canada Trail right to the Silver Bean Café situated on the Otonabee River to enjoy the waterfront on sunny spring and summer days. Can we add something about enjoying a delicious panini sandwich, ice cream or sweet treat on the wrap around a patio or picnic in millennium park?

Silver Bean Café Peterborougj

Rapids End Coffee Roastery

Proximity to Nature’s Edge: 12 minutes
To Try: Otonabean Espresso

Take home some locally roasted coffee beans with a taste that highlights the true character and maximum potential of each bean roasted. Ethically sourced and delicious, enjoy coffee that’s unique and hearty.

TIP: If you have blueberries, azaleas, cucumbers, or beans in your garden or potted, you can use the acidic coffee grounds to give your plants a boost!

Rapids End Coffee Roastery Peterborough

The Food Forest


If coffee isn’t what gets you going in the morning, why not try a freshly made smoothie or juice from the Food Forest?

Proximity to Nature’s Edge: 8 minutes
To Try: Mint Chocolate Smoothie

From coffee to tea, lattes to espresso, living at Nature’s Edge offers plenty of opportunities to explore the full range of coffee shops in Peterborough. Whether you grab your morning drink at Silver Bean Café, Dreams Café and Bistro, or Cork and Bean or prefer to make your own coffee with fresh beans from KitCoffee, Rapid’s End, or Kyoto Coffee, you’re sure to try something that will make a lasting impression! Peterborough is full of exceptional places to discover and experience. Learn more about what is waiting for you in Peterborough by checking out our other blogs!

The Food Forest Peterborough

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