HOME » DINING » CAFÉS »

Wilbeck Café (XinYang)

ADDRESS: *see article for different locations
PHONE: *see article for different numbers
TIME: M-F: 07:30 - 21:00 | Sat-Sun: 08:30 - 21:00
PRICE: $
WEB: www.facebook.com/wilbeck.cafe

If you ever find yourself feeling in need of a quick pick me up, you can get an amazing cup of coffee for an awesome price at Wilbeck Café. This small and unique chain of coffee shops offers great quality and a nice atmosphere at a couple of different locations around Taipei.

The Coffee

Wilbeck is not a large café made for studying or working, but simply a spot that offers a nice range of traditional and flavored coffees, as well as teas and hot chocolates. The coffee at Wilbeck is awesome not only because it comes at a price 3x cheaper than Starbucks or other big chains (NT$30 for a standard coffee), but is also much fresher. The coffee beans come directly out of the tweed coffee sacks and into your cup without a bunch of extra processing and packaging. In fact, you can see the bags of different beans sitting around the shop, open and ready to be brewed for your caffeinated pleasure.

The coffees here are pretty standard, but there are also some pretty originally flavored drinks like banana latte and sesame latte. Of course, the café offers its own special blends which come in prices ranging between NT$70 – 120. Wilbeck also has bags of fresh bean blends for sale, so you can enjoy the magic of coffee in your own home.

The Environment

Wilbeck Cafés may not be very large, but there is a lot of design going on inside. Instead of trying to hide the extra large bags of coffee beans and coffee processing machines, Wilbeck has left these elements out in the open as part of the decor. The café also has a lot of various memorabilia hanging up around the interior, giving it the warm environment that a local Seattle café might have. Additionally, there is a wall dedicated to name cards with messages written on them by Wilbeck’s loyal customers.

As mentioned, there are a few locations (four at the time of writing) around Taipei:

XinYang (信陽店)
02 2312 1252
No. 26-7, Xin Yang St. | 台北市信陽街26-7號

KaiFeng (開封店)
02 2331 7706
No. 9, Sec. 1 KaiFeng St. | 台北市開封街一段9號

GuTing (古亭店)
02 2368 0045
No. 118, Sec. 1 Roosevelt Road | 台北市羅斯福路一段118號

NanJing (南京店)
02 2368 0045
No. 1, Alley 2, Lane 123, Sec. 5 NanJing E. Rd. | 台北市南京東路五段123巷2弄1號

Wrap Up

Wilbeck has fantastic, freshly ground coffee on the cheap. It’s a great place for getting a quick cup or a fresh bag of coffee beans to brew yourself. If you are in the area, you should definitely stop in, but it would not really be a good place to set as a destination. There are a couple of locations around Taipei now, and there will most likely be a lot more in the future.

For more info, check out the Wilbeck facebook page.





O3
Marquee Soho
Smart Tourism Taiwan
Chamber Coffee
Go Top
READ MORE
whf2
In present day Taipei, you can almost turn your head in any direction and spot a Western Style diner[...]
hotpotparty
We all love a good hot pot, but apparently some people have been taking it a bit too far this Holida[...]
Posted in ARTICLES, TAIWAN | Comments Off
youthfront
Apple fanboys rejoice! You won’t be neglected in Taipei just because there isn’t an Appl[...]
shidasccot
One of the most popular and busiest nightmarkets in Taipei city, ShiDa is well known for having shop[...]
yuanzai
Tuan Tuan (團團) and Yuan Yuan’s (圓圓) new panda cub has been in the news frequently for [...]
Posted in ARTICLES, TAIPEI | Comments Off
mocadoor
Do you like art and inexpensive activities to keep you busy? Then you’ll love Taipei’s M[...]
alchtable
Imagine yourself in the prohibition era. If you want to get a drink, you needed to know not only the[...]
Wide-field view of the parent star of the famous exoplanet Tau B
Aaannd…KABOOM! Just like a supernova blowing up in an instant, Taipei nightlife is about to bi[...]
Posted in ARTICLES, ENTERTAINMENT, FASHION, TAIPEI | Comments Off
Dressed front
Rising to extreme popularity throughout Hong Kong, Dressed is more than just your everyday salad bar[...]