Santa Coffee (formerly Santa Canela) struck upon a winning formula when they opened their first café in the Soho district.
With Malaga life lived almost entirely outside, they converted their small indoor space just off the Alamada into a special coffee lab and roastery (where they make sure to meet the highest standards of specialty coffee) and turned the big outdoor terrace into a cosy seating area.
Complete with heaters and blankets, you can continue to watch the world go by even when the temperatures are not so summery!
However, be sure to go inside and take a closer look at their pastries and other baked goods, and also enquire about the beans (if you’re so inclined!). Staff are more than willing to explain the subtle nuances to you.
Don’t forget to check out their great menu which boasts a delicious selection of sandwiches, salads, crepes, milkshakes and smoothies too.
Having witnessed incredible success, Santa Coffee repeated the formula first on Plaza Camas (great for getting your sun fix and letting the kids run around), and then most recently on Calle San Agustín, next to the cathedral.
Daryl moved to Malaga permanently in 2014 having first fallen in love with the city on his Erasmus year. After working for many years at local expat newspaper SUR in English, Daryl gained expert knowledge in life from the perspective of foreign residents and decided to co-found Malaga Guru in 2016.