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Peekaboo 貓嘰咕

22 Feb

001Peekaboo 貓嘰咕

Address: 新北市板橋區文化路一段270巷3弄40號

Hours 營業時間: 10:00-21:00

Minimum cost per person 每人最低消費: NT$100

 

I went to this cafe about a week before I left Taiwan in October. This is a relatively new cat cafe that didn’t make it into my book. It’s in an alley in Banqiao, not a place I’d think to look for a cat cafe. Some friends who live in Banqiao told me about it, and it’s definitely worth a visit. 我十月快要離開台灣的時候去這間咖啡館. 這間是比較新的, 我書裡面沒有. 我不知道板橋的小巷子會有貓咖啡. 住在板橋的朋友告訴我有這間, 我覺得很值得去.

This vegetarian cafe and restaurant is home to about six friendly cats. They are happy to jump on the table and point to items they recommend on the menu, and to direct your attention away from any electronic devices. 這素菜的咖啡/餐廳有大概六隻可愛的貓. 牠們很開心跳在桌上幫你看菜單. 牠們不讓你看包包, 電子用品.

The menu is completely vegetarian, and has a wide selection  including pasta, veggie burgers, salads, waffles and desserts. It has the usual variety of coffee and tea drinks but these are made with soy milk. Drinks range from NT$80-150 and meals are around NT$200. 菜單全部是素食的, 有義大利麵, 蔬食漢堡, 沙拉, 鬆餅, 點心. 飲料有咖啡, 茶, 拿鐵用豆漿. 飲料大概NT$80-150, 用餐大概NT$200.

The cafe is bright and clean and the cats have plenty of room to climb and play, although most of them are a bit chubby and prefer lounging on the counter or on tables. 裡面很乾淨,很亮, 茂有很多地方可以玩, 跳來跳去. 但是大部分的貓比較胖, 比較喜歡睡覺在櫃台上或許桌子上.

My cat cafes book release: Available 9/1/16!

24 Aug

I’ve written a book about cat cafes based on my blog and it will be available September 1! http://www.books.com.tw/products/0010726529?loc=P_002_023

我9/1要出書, ‘這裡有貓,歡迎光臨:老外帶路,探訪62間貓店長私藏地圖http://www.books.com.tw/products/0010726529?loc=P_002_023

The book is bilingual and includes all the cat cafes on this blog that are still currently in business. At my favorite cafes, I’ve done interviews and included more detailed information about some of the cats. The cafes all have star ratings and are divided up by type so readers can easily find the cafe they want to go to.

書是雙語的, 含所有還在營業的貓咖啡. 在我最喜歡的貓咖啡, 我有採訪老闆, 還有寫比較多貓店長的資料. 我給每一件評論1-5星, 還有份很多種貓咖啡所以人可以找到最喜歡的.

Top Ten Taiwan Cat Cafes 台灣最佳十間貓咖啡

6 Mar

I have now been to nearly every cat cafe in Taiwan, about 80 in all. Out of all of these, here are my top 10 favorites. In my opinion, the best cat cafes have happy, healthy cats (whether it’s one cat or ten), are clean, have a good atmosphere, creative design and reasonably good drinks and food.

我已經去過大部分的台灣貓咖啡, 大概八十間. 我覺得這十間是最佳的. 我想最棒的貓咖啡有開心健康的貓 (不管有幾隻), 是乾淨的, 有好的氣氛, 創作的設計, 還有好吃好喝的東西.

  1. 小貓花園 (Cafe Cats and Dog) This is the original cat cafe, opened in 1998. They have about 12 cats and now 3 dogs, friendly staff and an extensive menu. 這是台灣最老的貓咖啡, 1998開業. 他們有十幾隻貓三隻狗, 友善的店員, 菜單有很多選擇.

     

     

  2. Cat Lair 六號貓洞 (Taichung 台中) I love this cafe even though I’ve only been there twice since it’s in Taichung. There are 5-10 cats there at a time, all happy and more or less friendly. With the tree branches around the doorway, it feels like a secret hideaway in a forest even though it’s in the middle of the city. The cats are so friendly and happy, and the owner is nice to talk to and very obviously enjoys her job. It’s a great place to relax; one could easily spend a few hours here and hardly notice the passing time.  我很喜歡這間; 我只去過兩次因為在台中. 有5-10貓, 都看起來很開心. 我很喜歡這間環境, 我覺得名字很適合. 門口有很大的樹枝, 感覺像森林裡的小洞. 貓都很開心很放鬆. 還有老闆很熱情還有很明顯愛她的工作. 是一個好地方放鬆, 可以坐這裡好幾個小時.

  3. Mask Cat 貓裝 I’ve been to this cafe more times than any others. They have three very friendly cats who will sit on people’s laps, cute decorations, and a quiet atmosphere for working. 我最常去這間咖啡. 他們有三隻很可愛的貓,會坐在人身上, 可愛的裝飾, 還有安靜的環境所以可以工作.
  4. Collection for Friends 私藏不藏私 This cafe only has one cat, Money, but the cat is so cute and the atmosphere, decorations and food are so good, it still makes the list as one of the best. 這間只有一隻貓, Money, 但是牠很可愛, 還有環境, 裝飾, 食物都非常好所以我覺得是很好的貓咖啡.
  5. Genki Cats 元氣貓主題餐廳 This cafe is home to about 20 beautiful Maine Coon cats. Since so many stray cats need homes, I usually prefer cafes with mixed breeds but these cats are so friendly and happy, I’ll make an exception with this one. They’ve moved since I first wrote about them. I updated the address in the original post. They also now serve full, Japanese style meals in the same room as the cats rather than shaved ice in a separate room. 者間有大概20隻很漂亮的緬因貓. 因為很多流浪貓需要一個好家, 我平常喜歡有領養流浪貓的咖啡館. 但是這些貓非常開心非常親人所以我還是很喜歡這間. 他們有搬家. 我已經改好地址在原本的post. 他們現在有日式料理, 可以吃在貓區.
  6. Cafe Fima 菲瑪咖啡 This cafe also just has one cat, but she’s really the star of the cafe and even has her own business card. It also has a great atmosphere and high quality coffee. 這間只有一隻貓, 但是她是店裡的明星. 她有自己的名片. 氣氛很好還有咖啡特別好喝.
  7. Spring Day Pet Cafe 春日寵物咖啡 This pet cafe has 4-6 cats and about four dogs. They have one of the most amazing cats I’ve ever seen–she can do tricks on command! 這間有4-6隻貓,四隻狗. 他們有一隻很奇妙的貓, 她會做特技跟狗一樣!
  8.  Cafe 218 小猴子咖啡 This cafe has two fluffy Persian cats that the owner adopted. It’s a small place near Taipei 101. The cats are adorable to watch, the owner is very friendly and the coffee is delicious. 這間有兩隻伯斯貓, 老闆領養的. 是一個小間在101附近. 老闆很友善, 貓很可愛, 咖啡很好喝.
  9. 品客 (Classic) This Shida cafe has three friendly cats and occasionally a Corgi. It has a convenient location, good food and nice atmosphere. 這間師大咖啡有三隻可愛的貓還有偶爾一隻柯基犬. 環境很方便, 食物好吃, 氣氛很好.
  10. Minou Minou This Gongguan cafe has two adorable cats and very cute decorations. 弟寶,who was a kitten when I first saw him, is the friendliest, but the other cat looks sleepy and content. They have a great brunch menu. 這間公館咖啡有兩隻很可愛的貓還有很可愛的裝飾. 弟寶, 最年輕的貓比較會靠近人, 但是裡外隻野看起來很開心在睡覺. 菜單有很多好吃的早午餐.

Cat Bar 貓爸 (Taichung 台中)

4 Mar

DSCN7626Cat Bar 貓爸

Address地址: 台中市西區精美街40號

Hours營業時間: Tuesday to Friday 週二-五 14:00-23:30, Saturday, Sunday 週六-日12:00-21:00

Minimum cost per person 每人最低消費: NT$150

 

The cats in this Taichung café are Munchkin/English shorthair mixes, and they look adorable. Some are friendly and some are a bit skittish. 這間台中咖啡的貓是萌英國短毛貓, 牠們腿很短很可愛. 一些喜歡人, 一些怕人.

Also, unfortunately some of them don’t use the litterbox. I smelled a strong odor when I went in, and while I was there, I saw one pee on the floor and no one cleaned it up. I ordered beer in a bottle (NT$150+10% service charge), since that seemed like a clean choice. They have a good variety of beers available. They also have coffee, tea and set meals. It’s nice to see the cats there, but with the smell, I didn’t have much appetite for food or drink.  還有一些不用貓砂盆. 我進去聞到很重貓尿味道. 我也看到一隻尿在地板沒有人清理. 我點一瓶啤酒(NT$150+10%服務費)因為好像最乾淨的選擇. 他們有很多種啤酒. 還有咖啡, 茶, 套餐. 貓很可愛, 但是有這個臭味, 我不想吃喝東西.

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Rucksack Cat 背包貓 (Taichung 台中)

4 Mar

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Rucksack Cat 背包貓

Address 地址: 台中市龍井區藝術街85號

Hours營業時間: Tuesday to Friday 週二-五 11:00-21:00, Saturday, Sunday 週六-日10:00-21:00

Minimum cost per person 每人最低消費: NT$100

This Taichung cat café has about ten friendly cats. It’s clean and bright and the cats have lots of room to climb and play. 這間台中貓咖啡有大概十隻很親人的貓. 很乾淨又很亮, 貓有很多空間可以玩.

It’s quite busy and seems to be popular with families and groups of friends. They offer the usual coffees, teas, desserts and light meal options. I had an apple tart (NT$70) and an Americano (NT$80).

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This is a nice café and I’m impressed with how clean they keep it with the number of cats. It’s not quite as unique as some of my favorites, but it’s worth a visit if you’re in the area.  客人很多, 好像家庭, 朋友團都喜歡. 他們有咖啡,茶, 甜點, 間餐. 我吃過蘋果塔(NT$70)喝美式咖啡(NT$80). 我覺得這間很好, 有很多貓還是很乾淨. 沒有特色, 但是在附近, 很值得去.

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Corgi at 品客 (Classic) 品客有柯基犬

23 Jan

I’ve written about this cafe before and it’s one of my favorites. They have three beautiful, friendly cats. But today I found out that the owners sometimes bring a dog! Pooka is an adorable Corgi who runs to greet customers when they come in. He loves attention and gets along well with the cats. 我有寫過這間 咖啡館, 來過好幾次, 很喜歡. 他們有三隻很漂亮的貓. 但是今天是我第一次看到他們偶爾帶一隻狗! Pooka是一隻很可愛的柯基犬, 他看到客人他很開心. 他很喜歡人, 他也跟貓可以相處.

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Doorway Cafe 兜味

21 Jan

DSCN7375Doorway Cafe 兜味

Address: 台北市大同區安西街36號

Hours: 13:00-19:00, closed Tuesdays 週二公休

Phone: 02-2557-3169

Minimum cost per person 每人最低消費: NT$90

 

Located near Dihua Shopping Street, this is a pet cafe rather than a cat cafe. The owners do have a cat that comes sometimes, but it wasn’t there today. Still, they have lots of pictures of cats around. 離迪化街很近, 這是一間寵物咖啡, 不是貓咖啡. 老闆有一隻貓, 牠偶爾會來, 但是今天不在. 他們還是有很多貓圖片.

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People are welcome to bring their own pets, cats or dogs. Today, some people brought a friendly little dog in a sweater. It’s harder to get good pictures of dogs because they move around too fast, though. 客人可以帶自己的寵物, 貓, 狗, 都可以. 今天人代ㄧ隻很可愛的小狗, 穿者毛衣. 但是他動太快, 我沒有拍到牠.

The menu has interesting, punny names for the items. 菜單很有趣, 飲料, 食物的名字都有創造.

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I had a yogurt soda with kumquat (NT$100) and French bread with cheese on it (NT$80). These were very good. The owner also gave me some freshly made little egg cake things. 我喝’多多狠生氣 (NT$100), 吃孤獨法國仛 (NT$80), 都好吃, 好喝. 好有老闆送我一些小雞蛋糕.

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This is a cute, cozy cafe and a nice place to work or read even if it doesn’t have a cat most of the time. The dog that was there was sweet and people can always bring in different pets. 這間咖啡館很舒服, 一個好地方看書, 用電腦. 平常沒有貓, 但是還是有可愛的寵物.