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[7+] Describe a cafe you like to visit IELTS Cue-Card

In Describe a cafe/café you like to visit IELTS Speaking cue card, you’ll be asked to speak about your favourite coffee-shop. You should say:

☑️ Where it is?

☑️ What kinds of food and drink it serves?

☑️ What do you do there?

☑️ Explain why you like to go there?

NOTEYou have one minute to think about what you are going to say, then you’ll have to talk about the topic for one-to-two minutes. A paper and a pencil will be given so that you can make some notes if you wish.

Describe a cafe/café you like to visit

For easier understanding, I’ve divided this IELTS Speaking Cue Card Describe a cafe/café you like to visit into three sub-topics – Introductionrelevant Questions, and Conclusion.

Introducing a café

I have few selected coffee-shops that I’d always love to visit. But there’s one particular café that I like to talk about today.

Well….My favourite place to refresh my mind is a Starbucks café.

Where it is?

This café is at the central side of Elante shopping complex, Chandigarh. I have been to Starbucks a few times in Delhi as well as Mumbai and as far as ambience, seating etc. is concerned, Starbuck- Chandigarh is a 5 out of 5. The place is located within hailing distance from my office. So, going there was never a problem anyway.

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What kinds of food and drink it serves?

Their foods & drinks are really scrumptious! The handcrafted beverages such as Frappuccino, Espresso, Teavana tea, Cold brew … let you travel the world. This is because, most of their ingredients are imported like – Syrups either come from Australia or Malaysia, Caramel from Britain, Chocolates from Netherlands etc.

Furthermore, the Sandwiches & wraps they serve… creates a delightful mix of unique Indian flavours.

What do you do there?

Whenever I go there, which is mostly often; the first think I do is to order Double cocoa latte. It’s my favourite! Then, I call my friends to see if anyone is free to come by and join me in my pleasure. Also, how could I forget the free wi-fi??? which I use to post my selfies on Instagram & Facebook.

Explain why you like to go there?

Unlike other local coffee shops in the vicinity of my neighbourhood, the atmosphere at Starbucks is extremely tranquil and serene, which greatly lives up to my expectation. I love their lively ambience that brings bricks to life. The café gives me a certain degree of peacefulness and calmness, especially during nerve-racking times like exams or project assignments.

Concluding the cue card

In the end, I’d just like to tell you that.. There is certain charm about the place that would make anyone a coffee-addict.

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Following are the probable set of IELTS Speaking Part-3 follow up questions that could be asked in Describe a cafe/café you like to visit cue card:

What kind of people would like to go to a cafe?

Nowadays, cafés are far more than a tea or coffee. They’ve an expansive menu with so many items for each and everyone of us. So I think all kinds of people also visit . Moreover, I’ve also seen people going to a café just to use free wi-fi.

Why do young people like studying in a cafe instead of at home?

I think it’s because of the ambience that suits young people. Moreover, in home, there’s continuous drumbeat of distractions. So adults like to study in a coffee shop rather at home.

Do old people like to drink coffee?

I believe age is not a deciding factor here! Both young and old like to drink coffee. Personally speaking, my grandfather is a huge fan of black coffee.

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Do Indian people like to drink coffee?

Yes, Obviously. Indians drink coffee. In fact, they also owned brands such as Café Coffee Day in the past. Although tea dominates Indian drink market but coffee is finding its feet slowly and gradually.



I hope it gives you some realistic idea on how to carry a conversation around Describe a cafe you like to visit IELTS Cue card topic. However, it is strongly advised not to reproduce the same answer during the exam, as it may be used by many of our readers on the site. You should rather reformulate and personalise your answer.

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