Southampton has a whole range of great cafes and coffee houses perfect for an invigorating cup of coffee and a delicious slice of cake.

However, if you're going to meet a friend or perhaps just want to indulge yourself, you'll want to head somewhere that's received plenty of great reviews.

Here are some of the highest-rated spots in the Southampton area based on Google Reviews.

5 of the best spots for coffee and a slice of cake in Southampton

Muse Coffee Co.

Address: 2 London Road, Southampton SO15 2AF

Rating: 4.6/5 (from 227 Google Reviews)

One reviewer wrote: "Visited Muse Coffee for the first time and really enjoyed our visit. Friendly staff, nice cake and food. Delicious coffee, well made. Would definitely recommend a visit if you’re in Southampton."

Another shared: "Very tasty coffee and cake. Friends all rated their coffees highly too. Staff were friendly and open later on a Sunday than other options locally."

Retro Cafe

Address: 34 Bedford Place, Southampton SO15 2DG

Rating: 4.5/5 (from 313 Google Reviews)

One reviewer wrote: "Great food, great service, super coffee, nice atmosphere and good prices - what more can I say? And they will customise your order to give you exactly what you want. Going back today if we can get a table."

Another shared: "Love this place, great cafe to spend a couple of hours in the morning. Friendly staff and punters, lovely coffee and tasty food. Good music too. Recommend the coconut latte and sausage and egg sarnie."

Make & Brew

Address: St James Road, Shirley, Southampton SO15 5HE

Rating: 4.8/5 (from 239 Google Reviews)

One reviewer wrote: "Nice coffee & cake today. Like it here, calm and friendly environment and feels like a bit of an oasis."

Another shared: "A lovely coffee shop is a warm and inviting space that exudes a cozy atmosphere, making you feel at ease and relaxed as soon as you walk through the door."

Kate's Café Lounge

Address: 227 Portswood Road, Portswood, Southampton SO17 2NF

Rating: 4.7/5 (from 325 Google Reviews)

One reviewer wrote: "Brilliant cafe. We have been coming here for the last year. Great tasting coffee and a great proper breakfast."

Another shared: "Very helpful and friendly staff. Nice food, good waiting time. Prices reasonable. Nice little cafe!!"

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Bisque Coffee

Address: Unit 2, 117 High Street, Southampton SO14 2AA

Rating: 4.9/5 (from 53 Google Reviews)

One reviewer wrote: "Best choice to have coffee and work! Friendly staff, the entrance might fool you it's small at first, but it's nice and modern with comfortable seating and fast WiFi! They also have a meeting room if u need. Felt like I'm in London! The black coffee, mint tea and coffee cake are very tasty."

Another shared: "Lovely little modern place. Great selection of seating, from beanbags to armchairs, very comfortably spaced (and a meeting room if you need), plus fast WiFi! Solid drinks menu, and loads of cakes."