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Redroaster coffee house and roastery, Brighton

A little way up a narrow old street called St James’s, off the Old Steine (Brighton’s main thoroughfare) and opposite the Royal Pavilion, Redroaster, an original and independent coffee house, has been embedded in the heart of the city for many years. Recommended by The New York Times as a 'go-to destination' in their book, '36 Hours: 125 Weekends in Europe', Redroaster has been hand-roasting and retailing its own coffee beans for over a decade.  They also offer their own home-baked cakes which 'float off the plate', pastries, croissants or muesli for breakfast, fresh locally sourced salads and home-baked quiche for lunch, leaf tea in a pot and scones for tea.

Named after the red coffee-roaster originally installed in the coffee house 14 years ago, Redroaster opened its own coffee roastery in Kemp Town in 2008.  The famous House espresso blend, the certified Organic ...

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Latest News

Tribute to Diogo
Tribute to Diogo
23.07.15
The cafe was closed all day on Thursday 23 July in mourning for Diogo.  Managing director Tim Hume wrote this tribute to him:
'It is difficult to express the depth of feeling of all concerned at Redroaster Coffee House at the confirmation ....

Next Event

Events over the summer
Events over the summer
25.06.15
This last Pighog poetry evening before the summer holidays was one of the most successful ever held at the cafe.  The first Pighog@ Redroaster of the autumn will be on Thursday 24th September.  Watch this space for more information on the performer....

Buying our coffees

Redroaster House Espresso
Redroaster House Espresso
Medium-dark roast
125g retail: £2.50
Throughout the year, as crops come and go, we select the best single origin coffees for our House Blend, used every day in the coffee house to make a sweet and balanced espresso.  They are individually....
Organic
Organic
Medium-dark roast
125g retail: £2.80
Rigorously tested and certified annually by the Organic Food Federation, our Organic alternative to the House Blend is made with high quality, organically grown beans.  As with the House Blend, the co....
Decaf
Decaf
Medium-dark roast
125g retail: £2.80
This coffee has been decaffeinated at the Mountain Water facility in Veracruz, Mexico.  This unique non-chemical process uses the clear pure waters from the highest mountain in Mexico, the Pico de Oriz....
BRAZIL
BRAZIL
Sítio Nossa Senhora Do Carmo
Cup of Excellence 2015 #11
Light roast
125g retail - £5.60
This Brazilian coffee from the Nossa Senhora do Carmo estate is so good it came 11th in the Brazil Late Harvest Cup of Excellence competitio....
BOLIVIA
BOLIVIA
Colonia Illimani
Light roast
125g retail - £2.90
Produced by smallholder farmers around the district or ‘cantón’ of Illimani, in Bolivia’s Caranavi province, Illimani was founded in 1968, when a few families in search of land....
COLOMBIA
COLOMBIA
Finca La Greda
Light roast
125g retail - £2.80
This coffee was produced by Sr. Ulises Hernandez, who farms 6 hectares of Colombia, Caturra and Castillo in the Timaná municipality of Huila, one of the prime coffee producing regions ....
ETHIOPIA
ETHIOPIA
Yirga Cheffe, Gedeo, Aricha
Light roast 125g retail: £2.80 Aricha is located 8km north west of Yirga Cheffe, in the Gedeo zone of Ethiopia. This coffee was purchased through the centrally controlled Ethiopian Coffee Exchange (ECX). The ECX wa....