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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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Buying our coffees

Redroaster House
Redroaster House
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....
COLOMBIA
COLOMBIA
Palestina Aromas Del Sur
Light roast
125g retail - £2.80

Aromas del Sur (Aromas of the South) is located in Palestina, Huila. The founding members created the group in 2013, when they discovered the potential of specialty coffe....
ETHIOPIA
ETHIOPIA
Yirga Cheffe 
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 was s....
GUATEMALA
GUATEMALA
Finca La Torre, La Luna 
Light-medium roast
125g retail: £2.90
The Acatenango Valley of Guatemala produces coffee with a balanced body, and sweet clean finish.  Frequent eruptions from the nearby Fuego volcano keep the coarse, s....