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Whether you’re a latte lover or crave cold brew, Hereford’s fantastic array of independent coffee shops are guaranteed to impress any coffee afficionado. Get ready to embrace your inner coffee-geek as you discover these must-visit coffee spots.
1. The Coffee Cart Company
For anyone that loves a bit of sweetness and fun with their favourite hot beverage, The Coffee Cart Company should be your go to spot; they have a wide range of hot and iced coffees as well as plenty of syrups or sweet treats to add to your order. Plus, if you’re looking to kickstart the day with a big coffee hit, The Coffee Cart offer the largest coffee sizes to give you that wake-up boost!
2. Eden House of Coffee
This new addition to Hereford’s coffee scene is a must-visit for traditional coffee lovers. The team uses Method Roastery coffee (a local coffee roasters from Worcester) to expertly craft quality espresso, lattes, cappuccinos and flat whites. You’ll love the great coffee, welcoming atmosphere and architectural details of this black and white building! Bonus: you can also bring your pooch on your coffee date!
3. King Street Kitchen
A regular stop for city centre workers looking to grab a coffee on their way to the office. King Street Kitchen's coffee comes from James Gourmet Coffee, a Herefordshire roastery based in Ross-on-Wye. King Street Kitchen switch up their espresso seasonally, allowing you to try various coffees from different countries at their very best – just ask them what’s in their hopper to find out more! Dairy-free drinkers will also be pleased to know that they offer a good selection of plant-based milks to enjoy.
4. Sensory & Rye
One of Hereford’s most popular locations, Sensory & Rye is an ultra-cool, urban eatery with an eye for detail and delicious coffee. Using coffee from Method Roastery, Sensory & Rye not only offer delicious espresso-based coffees, but a variety of single origin coffees that can be brewed using V60, Chemex, French Press, or Cold Brew methods. Definitely a coffee geek’s dream!
5. Fox & Mabel
Inside one of Hereford’s popular lifestyle shops, Fox & Mabel, is a no-nonsense, all-quality coffee bar. Their own-blend coffee makes for delicious drinks every time and the F&M team encourage all visitors to grab a cuppa while mooching and browsing their wares. We love their colourful cups (most of which are available to purchase - as is their coffee) and keeping it simple with the perfect black Americano!
6. De Koffie Pot
If you think coffee tastes best when accompanied by a stunning view, then visiting De Koffie Pot is a must! Their baristas use James Gourmet Coffee to create great drinks that taste delicious, especially when paired with a slice of homemade cake or a freshly-baked pastry. Nestled alongside to the River Wye, De Koffie Pot’s riverside courtyard offers comfortable, covered seating areas so you can enjoy coffees with a view all year-round.
7. The Little Deli
On one of Hereford’s oldest shopping streets you’ll find The Little Deli. This petite store is a great place to stop for a coffee or pick up a takeaway, after discovering some of Hereford’s indie boutiques. Their delicious coffee beans are from Kontext Coffee Company and go well with the delicious cakes and pastries that are also on sale.
8. Castle House Hotel
Step off the beaten track and enjoy your coffee break in the tranquillity of Castle House Hotel. Located a short walk from Hereford Cathedral and over looking Castle Pool (all that remains of Hereford Castle’s moat), Castle House offers a taste of luxury and delicious James Gourmet Coffee. For a special treat, why not order their famous afternoon tea to go with your cup of coffee!
9. The Bookshop
Well known for its reputation as an ultra-chic dining venue, The Bookshop, tucked away in Aubrey Street, is also a perfect destination for coffee drinkers. Let Head Barista Liina pour you a stunning cup of Method Roastery coffee and showcase her exceptional latte art skills, while you relax in this seriously stylish space.
10. The Green Dragon Hotel
An iconic Hereford landmark, The Green Dragon Hotel offers a sophisticated location for your next coffee break. The Garrick Lounge’s comfy sofas and armchairs are ready to embrace you whether you’re stopping by for a pre-shopping pick-me-up or taking the weight off your feet after a busy day exploring.