The Ten Best Irish-Roasted Coffees You Can Order Now - The Gloss Magazine

The Ten Best Irish-Roasted Coffees You Can Order Now

Our morning coffee has become a near-religious ritual and these Irish roasters will deliver to your door …

It has never been more apparent that we are creatures of habit. For many of us, one of our most ingrained habits is the morning ritual of a good cup of coffee. Whether it be en-route to the long lamented office or at our kitchen table, the morning coffee brings structure and routine to our day (along with much needed mental clarity) and is vital to us, the coffee drinkers, now more than ever. With many of our favourite coffee haunts shutting their doors once again or reducing capacities, a good cup of coffee at home has reached dizzying new heights of importance. With no casual get togethers in our local café on the horizon any time soon, it’s time to go the extra mile and get café quality coffee delivered to your home. Whether you favour pre-ground, whole bean or even instant coffee, here’s where to do just that.


From coffee makers to bags of beans to posh instant, 3fe has everything you need to brew top- quality coffee at home. There are online masterclasses to show you how to get the best cup from your particular machine and a subscription service every week, fortnight or month should you not be a risk-taker when it comes to keeping the coffee beans in plentiful supply. There is also free delivery over €20.

McCabe’s Coffee

If McCabe’s Coffee from Co Wicklow is good enough for Brown Thomas, Lolly & Cooks and Airfield Estate, it should certainly satisfy even the most discerning quarantine coffee palette. The McCabe’s Espresso Blend is particularly good as is the Wicklow Organic Blend which is full of chocolate and biscuit notes, never a bad thing. Feeling more adventurous? Try the Monsoon Malabar, an earthy Indian blend, perfect for espresso and with a cup score of 82, you know there is little chance of disappointment.

Badger & Dodo

Father-in-law and son-in-law team, Badger & Dodo have been roasting coffee on the family farm in Fermoy since 2008. A boutique coffee roasters, they import directly into Cork harbour from Brazil and Colombia and roast in smaller batches to allow greater control over heat. Their most popular blend in the Blackwater Blend which is 100% Arabica & Rainforest Alliance certified.

Cloud Picker Coffee

With free shipping (with orders over 1kg) from its Dublin roastery, Cloud Picker Coffee are abundant with options for the coffee aficionado. They offer a subscription service and a vast range of coffee-making accoutrements should you be in need of more stylish gadgets to add to your kitchen. And then there is the coffee which has quite the following, and for good reason.

Bell Lane Coffee

Bell Lane Coffee hand roast small batches of coffee beans on a daily basis from its roastery in Mullingar. Bell Lane have been awarded a staggering twelve stars at the Great Taste Awards, and have also received commendations at Blas Na H’Eireann and the Irish Cafe Quality Food Awards. You will find both bean subscriptions and ground coffee subscriptions on their online shop and delivery is offered nationwide.

Creed Coffee Roasters

In Celbridge, Co Kildare, Creed Coffee Roasters are offering free delivery throughout the Republic of Ireland, making speciality coffee delivered to your door even more affordable. Coffee Beans are roasted weekly and freshly ground to order, with a variety of grinding options to choose from depending on how you prepare your daily (or thrice daily) cuppa.

Red Eye Coffee Roasters

On the west coast of the country, Galway based roaster, Red Eye Coffee Roasters are roasting and grinding ethically sourced single origin coffee beans for delivery nationwide. Their range includes a Swiss Water Decaf with notes of zesty caramel and sweet lemon layered with the aroma of cherry and fruit juice. Who ever said decaf was boring…

Red Rooster Coffee

Staying in the west, or more specifically, Galway, Red Rooster Coffee will no doubt be known to many of you, with their distinctive packaging and being stocked by many specialty stores including Avoca. As their slogan implies, Red Rooster Coffee is ‘made by a family, not a factory’ and their website includes a coffee blog with a wealth of information on all things coffee related.

Silverskin Coffee Roaster

Silverskin Coffee Roasters made quite a splash when they first appeared on Dublin’s coffee scene in 2012 and have continued to do so ever since. The brainchild of Dubliner Brian Kenny, Silverskin began as a minute coffee roaster in the famous ‘Kiosk’ in Dublin 4, quite possibly the worlds smallest coffee roaster. Recent years have seen Brian and his team relocate to a state of the art coffee roasting facility in Dublin but his entire range is available to buy online. See for yourself what all the fuss is about.

Imbibe Coffee

Dublin based Imbibe Coffee is another familiar name among coffee lovers, being the coffee of choice for many of our beloved cafes and restaurants (Gaillot & Gray, Mayfield Deli, Listons, Wall & Keogh to name but a few), but did you know you can buy also this liquid gold online, directly from the source? Sign up to their bi-monthly coffee club newsletter and you will be the first to hear about new, limited edition blends that have never graced Irish shores before, a badly needed treat during these grim January days.

Dublin Oat

And to accompany your freshly brewed coffee at home, why not consider some small-batch Irish-made oat milk created by the team at Forest Avenue and available to purchase from their new green grocers, open at the Forest Avenue location on Sussex Terrace. A delicious, creamy, barista friendly, fresh Irish oat dairy alternative, Dublin Oat is perfect for at-home flat whites and lattes. Follow @DublinOat and @ForestAveDub for more.

And in other coffee related news…

The new Happy Out Donnybrook location is doing a brisk trade, with regular rotating guest roasters, Tartine pastries and excellent toasties to go, it’s not too difficult to see why. After a brief hiatus, the Bull Island location is also back open.

In Windy Arbour, Dundrum, Thru The Green Coffee is open for business providing the ultimate in safe coffee collection with their drive-through coffee shop, making the simple act of leaving your car unnecessary. And of course, there are sandwiches and goodies too for those not quite ready for ‘clean January’.

With locations at Stillorgan, Rathfarnham and Ballinteer, Morilles Coffee is also creating quite a stir with their locally roasted drive through coffee (and babycinos for the younger set). Bread and pastries are also available, baked daily in their Dublin based bakery and delivered fresh every morning to each location.

Popular Dublin coffee chain Coffee Works have also expanded their offering with a new store just opened in Swords. With locations in Lucan and Blanchardstown already proven to be a hit, it would seem they are on a roll. With coffee from Groundwork Coffee, protein balls from The Ballsy Baker and toasties from Brown Bag Catering all your food and drink needs will be met.

At the relatively new TU Campus in Grangegorman, Happy Days Coffee Van has reopened after a well-deserved Christmas break, serving Cloud Picker Coffee, Tartine Pastries, cupcakes from The Cupcake Bloke and toasties from Golden Toastie.

In the car park of ‘Dublin’s most Christmassy Pub’, The Hole in the Wall, Dash container is open to meet the needs of the profusion of walkers visiting The Phoenix Park. Along with excellent coffee, Dash is the new go to for smoothies, overnight oats, pastries, porridge and granola and that’s just for breakfast.


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