Where To Buy Great Coffee Online

Words: Katrina Rose Wind

The popularity of coffee keeps growing – even with the fear of Coronavirus, people still need their morning ‘pick me up’ and continue to seek out their beloved cup of Joe. If you’ve wanted to branch out from your trusted coffee suppliers to see what else is out there, this is your chance. We’ve compiled a list of darn good coffee you may not have heard of, the best part is they all sell and ship their coffee online.

Origin Roasting

Pioneers of South African speciality coffee, Origin Roasting offer an exceptional range of premium, speciality-grade, ethically-sourced and traceable coffees. Through the year, they offer their seasonal espresso blend, 8-10 single origins which change regularly, and chemical free decafs. Have a look at their website for a variety of seasonal beans, mostly from the African continent.

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Deluxe Coffeeworks

Deluxe have been a household name around Cape Town since 2009 and they’ve been spreading their influence all over the country since then. They buy premium arabica coffee, sourced by their supplier from around the world. They also roast single origin beans and their Deluxe House Blend and supply direct to consumer via their online shop. You can also buy their compostable coffee capsules that come with a refillable jar.

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Coffee Notes

This exclusively online artisanal coffee shop has been flying under the radar, with coffee snobs keeping it their best-kept secret. Coffee Notes is a fully online store with a selection of freshly roasted single origin and blended coffee beans. Coffee Notes delivers beans or ground coffee directly to your door, so you never have to leave the safety of your home. Their Silky Spiccato blend combines the full-bodied creamy flavours of Honduran beans, the floral aromas of Ethiopian beans, and the sweet chocolate aftertaste of lightly roasted Colombian beans. Silky Spiccato is a versatile blend designed for the home coffee lover. Brew any way you like and its silky smooth mouthfeel and lingering aftertaste will leave you waiting for your next sip.

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Rosetta Roastery

Rosetta Roastery is a specialty coffee roastery based in Cape Town sourcing speciality grade, single origin coffees from South & Central America, Africa and Asia, micro-roasting each one to best present its unique personality. If you’re a single origin fan, then Rosetta Roastery is definitely the way to go. They also offer monthly coffee subscriptions so that you have never run out of coffee!

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Flat Mountain

Flat Mountain roasters in Woodstock pride themselves in creating enthusiasm and excitement about coffee. Roasting intentionally sourced beans daily, they offer in house blends and a rotating variety of single origin coffees. We also love their packaging!


Espresso Lab Microroasters, Woodstock

These guys go out of their way to tailor the coffee experience especially for you. Perfection is the name of the game here, and they have gone to scientific lengths to ensure that the cup of coffee in your hand is the best cup of coffee you will taste all day.

Good to know: Free delivery for orders with South Africa

Location: 375 Albert Rd, Woodstock
Hours: Mon-Fri: 08h00-16h00 Sat: 08h00-14h30
Contact: 021 447 0845



artisanal coffeeIt’s important for businesses to not only have a diverse team but for the brand to embody that as well. Manaka is a perfect example of that. Manaka draws inspiration from the people of South Africa and in return, offers a product of distinction. In many ways, Manaka artisanal coffee is the perfect example of the potential of South Africa. A diverse team from different backgrounds brought together by a passion for quality and the love of coffee. They are proudly a Level 2 BBBEE contributor with 51% black ownership.

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artisanal coffeeLegado, meaning legacy, has been the company vision from the start. They are determined to instil a legacy in everything they do, from sourcing all the way through to the consumer. Legado promises to bring you some of the tastiest artisanal coffee, ensuring that it is roasted with care. They have a range of different single-origin coffees and blends that would suit a wide audience, so depending on what mood you are in or what taste profiles you long for, they are confident you’ll find it within their offering.

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Death by Coffee

artisanal coffeeThis family-owned business puts their love for coffee first and it shows in their products. Freshly roasted, organically grown, ethically farmed coffee that not only tastes delicious but is bang for your buck. Roasting from their smallholding in Port Elizabeth, they are shipping a wide range of their artisanal coffee across South Africa.

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artisanal coffeeNot only have they been producing top-quality coffee since 2006 but they also have an amazing team behind them. Quaffee prides themselves on sourcing fine coffees, ensuring they are roasted fresh to order, so they can be brewed fresh from bean to cup. They also have a coffee subscription service that would make a great birthday gift for the coffee-lover in your life. Now you know you can get some great coffee online!

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The brand stands for quality and sustainability, with a strong focus on organic and ethical coffee products. Organic coffees utilise no synthetic fertilisers or chemicals, resulting in cleaner beans and a healthier environment for all. At Fabino, they import their own green beans – with the assistance of one of the world’s most renowned coffee experts – and have become the go-to wholesale supplier of quality sourced and carefully selected coffee beans. You too can try their renowned coffee by simply ordering online from the comfort of your own home.

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Combining skill and patience, Terbadore sift and roast their beans, consistently producing coffee that they are glad to put their name on. Apart from the range of coffee beans and capsules, they’ve got some great merch available too for those who are fans of the coffee and their gorgeous Great Dane logo.

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