Get your daily jolt of caffeine with one of the blends from the experts at % Arabica. This coffee roaster takes pride in sourcing high-grade speciality beans from around the world. The shop is also a global distributor of, and uses, a high-tech Japanese roasting machine that prepares the beans to precision at the touch of a button. With beautiful, waterfront branch in Kennedy Town and various other shops across the city from Central to TST, you can pick up your fresh beans with relative ease.
It’s no wonder this city never sleeps given the abundance of excellent coffee shops and cafés on seemingly every corner of Hong Kong. With all this choice, the real connoisseurs know that no matter how good the latte art is, it’s the freshness of the roast that counts. We thought you might like to know which brew houses care about the flavour and freshness enough to source locally roasted beans, or for full flavour profile control, roast their own. That’s why we’ve put a list together of where to find the best locally roasted beans for a proper cup of joe. By Sam Sinha and Sam Evans
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