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The grass is always greener - a recent visit to Northern Ireland

The grass is always greener - a recent visit to Northern Ireland

Having just returned to London from a visit to Northern Ireland, I thought it would be a great time to share some of my thoughts on its' burgeoning coffee scene.

Babushka Portrush

Coffee and NI - an unlikely couple?

Northern Ireland was my home for 18 years before I crossed the Irish Sea to begin university in London.  

When I left in 2011, I had no idea what specialty coffee was. In fact, I didn’t even drink it - scarred - I think, by my experience of Nespresso pods, and bitter french press brews.