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Learn about the art of great coffee

1.5 hour initiation with Roasting Plant

Knowledge in coffee

A 250g bag of coffee beans to enjoy at home


per person

The workshop in detail

  • 1h30
  • 4 participants max
  • 15 years min.
  • Join the team for a relaxed coffee tasting experience at the renowned Roasting Plant. 

    The workshop begins with an introduction to coffee, where you will learn about the origin of different coffees and coffee farming, the roasting process, and the factors that influence the taste of each brew. 

    Next, you're invited to an indulgent coffee tasting session where you will learn different tasting techniques and try a curated selection of four coffees. 

    Throughout the workshop, the team's expertise and genuine passion for coffee will shine through and their warm and welcoming nature will leave you with the same enthusiasm.  

    As the workshop comes to a close, you'll have the opportunity to select a 250g bag of coffee beans to take home. Explore the exceptional collection sourced from renowned regions around the world, allowing you to recreate the magic of the tasting at home.

    Workshop location

    The workshop is easily accessible by public transport.

    This place is accessible to people with reduced mobility.

    Additional information

    Language of the workshop


    Wecandoo - Meet Naomi

    Meet Naomi

    Coffee Roaster

    At the heart of Roasting Plant's innovative approach is their unique roasting and brewing machine. Designed with precision, this remarkable invention ensures customers can savor the highest quality of coffee, freshly roasted to perfection. Using a network of tubes and air transport, the machine effortlessly conveys small batches of coffee to the roaster, resulting in a delightful and consistent brew. With an unwavering commitment to excellence, Roasting Plant sources their beans from a variety of esteemed origins, including Brazil, Sumatra in Indonesia, Guatemala, Peru, Jamaica, Ethiopia, Uganda, and beyond.

    The Roasting Plant's approach encompasses an ethical perspective, aiming to minimize food waste through the use of their cutting-edge machine. By carefully managing the coffee roasting process, they ensure each bean is cherished and utilized to its fullest potential. Roasting Plant's dedication to reducing waste is a testament to their commitment to sustainability and responsible coffee production.

    The joy of sharing their passion for coffee lies at the core of the Roasting Plant's motivations. Through their workshops, they aim to transport participants into the intricate world of coffee, unveiling its complexity and the remarkable journey from bean to cup. 

    Naomi, with her infectiously friendly nature, welcomes enthusiasts and novices alike, creating an inclusive and engaging environment where everyone can learn, appreciate, and explore the nuances of this noble beverage.

    Step into the Roasting Plant's vibrant coffee shop in central London, where the captivating aroma of freshly roasted beans fills the air. Here, you'll witness the impressive roasting and brewing system in action, a mesmerising spectacle that showcases Roasting Plant's commitment to craftsmanship. As you indulge in their meticulously crafted coffees, you'll experience firsthand the dedication and passion that infuses every cup.


    Hadi E

    Hadi E


    Loved the session, really insightful and interactive. Fully enjoyed it. Naomi was really knowledge and answered all our question

    Megan W

    Megan W


    We booked this experience after hearing about it from a friend- it was the perfect way to spend a Saturday morning in london. Naomi was very knowledgable and answered our (many!) questions. The coffee was delicious and we both learnt a lot- a great daytime date activity!

    Radostina T

    Radostina T


    We did the workshop yesterday and really enjoyed it. It was really interesting to see the special machine for roasting the coffee shop uses and also find out a lot of details about coffee. Naomi was brilliant super nice and engaging. One improvement to the experience would be getting people more involved-e. g go behind the bar and pretend to be a barista and make a coffee for each other. Anyways we loved it so much we have bought it as a gift for our grandparents! Recommend it and look forward to the espresso martini potential class!

    Brenda K

    Brenda K


    Loved this unique coffee tasting session. Naomi experience and knowledge made the session . She made it informative and interesting . Would recommend

    Tim B

    Tim B


    Naomi Gardner is a force of nature and my experience at Roasting Plant’s South Molton Street store coffee tasting was truly a once-in-a-lifetime moment. No doubt, the coffee is world class, but it’s this indomitable Woman that enhances the experience so profoundly. Naomi’s knowledge, her passion and her ability to translate that into a learning and experiential journey is every coffee disciples nirvana. If you’re considering whether to attend this, get over yourself, BOOK IMMEDIATELY!


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