Here at Green Queen we REALLY love our coffee. But finding quality sustainable beans in Hong Kong can be a bit of a challenge and sometimes it feels like the only way to get a good cup-o-Joe is to head out to an artisanal coffee shop. Which is why we put together this shortlist. After much research (it’s hard but someone’s gotta do it), here are the best places to order coffee beans online! That’s right, all of these local businesses will deliver right to your door- which means you can enjoy delicious coffee while still in your pajamas. We are pleased to say that most of these deliver to the New Territories and all Outlying Islands. Enjoy!
Want to ensure you always have delicious coffee on hand? Bean Curious (formally White Owl Coffee) offers a monthly coffee club, as well as single orders for coffee and coffee accessories. Bean Curious coffee beans are all roasted locally in Hong Kong and coffees are single origin and organic when possible. The monthly coffee subscription service allows customers to choose between different quantities of their whole bean coffees, depending on home or office usage amounts, as well as different roasts. Coffee is delivered either monthly or biweekly depending on the subscription quantity on the first and third Wednesday of each month. Delivery is free and available everywhere in Hong Kong including the New Territories and all Outlying Islands.
Coffee Roasters Asia
Missing your local coffee shop in Oz? Coffee Roasters Asia offers Australian style locally roasted-to-order coffee. They offer both single origin varieties as well as fair trade ones, which are available in whole bean as well as a selection of grinds- they even have a coffee capsule option. They have a coffee club with discounts for their members and an office coffee service that includes staff training on how to brew the perfect cup. The webshop has a variety of grinders and espresso machines and they also offer educational coffee classes such as Hand Drip Brewing. Delivery is free and available everywhere in Hong Kong including the New Territories and all Outlying Islands.
Ever wish you could take your own coffee with you but don’t want to have to pack a French Press? Porch Coffee offers their selection of premium coffees in both convenient single serving drip bags, and as larger bags of whole beans. Their coffees are small batch and single origin and include cult favorites such as Kopi Luwak (yes, the civet poo one!). The site has in-depth description of each variety and a bean rating system for acidity, body, sweetness, flavor and aroma to help you pick the right option for you. They also offer a selection of gift packs and coffee flavoring spice packs. Delivery is HKD 12 and available everywhere in Hong Kong including the New Territories and all Outlying Islands.
Having a craving for la dolce vita? Start your day pretending you are in Italia with coffee from Profood. They stock coffee from Italian coffee company Mogi. Mogi takes their coffee very seriously, hand-picking their beans from small plantations with an emphasis on sustainability and social equality and roasting. Their website offers Italian espresso, whole coffee beans, ground coffee, and coffee capsules in both regular and decaffeinated varieties. In addition to coffee they also stock coffee accessories such as coffee cups and coffee pots. Profood also stocks a range of Italian grocery products. Next day delivery is available for orders placed before 3 pm and free delivery for orders more than HKD 500. They can also deliver to select locations in the New Territories and on Outlying Islands, enquire for details.
Return Coffee Roastery
Return Coffee Roastery offers a very large selection of single origin beans from around the globe- true coffee aficionados can even choose their beans by country and for some varieties, even choose their roaster (yes, the person!). They also offer a handy selection of espresso blends. Coffees are available as roasted, whole beans and un-roasted green beans- however, they are happy to oblige those looking for pre-ground coffee, just leave a note during checkout. To take things to the next level, they also stock equipment like tampers and drippers for home brewing. Delivery is available everywhere in Hong Kong including the New Territories and all Outlying Islands. Prices may vary depending on your shipping choices but expect to pay between HKD 10 and 15 for standard shipping.