Behind the Beans

6 coffee subscriptions to help you get your caffeine fix

By Beth White

Coffee subscriptions are a great chance to try different coffees and have them delivered straight to your door. You never know, you might just find your new favourite brew.

1) Rave Coffee

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An independent roaster located in the Cotswolds, Rave Coffee are always looking to get the best product for their customers.

The Rave Roaster’s Choice Subscription means you will get a different freshly roasted single origin coffee every month.

They give you a number of different options regarding delivery frequency, quantity and grind.

Cost: A monthly subscription for a 250g bag starts at £4.50 (plus p+p) but increases with size and frequency.

2) The Coffee Roasters

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With The Coffee Roasters, you tell them what kind of coffee you’re looking for and they’ll hand-pick it from a choice of over 100 speciality coffees from around the world.

They ask you to choose your blend, which method you prefer to use and how you take your coffee to make sure they get the perfect subscription for you. The Coffee Roasters give you a number of options about quantity and delivery frequency (starting from weekly to every six weeks).

You can cancel or pause deliveries at any time.

Cost: Subscriptions start at £8.50 (including postage and packaging) for 250g per delivery.

3) Pact Coffee

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Pact Coffee is a company that cares about where they source their product, how they get it and the relationship with those that they work with.

When it comes to your subscription preferences, Pact is flexible and allow you to build it your way. You have the choice of Nespresso®-compatible pods or bags.  You also have the choice of grind, regular or decaf and they’ll ask how you like to brew your coffee.

Delivery is flexible and you can control or change your subscription at any time.

Cost: From £6.95 for 250g bag delivered, increasing for other options.

4) Coffee Tasting Club

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The Coffee Tasting Club offers coffees from speciality roasters all over the UK.

You decide how many bags of coffee you would like, how often you’d like them delivered and how you want your coffee ground.

If you’re a member you’ll receive freebies and deals that are exclusively for you!

The Coffee Tasting Club lets you cancel or pause your subscription whenever you like.

Cost: Subscriptions start at £7.95 for one bag a month.

5) Django Coffee Co.

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Django Coffee Co’s arabica beans are hand-roasted in small batches and are single origin.

They only deliver beans, however, you can decide which coffees you want – if you’d prefer a random selection, they will choose a different bag from their stock each time.

Django Coffee Co. gives you the choice of three different subscription options, offering weekly and bi-weekly deliveries.

Cost: Prices start at £22 for a weekly, one-month subscription including delivery and increases for other options.

6) Coffee Factory

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The Devon-based Coffee Factory is a family-run business that uses only 100 per cent arabica coffee beans.

They have an emphasis on responsibly sourcing their coffee, paying their farmers a fair wage and working with ethically minded importers.

They offer a variety of coffees and two different subscription plans.

Cost: Roasters Choice plan subscription from £7.50 per month, Best of Both from £14.95.


Featured image credit: David Pacey – Taken from Flickr.

Subscription costs correct at time of publication 


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