If you have eaten at many of the city’s more tendy restaurants and cafes, there is a good chance you have been enjoyed a cup or two of Green Coffee. You can get this great coffee at home too, by picking up a bag from this little shop in Danbara (2 blocks over from the rear exit of Hiroshima’s Hijiyama park) or by having it delivered to your door. Kick back and sample a cup of the latest roast, while your beans (lovingly selected and roasted on the premises) are beautifully packaged for you.
Coffee with a conscience is important, but not the main reason for Green Coffee’s success, the coffee roasted on the premises are bold, flavorful and simply delicious. Since opening in 2005 he has developed a very loyal clientele, including shop owners who serve this coffee to their patrons, who regularly stop by for some beans. If you live away from the city or don’t drive, you can arrange a delivery to your home by calling the shop or booking it through his website.
There are 3 main blends on offer, the most popular being the Green Coffee blend number 1: Brazilian (sweet), Guatemalan (acidic, aromatic) and Columbian (full bodied). It is absolutely delicious.
You can grab a cup of coffee in the shop as a “taste” of a blend you want to buy, but as the shop is usually busy, the owner has stopped selling cups of coffee to non-coffee bean or grind buying customers.
If you can read Japanese, the owner often updates the blog on his website.
Opening Hours: 12:00-19:00
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Address: 1-5-7 Danbara, Minami-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken