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New Coffee Empowers Women Coffee Farmers

27 November 2017 Uncategorized

We’re really pleased to be able to put a coffee on the bar this week that not only tastes great, but helps women in its country of origin.  Rebuild Women’s Hope (RWH) is a non-profit organisation based in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo.  It was established in 2013 by gender equity pioneer Marceline Budza, with the aim of empowering Congolese women.

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Slurping good fun at the tea event

20 November 2017 Uncategorized

We had a great time at our tea tasting event on 16 November.  Claire Trumper, expert tea taster and blender, took us through the processes of growing and picking teas, plus the differences between the orthodox and ctc processes.  Next it was time for us to put our knowledge to the test by tasting each of the constituent teas that make up our custom house blend tea, also created by Claire.  She explained how some of the teas contribute flavour and some colour and appearance.  Finally we got to taste some rooibos infused gin cocktails!  Altogether a great fun and informative evening.  Thanks to Claire and all who attended.

Tea Tasting Event: 16 November 7pm

27 October 2017 Uncategorized

Want to know your Darjeeling from your Assam?  Your orthodox from your ctc?  Learn more about tea and do some tasting at our tea event on 16 November at 7pm.  Tea Taster and Blender Claire Trumper of Trumpers Tea will give some background on tea growing and processing.
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And the winner is… Bean & Bud!

29 September 2017 Uncategorized

We were thrilled to be shortlisted for best Coffee and Tea Shop in the Yorkshire Life Food & Drink Awards, and attended a wonderful lunch at Rudding Park on Monday 25 September.  Among other excellent businesses and after a beautifully presented and delicious lunch prepared by Rudding Head Chef Matthew Wilkinson and his team, the awards were presented.  There were 15 awards in total, and we were absolutely thrilled when our name was called as the winner of the Best Coffee and Tea Shop!  The judges had been impressed not only by the quality of our offering but also our knowledge and passion.  It is really great to have our work and passion appreciated in this way.  Thanks to our wonderful team, our suppliers and our customers – we couldn’t do it without all of you.  Cheers!

Just a Coffee?

9 March 2017 Uncategorized

What does coffee mean to you?  A shot of energy to get you going in the morning?  A little treat on your way to do some shopping?  A mid-morning pick-me-up?  A cup of coffee is all this and more.  How much thought do you give to where your coffee comes from?  For us here at Bean & Bud, the perfect cup of coffee is the end of a journey.  It’s the result of many people’s care, hard work and passion.  Which is why we never treat is as ‘just a coffee’.

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We’re in the UK Top 30!

30 January 2017 Uncategorized

We are really proud and happy to have been included in Britain’s 30 best coffee shops in The Telegraph.  This is thanks to our amazing staff, roasters, suppliers and customers for the outstanding support we get all year round.  Thanks!

See the full article at:  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/food-and-drink/features/britains-30-best-coffee-shops/

New year, same mission!

3 January 2017 Uncategorized

We would like to wish all our customers, roasters and growers a Happy New Year!  We hope 2017 is a good one for all of us.  And in this new year it’s tempting to make changes, to eat more healthily, go to the gym etc.  Here at Bean & Bud we are embracing the new year and the hopes that go with it.  One thing that won’t change, however, is our commitment to bringing you the best coffee around.

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Season’s Greetings!

21 December 2016 Uncategorized

The whole team at Bean & Bud would like to wish all our customers and supply partners a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.  Thanks very much for all your support throughout the year and we look forward to 2017.  And remember following the solstice it gets a little lighter every day until summer!

Christmas Shopping

8 December 2016 Uncategorized

Did you know we have lots of great coffee and tea brewing accessories that make great Christmas gifts?  Beautiful glass tea-ieres and tea timers, ceramic V60 drippers and the original versatile Aeropress: great for making coffee at home, at work or on the go!  We also have a great range of single origin coffee, tea and hot chocolate – the perfect stocking filler (or treat for a busy Santa!)  We are open right until 4pm on Christmas Eve so no excuse – you can even enjoy a flat white while you shop!


We are hiring!

29 November 2016 Uncategorized

We are looking for a full time passionate, committed barista to join our great team working with the best beans on the best equipment around!

Barista experience is preferred but we will give high level training to the right person.  If you are not already a barista then a background in hospitality or other customer facing experience would be preferred.  We are a small collaborative team – would you like to join us?  If so please send a short cv to rhampson@hotmail.co.uk

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  • Opening Times

    Monday to Saturday:


    Christmas 2017:
    We will be closed 24-27 December and
    1 January 2018.

  • Find Us

  • 14 Commercial Street
    HG1 1TY