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About GUSTATORY, The Curated Beverages Marketplace

Speciality Coffee, Quality Teas and Other Drinks, Delivered

GUSTATORY (adjective): curating excellence in taste | coming soon: speciality drinks, alternatives, drinkware and more

Speciality coffee, quality teas and other drinks all taste great, everyone knows that, but something which independent coffee roasters, tea makers and the best of brands can achieve is a beverage that excites all of the senses. Whilst most of our nation’s independent beverage makers already supply their local cafes, hotels and other outlets, GUSTATORY goes one further, priding ourselves in being the preferred place online to discover, compare and shop such a comprehensive selection of speciality coffee, independent coffee, quality teas and other drinks (such as cold brew, nitro and kombucha).

GUSTATORY is built ground-up around two core principles: supporting independent coffee roasters, tea makers and brands, as well as emphasising the ethics and sustainability of better coffee, tea (and other drinks). GUSTATORY only works with the best of independent coffee roasters, tea makers and brands from across the UK and Ireland, whereby you can shop with confidence in the knowledge that all orders are delivered directly from these partners to ensure beverage freshness, delivery speed and authenticity in supporting independents. In parallel to our two core principles, GUSTATORY consistently honours these four additional sub-principles:

1/ Transparency
...All prices, delivery costs and free delivery thresholds are the same as if you were shopping direct, all at your hands with the convenience of only requiring a single checkout (or guest) account.
2/ Honesty
...No prices are ever inflated to include misleading hidden costs, nor is any product without complete information to help you compare.
3/ Simplicity
...Shop easily by only paying once, no matter how many unique roasters you choose.
4/ Convenience
...GUSTATORY is the central place for discovery and education. Ethical, clear and easy.