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Samba Nights

Brazilian Coffee | Medium Roast

Regular price£12.99

Enjoy the chocolate and macadamia nut flavours of our favourite Brazilian coffee, Samba Nights. This single origin is 100% Arabica, grown in the Mogiana region of Brazil.

This medium roast coffee is the house favourite, and the bean of choice for over two thirds of subscribers. Create a coffee subscription plan today and save 10% on every delivery.

  • Tastes Like: Chocolate, Macadamia & Hazelnut
  • Hand-picked by farmers we know by name
  • Bigger bags, fewer deliveries, better value

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Secret Sale Orders: We roast and post fresh to order, please allow up to 5 days for dispatch. You will receive tracking information via email as soon as your order is dispatched.

Barista & Co roast coffee weekly, on Monday and Tuesday, at our Dorset roastery. Our fresh roasted coffee beans are then rested to release excess carbon dioxide. Then we pack our beans into 350g or 1kg recyclable coffee bags ready to deliver to your door.


Delivery Costs:

Royal Mail Tracked 48 Hour Delivery: Free Over £40

Royal Mail Tracked 48 Hour Delivery: £3.95


Please Note: We dispatch all 350g coffee bags in letterbox-friendly mailers. If you order more than one 350g bag or a kg bag, your order will be delivered in a small parcel.


We dispatch all orders placed before 1pm Monday-Friday that day. Orders placed after 1pm, on the weekend or during a bank holiday are dispatched the next working day. As soon as your coffee has been dispatched, you will receive an email with the tracking number.

Fresh Coffee Beans

We roast coffee beans in Dorset every week so they're always fresh when they arrive

Recyclable Packaging

Your coffee bag can go straight in the green bin when you're finished

Indy Best 2022

Proudly named one of the best independent roasters in the UK

50% Off Everything Included

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Experience the Vibrant Rhythms of Samba Nights: A Brazilian Coffee Journey

Nestled in the sun-kissed hills of the Serra de Mantiquera Region, where the beats of Samba fill the air, lies a coffee that captures the essence of Brazilian indulgence. Introducing Samba Nights, formerly known as our House Darker Roast, a medium roast single origin coffee that invites you to embark on a sensory journey like no other.

Brazilian Coffee Beans / Medium Roast 

Country. Brazil

Tasting Notes. Chocolate / Hazelnut / Macadamia
Process. Natural
Roast. Medium Roast
Brew Type. Espresso or Filter

Varietals. Yellow Bourbon
Region. Mogiana

Altitude. 1000 - 1100m

Dancing upon your palate, Samba Nights showcases the rich flavours of Brazil's Yellow Bourbon varietal in all its glory. With each sip, you'll be immersed in a symphony of luscious chocolate undertones that caress your taste buds. The grand finale unfolds with a captivating finale, as hints of hazelnut and macadamia nuts serenade your senses, leaving you yearning for more.

Grown at an altitude of 1000 - 1100m, these precious beans have been carefully nurtured and naturally dried under the golden rays of the Brazilian sun. This meticulous process amplifies the inherent flavours of the land, delivering a truly exceptional coffee experience to your cup.

Samba Nights embodies versatility, perfect for those who delight in the art of crafting espresso-based beverages. Whether you prefer the velvety smoothness of a latte, the frothy indulgence of a cappuccino, or the balanced flavours of a flat white, this coffee effortlessly adapts to your desires. Allow your imagination to wander as you explore a world of coffee-based creations, all elevated by the harmonious notes of Samba Nights.

But it doesn't end there. For those seeking a strong, black, filter brew, Samba Nights beckons you to indulge your senses. Each sip offers a depth and complexity that will captivate even the most discerning coffee aficionado. As the flavours unfold on your palate, you'll discover a symphony of taste, reminiscent of the untamed beauty of Brazil itself.

At our roastery in Dorset, we take the art of coffee roasting seriously. Every Monday and Tuesday, our master roaster meticulously roasts small batches of Samba Nights, ensuring that every bean is treated with the utmost care and precision. With each batch, we employ our senses to quality-check, ensuring that only the finest beans make their way into your hands.

So, come and join us on this captivating journey through the vibrant streets of Brazil. Let the rhythm of Samba Nights awaken your taste buds and transport you to a world of sensory delight. Embrace the magic of this medium roast single origin coffee, where the stories of Brazil's rich coffee heritage unfold with every sip. Elevate your coffee experience and savour the captivating allure of Samba Nights.

What is specialty coffee?

Specialty coffee is any coffee that is graded 80 or above on a 100 point scale. All of our coffee's have achieved scores above 85 points and we are proud to be members of the Specialty Coffee Association.

What's the best coffee beans to use for a bean-to-cup machine?

The best coffee beans for your bean to cup machine aren't really dependent on the type of coffee you're using. It's more about what you enjoy. Take this Brazilian coffee as an example... It's roasted medium which means you'll still get a lot of those natural flavours, but it's not going to have the sharp acidity of a light roast. This means it's a great base for your flat white or cappuccino, but also works as a black filter coffee.

What is single origin coffee?

If your coffee is single origin, it means that the beans can be traced back to any one farmer or distinct region. Think of it like wine, you can have a true St. Emilion where all the grapes used to make the wine come from one vineyard... Or you could have a Bordeaux blend that uses grapes from different vineyards.

Is single origin coffee better than coffee blends?

The main reason we think single origin coffee is better is because you can get a distinctive taste from the beans. There are no flavours competing with each other and you can trace every coffee bean back to it's original roots. Single origin coffees are commended for their purity and high quality amongst specialty roasters. 

Can I use filter ground coffee in a cafetiere?
Yes. Many roasters recommend opting for a finer grind size when brewing using a cafetiere. Our filter ground coffee option is perfect for use in a cafetiere. The metal filter is still fine enough to prevent sediment passing into the final cup whilst optimising the cleanliness of the extraction, delivering a smooth, crisp cup of coffee. We recommend brewing for slightly less time when using a finer grind size, aiming for approximately 4 minutes as opposed to the usual 6-minute brewing time.

What is the best coffee to use for a cafetiere?
Due to individual preferences and personal taste, there is really no such thing as the ‘best coffee to use for a cafetiere’, everyone will have their own favourite. Our dark roast coffee makes for a great brew if you enjoy adding milk to your coffee. The sweetness of the milk compliments the strong undertones of the dark roast, creating a rich, full-bodied taste. Our house dark roast coffee originates from Brazil and encompasses the tasting notes of chocolate, hazelnut and macadamia.

Does whole bean coffee stay fresh for longer? 

Yes, whole bean coffee typically stays fresh for longer than pre-ground coffee. This is because when coffee beans are left whole, they retain their natural oils and flavours for a longer period of time. Once the beans are ground, the surface area is increased, which exposes more of the oils and flavours to air, light, and moisture. This can lead to oxidation and degradation of the coffee, resulting in a loss of flavour and aroma.

Customer Reviews

Based on 76 reviews
Wonderful taste

A satisfying taste with plenty of zing.. My ideal coffee.


This has always been my favourite blend of coffee as I love the nutty, chocolatey taste and aroma. Great way to start the day....anytime really😁


we are what would be considered as big fans of this coffee


Great taste


Nice beans, not too floral or acidy which I don't like. Well balanced

Best Coffee Beans

Freshly Roasted Specialty Coffee

At Barista & Co, we only use high grade, single origin coffee that we would be happy to drink ourselves. We ensure excellence when it comes to specialty coffee by working with community-driven independent farms, roasting in small batches and quality-checking every bean.

We roast our coffee fresh every Monday and Tuesday, and leave the beans to rest for 48 hours for a better tasting brew.

Know Your Beans
About Brazilian Coffee

We believe in great coffee, that's why we're working with a brilliant community of farmers in the Mogiana of Brazil to bring you our House Darker Roast. Brazilian coffee is famously smooth-bodied, with a nutty sweetness you wouldn't expect from a darker roast. We recommend this roast for people who take their coffee with milk or like to use an espresso machine at home.

Did you know?

We asked 1,000 people what their favourite coffee was and they all said darker roast. However, we ran a blind taste test at Barista & Co Social. The results surprised us! Most people said they preferred Our House Lighter Roast. Why not try them both?

600+ People Would Recommend Barista & Co Coffee to a Friend


Just love the way the beans are roasted just for me (well there may be others in the batch) then posted to me asap. I didn’t think I’d be able to taste the difference but I can and it’s worth the little extra. Communication is also excellent to ensure the service is what I require.

January 2023

Great team in the Ringwood Coffee shop/office. Always welcoming, full of enthusiasm and a real desire to share their expert knowledge of great coffee.
Thank you for the education, I can now make my perfect coffee at home, I love your single origin light roast, my personal favourite.

December 2022

Consistently good coffee beans at a very reasonable price with discounts on future purchases through the "Free Beans" system. Very close to dropping the other supplier and going all in with a Barista and Co subscription.

December 2022

The postman doesn’t have to knock twice when the barista coffee arrives.

January 2023

Lovey shop, great coffee and friendly and helpful staff. Took a lot of time to talk me through my coffee and coffee machine choice based on my likes, ability and budget.

When I ordered my coffee beans they kindly contacted the warehouse that day to see if my order could be added to that days roast so I didn’t have to wait a week for great coffee at home! 👍

November 2022

Excellent communications. Excellent coffee and the fact that it is ethically sourced makes it all the better.

November 2022

I have always had a great experience with Barista & Co, their client service and quality of coffee is amazing and I enjoy their selection of coffee. From their coffee to the packaging!

November 2022