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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.


48 Hour Tracked: Free when you spend £40+

48 Hour Tracked: £3.95

24 Hour Tracked: £5.95

We roast coffee weekly so it always arrives fresh to your door. When you order coffee beans online we'll send it straight off to the roastery to be roasted in the next batch - this will be the following Monday.

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.

Our preground filter coffee can be used straight away and is compatible with the One Brew, cafetiere's, filter brewers such as the Brew It Stick and Aeropress. Follow the instructions on your coffee maker to make a delicious brew at home, work or on the go.

We always recommend whole bean coffee for the best tasting cup. If you choose whole bean, you will need to grind your coffee before you can brew it. Some coffee makers have integrated grinders, but in most cases you will need to invest in order to make great tasting coffee.

The Core All Grind Plus offers 50 grind settings from fine to coarse, allowing you to grind your coffee beans for every type of brewer. Below are our grind size recommendations and settings for the Core All Grind Plus so you can experiment with different styles of coffee.

Grind Size Setting Recommendations:

Cold Brew Cafetiere Filter Moka Espresso
cold brew grind size cafetiere grind size filter grind size moka pot grind size espresso grind size
Grind Size Coarse Medium Coarse Medium Medium Fine Fine
Grind Setting 50-44 44-34 34-15 15-7 7-1

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.

UK Orders

  • Free Delivery Royal Mail 48 Tracked | Orders Over £40
  • Free Express Delivery DPD | Orders Over £100
  • Standard Delivery | Royal Mail 48 Hour Tracked - £3.95
  • Express Delivery | Royal Mail 24 Hour Tracked - £5.95

Orders placed before 1pm will dispatch on the same day. Orders placed after 1pm will dispatch on the following working day. Our carriers will attempt to deliver twice and also leave a collection card. If they are unable to deliver and you do not collect your parcel, the goods will be returned to us and you will be liable to pay any additional delivery charge.

Please note: once your order has been placed it is unlikely we will be able to change it, please call 01202 619 500 and we will try to prevent dispatch. 

International Orders

  • At present we do not offer delivery outside of the UK
  • For international shipments please contact Forward2Me or another parcel forwarder
  • Some of our items are available through our brand stores on Amazon - place check your country store


We want you to be happy with your purchase. We have a 30 days returns policy and we will offer a refund or exchange as long as we receive the goods back within 30 days of the delivery date. 


Exchanges & Refunds


We want you to be happy with your purchase. We have a 30 days returns policy and we will offer a refund or exchange as long as we receive the goods back within 30 days of the delivery date. 

Please ensure you say whether you require a refund or exchange in the notes. 

Unwanted Items

  • The product and retail packaging must be unused and in perfect saleable condition
  • Tapes or labels must not be applied to the product packaging
  • Please note we are permitted by law to reduce your refund to reflect any reduction in the value of the goods caused by your handling
  • If you would like to exchange or send an undamaged and unused item back, you are responsible for the delivery back to Barista & Co Coffee and any associated delivery fee for the replacement. You should ensure you have a proof of postage and insurance.
  • We cannot offer exchanges and refunds for coffee as it is a foodstuff
  • We cannot offer exchanges and refunds for gift cards or customised products
  • If you have ordered multiple items and request a refund for part of the order you will be charged £3.95 if this takes the original order value below our free delivery value of £40, this is not charged if you request an exchange
  • Exchanges and refunds can only be process after you request a refund through your account
  • Items sent back without a request will not be processed and you will be liable to pay shipping if you would like the goods back
    • Your refund or exchange will be provided once the goods have been received and inspected
    • For exchanges we will provide a full refund and then send a link to the item(s) you require so you can make payment for that item, we will not charge delivery for the second order as long as the value is over £20
    • From your request we aim to process refunds within 5 working days however your bank may also take time to process the refund
    • If you have not received a refund within 10 days, please email


    Damaged or Wrong Items Delivered

    • If you receive a damaged or broken item we will happily replace this for you
    • A replacement request must be submitted through your account
    • Once submitted we may request photographic evidence of the damage
    • We aim to dispatch replacements within 3 working days of submission
    • If we have sent the wrong item please submit a request through your account
    • Once processed we will provide a free returns label and kindly ask you send the item back to us

    Cancelled Orders

    • We process all orders immediately and we are unable to prevent shipments so please take care ordering the correct item
    • Once you receive your delivery, you are able to return as part of our unwanted item policy
    • It is your responsibility to pay the return shipping cost


    Returns Address

    Barista & Co
    31 Market Place
    BH24 1AN

    Please note: This policy does not include coffee machines as we have to use specialist shipping services. We are happy to accept unused returns for these items but return shipping charges will vary. 


    Customer Reviews

    Based on 79 reviews
    Michael Blackwell

    Has the combination of flavours I really like

    Thanks for the great review Michael, massively appreciated. James

    Z M
    Nice balanced flavour


    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

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