UPDATE FROM ALGERIAN COFFEE STORES

6th April 2020

Welcome to Algerian Coffee Stores!

Established 1887

Since the doors first opened in 1887 coffee and tea have dominated the shops atmosphere.

Today, 132 years later, the Algerian Coffee Stores has evolved into one of the worlds best known and leading suppliers of coffee and tea.

Offering a choice of over 80 coffees and 120 teas, the list continues to grow as we continue to source speciality coffee and teas from small corners of the world.

We also pride ourselves on sourcing original, delicious and fine confectionery along with a large variety of domestic coffee makers and accessories.

Contact Us

OUR STORE

ADDRESS:
52 Old Compton Street, Soho, London, W1D 4PB

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OUR STORE IN SOHO IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Please note that phones will be unmanned during this time. 

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Join us for a coffee.One of the cheapest in London!
(Take-away/standing only)
Espresso Single:        £1.00   
Espresso Double:      £1.00     
Cappuccino / Latte:  £1.20  

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CORONA VIRUS STATEMENT FROM OUR TEA SUPPLIERS

Following concerns and queries from several clients we would like to share the following statement in respect to the Corona Virus and tea.   

- All Chinese tea that is in our facility was grown and made before June 2019 and stored in high vacuum.

    - The new season for Chinese tea does not begin until the end of March 2020.

    - Chinese tea (black, green, oolong) is dried at temperatures above 200 degrees F (95 degrees C) for minimally 15 minutes.

    - Chinese white tea is sun dried and may undergo up to 5 minutes of mechanical drying at the above noted temperature.

    - After drying, the transit time from the estates to our facility is minimally 60 days.

    - Reports from the W.H.O. and other authorities indicate that the incubation period of Corona Virus is up to 14 days in a live host.

    - There have been no reports that Corona Virus is able to survive in high temperatures or in products that are dried to below 4-5% moisture.

    - The recommended steeping temperature of tea in water is greater than 190 degrees F (90 deg C) for 5 minutes. (We also recommend that you bring the water to a boil and allow it to cool to the desired steeping temperature).