Coffee Roastery

Here at the Missing Bean we roast speciality coffees for our own cafe as well as other restaurants cafes and offices based in Oxford.

Come in and try any of our single origins as we roast them or join us on one of our monthly cupping nights to compare a range of coffees side by side.

We carefully choose coffees from around the world based on flavour, interest and sustainability. Where possible we trade directly, for more information on our latest coffee sourcing trips to Peru and Thailand, see below. For non direct trade we use independent green bean importers who value close long term partnerships between coffee growers and roasters. 

House Roast

Our house roast is a blend of Peru from the Chilchos Valley, Rwanda Titus, Brazil Guarani. It produces a well rounded, smooth bodied coffee with light acidity and notes of chocolate, butterscotch & red cherries.

Country: Peru
Region: Chilchos Valley
Altitude: 1600m
Variety: Typica
Process: Washed
Country: Rwanda
Farm: Titus
Altitude: 1800m
Variety: Yellow Bourbon
Process: Fully Washed
Country: Brazil
Farm: Guarani
Altitude: 800 - 1200m
Variety: Catuai, Bourbon
Process: Natural

Single Origins

We have a seasonal range of single origins - at the moment we’re roasting the following: 

Country: Ethiopia
Farm: Sidamo Guji
Altitude: 2000m
Variety: Heirloom
Process: Natural
 
Country: Columbia
Farm: Cristalina Coop
Altitude: 1500 - 1900m 
Variety: Caturra
Process: Fully Washed
Country: El Salvador
Farm: Finca El Manzano
Altitude: 1200 - 1500m
Variety: Red Bourbon
Process: Honey
Country: Costa Rica
Farm: Los Hernandez
Altitude: 1800m
Variety: Yellow Catuai
Process: Natural
Country: Kenya
Farm: Ndaroini
Altitude: 1900 - 2300m
Variety: SL34, SL28
Process: Fully Washed
Country: Java
Farm: Klasik Beans
Altitude: 1200 -1500m
Variety: Typica, Catimor
Process: Fully Washed

PERU PROJECT

Last summer Ori (owner & master roaster) and Conrad went on a special trip to Peru  to visit the coffee farm where we source our beans from. Trekking over the breath taking landscape towards the Chilchos Valley, they spent time with coffee farmer, Guillermo, and stayed with his family.

Our Peru coffee is a washed typica. The high altitude, hand picked arabica coffee is transported on horseback over the Andes from the cloud forests of the Chilchos valley in Northern Peru. It’s shade grown to protect rainforest in the organic farm of Guillermo Cotrina. The coffee beans are free from all chemicals and pesticides and purchased direct from Guillermo at fair prices helping him to support his family and reinvest in sustainable farming practices.

THAI TRIP

Earlier this year Vari, our head roaster, and Ricky, a senior barista took a trip to Northern Thailand to visit the coffee farm where our Thai coffee comes form. They met with the farmers, and saw the whole process of coffee growing, drying and processing.

Our thai coffee is from Doi Pangkhon and is a fully washed catimor, caturra grown at 1450m.

CUPPING NIGHTS

If you want to explore coffee further, on the first Thursday of every month we hold a cupping night at our roastery. Kicking off at 6.30pm we’ll guide you through the various coffees discussing the coffee beans, processing and provenance. We hope to arm you with confidence by allowing you to experience the differences of each one yourself through taste and smell. It costs £20 per person and we will give you a small bag of your favourite coffee from the evening too. Book your place by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Opening hours 

Tuesday 7am - 2pm
Wednesday 7am - 2pm
Thursday 7am - 2pm
Friday 7am - 2pm
Saturday 10am - 2pm
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed

Roastery Address Unit 1 Newtec place, Magdalen Road, Oxford OX4 1RE