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“Comfortable place for a cuppa!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Black Bean

Black Bean
Ranked #5 of 567 Restaurants in Kuching
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Drinks, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
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28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Comfortable place for a cuppa!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2013

Stumble on this shop by pure coincidence after seeing liberica coffee beans on sale in of souvenir shops.

The place is not big, only 3 small tables in the shop that can seated roughly 9 people at one time. Overall it is a cosy place.There are jars of different type of roasted beans being displayed at the counter - liberica, java, sumatra mandheling, etc. They will ground the beans on the spot if you opt to purchase in powder form.

I tried a cup of Americano using liberica coffee beans with brown sugar and a piece of cookie (FOC), and tasted fantastic!! Usually I will add milk to my coffee but this time I can go without one ;oD

Conclusions, recommend to drop by for a cuppa if you are in Kuching.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank momow
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  • Arabic first
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
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English first
Berlin, Germany
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81 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Best real coffee in cosy place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2013 via mobile

We have spent some time here during a long afternoon rain in Kuching and have tasted several coffees, iced coffees and teas. They have all been fantastic!

The place is very cosy, they are sorting and roasting the beans just inside so you get the freshest coffee and an amazing coffee smell. The cafe is easy to find in Chinatown. Wifi is free and works well. Unfortunately there seemed to be a lack in snacks/food when we have been here - maybe something that could be improved.

We have loved this place, the Mocca and coffee with ice cream, especially! Come here for great coffee!

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank Jumarei
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