COffee ROasting and Barista Training

Baristocracy Coffee is roasting now!


Speciality coffee is available now for wholesale and retail, by the cup or bag roasted by Australian coffee nerd Alex Forsyth. We’re currently open on Tuesdays 10-2pm, Thursdays 3-7pm and Sundays 10am until 2pm. If you’d like to come along to check out the roastery outside these times just drop us a line to make an appointment.

Roastery Open to the Public Tuesday 10-2pm, Thursdays 3-7pm & Sundays 10-2pm - for click and collect, walk ins and take away coffee. Postal orders available as always.

What we dO

At Baristocracy we roast speciality coffee for wholesale and retail customers. We also offer coffee education courses for professionals, at-home baristas and everyone in between.

Wholesale supply

Looking for delicious, artisanal coffee for your cafe, restaurant or venue? Contact us to discuss how we can meet your needs.


Thirsty for mind-blowing coffee in your own home? Contact us to find out how we can help you get that Aussie cafe experience in the comfort of your kitchen.


Coffee education courses, perfect for those hard-to-buy-for people, are available now. Contact us to make a booking and keep an eye on our social media and website for opportunities to geek out.

What’s New

Summer Opening

Summer Opening

We are so excited to open the roastery again to our lovely customers, for take away coffees, to pick up online orders or just pop in to buy a bag. We will be open from Tuesday 21st of July with changed hours of operation to allow customers to pick up their orders from...

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February Half-Term Opening Hours

February Half-Term Opening Hours

Open Monday 17th & Tuesday 18th Feb 10-2pmClosed Wednesday 19th - Friday 21st FebOpen as usual from Monday 24th Feb Visit Us Unit 2, Larch Ct,West Chirton North Industrial Estate,North Shields, NE298SG Open Hours Altered Hours for February...

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You know when you see something awful and just desperately want to do something to help? Well, we've been watching the horrifying scenes in NSW, Australia as enormous fires ravage Alex's home state. Everyone is affected including that most iconic Aussie...

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Baristocracy single origins and blends are available by the bag from our roastery or online.

coffee courses

We offer a variety of coffee education courses from coffee tasting to next-level latte art. We can tailor a package to suit your needs, contact us to chat. We offer courses for the at-home coffee geek to professional baristas and everyone in between. Contact us to chat about what you’d like to achieve and get a quote.

Visit Us

Unit 2, Larch Ct,
West Chirton North Industrial Estate,
North Shields, NE298SG

Open Hours

Altered Hours for summer 2020
Open from Tuesday 21st July 10-2pm

from 10am until 2pm

Thursdays 3pm-7pm

Sundays 10am until 2pm