We are Samba Coffee Roasters!

A Greek family business that deals with the art of coffee continuously since 1979, with passion and dedication.

We collect the raw material of our unique coffee from the best producing countries in the world. In our proprietary state-of-the-art processing unit, we process coffee creating separate blends of Greek, espresso, filter, organic coffee, as well as beverages.

We love coffee and are fully committed to bringing out the best features of each variety. We share the knowledge we have gained over the years through tasting, roasting, etc. seminars. But above all, we aspire to make coffees that evoke strong emotions. Because above all…

In Coffee we Trust

FACILITIES

Our state-of-the-art facilities are specially designed with an emphasis on energy saving (bioclimatic design) but also on excellent raw material management. Our facilities include dedicated coffee storage areas, roasting and packaging areas, quality control laboratories and training and seminar areas (Samba Café Sensory Lab).

OUR TEAM

Kostas Kalafatas is the owner of Samba Coffee Roasters, an Athenian coffee roastery that was found in 1979 by his father, Stefanos Kalafatas. He is a certified AST Trainer and has the Q Processing Level 1 and Coffee Diploma under his belt of expertise.
He was one of the first people who brought Specialty coffee to Greece and since then he has been organizing events in the country both as an SCA National Coordinator and an entrepreneur.
His goal has always been to try and bring good coffee to more people around the world and educate the consumers in a humble but knowledgeable way.

OUR SHOPS

THE SAMBA STORY

OUR AWARDS

2022
1st Place in Hellenic Barista Championship
3rd Place in Hellenic Brewers Cup
2020
1st Place at Hellenic Coffee in Good Spirits championship
2nd Place at Hellenic Barista championship
2017
2nd Brew
2016
3rd Brew
3rd Barista
3rd Ibrik
2015
3rd Barista
1st Coffee in good spirits
1st Ibrik
1st Coffee in good spirits || World
4th Ibrik || World
2014
2nd Barista
2009
3rd Barista
2008
1st Coffee in good spirits