In the beginning...
Arabic culture has a huge tradition of storytelling. Seated around campfires under the panoramic desert night, stories are carefully recited so that no detail is left unsaid. These stories are passed on from generation to generation, father to son, mother to daughter from voice to ears. The historic stories talk of legendary characters, unbridled passion, wild adventure and exotic locations.
One such story combines all these classic ingredients.
It began in Yemen at the ancient port of Mokha in 1450. For it is here the heart of coffee culture first started to beat and as this tale began to unfold, a tradition emerged that would forever change the World.
From seeking and securing rarefied single origin beans from the most gifted growers in the world; to roasting and pouring the ultimate cup; it is our obligation to ensure exemplary practices and the very finest coffee is served in any shape or form.
Mokha 1450 is the 'Heart of Coffee’. A place for serious coffee connoisseurs