We are proud to say that Catalyst is now located in two locations in our beautiful hometown of Bray.
Our large takeaway coffee shop is located on the seafront with some stunning views of the Bray seafront. Our cafe is located on the Florence Road in Bray just down the road from where we opened our first coffee at 23 Florence Road in 2019 with a dream to create a space where specialty coffee meets sustainable retail with hope of inspiring others towards a more eco-conscious way of living.
Since we opened up back in 2019 we have been using Imbibe Coffee Roasters. They are based in Dolphins Barn in Dublin 8. One of the main reasons why we chose to use Imbibe was their sustainability approach and their overall values as a business. They operate using a zero waste system. All of our coffee is delivered in 6kg coffee cans and taken back to the roastery to be cleaned and refilled for us weekly.
Our house espresso is “Kaleidoscope” This is a blend of Peru and Colombia coffee. It has been ever present in our shop since day one and will continue to be a staple in all of our shops. This coffee has a lovely background story. Imbibe has funded a footbridge in Planadas, Colombia which helps children cross the river to get to school. They also donated 1% of their coffee sales to projects at origin in Peru. This has helped fund a wet mill which will enable them to keep producing high quality coffee. Imbibe also donated 1% of all sales to womens aid and 1% is also shared between all staff. It is so much more than just buying a coffee from Catalyst or Imbibe you are part of the story.