"Work hard and be nice to people."
Academy Coffee is a group of family owned, speciality coffee shops with a euro cafe bar twist.
Originating at The Pumphouse - Barry, Academy Coffee is growing with several venues across south Wales in Barry, Cardiff and Penarth. Each having their own individual look and feel, from Victorian industrial brickwork to modern shipping containers, but all offering the same Academy high levels of food and drink quality and friendly hospitality.
All our coffee comes from our friends at Clifton Coffee. Freshly roasted, we only serve coffee that is in season. Our team are always happy to share the stories of where our beans come from and the journey behind them.
Our house coffee:
Suspension Espresso by Clifton Coffee
- Producer: Daterra
- Region: Cerrado
- Altitude: 1200 masl
- Varietal: Bourbon, Catuai
- Processing: Natural
- Tasting notes: Dark chocolate, treacle & hazelnut
Craft Beers & Cocktails
When the sun goes down and the weekend approaches, our Academy venues come alive as a cool evening setting for your night ahead.
Whether you still need a caffeine fix or you want to indulge in our cocktails, fine wines or our beers the choice is yours! Spend your weekend evenings relaxing with a tailored range of speciality drinks.
If it's food you are looking for, as well as an extensive day time food offering in each of our venues, we also offer evening food from a wide variety of fine street food vendors from across South Wales.
Click on each venue to find a list of the street food available for the month.