Quirky specialist coffee spot in Bridport

The lucky people of Bridport have had a new hangout where excellent coffee is just one part of a funky package, since Soulshine opened in the spring of 2014.

An initial glance through its slightly Dickensian shop window reveals bookshelves displaying magazines, indy comics and graphic novels. There’s a rustic wooden panelled serving counter and a menu blackboard – which covers the whole wall – decorated with butterflies.

An arty feel pervades throughout, thanks to work from graffiti artist Xenz, right to the lovely little sunny courtyard, with its long wooden tables and white fence, painted with leaves and birds.

Alongside the house espresso from Extract you’ll find guest coffees on offer – including Amid Giants & Idols, Union, Origin and Square Mile. The team also creates an incredible range of juices and works to produce a fresh, healthy food offering (all breads baked in-house). You’ll also want to pick up something from the deli.

Insider’s tips

Kids have their own special play area complete with vintage Fisher Price toys – and check out the Moomin mugs.

As featured in the South West Independent Coffee Guide 2015. Get the guide here.

Coffee notes

Key roaster: Extract
Brewing methods: Espresso
Machine: Sanremo Verona TCS
Grinder: Mahlkonig K30 Vario AIR, Sanremo SR50

76 South Street, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3NN

01308 422821

Opening hours

Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm. Sunday 10am-4pm

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