Product Details

Gone for Lunch

Cup profile and tasting notes

Good body and a rich fruity base with some sweet nuttiness and almond (marzipan) - balanced out by a fruity acidity. Lovely rounded lush finish.

Coffee Brazil Fazenda Progresso / Colombia Finca Sabanitas / El Salvador Finca La Arada
Percentage 35% / 30% / 35%
Variety Catuai / Caturra / Bourbon


Average rating

from 57 reviews
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Have not ordered this for a while. I had forgotten how good it is at any time of the day.
It took me a while to find a coffee blend I love but since discovering this at my local coffee shop it has now become a staple and so easy to order online!
Chris James
Walked our dog with our daughter & her family up to Leith Hill Tower on Christmas Eve & had a coffee at the cafe there - superb! Ordered some that day & have enjoyed it since. A very mellow all day sort of blend that lends itself comfortably to the flat white style.

I love this coffee and honestly don't buy anything else - preferring to grind my own beans fresh for every cup!

Excellent coffee for the price. Well balanced, and excellent flavour all round. Delicious with and without milk.

Our absolute favourite for a home-ground coffee. We only buy Gone For Lunch beans.


The best coffee! We buy every single month.


Excellent coffee. We had a cup of Gone to Lunch at the Downe farm shop café and bought a couple of bags on the back of that. My only minor gripe; it's cheaper to buy 4x250g bags at the farm shop than it it is to pay postage for a 1kg bag directly from Coffee Real...

Brian R
Continues to be a favourite, keep it going please
Having tried for many years to find a really good coffee, I first enjoyed this one in a cafe some years ago. So, Gone for Lunch has been the only coffee I drink at home ever since! The smell and taste is spot on for all day drinking.
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Our Delivery Policy

Where do we deliver?

We would deliver to Mars if we could – to reach the whole of the universe with good coffee, but it is not that simple – so for now we deliver to:

UK: Channel Islands, Isle of Man, British Forces Post Office.

Europe: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden.

How long will it take?

We do not work at weekends so the term working day means Monday to Friday. If you place an order on the weekend it will not be sent out until Monday.

All orders placed before 13:00hrs 'normally' go out the same day. We do not guarantee orders go out the same day as ordered.

Royal Mail - You can order up to 2kg (7 x 250g bags) using Royal Mail first or second class - orders over 2kg will be sent using Interlink Next Day

UK Mail Next Day  - using this service you can order up to 10kg (38 x 250g bags) will ensure your order gets to you the next working day once the order is despatched from the roastery.

If you use this service you maybe required to sign for the delivery unless you elect to take responsibility for loss if left in a safe place. You will receive an email update from UKMail with a one hour delivery window and using the consignment number you track your order.

How do we keep you updated as to the status of your order.

Once you have placed your order you will receive 2 status updates - they will be:
Order confirmation – this means we have received your order and the coffee is yet to be roasted.
Shipped confirmation – this means your order has left our roastery by your chosen method.

Do we meet our delivery deadlines?

We try our best to meet the delivery deadline quoted, but on the odd occasion a parcel can be delayed due to reasons that are out of our control.

Why don't we offer free postage?

Nothing is free in life. We know you all love free postage and sometimes we do offer it as part of a promotion, but it is our policy to charge for postage. We have considered offering free postage but the costs would have to be absorbed elsewhere by you the customer. We don’t hide our postage costs.

Missing, Damaged or Incorrect Orders

We try very hard to ensure you receive your order in pristine condition. If you do not receive all your products or in the unlikely event that a product arrives damaged, please contact us via the email address within the 'contact us' section of the website.

Please note: Royal Mail does not class an international shipment as lost or missing for 28 working days unfortunately we can not take any action until this time has passed.  During that time we recommend that you ask your local sorting office / post office if they've tried to deliver (even if they haven't left a card) and ask your neighbours if your order has been left with them.  You should also check that the delivery address you gave us is correct, this can be found on your shipping confirmation email.  If your delivery still hasn't arrived after 14 working days and you have performed the above steps then please email us.

Change of Mind, Address and Cancellations

You can cancel your purchase at any time either before or up to 7 working days* following the day you receive the goods by emailing us at the address shown in the 'contact us' section of the website.

Your product must be complete and in 'as new' condition e.g. if you have opened the postal packet to examine the product you must have done so without damaging or marking the product or packaging. It must not have been used and it must  have the heat seal still in place. It should be returned with the original postal packet and packing note you received with it.

Please note that orders that have been ground to order (e.g - not whole roasted beans) may be exempt from our usual returns policy, as these represent a customised special order item. Any 'Free Gifts' received with the product must also be returned. Coffee Real will not refund the cost of postage incurred in returning a item.

If you follow the steps above you will receive a full refund of the product price and any delivery charge paid.

We cannot cancel your purchase when:

The seal has been broken on any products, or the goods were a special order to your specification.

To qualify for a refund or exchange the product must be:

In otherwise "as new" condition; and complete with any free gifts offered with it and, if possible, the original box and packaging.
This promise does not cover faults caused by accident, neglect, misuse or normal wear and tear.

If you have a coffee subscription with us please note that if you change your address and/or product profile in your account settings after the purchase date this will not update your current order, only future orders and thus you will need to notify us by email of any changes you wish to make.

Additional Information

Gone for Lunch is a twist on an old blend.

We’ve widened out the base El Salvador Finca La Arada 35% to give a little more body / richness to the blend, kept the Brazilian Brazil Fazenda Progresso at 35%, still bringing in some background nuttiness, moved the Colombia Sabanitas up by 5% to increase the bright/sharp sweetness. Nice rounded finish.

Brew Notes

Coffee Dose Weight    20.0 g
Brew Temperture 93c
Shot Time 24
Extraction Yield    18.9 %
TDS    9.95 %
Shot Weight    35.0 g
Liquid Retained Ratio    1.19 g/g