Best Instant Coffee UK
Best Instant Coffee UK

Since its birth in the 1800s, instant coffee has come a long way in terms of innovation and taste, with brands like Starbucks and Nescafe providing classic blends alongside cappuccino sachets, bold espresso styles, and tasty decafs.

The 3 Best UK Instant Coffee Brands

We are here to help in hunting down your best brew, as well as sharing the best instant coffee UK you can buy online from supermarkets.

VIA Colombian Roast Instant Coffee Sachets

It may not change on their ubiquitous iced creations, but Starbucks ‘ new instant range could fool you into thinking you are sipping on one of their new filter coffee.

There are many blends accessible, but we particularly rate this medium-roasted Colombian, comprised of instant-and micro-ground coffee.

VIA Colombian Roast Instant Coffee Sachets
VIA Colombian Roast Instant Coffee Sachets

The beans are hundred per cent Arabic too, so there is no bitter aftertaste, just a well-rounded and nutty taste.

The Sachets are no doubt more perfect and somewhat less costly than buying a takeaway from your domestic branch, but they are still rather on the costly side when you consider the price per cup.

Espresso Noir Instant Coffee

Using a Robusta blend just to its benefit, this dark, punchy roast boasts a strength of six and all the intensity of a real espresso.

It is not a barista blend, but Percol has managed to make a divine-smelling instant that even makes a crema atop your cup.

Without a doubt, this is just one for lovers of strong, rich coffee, but it is also perfect for use in iced or baking coffee, as it is perfectly ground to mimic an espresso powder.

Fairtrade Super Special Organic Arabica Coffee

This gourmet instant is made from freeze-dried, hundred per cent Colombian Arabica beans for a fruity, citrussy, finish and is value every penny more than their classic range.

Fairtrade Super Special Organic Arabica Coffee
Fairtrade Super Special Organic Arabica Coffee

Accessible in this family-sized 500g box or a more modest 100g jar.

Supermarket Instant Coffee – Which One Tastes Best?

Starbucks Instant Medium Roast and Microground Coffee (Pike Place Roast) 8 – 3.3g Packets

£13.76
£12.52
 in stock
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as of October 15, 2021 9:20 am

Features

Part Number11038435
Model11038435

Starbucks VIA® Instant Coffee Medium Roast Pike Place Roast 12 sachets

 out of stock
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as of October 15, 2021 9:20 am

Carte Noire Instant Classic Decaffeinated, Instant Coffee, 100g (6 Jars)

£27.84  in stock
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as of October 15, 2021 9:20 am

Features

  • 6 x 100 g jars of delicate and aromatic decaffeinated instant coffee
  • Rich, smooth and aromatic award winning decaffeinated instant coffee
  • Add one or two teaspoons per cup and pour in hot water just off the boil
  • All the richness and aroma of great coffee in an instant
  • Store in a cool and dry place for long-lasting freshness

Carte Noire Intense, Arabica and Robusta Dark Roast Instant Coffee, 100g (6 Jars)

 out of stock
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as of October 15, 2021 9:20 am

Features

  • 6 x 100 g jars of rich and aromatic dark roast instant coffee
  • Carte Noire Intense is aromatic with a strong character and lingering aftertaste
  • Add one or two teaspoons per cup and pour in hot water just off the boil. Enjoy as a black coffee or serve with a splash of milk for a richer taste experience
  • Suitable for those who enjoy a vigorous and robust tasting coffee to kick-start the day
  • Store in a cool and dry place for long-lasting freshness

Percol Espresso Noir Instant Coffee 100g (Pack of 6)

£32.52  in stock
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as of October 15, 2021 9:20 am

Features

  • Strength Guide
  • Airtight packaging to lock in freshness and flavour
  • Contributes to Percol's charitable initiative 'Good for Life
  • Great for lattes, cappuccinos and flat white coffee
  • Strong and intense

Clipper Organic Medium Roast Arabica Coffee 100g (Pack of 6)

£24.99  in stock
5 new from £24.99
Free shipping
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as of October 15, 2021 9:20 am

Features

  • Full bodied and smooth coffee
  • Natural, fair and delicious coffee
  • Made with organic and fair-trade Arabica beans
  • Toasty and intense blend
  • Free from artificial ingredients

Clipper Fairtrade Medium Roast Organic Arabica Coffee 100 g (Pack of 2)

£12.45  in stock
5 new from £11.99
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as of October 15, 2021 9:20 am

Features

  • Toasty and intense
  • Medium roast
  • Natural, fair and delicious
  • Fairtrade

Clipper Fairtrade Medium Roast Decaffeinated Organic Arabica Coffee 100 g (Pack of 2)

£12.06  in stock
4 new from £12.06
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as of October 15, 2021 9:20 am

Features

  • Organic and Fairtrade.
  • Decaffeinated

Extravaganza Instant Coffee, Arabica Fairtrade Organic 100 g x 6 packs

 out of stock
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as of October 15, 2021 9:20 am

Features

  • Organic, fair trade instant coffee
  • The finest Arabica beans sourced from South America
  • Intense aroma, balanced by a sweet-sour, fruity taste with slightly nutty notes
  • Enjoy café-quality coffee in your own home

Nescafé Azera Americano Instant Coffee Tin 500G

£19.98  in stock
15 new from £15.60
Free shipping
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as of October 15, 2021 9:20 am

Features

  • NESCAFÉ is produced with 100% coffee beans, nothing else
  • Through a careful selection of beans, NESCAFÉ AZERA delivers a full and rich flavoured cup
  • Hinged lid uses 'Click-to-Close' technology for simple and secure re-sealing
  • Space efficient tin and easy to store back of house or on a counter top
  • Creates premium barista style coffee without the need for specialist skill or equipment

Nescafé Gold Blend Instant Coffee 750G

£24.24
£23.51
 in stock
48 new from £23.41
Free shipping
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as of October 15, 2021 9:20 am

Features

  • NESCAFÉ is produced with 100% coffee beans, nothing else
  • Through a careful selection of beans, NESCAFÉ Gold Blend delivers a full and rich flavoured cup
  • Hinged lid uses Click-to-Close technology for simple and secure re-sealing
  • Easy to serve from and simple to reach every last granule of coffee
  • Space efficient tin and easy to store back of house or on a counter top