SD Bell & Co Limited

They’ve been doing their thing for over 125 years! What started off as a general store and hardware business down in Belfast City Centre in 1887 remains Ireland’s oldest independent Tea Importer and Coffee Roaster.
The hub is just down the road from Stormont at the aptly named Leaf and Berry Coffee House, Tea Rooms and Emporium. You can smell the roast in the air if you’re up early enough. That’s also where they blend and pack their teas, and serve their internet business and their long list of quality delicatessens, hotels and restaurant customers.

Robert represents the fourth generation of the Bell family to carry on the trade.

Check out for details of live music events. Their Sunday Java Jive Jazz Brunch is always popular, and it’s wise to book, by phone or online.

The Leaf & Berry is also available as a venue for private functions

What They Do

Tea and Coffee Specialists


It is too long to mention. There are more than 30 coffees and dozens of tea bags and teas of every conceivable blend, Most popular- Signature coffees include their Barista 1887 Roast and most popular teas are of course their house blend “Natural Leaf Tea”


Great taste Awards include Barista 1887 and Colombian Supremo “San Agustin” coffees and “Natural Leaf” (2 stars) and Directors’ Brew teas. Winner: AI Business Excellence Award 2016 (Tea & Coffee Class)


SD Bell & Co Limited
516 Upper Newtownards Road Knock
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