About Iyengar Cafe

"It’s all beyond familiarity" now, those coffee seeds, that bitter taste, the exhilarating smell and the unforgettable tradition. The birth of coffee can be traced back to many centuries ago, its existence showered upon diverse countries, tribes and communities with each one of them bringing in innovations that desired to give the word ‘coffee’ an intriguing definition.

Reading articles about coffee’s infancy might seem synonymous to insignificance since history exceeds limits of intricacies, but learning about how a tribe in Ethiopia discovered an energy boost by consumption of coffee, or how the governor of Mecca was executed upon banning the ‘sacred’ drink, or how coffee became widely popular to reach the land of Australia, or how the first espresso machine was installed in New York, never fails to capture the attention of the reader. These are still stories that talk about something that is an essential part of our day, that talk about something that is unavoidable, that talk about something sacred.

When you walk down the streets of your locality, you notice a number of coffee houses claiming to sell the best of coffee to you. Iyengar Coffee Cafe, distinguishes itself from the various coffee houses that colour your surroundings, which does indeed sell you the best of coffee. What distinguishes Iyengar Coffee Cafe from the others is the fact that it sticks to tradition and authenticity, which is what the coffee lovers across the globe look for.

The directors have been deeply familiar with the taste of this coffee and they yearn to promote the loved culture of coffee across the globe to bring brisk smiles upon the faces of a million individuals. The seeds are carefully selected from the best locations and it is ensured that the best of the same is handpicked at all times. A blend is made to suit the multifarious of needs of the various sections of the society, and the roasting and grinding of the seeds are done under hygienic conditions with an automated system of packing.

It has been quite a journey, and Iyengar Coffee Café is a journey comprising of too many destinations. A tasteful journey!

Coffee is not just a culture, it’s a legacy. A heritage, which has been acquired from our ancestors. The culture of coffee is popular among Brahmins, and particularly predominant in the Iyengar community, the ones who worship coffee. Often it is told as a joke that this community grew up drinking coffee as a substitute to milk.

Visit any traditional house in one of these states. You will be offered a cup of coffee. This illustrates exactly how significant coffee is. Why not add to the significance? The authentic filter coffee is the sweet milky coffee we’ve tasted, the one that is made from dark roasted coffee beans and chicory especially in the southern states of India. Arabica and Robusta are the most commonly used coffee beans to add to the flavor.

South Indian coffee is brewed with a metal device known as coffee filter, in earlier days it was in brass and now we can see filters in stainless steel, and the modern filters come fully automated but the taste in traditional filters stand apart in quality.

Apart from selling coffee powder to the coffee loving population across the globe, the motto of Iyengar Coffee Café,is to sell filter coffee, the one that is natively and authentically special to the town of Kumbakonam and in particular is a household secret of Brahmin community. The vision of the company is at least a million coffees a day across India both directly and indirectly, and thereby establish itself as one of premium coffee providers across the vast subcontinent.

In this process, several strategic locations have been identified across India for the purpose of launching the coffee shop and seek to provide franchising rights. The directors have been deeply familiar with the taste of this coffee and they yearn to promote the loved culture of coffee across the globe to bring brisk smiles upon the faces of a million individuals.

The seeds are carefully selected from the best locations and it is ensured that the best of the same is handpicked at all times. A blend is made to suit the multifarious of needs of the various sections of the society, and the roasting and grinding of the seeds are done under hygienic conditions with an automated system of packing.