Get lost in the beauty of the Philippines and the tasty coffees sourced from across the country.
A Specialty Coffee roastery in the heart of El Nido, Palawan; LICK focuses on roasting single origin Philippine coffees, advocating and showcasing the hard-work of farmers and producers around the country.
Sourcing rare Philippine coffees
Led by our Kape Director and resident roaster- Silvester Dan Samonte, Lost Islands Center for Kape aims to source and advocate the unique and wonderful flavors of Philippine Specialty Coffee through close partnership and communication with local farms, cooperatives, and farmers.
"Really good coffee is a love a story on its own. The romance starts with a hike up the mountains to taste the coffee fruit and understand the bio-dynamics in its growing. When matched with the perfect water and brewing dynamics, the freshly ground coffee turns into a tasty beverage with flavor bursting out of the aromas in your nose and taste in your mouth”
- Silvester Dan Sibal Samonte
A two-time Philippine National Barista Champion, coffee advocate and entrepeneur.
Uncovering Regional Flavour Profiles
Taste is subjective, making coffee education a unique and interesting experience for each individual.
Find us at
Lost Islands Center for Kape
Amboy street, Barangay Maligaya, El Nido, Palawan, Philippines, 5313
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