In The News

"The top 10 subscription & delivery services in Toronto"


"Delivery services and subscription clubs, I've recently discovered, can be a cheerful addition to the mail, as well as a convenient way to cross off mundane errands from my to-do list..."


"The Best Subscription Services in Toronto"


"For those who are serious about their beans, Detour Coffee Roasters’ super-handy subscription service allows members to choose from one, two or three month plans (free shipping for all), ensuring that the finest ground coffee and espresso from around the world lands squarely on your counter."


"The Best Coffee Roasters in Toronto"


"...focus on great coffee roasting and brewing through sustainable practices, using a combination of direct trade and importers, and a Loring Smart Roaster, "the greenest roaster on the market."


"The top 10 coffee shops in Southern Ontario"


"...I urge you, take a detour, whatever detours you have to, to get to Detour coffee. Their Dundas location is considered one of the best coffee roasters in the province..."


"Detour wins Regional Barista Competition"


"After two days of hard fought battle, Geoff Woodley of Detour Roasters Cafe won the Canadian Central Regional Barista Competition this week at St. Lawrence Market. He won by brewing a Guatemalan coffee called El Limonar, which has tasting notes of milk chocolate and raspberry." 


"Woodley Mammoth: Detour Sweeps CCBC"


"...Detour Coffee’s Geoff Woodley picked up the gold in last weekend’s 2012 Central Canadian Barista Championship..."


"Toronto Coffee Scene"

Imbibe Magazine

(multiple mentions throughout as well as our cafe)


"Best Hamilton Restaurants: Where To Eat In The Hammer"

Huffington Post

(mentions of our cafe as a place to visit in Hamilton)


"Nickel Brook Releasing Collaboration Beer with Arkells & Detour Coffee..."

Canadian Beer News

"Arkells Morning Brew was brewed in collaboration with Hamilton-based rock band Arkells and local coffee roasters Detour Coffee. The result is described as follows:
Inspired by their new album, Morning Report, and their love for great coffee, Arkells, Detour and Nickel Brook wanted to create a truly special coffee beer."


"Tasting Panel for the 2016 Canadian AeroPress Championship Coffee"

Prairie Coffee Collective

(Our Director of Coffee, Geoff Woodley, was selected as a member of the tasting panel)


"Perfecting an elaborate coffee that’s no grab-and-go drink"

The Globe and Mail

"...This elaborate, technical and time-consuming coffee experience is very different from the grab-and-go approach familiar to most Canadians. Yet it’s being echoed in one form or another across the country."


"The Bean Counters"

Biz Magazine

"Embracing The Fair Trade Practices of the Fair Trade Practices of the Third Wave of Coffee is Good Business for Local Coffee Roasters"


"Where to Buy Cascara"

Imbibe Magazine

"Developed in conjunction with the University of San Jose, this cascara comes from an organic coffee farm in Costa Rica. It tastes like peach, sweet lemon and maple."