Nestled in the heart of Creekside Village, in Whistler B.C, our cute and compact Coffee & Gelato store was inspired by owners Kaori’s time spent living in the UK.
Originally from the urban hustle and bustle of Chicago, USA, back in 2001, Kaori was living in a small apartment in Central London. Just a hop, skip and a jump from Covent Garden, Kaori spent wonderful mornings wandering her enchanted surroundings. She was captivated by the iddy biddy shops tucked away into the smallest of spaces, yet they seem to offer so much once you walked inside. The people who work there were small business owners with great passion and genuine enthusiasm. Living in the UK allowed Kaori to explore other European countries. The alluring charm of rustic Italian gourmet had always intrigued Kaori, so she spent long summers there enjoying the rich aromas of real coffee, made by life-long baristas who had spent years perfecting the art of an authentic Italian coffee. Next came the famous Italian dessert of Gelato. Experiencing the decadent creaminess for the first time and the many indulgent flavours these little gelato shops had inspired Kaori to bring these delights to her much loved town of Whistler, B.C.
We Proudly source our coffee beans from the locally owned company, Discovery Coffee.
Discovery Coffee is a coffee bean roasting company from Victoria, B.C. We love that Discovery Coffee hand select their green beans from farmers all over the world and roast them in-house, at their freshest. By roasting in small batches and pairing beans to specific brew methods, they introduce our customers to new coffees and unique brews every day. Thank you Discovery Coffee!
Our gelato is provided by the locally owned company Lucia Gelato!
You won’t find a more decadent gelato than, Lucia Gelato. Learning from the Italian masters has enabled Whistler local Owner, Kathryn, to make gelato and sorbetto in the “old fashioned artisan” manner using the freshest, most natural ingredients possible, with little or no compromises. You can trust that you will be eating the finest gelato, with options such as dairy-free and sorbetto to suit everyones tastes buds!