It’s no surprise that Truth has made it onto a number of reputable, international “Best coffee shop” lists. David Donde is the co-founder of Origin, a cafe renowned for excellent roasting. He’s been central to the rise of coffee connoisseurship in Cape Town. Indeed, he’s been preaching the joys of artisanal coffee to anyone who’ll listen, and he’s been quietly training up the best baristas in the country. And now he’s started TRUTH.coffeecult. If you taste it you might want to continue the caffeine buzz at home?

Truth offers courses through their barista school. Choose between a two-hour coffee appreciation course, a four-hour barista introduction course or a five-day professional course.