20 Coffee-Loving Instagram Accounts to Inspire Your Inner Barista
We love a good Instagram scroll session in the morning - sitting down with our first cup of coffee and living vicariously through a picture of someone else’s.
On Instagram in particular, coffee lovers are using their platforms to celebrate coffee in new and exciting ways. And with so many great coffee accounts to choose from, there’s never been a better time to add some to your following list. From unique coffee art and the world’s most stunning coffee cups, to relatable memes and global city coffee culture - there’s plenty to explore.
So without further ado, here are some of our favourite coffee accounts to perk up your feed and inspire your inner barista.
1. ACME Porcelain Specialty Cups
Art and design go hand in hand when it comes to ACME, with an Instagram feed just as beautiful as their ceramics. Explore their Instagram page for stunning cafes, flawless latte art and beautiful home coffee bars. If you’re a fan of a gorgeous aesthetics, this is the account for you.
2. Coffee Cocktails
Coffee Cocktails’ account provides plenty of delicious cocktail inspiration for people who love coffee. Venturing further afield than just your traditional espresso martini, expect recipes for making everything from coffee liqueur hot chocolates to coffee-flavoured mojitos.
3. Austin Rutland
Austin is constantly switching up his environment – from one snug corner of an NYC coffee shop to another – and his pictures are enough to make us green with envy. We love browsing through his gorgeous snaps of everything coffee and cosy.
4. Drift Mag
Drift magazine is a bi-annual publication that documents coffee, the people who drink it, and the cities they live in. Their Instagram feed shares a glimpse of what it’s like to drink coffee around the world, while you digitally wander the city streets with a warm coffee in hand. Scroll through their images for an instant hit of coffee, culture and wanderlust.
5. Giulia Bernardelli
If coffee art is your thing, then there’ll be no going back once you’ve discovered Giulia Bernardelli, who paints masterpieces using nothing but spilt coffee and a spoon. Her Instagram is bursting with everyday beauty, including non-coffee art crafted from leaves, shells and other everyday things - but it's her spilt coffee works of art that really blow us away.
Escapism in its purest form – Caffeinication’s account is dedicated to posting wonderfully hypnotic coffee-making videos with tasty recipes to match.
7. Man Make Coffee
Famous for its incredibly beautiful photography, Andy Anderson’s Instagram account is seriously impressive. Perfect for lovers of coffee, food, people and stories, this feed is packed with inspirational content that will make you want to travel the world - one cup of coffee at a time.
8. Junichi Yamaguchi
Junichi Yamaguchi is an award-winning barista and one of the true masters of instagrammable latte art. He’s known for his crisp thin lines and picture-perfect pastries and has travelled the world teaching latte art to other budding baristas. The endless array of beautiful snaps on his account are seriously worth a scroll - featuring great coffee and classic French canelés from his own Kyoto cafe @here.kyoto.
9. Stephanie Pak
If iced coffee is your kryptonite, then Stephanie Pak is the person to follow. Her account is full of mouthwatering images of cold brews, with coffee shops in cities like L.A. and New York as her backdrop. We love browsing through her recommendations which are always chic and stylish.
10. London Coffee Shops
London Coffee Shops serves up a great mix of inspiration for coffee destinations in the capital. From luxe coffees with a view to the quirkiest haunts to visit when on a trip to London, this account has an eye for all the best spots.
11. James Hoffman
If you want engaging and educational coffee content from THE expert, then James Hoffman is the go-to. The winner of 2007’s World Barista Championship, he went on to co-found Square Mile Coffee Roasters and nowadays has a following of 806K on his YouTube channel. Every time you go to his Insta feed, you’re bound to learn something new.
12. The Coffee Nomad
Not only is Erica’s account full of gorgeous shots of her enjoying coffee all over the world, but she’s also got so much to share about each city’s coffee scene and culture. From bean to cup journeys to the world’s best coffee destinations, her feed is the perfect blend of coffee and adventure.
13. Lewis Ombler
If you want non-stop coffee shop inspo, who better to follow than Lewis Ombler? Get ready for some of the UK’s best coffee shops and brunch spots.
14. Books And Beans
Packed to the brim with lattes and literature, this account is a true book-lovers oasis. If you’re looking for the perfect book to pair with your morning brew, @booksandbeans is jam-packed with inspiration. They also feature a Book of the Month, so their online community can join the coffee and conversation.
15. Coffee Sesh
If you’re looking to drool over latte art, laugh at coffee memes, and learn lots of useful information about coffee, @coffeesesh is a great place to start. This fun and educational account is perfect for adding a diverse mix of coffee-inspired content to your feed. In short, it’s a real treat to scroll through.
Ran by Daphne Tan, @periperipeng specialises in whimsical, delicate and joyful coffee art that’s seriously impressive. Her account is a treasure trove of adorable childhood characters transformed into 3D foam art creations. Not only is her feed beautiful to look at, but the videos of her jiggling latte art are a joy to watch.
17. Coffee Shops Of The World
This account is a great one to follow if you’re looking for coffee coupled with travel inspiration. Whether they’re sharing a coffee truck nestled in the snowy mountains or the latest opening in downtown New York, @coffeeshopsoftheworld’s Instagram feed is always a real treat. Described as “your window to the world of coffee”, their feed is an eclectic mix of cute coffee shops and stunning scenery - what’s not to love?
18. Melissa Male
We love that this NYC based creator has such a signature look, capturing New York’s best destinations in a fresh, light way. Specialising in lifestyle, food and drink, her Instagram grid is as refreshing as an ice-cold coffee.
19. Coffee Bae
Treat your eyes to a coffee feast by adding this account to your follow list. If you like mesmerising videos and calming soundtracks with your coffee, this is the one for you. With a beautiful collection of videos showing milk swirled gracefully into a cup of coffee, you could spend a whole afternoon scrolling through this completely captivating feed.
20. Coffee Cups Of The World
We’re in love with @coffeecupsoftheworld’s feed for more reasons that we can count. Celebrating art, design, colour and creativity from all around the world with one single focus - the coffee cup. And wow, is it pleasing to the eye. Their feed takes coffee cups to a whole new level and shows us how an everyday object really can be a work of art.