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Campana Caffè

Roaster & cafe in Naples

Campana Caffè is a specialty cafe and roastery in Pompei. The Campana family has a long history in roasting coffee, dating back to the 1940's. Now into the third generation, Raffaele and Paola Campana created the Campana Caffè brand in 2013 and later also began roasting a line of specialty coffee. Raffaele occupies the role as the head roaster while you'll find Paola running the cafe, making coffee and serving their freshly baked Italian and Neapolitan pastries.

Situated just a 2-minute walk from the Pompei train station, this family run cafe makes an ideal stop for breakfast before heading into the ruins of Pompei or for a coffee before heading back home.

Campana Caffè specialty coffee cafe and roaster in Pompei, Italy
Updated 18 May 2021

In-store brew methods

  • Espresso?The iconic Italian espresso method uses a machine to force near-boiling water at high pressure through finely ground coffee and a portafilter.
    Espresso brewed coffee produces concentrated, rich flavours with crema on top.
  • Pour-over?The pour-over method uses a cone-shaped dripper with a paper filter. Near-boiling water is poured over medium-coarse ground coffee and passes through the paper filter. Different thicknesses of filter paper removes the coffee oils.
    Pour-over brewed coffee produces a cleaner taste with less bitterness.
  • AeroPress?The AeroPress device functions like a syringe. Medium-coarse ground coffee is steeped in near-boiling water for a short period before the water is manually plunged through the coffee grounds and a thin paper filter.
    AeroPress brewed coffee produces a smooth and clean flavour.
  • Syphon pot?The syphon pot method uses a two-chambered glass device, vapor pressure to brew as well as a metal filter. Medium-coarse coffee is used.
    Syphon pot brewed coffee produces full-bodied and heavier flavours.

Amenities

  • Buy specialty coffee in-store
  • Outdoor seating
  • Indoor seating

Roaster information

Coffee type: sells specialty and non-specialty coffee
Business type: independent, owner-operated
Established: 2013

Roasting and origin information

Packaged coffee available: whole beans, ground
Roasting profile: omni-roast?A roasting profile for specific brew methods is when the roast is made specifically for espresso or for filter coffee. In general, a roasting profile for espresso is slightly darker than a roasting profile for filtered coffee.
A roasting profile for omni-roast is when a single roast is made for more than one brew method, such as for both espresso and filter coffee.
Campana Caffè primarily roasts an omni-roast profile.
Tasting notes: descriptive tasting notes?Tasting notes are a flavour guide provided by the roaster that describe the taste of the roasted coffee when brewed.
Some roasters provide descriptive tasting notes, many provide brief tasting notes such as a list of similar flavours whereas others do not provide any tasting notes.
Campana Caffè tends to provide descriptive tasting notes.
Coffee estate: brief description?Coffee estate information is a description of the location where the green coffee beans were cultivated and the families involved.
Some roasters include detailed information of the estate, many include brief information whereas other roasters include minimal or no information.
Campana Caffè tends to include brief information about the coffee estate.
Cupping score: not usually provided?A cupping score is a quality rating determined by assessing the characteristics of the coffee. Sensory attributes such as the coffee's aroma, flavour, sweetness, acidity, body, and more, are used to determine the score. A cupping score from 80 to 100 is considered specialty coffee.
A few roasters include the cupping score for all of their coffees, others include it for some of their coffees whereas many roasters do not include a cupping score.
Campana Caffè tends not to include cupping scores.

Campana Caffè in Pompei (Naples)

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