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STARBUCKS® Espresso Dark Roast

Number of servings 12

(12 Reviews)
Flavor intensity: 11 of 12.
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Discover the rich & caramelly notes of STARBUCKS® by NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto® Espresso Dark Roast Coffee Pods. 


Enjoy this intense and caramelly sweet coffee, at the heart of our handcrafted latte. STARBUCKS® started hand-crafting every espresso beverage in 1975, searching for the perfect melding of beans and roast. Months of intense experimentation ended with this coffee. A recipe for caramelly sweetness – so right it’s never been changed.


The box contains 12 capsules of STARBUCKS® by NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto® Espresso Dark Roast coffee pods, designed for NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto® coffee machines.



Create professional quality coffees with a thick velvety crema, thanks to the machine’s high pressure (up to 15 bars).



With our hermetically sealed capsules, which preserve coffee freshness, you’ll enjoy rich aromatic cups every time.



Simply slide your Espresso Dark Roast capsule into your NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto® machine. Your coffee will be ready right away.

Roast and Ground Coffee

12 black capsules x 5.5g  = 66g


Nutrition InformationUnitPer 100g
as sold
Per 100mlPer serving% RI*
Energy (with fibers 8kJ/g)  kJ 1093.8 24 7.2
Energy (with fibers 2kcal/g) kcal 266.9 5.7 1.7 0%
Fat g 17.1 0.0 0.0 0%
of which: saturates g 7.6 0.0 0.0 0%
Available Carbohydrates g 0.2 0.0 0.0 0%
of which: sugars g 0.2 0.0 0.0 0%
Fibre (DP > 3)  g 38.7 0.7 0.2  
Protein g 8.1 0.3 0.1 0%
Salt g 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2%

*Reference Intake of an average adult (8400 kJ/2000 kcal).


Roast and Ground Coffee


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Overall rating

(3.40 from 5)

Rating Distribution

5 stars
(6 reviews)
4 stars
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3 stars
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1 star
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Perfect start to my day!

I make myself a long iced coffee for breakfast every morning using 2 of these Starbucks dark espresso pods. They are perfect, I can recreate the Starbucks taste at home, love them ❤

Review by Yvonne (Posted on 31/08/2021)
Great coffee

love this changed from nespresso and this coffee is much nicer

Review by Louisa (Posted on 11/09/2020)
Not Bad

This is actually quite a good espresso, however it is nowhere near as good as the Dolce Gusto Ardenza & Barista pods.

Review by Adrian (Posted on 24/05/2020)

This is by far the best coffee I have tried yet. Full bodied rich coffee.

Review by Margaret (Posted on 11/02/2020)

Amazing taste and excellent intensive aroma

Review by Katarzyna (Posted on 15/08/2019)

The taste is amazing. You can try it very short espresso or an americano. I am not a big fan of Starbucks, but this coffee edition is very good. I will keep buying the product

Review by Monica (Posted on 13/08/2019)

Never been to a Starbucks so I thought I'd give these a go. Wonderful. Good aroma, lots of depth in the taste and a bit of a "kick" so I'm assuming the negative feedbacks must have had a dodgy batch. Always had Peru in the past but this, for me is the best.

Review by Paul (Posted on 23/05/2019)
Far better espresso available...

Very disappointed with the weak strength, the bland flavour and the nasty bitter aftertaste of this Starbucks-branded espresso. I purchased purely because I needed my coffee fix and it was the only espresso Dolce Gusto pods my local supermarket had in stock. Now wished I hadn’t. This coffee is not a patch on the wonderful Ristretto Barista or Ristretto Ardenza which are both absolutely sublime. I would strongly suggest avoiding this one and treating yourself to one (or both) of those. You won’t regret it.

Review by ROO (Posted on 04/05/2019)
Weak and bland

Extremely disappointing. Was expecting much more from something with the Starbucks brand. Won't be buying again.

Review by Andy (Posted on 27/04/2019)

Very disappointed with this was expecting a good strong shot of coffe and didn't get it won't be buying again

Review by Lee (Posted on 12/04/2019)

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