Established in 2021, Black Cactus Coffee Smoke is a unique food truck specialising in artisanal coffee and Texas-inspired smoked meats. Born from the pandemic, it first emerged in Shoreditch as a coffee vendor before transitioning to smoked meats, vacuum-packed for weekly drops via a WhatsApp group. The business eventually expanded to serve hot brisket rolls and acquired a truck to offer a more extensive menu.
Drawing inspiration from renowned pitmasters such as Evan LeRoy, John Lewis, John Bates, and JNL BBQ, we incorporate Texas-style techniques into our culinary approach, aiming to deliver an outstanding experience for our customers. Our signature “Classic Cactus” features perfectly smoked brisket accompanied by a creative twist. Eschewing traditional BBQ sauce, we serve our brisket roll with homemade avocado-chimichurri, sweet pickled chilies, confit garlic aioli, onion crispies, all nestled within a brioche roll. The creamy yet tangy flavours perfectly complement the rich brisket, resulting in a truly unique taste sensation.
At Black Cactus Coffee Smoke, we’re driven by our passion for creating exceptional experiences for our customers, from our coffee to our smoked creations. We strive to be different and hope you enjoy our distinctive offerings!