Opening a coffee shop

The number of coffee shops is set to overtake pubs by 2030 as Brits continue to swap lager for lattes. With 2.3 billion cups of coffee being drunk per year in UK coffee shops, up 4% on 2016 (according to the UK Coffee Report), there are big opportunities to successfully open a coffee shop of your own.

This guide to opening a coffee shop takes you through everything you need to get your coffee shop business started, from the all-important coffee shop research to how to manage a coffee shop team. Inside, you’ll find out:

  • the ideal coffee shop entrepreneur
  • coffee shop startup costs
  • coffee shop ideas: how to be different and be better
  • coffee shop regulations
  • sourcing coffee shop suppliers and equipment
  • sourcing equipment
  • coffee shop design and marketing