Why Costa?

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We’re proud to say we’re the UK’s largest and fastest growing coffee brand and a member of the Whitbread family. We believe hand-making a cup of coffee is an art, it doesn’t stop there… we also believe the selection, design and build of our stores is too. This means we’re always on the lookout for the perfect site to bring the nations favourite brand of coffee to our customers through warm, welcoming and most importantly, hand-crafted stores. Is your site is calling out for it’s very own bespoke Costa? Tell us about it over a coffee!


Which brand do coffee fans prefer?
People prefer our coffee to anyone else’s – everything else is just mediocre!
How do you stand up against the competition?
We’re very proud to say we’ve been voted the UK’s favourite 3 years running.
Is the loyalty scheme popular with your fans?
Very! 3.3m people have used their card in the last 6 months!
Is it guaranteed to pay?
We’re in a great position; global sales reached £672m last year!
How many UK stores are there?
We currently have 1,500 stores in the UK, which means everyone recognizes our famous brand.
Aren’t your stores just cookie-cutter formats?
We’ve won awards for ‘evolving and new concept’ store design. It’s about doing what’s right for the location.
Will Costa fit in the space I have available?
The chances are it will, we offer opportunities in all sorts of spaces, everything from retail to service stations!
I want to move quickly – can you?
We pride ourselves on efficiency! We opened 160 stores in the UK just last year.
Who will manage the process?
You’ll be assigned an experienced member of our property team to help you throughout the process.
Anything else?
Yep! We’re constantly innovating, not only tasty new flavours but also the way we bring coffee to our fans, take a look at our Drive-Thru’s and Espresso Bars.

Interested? Join us for a coffee

Got a great opportunity? Then we’d love to hear from you.