Project Description


  • Founded in London 1971.
  • Second largest coffee house chain in the world behind Starbucks and the largest in the United Kingdom.
  • Costa Coffee was founded in London in 1971.
  • Acquired by Whitbread in 1995, it has since grown to over 3,277 stores across 31 countries.
  • 2,000 UK restaurants, over 5,200 Costa Express vending facilities and a further 1,200 outlets overseas (including 383 in China)
  • The menu offering is composed of Coffee, tea, sandwiches and iced drinks.