Is a coffee or cafe franchise for you? Discover franchise opportunities with Starbucks and many other companies with What Franchise today
Starbucks is looking for franchisees and you could be the next person to join this growing business. However, there are many other coffee and café franchises that you can join.
Are you a coffee connoisseur? Can you tell the difference between freshly ground coffee and the instant variety? If you know your Peruvian beans from your Colombian roast, joining a coffee franchise could be the perfect career step for you.
Starbucks offers would-be franchisees the opportunity to become part of the world’s biggest café chain. However, many other companies are also offering opportunities in coffee franchises. If coffee isn’t your bag and you prefer tea or some other tipple, What Franchise has other Cafe franchises for you to consider and choose from.
The world’s most recognisable coffee chain, Starbucks, has been going strong for well over forty years. With more than 800 stores in the UK alone, Starbucks has been rapidly expanding since it exploded onto the European scene back in 1998. There are more than 14,000 people in Starbucks’ employ in the UK — and there are still plenty of Starbucks franchise opportunities available. You will need at least £500,000 in liquid assets to get started.
Voted the UK’s favourite coffee shop for eight years in a row, Costa Coffee runs more than 2,000 stores in the UK and there are many more on the way. With a robust franchise network, Costa is actively on the lookout for more partners to join its business. Somewhat more affordable than Starbucks, you’ll need £250,000 as a minimum personal investment. You don’t need to open up a whole store — you can start with a coffee machine and host a Costa Express in your premises.
Do you want to serve delicious food and speciality coffee to your clients? Then Triple Two Coffee is the franchise for you. This speciality chain started up in 2016 and provides artisan coffee, snacks, and meals — using only the highest quality ingredients. There are a number of different franchise packages that you can choose from, depending on your budget and the amount of time you’re able to dedicate. You can set up a kiosk, open a single store, or decide to launch several Triple Two Coffee stores. A kiosk could be yours from just £12,500 plus VAT.
Fancy a mobile coffee franchise? Coffee Blue provides you with a van-based mobile business that takes coffee to the customers. Coffee Blue also serves its unique coffee blend, made by one of the most respected coffee roasters in the industry. This mobile catering opportunity could be yours from just £13,950. If you work for five days a week for forty-eight weeks of the year, you could generate around £33,000 in profit per van.
Europe’s fastest-growing mobile coffee franchise is energetically looking for new franchisees to join its network - could you be its next franchisee? Coffee-Bike started in Germany in 2011 and now has more than 250 partners across eighteen different countries. The company first joined the UK market in 2016 and its franchise partners work in many different locations, including festivals, markets, birthday parties, weddings, and even school fun runs. You can get started for just £7,500 and with an intensive four-week interactive online course.
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