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The UK's best 25 coffee shops

Hilton Smythe specialise in featuring a vast range of properties and businesses across the UK for sale and one of our most popular sectors are cafes and coffee shops. Did you know that the UK coffee shop market is booming and at a rapid rate? The total market is now estimated to have a £6.2 billion turnover with around 16,500 outlets, according to figures by Allegra Strategies. And with a strong sales growth of 6.4% last year, there’s no signs of the sector slowing down- if anything, it continues to be one of the most successful sectors in the UK economy. Now of course there are the famous brands like Costa Coffee, Starbucks and Caffe Nero however, who doesn’t love nipping down to their local high street coffee shop for a scrumptious pot of tea and scone served with cream and strawberry jam? Whether it is a bustling coffee shop in Manchester that you’re looking to buy or a delightful little cafe in Liverpool, Hilton Smythe can help you find the right business in the right location. We’ve been searching high and low all over the web and we’ve found (in our humble opinion) the UK’s best coffee shops that you simply have to visit and order a cuppa. Maybe in time, your new business can become just as renowned and successful!

45 Fossgate, YO1 9TF

  • The Attendant, Fitzrovia, London

27A Foley St, W1W 6DY

89 Bold St, L1 4HF

21 Pottergate, Norwich NR2

  • Cafe Pop, Manchester

34 Oldham St, Manchester M1

214 Livery St, West Midlands, B3 1EU

59 Broad St, BS1 2EJ

  • Kilimanjaro Coffee, Edinburgh

104 Nicolson St, EH8 9EJ

Foundry Lane Studios, Foundry Ln, NE6 1LH

16 New Station St, West Yorkshire, LS1 5DL

1 Parliament St, HG1 2QU

11 Leonard St, EC21 4AQ

9 Westfield Terrace, South Yorkshire, S1 4GH

24 Guildhall St, LN1 1TR

12 Wellington Road, YO15 2BG

18 Middle Gate, NG24 1AG

1 Digbeth St. Cheltenham, GL54 1BN

6 Chapel Row, BA1 1HN

31 Abbeygate St, Suffolk, IP33 1LW

52 Prince of Wales Rd, NW5 3NL

335 Oxford Rd, RG30 1AY

650 Christchurch Rd, BH1 4BP

336 Tib St, M4 1LA Fun Facts About Coffee

  • After crude oil, coffee is the most sought after commodity in the world. Even more so than natural gas, gold, sugar and corn.
  • Every year, we drink over 500 billion cups of coffee (worldwide)
  • Arabica and robusta are the two main types of coffee bean commercially grown and sold.
  • 90% of the world’s coffee production is in developing countries.

So if you are looking to sell an old-school classic or buy an undiscovered gem, let Hilton Smythe point you in the right direction and offer our expert advice. Give the team a call today on 0845 519 8809 or email and together, we can help you establish the best coffee shop in the UK.

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