Coffee 1

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Type Public
Industry Restaurants
Retail Coffee & Tea
Retail Beverages
Founded 2002, United Kingdom
Headquarters South Wales & Bristol
Products Whole Bean Coffee
Boxed Tea
Made-to-order beverages
Bottled beverages
Baked Goods

Coffee #1 known as Coffee 1 or Coffee number 1 is a coffeehouse chain based in the United Kingdom.


Coffee#1 opened its first store on Wood Street, Cardiff in 2001. There are 39 Coffee #1 branches located across South Wales, Bristol and South West England.[1]The chain is owned by Brains Brewery, a brewer based in Cardiff.

The company uses Fairtrade and fairly-traded, organic products across its range. Apart from regular coffees and cold drinks, the store is known for its specialty drinks, including ones using a range of syrups. For example there are the 'Mint Mocha Chip', 'After 8' and 'Bounty' drinks. Children are also catered for with the 'Baby Choc' and 'Baby Cino' drinks. Providing a range of refreshments including pastries and fresh fruit whilst selling coffee beans, cups and mugs.

Customers buying drinks can have a loyalty card stamped and after ten stamps, get the eleventh hot drink free.


In 2006, Coffee #1 Bishopston was voted 'Best in the South West' by the Beverage Service Association -in the industry equivalent of the Oscars. This was followed in 2007 by Coffee #1 Chepstow which was voted 'Best in Wales'.

In 2010 Coffee #1 won the Best UK Coffee Chain Award at the Café Society Awards.[2] Coffee#1 retained this title in 2011, 2012 and 2013.

In 2007 Coffee #1 was 39th Fastest Growing Business in Wales.



South Wales[edit]


South West England[edit]

West Midlands[edit]

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  2. ^ "Café Society Awards 2010". Food, Events and Things (FEAT) Ltd. Retrieved 2010-03-06. 

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