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Retail Coffee & Tea
|Founded||2002, United Kingdom|
|Headquarters||South Wales & Bristol|
|Products||Whole Bean Coffee
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.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. Coffee#1 retained this title in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
In 2007 Coffee #1 was 39th Fastest Growing Business in Wales.
- City Centre (Queen Street)
- City Centre (Wood Street)
- Roath (Albany Road)
- Roath (Wellfield Road)
South West England
- Chipping Sodbury
- Shirley, Southampton
- Winton, Bournemouth
- "Café Society Awards 2010". Food, Events and Things (FEAT) Ltd. Retrieved 2010-03-06.