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About Us

At its heart, Whitbread is all about people.

Introducing Whitbread

We’re the UK’s biggest hospitality company, employing over 45,000 people. Our winning teams make everyday experiences special for millions of customers around the world every month. That could be a welcome cup of coffee, a relaxing overnight stay or a memorable meal out.

Over the past five years we have created 15,000 UK jobs by adding 137 more hotels, 96 more restaurants and 1,535 more coffee shops. Our much-loved brands include Premier Inn, hub by Premier Inn, Costa, Brewers Fayre, Beefeater Grill, Table Table and Taybarns.

In the UK we now have around 3,600 hotels, restaurants and coffee shops. Worldwide, we have over 3,000 Costa stores in over 30 countries and eight Premier Inn hotels in India and the Middle East, with more on the way.

Established in 1742, Whitbread is one of the UK’s oldest and well-respected companies. Over decades we have reinvented ourselves to become the UK’s biggest hospitality company and we’ve created the UK’s no. 1 hotel brand, Premier Inn and no.1 coffee shop brand, Costa.