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Brands that make everyday experiences special

Our hotels, coffee shops and family-friendly restaurants serve customers throughout the UK and beyond.

Whitbread PLC is the UK's largest operator of hotels, restaurants and coffee shops, with some of the UK’s most successful hospitality brands.

Our brand strength and sharp focus on markets where there is great opportunity for structural growth provide sustainable development potential for our business.

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The Nation’s favourite coffee shop

Costa is the UK’s favourite coffee shop, with over 2,400 coffee shops in the UK, over 1,400 stores in 31 international markets and over 8,000 Costa Express self-serve units.

We have a multichannel strategy, with equity stores, franchise stores and stores operated by joint ventures, as well as a wholesale operation.

COSTA BRANDS

Our baristas

Costa baristas really know their beans. With technical skill, personality and passion for coffee, they have all the right ingredients to make a perfect cup, time after time.

Paradise Street roastery

The £38m new facility has more than quadrupled Costa’s roasting capacity from 11,000 tonnes of coffee today up to 45,000 tonnes per annum in the future.

Costa foundation

The Foundation's aims are to relieve poverty, advance education and the health and environment of coffee-growing communities around the world.

Creating great coffee is an art that takes time and skill to perfect. With 40 years of experience, we like to think that we've done just that. In that time we've discovered the finest beans, equipment and techniques to make sure that every cup makes the grade.

Costa baristas really know their beans. With technical skill, personality and passion for coffee, they have all the right ingredients to make a perfect cup, time after time.

Visit us at www.costa.co.uk for more information on our coffee or to find your nearest store.

  • 7.5%

    Total sales growth

  • 289

    Net new stores worldwide

  • 46%

    Return on capital

Date Statistics from 2017/18

Costa Express

Irresistible coffee on the go

Using the same freshly ground Mocha Italia beans you’ll find in our stores and fresh milk in every cup, Costa Express is a great way for you to grab a quality Costa coffee on the go.

  • 7,000

    Costa Express units

You can choose from a range including Caffe Latte, Cappucino, White & Black Americano, Hot Chocolate and Mocha.

Costa Express

The self-serve coffee bars are located across the UK and Internationally, wherever you’re going you can get the great taste of Costa coffee on the go.

To find out more visit www.costa.co.uk