Tag Archive 'caffe_nero'

Time Out London – Eating & Drinking Awards winners 2007 – Best Coffee Bar

Posted by TheShot on 20 Sep 2007 | Filed under: Fair Trade, Foreign Brew, Quality Issues

Time Out London just announced their votes for the best London area coffee bars for 2007: Time Out Eating & Drinking Awards winners – Features – Eating-and-drinking-awards-2007 – Time Out London. They named Fernandez & Welles as London’s finest this year — followed by Bullet, Flat White (pretty much Southern Hemisphere for café com leite), […]

Billionaire Buys Back Caffè Nero

Posted by TheShot on 07 Dec 2006 | Filed under: Foreign Brew

As reported today on Forbes.com, the recently reviewed Caffè Nero chain (one of the fastest growing in Europe right now) was subject to a private buy-back by its previous owner: Billionaire Buys Back U.K. Coffee Chain – Forbes.com. Apparently, espresso chains are multiplying like cancer in London. The attractive growth rates are enough to lure […]

Trip Report: Caffè Nero – Heathrow, London

Posted by TheShot on 16 Nov 2006 | Filed under: Foreign Brew

Back in August we reported on Caffè Nero’s expansion plans beyond the U.K. to the rest of Europe. For my recent travels to Portugal, I passed through London Heathrow Airport and had the chance to finally review a Caffè Nero for myself. (OK, you always have to wonder about airport espresso, but I’ll get to […]

U.K. Business: Waking up to smell the coffee

Posted by TheShot on 27 Aug 2006 | Filed under: Café Society, Consumer Trends, Foreign Brew, Starbucks

Ten years ago in London, Starbucks was a complete no-name. Today London has more Starbucks than Manhattan Island, according to an article in today’s Scotland on Sunday: Scotland on Sunday – Business – Waking up to smell the coffee. Not too shabby for a traditional tea town. Point is that the rampant growth of the […]