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Esquires Coffee Franchise

The global coffee company with an independent spirit, specialising in serving Fairtrade coffee and fresh food in a modern and comfortable environment.

Investment Amount:
£100,001 - £250,000
Industry Sector(s):
Coffee Franchises, Food & Drink Franchises, Management Franchises
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Esquires Coffee houses can be found not only in the UK and Ireland but also Portugal, Pakistan, across The Middle East, and China.

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The UK coffee industry is currently worth £6.2 billion and growing, with 1 in 5 of us visiting coffee shops daily* there has never been a better time to invest in your very own Esquires Coffee franchise.

Who are Esquires Coffee?

Esquires Coffee was founded in Canada in 1993, with a defined brand focus in fairness, integrity, passion, excellence, innovation, community and sustainability.

This culture has been the backbone of the company as it has undertaken a global expansion into numerous countries to date. With trusted locations all around the world Esquires provide a place for people to meet, socialise and unwind with great service, great coffee and great food.

Today Esquires is owned by Cooks Global Foods, a publicly listed company on the New Zealand Stock exchange. The company is currently enjoying strong post pandemic growth across all of its markets. Esquires is actively looking for partners for single, multi store franchise and master franchise opportunities globally.

The Opportunity

The current UK Coffee market is worth £6.2 billion and growing, with 1 in 5 of us visiting coffee shops daily. It is also estimated that the UK has the long-term potential to comfortably host more than 9500 branded coffee shops.* There is also a growing trend in consumer health awareness, with four in ten people opting to buy organic when they can.

As an Esquires franchisee you can be sure to benefit from these current trends, as Esquires was one of the first UK coffee chains to offer 100% organic and Fairtrade coffee.

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Why franchise with Esquires Coffee?

Esquires franchise system has been carefully honed over many years and many markets. With new coffee houses opening regularly all around the world, Esquires are ready and able to help you build a lucrative business opportunity in your own unique location.

In a post Covid environment Esquires is already out performing its 2019 sales figures and still growing.

Esquires Coffee benefits from distinctive branding and store design. Each coffee house is designed by our in-house design team using the optimum in furniture and equipment. Each new store is unique and bespoke to its environment with some ‘Esquires’ traits running through them all.

Intense attention to detail and constant enhancement allow Esquires Coffee to stand out from the crowd. Each of our sites is primarily selected and developed to function profitability.

Esquires years of experience means they know the market inside out. Today's café experience demands excellence in service as well as a premium beverage selection, accompanied by the very best available fresh food offering. Esquires have developed a selection of food and coffee that exceeds the expectation of the most critical consumer.

The Esquires operating and management systems have been carefully developed to enable operators to maintain their business at peak performance at all times, while allowing franchisees to remain in touch with the day to day operational requirements at store level.

Esquires have developed solid relationships with partners in finance, banking, solicitors (both franchise and property) and with commercial property agents, over the past 15 years of trade in the UK.

Esquires Coffee aim to be a leading contender in every market they enter through a combination of wonderful fairtrade coffee, inspired food, friendly service, outstanding design and branding, with a commitment to world-class operating systems.

What Esquires Coffee can offer you:

Esquires Coffee offers a full turnkey package to franchisees. Esquires want their franchisees to succeed, their brand and coffee houses are designed to maximise the opportunities available to you. As an Esquires franchisee you will receive:

  • Dedicated in-house store design and fit-out procedure  
  • Assistance with site selection and lease negotiation
  • Extensive personalised training
  • Access to operational systems and propriety formulas
  • Comprehensive operations and training manuals
  • Compelling branding and marketing collateral
  • Consistent and ongoing support
  • The benefits of purchasing power
  • Carefully scrutinised equipment selection  

Who is the ideal Esquires franchisee?

Commitment to maintaining Esquires' high standards of service and excellence. Esquires Coffee is looking for franchisees who have:

  • The ability to carefully follow set systems and procedures
  • Drive and ambition
  • A strong work ethic  
  • A track record of success
  • A belief in yourself and your ability to achieve fantastic results.

Finance details

To operate your very own Esquires Coffee house requires an investment of £150,000-£265,000, dependent on the location and size of your coffee house. Franchisees will need a minimum capital cash contribution of £85,000-£132,000. The franchise fee is £19,500.

If you're interested we would love to hear from you. Please click on the Request Information button below to get in touch.

*Source Allegra Strategies, Project Café 13 UK

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