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Our journey so far
Everything started in 1999 in Patras, Greece.
Today, we are an international franchise with a network of
334 shops in Greece, Cyprus, United Kingdom and South East Europe.
Our Flavourful Story

Bean there, cupped that!

1999 - 1ST COFFEE ISLAND COFFEE SHOP

Coffee Island started as a coffee shop, in the heart of the city of Patras, Greece.

2000 - 1ST FRANCHISE COFFEE SHOP

Coffee Island opened its first franchise shop in Patras.

2006 - ESTABLISHED MANUFACTURING FACILITIES

Our love for coffee, combined with the success of our first shop led us to create our own roasting unit, investing in both equipment and education in order to supply our fast-growing number of shops.

2009 - 1ST COFFEE ISLAND SHOP IN CYPRUS

We gained an overseas presence with the opening of the first Coffee Island in Nicosia, (Cyprus). We soon managed to develop a strong and continuously expanding branch network.

2015 - NEW PRODUCTION CENTRE

In June 2015, Coffee Island opened a new production and packaging centre in Patras, complete with the new latest technology.

Our Awards
Highly decorated coffee

2014 European Coffee Awards - 10 best coffee chains in Southern Europe
2015 European Business Awards - The Elite Award for Growth Strategy
2016 Best Coffee Chain - Southern Europe

Growth strategy awards:

Fast Growth Franchisor Awards (2012, 2013, 2014, 2016)
National Champion at European Business Awards (2014, 2015, 2016)
Ruban d’ Honneur at European Business Awards (2014, 2015)
Best Retail Franchisor (2015)
Nominated as the 3rd Best Coffee Chain at Southern Europe (2015)

Communication awards:

Best Concept Re-Design Award (2013)
Best Concept Re-Design Award (2014)
Be Spoken Franchisor Award (2015)
Social Media Awards (2015)