UK coffee shop comes top at European Coffee Awards 2014

By Lauren Houghton contact

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Timberyard won the prize for Best Independent Coffee Shop in Europe
Timberyard won the prize for Best Independent Coffee Shop in Europe

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Timberyard, Caravan, and British chain Costa Coffee were among the UK winners at this year’s European Coffee Awards.

UK coffee shop Timberyard won the prize for Best Independent Coffee Shop in Europe, while another independent UK shop, Caravan, came in third in the same category.

British based Costa Coffee took the award for Best Coffee Chain in Europe for the fourth year running. Costa’s managing director Andy Marshall also scooped the Lifetime Achievement Award.

In the UK specific awards, Harris + Hoole won Best Coffee Chain for UK and Ireland, while Costa Coffee came in second place. Co-founder of Harris + Hoole Nick Tolley was recognised for his contribution to the industry.

The awards ceremony took place on 25 November at the InterContinental in Istanbul. The winners were chosen through a targeted voting campaign by Allegra, where over 1000 senior industry executives were able to have their say.

The UK award winners included:

  • Best Coffee Chain - UK & IE winner:

Harris + Hoole

  • Best Coffee Chain - UK & IE runner up:

Costa Coffee

  • Best Coffee Chain - UK & IE  3rd​ place and highly commended

Pret A Manger

  • Best Coffee Chain Europe

Costa Coffee

  • Best Coffee Chain Europe 3rd​ Place and highly commended

Caffè Nero

  • Best Independent Coffee Shop – Europe winner

Timberyard

  • Best Independent Coffee Shop – Europe 3rd​ Place and Highly Commended

Caravan 

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