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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 more than 400 coffee shops in 3 major continents.
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.

2016 ā€“ 1ST COFFEE ISLAND SHOP IN UK

We enter the United Kingdom market by launching our first ever Coffee shop in London

2017 ā€“ 1ST COFFEE ISLAND SHOP IN CANADA

We expand in North America, opening our first store in Toronto.

2019 ā€“ 1ST COFFEE ISLAND SHOP IN UAE

Our very first coffee shop in the Middle East is opening in October 2019.

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 dā€™ Honneur at European Business Awards (2014, 2015)
Best Retail Franchisor (2015)
Best Coffee Chain in Southern Europe at the Allegra European Coffee Awards (2016, 2018)