SSP, a leading operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide, has added to its foodservice offerings at the newly refurbished Euston Station with the opening of two new coffee shops.
As part of a major refurbishment of the station, the new Starbucks welcomed its first customers at the end of 2015, while a Caffè Ritazza is scheduled to open early this year.
The Starbucks store is the first in the UK rail sector to offer Starbucks Evenings, which gives customers a choice from a range of small hot and cold sharing plates, alongside premium wines and beers. Dishes on the menu range from chorizo and prawn skewers with chilli ketchup, to truffle mac & cheese, and braised British beef.
The Caffè Ritazza will be designed to feature the brand’s new look and will offer a newly improved premium fine food range.
Commenting on the new openings, Simon Smith, CEO of SSP UK and Ireland said: “We have had a long and successful relationship with Network Rail and we are delighted to be building on the success of this partnership with the opening of two great brands.”
Hamish Kiernan, director of retail at Network Rail added: “We want to create great places for station passengers and visitors. Part of this means providing a good selection of outlets where people can eat and drink, whatever time of day or night they are visiting. These two new additions to Euston station are part of major refurbishments and will help ensure we cater to the demands of the travelling public as well as all those who live and work near the station.”