Coffee chain poised to launch first cafe outside of London

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The Department of Coffee and Social Affairs is set to launch its first café outside of London later this month when it opens at Bristol-based Cabot Circus.

Located in Cabot Circus’s Quakers Friars piazza, the 65 sqm coffee shop will join brands such as Côte, Hugo Boss and Michael Kors.

Priding itself in providing customers with ‘proper’ coffee in its unique store setting, the Department of Coffee and Social Affairs currently has 11 sites across London with plans to open a 12th site in Canary Wharf.

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Sarah Fox, head of restaurants and leisure at developer Hammerson, commented: “It really is a fantastic result that The Department of Coffee and Social Affairs has chosen to make its all-important first step outside of London with Hammerson at Cabot Circus. Bringing a completely unique offer to Bristol, the new coffee shop will no doubt prove very popular with our customers and clearly demonstrates the strength of the centre’s appeal as the region’s leading retail, dining and leisure hub.”

Department of Coffee and Social Affairs, CEO, Ashley Lopez, added: “Bristol is a city on the rise. Welcoming more people in the comings years and consistently performing highly on the intake of tourists and commuters from other parts of the United Kingdom, making it an ideal location for our new Department of Coffee and Social Affairs coffee shop.”

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