In his first post on how to open a cafe, Ross Brown of Browns of Brockley discusses the early stages of setting up a cafe from finding the right location to hiring tradesmen and accountants...
So, you’re thinking about opening a coffee shop? Before you start dreaming of pouring the perfect flat white, bantering with the locals and joining the foodie vanguard, you’ll want to get the basics in place.
Coffee and music are natural companions. But the connections go far beyond the choice of playlist for café atmosphere and the occasional celebrity customers such as Jimmy Page who sometimes pops up at Flat White and Frank Ocean who visited Workshop Fitzrovia.