BRISTON, UK – Premium European coffee house brand Caffè Nero has announced the opening of its new store in Bristol Airport, taking its total number of Airport stores across The Caffè Nero Group to over 33. The Bristol Airport store, which was won via tender process is located in the main airport terminal and opens after an investment of over £500K.
The store, a bespoke design created by Gerry Ford, the company’s founder, is 2000 sq ft with over 80 seats and manages to deliver a feeling of warmth and cosiness inside the busy airport.
Generating 15 new jobs, the store has recorded a strong opening week of sales, and is already trading ahead of expectations having received extremely positive feedback for its look and feel.
Commenting on the opening, Caffè Nero Managing Director, Glyn House commented: “I’m delighted by the early performance of our new Bristol Airport store. The design is fantastic, it really creates an exacting, yet warm and welcoming atmosphere and customers are already telling us how impressed they are. I think our customers will really enjoy visiting and we look forward to serving them.”
Rupert Lawrie, Commercial Director, Bristol Airport, said: “It is fantastic news that Caffè Nero has joined the Bristol Airport family. The store will further enhance the extensive food and beverage range currently available to customers.
“Caffe Nero is ideally located at the entrance to security in the terminal, offering customers whether arriving, departing or picking up family and friends’ another option of restaurant to enjoy refreshments in comfortable and relaxed surroundings.”