Last year the Telegraph published a fascinating article which detailed why coffee shops are replacing pubs in Britain.
Unless you’ve been living on Kepler 452b, you will have noticed the huge rise in coffee shops across our town and city centres which has taken place over the last 15 years. Chains like Costas and Starbucks seem to be everywhere; while independent coffee houses are also booming.
This increase in the number of coffee and cake dispensaries has coincided with the continuing decline of public houses.
Is there a correlation? Continue reading →