By Sara Bryce
Saturday, January 18, 2014
AN INTERNATIONAL coffee chain which is heading for Newport is set to open around Easter.
Starbucks, which is opening in partnership with franchisee 23.5 Degrees, is understood to be planned for the former Jessops photographic shop on Upper St James’s Street.
The branch of the coffee shop, which could create ten new jobs, was originally planned to open in October.
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by Barry Lewis
20th January 2014, at 11:29:42
Indeed they do David.
by David Blackford
20th January 2014, at 11:13:09
Do they sell coffee Barry?
20th January 2014, at 11:00:58
Slightly off topic - what we need on the Island is a water park - Romsey Rapids, The Pyramids in Southsea, everyone loves them. Always busy, customers and revenue. Why is the IOW so behind the mainland at times?
20th January 2014, at 09:51:04
Ahhh - the good old days
by Mike Crowe
20th January 2014, at 09:10:50
Bring back Joe's 'nippys' with their little white aprons ;-)
20th January 2014, at 09:06:29
PS - bring back Joe Lyons! - anyone apart from me remember them?
20th January 2014, at 09:05:23
Doesn't anyone use instant (better not advertise) coffee anymore?
19th January 2014, at 16:44:58
Debbie, I don't think Asda will build. I think you can say good bye to that proposition.
by Baz Taylor
19th January 2014, at 15:59:59
Bring back Woolworths!!
by Stephen Elliott
19th January 2014, at 15:56:18
I for one are glad. Starbucks is great...great coffee...free Wifi...inviting atmosphere...the best staff...and it's warm.Costa coffee lacks substance (it feels like Pizzahut...bland and no atmosphere) but that's my opinion as no doubt others love it, Thorntons on the otherhand is great coffee but it's a pokey store to sit in and you feel rushed.So bring on Starbucks and hopefully Gregg's will follow :)
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