If you’re catching up with a friend, meeting a client, going on a first date or spending some quality time with a loved one, you'll probably end up sitting in the cosy corner of your favourite coffee shop.
There is something so simple yet inviting about visiting a coffee shop. Yes, there are amazing food and drinks on offer in most, but the atmosphere of these places is often what draws people to them.
Coffee shops offer a uniquely calming and cosy, yet simultaneously bustling and full-of-life atmosphere that is seldom replicated anywhere else.
They are the perfect meeting place, regardless of the reason for your outing, and offer a space to socialise, work and reminisce while being able to enjoy a delicious drink.
When meeting friends or loved ones, coffee shops are perfect as they are easy-to-find spaces that offer a calming and simple start to your day. You can sit and chat for hours, or simply grab a drink to go and be on your way.
They are also the perfect space for first dates. Busy enough that awkward silences can be dismissed, yet intimate enough to spend time getting to know one another and enjoy each other's company.
It isn’t just personal meet-ups though, coffee shops are also great places to work from! The ambient atmosphere, endless supply of caffeine and presence of other people can make them a calm and soothing space to work from.
This can be especially enjoyable for those who work from home or by themselves and want the company of others without the distraction of conversation.
They are also a friendly and laid-back space to meet potential new clients or partners and give a public yet still relatively private environment to discuss business.