After more than three months and thousands of votes, we are delighted to announce the finalists for The European Coffee Awards 2018, proudly sponsored by Lavazza.

The winners will be announced and celebrated during a black-tie gala dinner on 29 November at Melià Milano.

In no particular order, top ranking in 1st, 2nd and 3rd place are:


Best Coffee Chain – Western Europe

Costa Coffee

Starbucks Coffee Company

Joe & The Juice


Best Coffee Chain – Nordics

Starbucks Coffee Company

Joe & The Juice

Johan & Nyström


Best Coffee Chain – Southern Europe

Coffee Island

illy Caffè

Caffè Nero


Best Coffee Chain – UK & Ireland

Costa Coffee

Department of Coffee and Social Affairs

Starbucks Coffee Company


Best Coffee Roaster – Europe


UCC Coffee

Lincoln & York


Best Specialty Coffee Roaster – Europe

Union Hand-Roasted

Climpsons & Sons

His Majesty the Coffee


Best Coffee Equipment Supplier – Europe

La Cimbali


La Marzocco


Best Independent Coffee Shop – Europe


Tim Wendelboe

The Barn


Best Food Supplier – Europe



Danish Bakery


Best Non-Coffee Supplier – Europe


Beyond the Bean



Most Ethical Brand – Europe

Union Hand-Roasted


Starbucks Coffee Company


To find out more about the voting process please click here or to book one of the final remaining places at The European Coffee Awards, or The European Coffee Symposium, please contact us now.

A huge thank you to all who took the time to cast their votes.