Event Photography at the European Coffee Symposium at the Langham hotel in London, Oct 2022

We would like to extend our sincere thanks to all who have attended the European Coffee Symposium 2022, and for joining us in celebration for the European Coffee Awards + Gala Dinner 2022 to recognise excellence in our industry – especially after the interruption caused by COVID-19.

Congratulations to all of the inspiring companies and individuals who were nominated for the European Coffee Awards. This year, the Allegra team have shortlisted companies for the coffee shop and foodservice operator awards based on our extensive research and feedback from more than 800 industry experts.

In determining the shortlisted companies, Allegra Strategies took into account a broad range of criteria to arrive at a set of candidates that demonstrate a commitment to excellence and strong business performance.

Without further ado…

The Winners

Best Coffee Chain – Western Continental Europe (including France, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany, Austria and Switzerland)

Joe & The Juice

Best Coffee Chain – Nordic Region (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden)

Espresso House

Best Coffee Chain – Southern Europe (Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Turkey)

Coffee Island

Best Coffee Chain − (UK & IE)


Best Coffee Chain − Central/Eastern Europe (Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria & Romania)

Tchibo Kaffee Bar

Best Coffee Roaster – Europe

Matthew Algie

Best Specialty Coffee Roaster – Europe

Union Hand Roasted

Best Coffee Equipment Supplier – Europe

La Marzocco

Best Independent Coffee Shop – Europe


Best Food Supplier – Europe


Best Non-Coffee Supplier – Europe

Beyond the Bean

Most Ethical Brand – Europe

Union Hand Roasted