The popular coffee chain had to close in March in line with Government lockdown restrictions. As a food retailer, it was allowed to stay open under the guidelines but had to close due to staff shortages and lessened demand as people stayed at home.
Costa initially opened four of its branches at the end of April as a trial for takeaway only, which was successful.
Cafes are now reopening for takeaway only, with the majority of them being drive-thru locations.
You can also get delivery via Deliveroo or Uber Eats from several locations – check the app to see if your local branch delivers.
Jill McDonald, chief executive of Costa, said: “We have received some great feedback from our store team members and customers have responded well to our new ways of working. This has given us the confidence to re-open some more stores.”
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All stores are abiding by strict social distancing rules, with one customer called to the counter at a time and perspex screens fitted to help stop infections occurring.
Staff will also be wearing face masks and only contactless payment will be accepted.
Drinks will only be served in takeaway cups at present – so no need to bring along your reusable cup.
The following stores are now open:
Takeaway or delivery
- Avonmeads Retail Park
- Birmingham, Navigation Street
- Bishop Auckland Retail Park
- Chadwell Heath Retail Park
- Chester Broughton Park
- Clifton Moor Retail Park
- Cramlington Retail Park
- Kings Hill
- Leeds Crown Point Retail Park
- Leicester, St George’s Retail Park
- Leyton Mills Retail Park
- Mallard Retail Park
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- Manchester Oxford Road
- Milton Keynes (Kingston)
- Newcastle Gallowgate Wellbar
- Peckham Rye Lane
- Peterborough Brotherhood
- Plymouth New George
- Romford Pavillion
- Tooley Street
- Waterlooville Retail Park
- Woolwich DLR
- Ashton Under Lyne
- Burton Upon Trent
- Cambridge Caxton
- Castleford Thunderhead
- Doncaster Lakeside
- Leamington Spa
- Manchester White City Retail Park
- Mansfield Sutton Road
- North Tyneside
- Plymouth Road
- Poole Tower Retail Park
- Sheffield Meadowhall
- St Ives
- Stafford Beacon Way
- Sunderland Pallion
- Toddington Moto Services, North & Southbound
- Wakefield Snow Hill Retail Park
- Watford Arches Retail Park
- Wrexham Plas Coach Retail Park
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