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Cafés and bars market research

Euromonitor has the world’s most comprehensive research on the cafés and bars category within the consumer foodservice industry.  We monitor and analyse industry trends around the world, including in-depth data on market share and market size – from the “big picture” qualitative analysis; down to specific category data. 

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Our cafés and bars market research answer questions such as:

  • What is the market size of cafés and bars?
  • What are the major brands in cafés and bars?
  • What are the growth prospects for specialist coffee shops?
  • How important are traditional cafés or bars to the foodservice landscape?
  • How are domestic specialist coffee shop chains fairing against multinational chains?

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Country Report

Cafés/Bars in Israel

In 2013, Cofix entered the cafés with a revolutionary concept. Cofix, which already has seven branches, is a coffee shop where the whole menu is offered at a fixed price of ILS5. This caused uproar in the coffee community as it forced coffee branches...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Vietnam

In 2013, cafés/bars continued to be one of the most popular destinations for Vietnamese consumers (both young and old) to gather and meet-up thanks to its diversified styles. In the country, all types of cafés/bars are available, from ones targeting ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Foodservice in Latin America: Long-term Opportunities in a Major Growth Region

Latin America continues to be among the most attractive long-term growth regions, due to the presence of both large and fast-growing Brazil as well as many smaller, rapidly developing markets that have high potential for future chained development. ...

Oct 2014 | US$1,200 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Poland

2013 was a difficult year for cafés/bars. Bars/pubs lost due to the cocooning trend and changing habits of Poles who preferred to meet up with friends at home or gave up going to the pub at all. Cafés and specialist coffee shops struggled with an ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Australia

With a sophisticated coffee industry, Australia's love affair with coffee continued in 2013, particularly in major city centres where an extensive range of different coffee types continue to proliferate, including organic, fair trade, sustainable, ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in India

Cafés/bars in India are driven by many factors, such as favourable demographics, rising income levels, the development of mid-sized cities and the advent of international chains. A growing willingness, especially among the youth, to consume food and ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Belgium

Belgium was one of the last countries to ban smoking in cafés/bars in Western Europe. Two and a half years after taking this belated decision, the assessment has been catastrophic for cafés/bars. Coupled with an increase of 20% in the price of beer, ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Portugal

Cafés/bars has reached saturation, tempered by the longstanding coffee house culture in Portugal and the development of new housing areas and shopping centres at the beginning of the review period. With the exception of rural and semi-rural areas, ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Switzerland

Cafés/bars continued to enjoy positive growth rates in consumer foodservice in 2013. This was mainly driven by the expansion of chained specialist coffee shops and the popularity of these outlets, which attract various audiences. These outlets strive...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Hungary

Although specialist coffee shops are relatively expensive compared with traditional cafés, their excellent locations and strong brands attract tourists and locals who can afford to pay extra for their latte. Most of these outlets are located in high ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Turkey

Cafés/bars recorded current value growth of 2% in 2013, compared with a negative review period CAGR of 7%. The main reason for the recovery in sales was the rising number of chained outlets at the end of the review period. In 2013 independent ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Brazil

McCafé registered an exceptional performance within chained cafés/bars in 2013, mostly related to its expansion in terms of opening stores in the year and registering current value growth above the average for the review period. It increased from 82 ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Canada

In 2013, cafés/bars grew by 3% in current value sales terms to reach C$5.1 billion. Growth slowed due to the maturity of this foodservice type and strong competition among chains. All types posted foodservice value sales growth in 2013. Chained ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Denmark

Cafés/bars was the best performing major category within consumer foodservice in Denmark over the review period. After the negative consequences of the financial crisis started to affect Danish restaurants, cafeterias, cafés and bars, among others, ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Germany

According to recent consumer surveys and market observations, German consumers are becoming increasingly interested in new, more sophisticated kinds of coffee compositions, and along with this, outlets which offer a more personal and individual ...

Sep 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Egypt

Due to the important traditional role of cafés as public meeting places in Egyptian society, cafés/bars continues to perform well in the country. Cafes/bars was the consumer foodservice category with the highest number of customers in Egypt at the ...

Sep 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Sweden

One of the focuses for cafés during the review period was to increase the coffee experience. Small and local coffee roasting houses increased in numbers across Sweden and they are there to offer a higher quality coffee, while at the same time both ...

Sep 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in France

One of the key stories in cafés/bars is the strong investment in specialist coffee shops in the country. The domestic player Columbus Café opened 20 new outlets in 2013, thus allowing this chain to surpass McCafé in terms of value sales. Starbucks, ...

Sep 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in the United Arab Emirates

There has been a rising trend in recent years that saw more consumers turn to cafés for social and work gatherings. This was pushed by the expanding number of cafés over the latter years of the review period and into 2013 which saw a number of ...

Sep 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in the United Kingdom

Overall cafés/bars remained quite stable in 2013, due to the large proportion of this channel which is made up of bars/pubs. However, there were some very strongly growing categories, which were amongst some of the best performing within the whole ...

Sep 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in the Netherlands

Cafés/bars continued to struggle in 2013 and registered a decline in sales. Consumer confidence in the economy was at an all-time low and this hurt the expenditure in cafés/bars in 2013. Due to rising costs, average prices in cafés/bars also ...

Sep 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Mexico

Since Starbucks’ entrance to Mexican specialist coffee shops in 2002, the category has been revolutionised, helping to drive on-trade coffee consumption amongst Mexican consumers. Consumers increasingly consider coffee as a premium product or even as...

Sep 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Peru

Specialist coffee shops continue to expand throughout Peru rapidly. Players in this area target middle and upper income consumers, especially young working consumers. Peruvian consumers like to buy beverages and food to consume on the go for work and...

Aug 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Argentina

Under a context of lower real wages for most households, Argentineans were forced to reduce their visits to cafés/bars over the review period. The number of transactions of cafés/bars decreased by 4% in 2013.

Aug 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in China

Café/bar operators have engaged in further expansion in second- and third-tier cities, given that larger cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Guangzhou are already saturated. Specialist coffee shop brands, such as Starbucks and Pacific ...

Aug 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Austria

Cafés/bars in Austria was rather fragmented with a large number of independent operators characterising the category. The Austrian café culture continued to influence the category and traditional Viennese coffee houses remained extremely popular with...

Aug 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in South Africa

The enduring popularity of cafés/bars in South Africa, particularly among middle-income consumers, continues to drive value growth in the category.

Aug 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Morocco

In 2013, cafés/bars experienced the fastest growth since 2008 in value growth. This strong growth was thanks to that Moroccans go to cafés with friends and family on a daily basis after work or school to enjoy broadcasts of football games and to ...

Aug 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Finland

A new all-inclusive bar concept was introduced in Finland in 2013 when Open Bar & Drink Lounge opened in the centre of Helsinki. The idea was that the entrance fee of €50 entitled consumers to all-inclusive drinks all night long. The “booze buffet” ...

Aug 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Venezuela

All categories within cafés/bars registered outlet decline in 2013. Strong problems in guaranteeing key products were the main factors behind this situation. The availability of staple items such as wheat flour, coffee, milk and vegetable oil was ...

Aug 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Colombia

During 2013 cafés/bars showed a positive value sales growth rate (7%) because of an increase in disposable income and greater consumer preference for higher-quality outlets such as specialist coffee shops and bars/pubs. These outlets increased their ...

Aug 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in the Czech Republic

The year 2012 was not favourable for cafés/bars in the Czech Republic. Consumer foodservice was affected by the lingering unstable economic and political situation in the country and the majority of Czech consumers remained cautious about their ...

Apr 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Saudi Arabia

Given Saudi Arabia’s strict legislation and conservative culture, cafés/bars continued to benefit from being popular meeting places, particularly among the country’s large younger population. Especially, chained specialist coffee shops recorded ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Taiwan

The economic recovery in 2012 boosted sales of cafés/bars. The growth of President Coffee Corp was the most important factor for these sales in 2012. Cafés/bars became places of social entertainment for consumers in Taiwan. To induce loyalty from ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Italy

During 2012, increasing unemployment and the difficult economy due to the recession and increases in taxation forced Italians to spend more time at home rather than going out. This applied to different occasions, from having breakfast or lunch at ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in South Korea

Cafés/bars declined in current value during 2012 as bars/pubs and cafés faced significant declines. Due to the sluggish state of South Korea’s domestic economy and ongoing changes in drinking culture in the country, the number of bars/pubs outlets ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Thailand

Value sales of cafés/bars reached Bt203.4 billion and increased by 4% in 2012, which was the same rate of growth as in the review period. Chained cafés/bars was the main driver of growth, with 9% outlet expansion and 11% current value growth in 2012....

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Hong Kong, China

The coffee culture became increasingly popular in 2012 as younger consumers took to it. They viewed it as a symbol of cosmopolitan sophistication, and this was reinforced by images of popular artistes and bloggers posing with a cup of branded coffee.

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Russia

During 2012 cafés/bars posted a 16% increase in current value terms. Positive economic dynamics in line with constantly growing disposable incomes resulted in growing consumer spending in cafés/bars throughout the year.

Dec 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in New Zealand

2012 saw the continued growth of cafés in terms of outlet numbers, particularly chained cafés, which grew by 3%, to the detriment of specialist coffee shops, which posted a 2% decline. Cafés compete well against specialist coffee shops as they often ...

Dec 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Japan

Although it was expected that cafés/bars would grow in 2012, one year after the big earthquake and the mood of voluntary self-restraint (jishuku), cafés/bars declined by 2% in current value terms in 2012. The contraction was attributable to the ...

Dec 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Malaysia

Changing lifestyle of consumers in Malaysia became a major factor driving demand at cafés/bars during 2012. Economic conditions in Malaysia were better than expected, resulting in more consumers having higher purchasing power to spend on ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Ireland

In 2012 cafés/bars saw a fall of 1% in the number of outlets operating in the country. With consumer confidence remaining weak through most of 2012, many consumers lacked disposable incomes and continued to spend less of their stretched incomes on ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Slovakia

The spending of consumers in Slovakia in cafés/bars was framed by the overall problematic economic situation, with consumers hesitant to spend away from home. Expenditures on quality coffee, alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages are considered to be ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Ukraine

Cafés are very popular meeting places throughout Ukraine. The country’s cafés tend to attract a wide range of consumers through their cosy atmosphere and welcoming ambience. Ukrainian cafés also tempt consumers with a varied range of coffees, which ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in the Philippines

Cafés/bars reported the most modest performance in the local consumer foodservice industry. In 2012, the category’s sales hit Ps92.9 billion, which represents minimal growth of 3%. This performance is attributable to the outlet closures observed in ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Spain

The needed rescue for some Spanish financial institutions, the drop in consumer confidence for half of 2012 and the Spanish economy enduring another recession have led to an even more cautious attitude amongst Spanish consumers regarding their ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Chile

A whole consumer culture has been built around coffee and tea in recent years, with an important number of cafés, particularly specialist coffee shops, focusing on gourmet products - not only food and drinks, but also offering complementary ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Romania

2012 continued to be affected by the low purchasing power of the majority of the population across the country. As a result, cafés/bars was affected with the closure of outlets and decline of transactions and sales. This situation was obvious in ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in Bulgaria

In 2012 cafés/bars recorded a decrease in terms of value sales and number of outlets, due to the effect of the EU financial crisis and the smoking ban in public places, which came into effect on 1 June 2012. Another reason is the growth of chains ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details
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