WHEN YOU WALK INTO into a Costa Cafe you'll notice that it's different to other coffee shops. First of all, there's the warm and welcoming atmosphere. Then the great range of authentic coffee drinks. Next the best in class range of Café food and finally and most importantly, the most passionate and best trained baristas around.

It's this unique combination that makes us stand out from the others and we're incredibly proud of it.

HAND MAKING A CUP OF COFFEE of coffee is an art. It takes time and skill to perfect. That's why every single barista, in a Costa store is professionally trained by our experts ,in the art of coffee making. It's that little thing, that allows us to create a perfect cup of Costa Coffee every time.

DIL brought this fresh whiff of coffee into the country in 2005. Costa coffee soon became the toast of India's coffee aficionados and despite being a recent entrant, it has established a strong presence among "Coffee Lovers" in the country.

Costa coffee presently operate 90+ outlets spread across all formats covering High Street, Shopping Malls, Airports, Hospitals, Business Hubs & Highways. DIL has ambitious growth plan for this brand and the number of outlets is expected to increase manifold in the coming years.

Costa is owned by Whitbread PLC, UK's leading hospitality company, whose portfolio also includes market-leading brands such as Premier Travel Inn, Brewers Fayre, and Beefeater. Founded in 1742, the company is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a FTSE 100 company.

With 2000 outlets spread across 28 countries and revenues of over GBP 300 mn , Costa Coffee is UK's largest and the World's second largest International chain of Coffee Shops.

Costa was started in 1971 by two Italian brothers, Sergio and Bruno Costa. Drawing on their Italian background, the Costa brothers established Costa's unique roasting style.