coffee house

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also coffee house  (kô′fē-hous′, kŏf′ē-)
A restaurant where coffee and other refreshments are served, especially one where people gather for conversation, games, or musical entertainment.

coffee house



(Commerce) a place where coffee is served, esp one that was a fashionable meeting place in 18th-century London
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He doctored our old friend so successfully, that, in the course of a few days, it made its appearance in the public room of the British Coffee Houses in King Street.
At all events, he suffered it to remain at the British Coffee House, which was the principal hotel in Boston.
The chair," proceeded Grandfather, "was now continually occupied by some of the high tories, as the king's friends were called, who frequented the British Coffee House.
One particular social institution of the period should be mentioned for its connection with literature, namely the coffee houses, which, introduced about the middle of the century, soon became very popular and influential.
For the same reason I don't make all my journey in one day, but divide it into two days, and get a bed to-night at the Travellers' Coffee House down by the railroad (a nice clean house), and go back Parliamentary, at six in the morning.
It was late too, to people who rose early and worked hard; therefore the party broke up; and Stephen and Rachael escorted their mysterious acquaintance to the door of the Travellers' Coffee House, where they parted from her.
Clients include restaurants, hotels, coffee houses and private sector.
For example, the new Caramel Macchiato cup features the cross-hatch caramel drizzle, mirroring the signature drizzle used in Starbucks coffee houses, whilst the Cappuccino packaging design has a bubble cascade illustration from the top of the product, representing the famous cappuccino foam.
Dr Mohammad Ali Shaikh said that Coffee Houses of well reputed universities of European counties have remained engines for intellectual debates and discussions for students.
Founded in 1997 by Gerry Ford, Caffe Nero is headquarters in London and currently runs more than 700 coffee houses worldwide and is established in seven countries, including the UK, Ireland, Poland, Cyprus, Turkey, the UAE and the United States.
Cooks Global Foods operates the Esquires Coffee brand, is continuing its sweeping global expansion as it signs a master franchise deal to launch Esquires Coffee Houses in Northern Cyprus.
The company, which has 1,670 outlets in the UK, is opening 'Greggs Moments' coffee houses.