New Re-usable Cups

Environmental problem The UK uses 7 million disposable cups every day or 2.5 billion each year, less than 1% of these cups get recycled. Urban is NOT ok with this, our disposable cups are bio-degradable but we want to do more to protect the wonderful world we live in. Though disposable cups are made largely

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Celebrating 2018 in style

A huge thanks to our amazing Urbanista’s for making 2018 another strong year for Urban.  We would also like to thank all our loyal customers for their patronage over the year. This year of success was celebrated in the only way we know how – good food, good drink and good company. The night started

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Gone cashless

It wasn’t too long ago that the majority of payments in a coffee shop were made by cash but contactless changed everything. Since its introduction in 2007  it has slowly gained popularity but in the last 3 years as the majority of retailers adopted the technology it has caught fire. Last year we polled our

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Work it out – Launch

Urban has been working with sifa fireside (homeless charity) for a couple of years now as part of our community activity. We are proud to say we have helped four individuals to date, of which two are currently employed in one of our cafe emporiums. Through this work we have pioneered a methodology for small

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Urban Emporiums new website

New website launched

In 2016 we decided to change to a more simple website, some would say minimalist. Well two years on and we are having another refresh, something with a bit more content and visuals for the eye. The new website brings back some of our amazing blog posts from the last nine years and features lots

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