Steam Coffee Company opens at The Arcade, Cowes

01-05-2007 Red Funnel’s Steam Coffee Company brand has opened its first shore based coffee shop at 8 The Arcade in Cowes.


First launched on Red Funnel’s vehicle ferries in June 2006, the Steam Coffee Company has been a big hit with customers and sales have exceeded all expectations.

The new Cowes coffee shop, follows the brand’s contemporary design with both indoor and outdoor seating, serving a range of premium coffees made from the finest roasted beans and a selection of tasty panini’s, fresh sandwiches, indulgent cakes and delicious pastries.

The coffee shop, which will be open early till late seven days a week, will be home to the Steam Gallery, displaying a selection of paintings and photography by local artists, many of which will be available for sale.

Tom Docherty, Managing Director of Red Funnel comments; “By bringing the Steam Coffee Company ashore, we are able to offer our Red Jet Hi-Speed customers the same premium quality coffee enjoyed by customers using our Southampton-East Cowes route. Members of our Island Club frequent travel scheme will also enjoy a 10% saving on all food and drink items, an offer we think will prove impossible to resist”.

McKenna Townsend
Bridge House
Pullman Business Park
Pullman Way, Ringwood
Hampshire, BH24 1EX, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1425 472330