Coffee and Coffee Machines for Education

Tchibo Coffee Service is an established TUCO coffee and coffee machine supplier with a strong history as an experienced coffee partner to Universities, Colleges and Schools. We’ll work with you to create the perfect, tailored coffee package that maximises your sales and profitability – all while offering great tasting coffee for your students and staff.

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Why choose Tchibo coffee Service?

  • Offer great tasting, quality coffee in your university, school or college
  • Next day coffee and product delivery
  • Sustainable, Fairtrade coffee
  • Huge selection of commercial coffee machines
  • Coffee machine breakdown support 7 days a week
  • In-house design and marketing
  • An experienced TUCO supplier who understands your market

The complete solution for your university or college

We’ll provide your university or college with everything you need to serve great coffee and support the needs of your staff and students.

Sustainable coffee

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At Tchibo Coffee Service, we’re proud to offer high quality and sustainable coffee brands to the education sector. Whatever the needs are on your campus, we have a solution for you.

Our coffee experts can arrange a coffee tasting session with you to determine the right coffee profile for your campus. With a choice of filter coffees or whole bean, there really is something for everyone, from staff to students.

Coffee Machines

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We understand that university and college catering and hospitality is a diverse operation. There are a wide variety of outlets requiring food and drink, from catered halls to the library, or from on-campus retail outlets to staff refreshment areas.

We offer a wide range of coffee machines to cater for every outlet. So whether you’re looking for a traditional, barista operated machine, bulk-brewed filter coffee machines or bean to cup machines, we have the solution for you.


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Tchibo Coffee Service offer 7 day technical support. Our expert team are available over the phone and will try to diagnose and fix the issue over the call. If the problem is more complex, they will send out a Field Service Engineer to your location.

We have 30 Field-Based engineers across the UK that are fully trained on all Tchibo equipment. They carry a vast array of machine spares to repair machines in a timely manner, whilst achieving a very impressive First-Time Fix Rate.


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We fundamentally believe that the quality in every cup originates with the espresso. This is the basis of all coffee drinks and if produced correctly ensures consistent quality.

Our training programme will ensure that all of your team members have the skills and knowledge for not only the products they use but a passion for the coffees they produce that they can then pass on to your customers.


marketing team

Tchibo Coffee Service has an inspired in-house marketing and design team that can work closely and collaboratively with you to support and further develop your coffee offer effectively. Through creative and innovative marketing, market research and our understanding of operating in the education sector, we will work with you to increase coffee sales.

Espresso Warehouse

Espresso Warehouse Snacks

In keeping with the latest trends and coffee related product innovations, we have an extensive range of café bar items through our Espresso Warehouse range which will complement all café style outlets.

Espresso Warehouse is a small team of coffee and tea lovers, dedicated to creating and sourcing the very best coffee bar products, such as teas, snacks and coffee bar equipment.

Find the right machine for your school, college or university

Coffee Machines for your staff and students

Our coffee experts will visit your site to understand your coffee machine needs. We have years of experience working with schools, colleges and Universities and we are the exclusive supplier of Carimali bean to cup coffee machines in the UK.

Quality Coffee Brands for Your Staff and Students

Our Smokin’ Bean coffee brand is triple certified; Fairtrade, Organic and Rainforest Alliance. Our coffee beans are 100% Arabica and ethically sourced from Fairtrade cooperatives in Peru and Mexico.

Smokin' Bean Coffee

Choose from our range of premium coffees, teas and hot chocolates

What our education partners are saying

Our requirement is to serve a good cup of coffee for large numbers of people ensuring we achieve balance between quality, price and consistency. We serve over 2,400 people daily for students in catered halls as well guests and colleagues, using coffee machines spread over the largest single site campus in the UK.

Our key account manager Guy Hodge (National Account Manager for Education) has been the key driver in maintaining the consistency, high level of quality and service we expect from our suppliers. With his help we have increased our usage, service coverage as well as improve service response times. The strong Tchibo coffee brand offer is key to our student experience and the success of our University.


Gagan Kapoor
Head of Catering, Loughborough University

Through repeated site visits, Tchibo dedicated time to understand Kent, the intricacies of our operation and what we were trying to achieve. They then delivered a proposal that fully and precisely met the brief. On being awarded the contract, Tchibo introduced team members from across its business: operations, maintenance and marketing to the relevant members at Kent.

. Tchibo trainers ran six machine-side sessions, covering all establishment team members. Speciality SCA training has been booked to teach and help establish coffee champions. Tchibo have held introductory seminars for team members and regularly visited the units to help facilitate a smooth changeover. Conversations have begun between our marketing team and theirs.

Tim Burrows
Operations Manager, University of Kent