Caffè & Co.
Artisan Coffee Shop, Tea Rooms & Ice Cream Bar

Established in 2011, Caffe & Co. has been providing SCA Coffee Training Courses from it’s base in Rainhill since 2012.¬† Situated just 30 minutes from Chester a wide range of SCA accredited coffee training courses are available suitable for the budding barista or prospective specialty coffee shop owner

The former property Loyola Hall on Warrington Road in Rainhill, is set to be redeveloped by a Liverpool hotel developer (Signature Living) into a premium, exclusive hotel and wedding venue comprising quaint and unusual tree house accommodation set in stunning woodland.

Due to open in the summer of 2019 is planned to include a Jacuzzi, spa, function room for wedding and events and is expected to be ‘the’ place to be in Liverpool.


Undoubtedly offering the most comprehensive breakfast menu in the area together with the unsurpassed specialty coffee, Caffe & Co. was established in 2011 and holds a prominent position in the centre of Rainhill Village.

We serve customers of the Premier Inn Rainhill due to its lack of breakfast facilities,

Serving a range of healthy options alongside the traditional full English, you can expect Eggs Benedict, Eggs Royale together with breakfast crepes and waffles.



We now run coffee cupping / coffee tasting sessions at our coffee training school in Liverpool (Rainhill).

Coffee cupping is the term used in specialty coffee when tasting coffee.

There is a strict process / protocol to follow when cupping coffee.

Join us on our coffee cupping / coffee tasting experience.  This short session gives you a glimpse into the world of specialty coffee.

Eggs Benedict, eggs royale, clean & lean breakfast, spinach, poached eggs, avocado, grilled halloumi, falafel and much more!

These are just a few samples of the new items that can be found on our all new menu available from July 2018.

We haven’t totally changed though, you can still enjoy our amazing Builders breakfast and Irish breakfast but if you are looking for something a touch more forgiving on the waist then all the options are there for you.

We are also offering protein pancake stacks and protein shakes!

Coffee training courses are held at Caffe & Co. serving the North West including Liverpool, Chester, Wirral, North Wales.

SCA coffee training school, Caffe & Co. has been training specialty coffee since 2012.

SCA Coffee Diploma holder Neil currently teaches SCA Introduction to Coffee, SCA Barista Skills and SCA Sensory Skills, with SCA Brewing Skills to follow in Summer 2018.

For the best barista training Chester training school book now!

Congratulations to The Wine Club which opens today in Dane Court, Rainhill!

A welcome addition to the Village offering a wide range of quality wines, gins and beers as well as charcuterie / tapas.


Fresh fruit smoothies have been on our menu almost as long as we have been open (2011!), but now in addition to our fresh fruit smoothies, we are now churning our protein shakes and smoothies!  pop in to check out our menu of options and keep those protein levels up! #proteinshakesrainhill #proteinsmoothiesrainhill #smoothiesrainhill #shakesrainhill

Gain your SCA coffee training at Caffe & Co., and train using the new La Marzocco Linea PB espresso machine and the Victoria Arduino Mythos One Climapro coffee grinder.  Together with lots of other equipment and a wide selection of amazing premium grade coffee beans, we will ensure that you receive the best, most up to date specialty coffee training.

Caffe & Co. was established in 2011 in Rainhill on the outskirts of Liverpool.

In 2012, we started our Coffee Training School providing training in Specialty coffee.

Now, in 2017, we are an official authorised trainer for the SCA / SCAE Speciality Coffee Association.

We have created a new dedicated coffee training lab which allows us to provide training courses day & night!

We have all new equipment to ensure our students learn on the best, most up to date equipment including La Marzocco, Nuova Simonelli, Victoria Arduino, Mahlkonig and VST.

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Why train with Caffe & Co.?

  • We are a speciality coffee shop.
  • We are members of the SCAE (Speciality Coffee Association of Europe). Now the SCA.
  • We are SCA trained to Professional level.
  • An Authorised SCA Trainer will train you.
  • We have a dedicated coffee training lab.
  • You have the opportunity of having your practical training accredited under the SCA Coffee Diploma providing you with an internationally recognised professional qualification and certificate.
  • We are an actual successful working coffee shop, not just a business consultancy.
  • We have been training speciality coffee since 2012.
  • We do not want to sell you anything else such as coffee and coffee equipment although we can advise you.
  • We use high grade speciality coffee and always have a huge selection / variety of coffee beans from around the world
  • We offer the best barista training tailored to todays fast moving speciality coffee market.
  • We will give you the best, honest advice if starting a coffee shop as we don’t need / want you to buy anything else from us and we want you to succeed.
  • We are very accessible, just 1 mile from J7 M62 and 100m from Rainhill railway station which is on the Manchester – Liverpool line.
  • We are just 10 miles from Liverpool John Lennon airport.
  • We are flexible in terms of training dates and offer training day or night to suit.
  • We provide lunch inclusive with all full day courses.
  • We are friendly and down to earth!
  • You will drink lots of coffee, we promise you will learn lots and most importantly you WILL have FUN!


Location: Caffè & Co. Limited | 8 Dane Court | Rainhill | Prescot | L35 4LU - How To Find Us

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