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“Perfect place for a relaxed coffee, juice or ice-cream”

Country of Origin:


Operational/Signed (Outlets)

  • UK - (1)


  • UAE
  • Australia
  • Singapore
  • USA
  • Europe
  • Worldwide

With fond memories as a child of visiting the gelato bars in his mother's home town of Bardolino Italy, Marconi was born out of Marco Pierre White's desire to open a place where people can relax over a freshly brewed coffee or enjoy an ice cream.

Training & Support:


  • A team of experts on hand who will guide you every step of the way, providing pre-opening support with design and development, sales and marketing, finance, procurement, menu development, operations and training
  • Access to an online portal containing brand guidelines, standard operating procedures, food and drink specification manuals, sales and marketing tools and financial reports
  • Structured training plans: FOH & BOH
  • Provision of an online training platform, training app and brand specific training manuals to enable training support 24/7
  • A comprehensive and robust pre-opening training programme consisting of offsite and onsite training for BOH and FOH teams
  • Onsite training for FOH and BOH teams off site brand training for senior chefs and managers.


  • Annual training calendar and ongoing monthly training programmes for development support
  • Bitesized training tools provided to drive standards and sales
  • Ongoing brand, supplier and product training workshops
  • Ongoing management development workshops and training modules
  • Ongoing operational support, regular visits, mystery diner reports and audits
  • Sales, Marketing and Social Media support
  • Guest feedback platform

Unique Business Proposition

  • Created by one of the most globally recognised names across the restaurant sector Marco Pierre White is one of the world's most famous chefs and restauranteurs
  • His Italian heritage and love of Italian food, gives Marconi a very strong identity and is the name from what people used to call the famed chef in his younger days.
  • As a business you will benefit from great brand recognition and the publicity it will bring by being associated with one of the world's greatest chefs
  • Associate yourself with the Italian coffee culture which is part and parcel of daily life.
  • Typically enjoyed with friends and family, the day in Italy is often defined by coffee rituals and is what people to be able to do at Marconi.
  • Serving a delicious range of coffees, pastries, juices, smoothies, ice cream and yoggies, it's the perfect retreat where friends and family can relax and catch up thanks to its ultra-casual ambience
  • As expected from one of the world's greatest chefs, there is a heavy Italian influence throughout including the décor, furniture and coffee
  • It's an intimate space and will give your venue a very relaxing and fun place to be.
  • Buon caffe.

Investor Profile
Hotel owners and leisure property owners looking to enhance their food offering.

International Licence Fee: Upon Application

PaulPaul Cairnie will be managing your enquiry.



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