Founded in 1996, EAT. is a leading business in the £3 billion specialist food and coffee “to go” market. With 113 stores across the UK, EAT. makes and serves a daily-changing, award-winning menu of soups, hot pots, salads, paninis, sandwiches, desserts, baked goods and coffee, all freshly prepared each day.

EAT. is investing in its store network, brand and technology with our support


The sub-£10 meal category of the food and drink sector has been resilient throughout the downturn. As consumer confidence returns, the popularity of branded, healthy eating out and food-to-go is expected to continue.


Since investing in 2011, we have been supporting EAT.’s management team as they:

“The strong management team can capitalise on improving consumer confidence by continuing to evolve the business proposition and deliver its ambitious store roll-out plans.” Philip Buscombe, Chairman of Lyceum Capital<\span>


With our support EAT. has: