Book Rest Café at Colchester Library

Hello. Our Book Rest Cafes are inspiring places of work that give practical training in customer services within a cosy coffee-shop environment. We have four Book Rest Cafes in Essex located within Brentwood, Clacton-on-Sea, Colchester and Loughton.

What we offer

  • Work Based Training for adults with learning disabilities

Facilities

  • WiFi
  • Café
  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchair access

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Book Rest Café at Colchester Library

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  • Sat: Closed
  • Sun: Closed

About this hub

Trainees produce hot drinks directly from a commercial coffee machine as well as selling a variety of light snacks.

The Book Rest Cafes are inspiring places of work that give practical bite-sized training in customer service.

Alongside customer service and coffee making skills, we support trainees to learn all aspects of hospitality including till training, ordering of stock, money-handling experience and health & safety essentials.

We have four Book Rest Cafés in Essex located within Brentwood, Clacton-on-Sea, Colchester and Loughton library.

The staff team offer hands-on training, advice on reaching goals and gaining an insight into every aspect of working in a café. The café enables trainees to develop the customer service skills that could lead to paid employment in their local area.