Case Study

Nairobi Java House

name

Nairobi Java House

country

East Africa

sector

Consumer

industry

Restaurants

The Java House Group (Java House) opened its first coffee shop in Nairobi in 1999.
At the time of ECP’s investment, Java House had 17 stores through two chains, Java House and Planet Yogurt, a self-serve frozen yogurt shops. Since then, Java House has expanded throughout Kenya and into Uganda and has launched a third chain, an artisanal-style pizzeria called 360 Degrees Artisan Pizza.

As of May 2016, the company had 48 stores through its three brands (40 Javas, 7 Planet Yogurts, and 1 360 Degrees Artisan.