Franchise process

Franchise Process

Applying for a new franchise can seem daunting at times, so we’ve outlined the process to help give you a better idea of what’s involved before you start. This is a very thorough process ensuring that the opportunity is right for you and you are right to join the Lava Coffee network.

Complete the Online Enquiry Form

Enquire today about Lava Coffee franchise opportunities by completing the online enquiry form here.

Initial Introduction

One of our team will organise a telephone call with you, and conduct a preliminary discussion about our brand, your business intentions and experience, and answer your initial questions.

Complete your Franchise Application & Self Assessment

Lava Coffee will email you a link to our online franchise application. Your completed application allows Lava to assess your suitability to the Lava café business model and to make sure that you have all the to skills be a success!

Book an Interview with a Lava Coffee Representative

Once you have completed the application process and you are suitable for the business model, it is now time to book a meeting with one of our Sales Representatives by calling John on 0421 644 661.
It is important that you register your interest in your territory or location, as soon as possible. This will provide you the best opportunity to start your business in the territory or location of your choice. You can register your interest by placing a fully refundable deposit of $2,500 with Lava Coffee Australia Pty Ltd.

Obtain Franchise Approval

Once you have completed the Application Process your application will be prepared for submission to the Lava Coffee Australia board for approval. Successful applicants will receive a formal Letter of Offer from the board to join the Lava Franchise System.

Secure your Finance

Once you have obtained finance approval you will be in a position to secure your requested territory or location with a non refundable deposit. We can then start planning your site construction, training and the launch of your new business!

Be up and running in under a month
New locations now available
1000's of coffees poured each day
100% franchisee satisfaction

Our mission

Turn Ambition into Action:

An affordable price of entry in unique, alternative locations

Amazing Coffee - Proven Business Model:

Get the product, processes and support you need for success

Your Success is our Future:

Bring the coffee revolution to a new community


Brisbane Franchise Expo Exhibitor Spotlight

Lava Coffee is a Vibrant young Australian owned Specialty Coffee Franchise with a focus on high quality espresso coffee served in non-traditional locations.

As much as we love everything from frothy cappuccinos to intense ristretto, at Lava Coffee¬ it’s not just about the coffee. It’s about helping you to live the dream – and be the boss of your own coffee business.

Before merging to become Lava Coffee in January, 2016, the team operated the highly successful Cafe2U mobile coffee business. This included more than 250 worldwide franchisees, it’s a recipe that’s now brewing more success across Australia.

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Ph: 0421 644 661