Canadian coffee brand Tim Hortons set to open in Mumbai
Bandra West, Linking Road outlet to welcome customers from 5 pm on May 27 while Andheri Lokhandwala outlet opens on May 28
Tim Hortons, a Canadian coffee brand with a nearly 60-year history, has arrived in Mumbai. The newly launched coffee shops will be in two city hotspots - Bandra West, Linking Road and Andheri, Lokhandwala. Mumbaikars will be able to enjoy the signature Tim Hortons coffee from 5 pm on May 27 at Supreme Headquarters, Off Linking Road, Bandra West. The Andheri Lokhandwala outlet is set to open on May 28 from 11 am at Samarth Siddhi Apartments.
Speaking of the launch, Tarun Jain, CEO of Tim Hortons franchise in India, said, “We’re thrilled to expand our brand footprint in Mumbai. After a resounding customer response in North, we intend to create the same love & warmth for our guests in Mumbai. Bringing the brand experience to Mumbai is part of our commitment to expanding Tim Hortons to other regions while penetrating deeper in our chosen geographies.”
“It’s brilliant to see how enthusiastically India has welcomed Tim Hortons, and we’re particularly excited about bringing our premium coffee and delicious food into new regions in India,” said David Shear, President – International, Restaurant Brands International, parent company of the Tim Hortons brand.
“This milestone is a significant step towards our long-term potential to grow the brand in India, increase market share and strengthen our position as the leading retailer of Tim Hortons,” said Neeraj Teckchandani, CEO of Apparel Group. “We are committed to continuously evolving and curating our offerings and adapting to the region’s preferences and culture. We continue to strategically expand our footprint across the country and are on track to grow Tim Hortons in the region.”
Tim Hortons launched in India in August of 2022 as part of an exclusive agreement with a joint venture entity owned by Apparel Group and Gateway Partners called Apparel Gateway Café India Pvt Ltd, the master franchisee of the Tim Hortons brand in India.
Tim Hortons is Canada’s largest restaurant chain operating in the quick service industry, and international expansion has become an increasing priority for the brand. Over recent years the brand has introduced its well-loved offerings to guests beyond Canada and the United States. Currently Tim Hortons has more than 5,600 restaurants across 15 countries, including the Middle East, China, the UK, Mexico, Spain, Thailand and Philippines.
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