The “Friends” coffeehouse is coming to life in 2023, but fans can start drinking its brew now.

License Global

August 25, 2022

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"How You Doin" coffee.
"How You Doin" coffee.Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment with CenPer Holdings, comprised of industry experts from the coffee, specialty food and beverage, hospitality and entertainment worlds, announce Central Perk Coffeehouse, a modern-day coffeehouse inspired by Central Perk from the TV series “Friends,” opening its first location in 2023.  

“Friends” fans know Central Perk as the gathering place where the gang spent much of their free time conversing and making memories.  Fast forward 28 years and a modern-day version will open its real doors in 2023.  

“Central Perk is more than just a coffeehouse, it was a home away from home for our six favorite ‘Friends,’” says Peter van Roden, senior vice president, Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment.  “Working closely with the CenPer Holdings team in creating this fresh, yet familiar environment, we’re looking forward to giving fans a Central Perk of their own – coffeehouses that captures the heart of the show while delivering a first-class coffee experience.”  

While the first location and opening date will be announced soon, fans will immediately be able to get their coffee fix now with the launch of Central Perk Coffee, a line of coffees made with Arabica beans available in three select varietals: 

  • “How You Doin’?” (medium roast) 

  • “Pivot Blend” (medium/dark roast) 

  • “We Were on a Coffee Break” (dark roast) 

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“Our goal with this partnership and the Central Perk brand, like all of my food and beverage enterprises, is to secure the best ingredients and then deliver superior products and services for a great customer experience,” says Tom Colicchio, chef and partner, CenPer Holdings. “With Central Perk, we can’t wait to offer friends old and new a really enjoyable premium cup of coffee and hope they settle in with us for the next chapter of this beloved story.” 

Roasted and shipped direct to consumers through a customizable coffee subscription service or a curated multi-blend variety pack, each blend is available in whole bean and ground formats, as well as BPI Certified compostable single serve coffee pods compatible with Keurig K-Cup  brewers.  Single Central Perk Coffee products are also available.   

Central Perk Coffee can be ordered now by visiting The first 6,000 new Central Perk Coffee subscribers will receive a complimentary collectable can of “How You Doin’?” coffee. 

Warner Bros. is exhibiting at Brand Licensing Europe 2022. Find out more info here.

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