New independent coffeehouse named The Wild Lotus heading to Hinckley’s Castle Street – ‘coming soon’ posters spotted by passers-by

Vaughan Moore & Mason Moore | 2 May 2022

A BRAND new coffeehouse is coming to Castle Street in Hinckley town centre.

The Wild Lotus is ‘coming soon’ (Image: Mason Moore) / Inset (Image: Vaughan Moore)

Posters have been quietly placed in the unit next door to Optical People, reading: “Independent coffee house coming soon! Visit or our Facebook and Instagram page to keep up to date.” – this is accompanied by a QR code which directs viewers to their website, when it is scanned.

The posters encouraging passers-by to visit their social pages (Image: Vaughan Moore)

The opening hours have also been listed on their website – it will trade from 9:00am until 4:30pm from Monday to Saturday, and from 10:00am until 3:00pm on Sundays.

No opening date has yet been revealed by bosses, but in the meantime, they are looking for a keen part-time Head Barista to work at the cafe.

Those interested in the role can email Interviews for the vacancy will be carried out towards the end of may.

The venture is independently-owned and bosses have stated that they are “proud to be coffee geeks”.

In a statement posted to their website, a spokesperson for The Wild Lotus, said: “We are in the process of creating a beautiful space in the heart of Castle Street, Hinckley. We are going to serve quality barista coffee, as well as fresh sandwiches, pastries and cakes.

“We have a love for music, creatives, new parents, our community and people looking for a great place to meet with friends and family or to relax on your own.”

All produce would be sourced from local suppliers and their food and drinks are to be “packed with health-beneficial nutrients”.

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