The rise of the coffee dance club – archive, 1963

The coffee bean is not exactly glamorous. Yet the source of refreshment for the age of Steele and Addison, as well as for the brasher, more urgent civilisation of today, must obviously have some compulsive social charm. For the coffee bar world that it brought into existence after the war has recently sprouted a further extension – the coffee dance club.

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