What is a coffeehouse?
It’s a social event.

Why is it called a coffeehouse?
The event is named after coffee because coffee is the featured beverage at the event. It is also named after the act of “going for coffee” which means going out with a friend or two to visit and enjoy a non-alcoholic beverage.

Is a coffeehouse the same thing as a coffee shop?
No, a coffee shop is a business. Coffeehouse is an event which could be hosted at a coffee shop.

Do you have to drink coffee at a coffeehouse?