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You could draw further income from the business as dividends (if you have set it up as a limited company). This requires you to make a profit after all taxes and deductions before you can draw a dividend and depending on the year you can draw some dividends tax free (current year 2018/19 it is £2000 tax free).
However, the reality is that it may take you a few years of running before you start to make a profit from the business.
In order for you to take a manager sized salary out of your coffee shop you need to have built up to a reasonable turnover. When revenue starts to hit £175,000 a year or £3500 a week then you could expect to have enough capacity to pay a managers salary at the lower end of the scale.