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Restaurants’ spirit sales grow, but opportunities remain untapped

Operators should do more to capitalise on spirit drinkers’ habits and expectations, according to a survey by CGA Strategy.

Operators should make spirits and cocktails more central to their offering, according to CGA

Chop Bloc steak restaurant to open in Essex

US-style steak restaurant and cocktail bar Chop Block will open in Chelmsford in Essex in mid-January 2015. 

Ex-Gaucho MD prepares to open M

Former Gaucho managing director Martin Williams has confirmed that his long-awaited first solo venture ‘M’, will open in the City of London this Friday.

Accor signs deal for two new hotels in Scotland

International hotel group Accor has announced plans to open a Mercure hotel in Edinburgh and an ibis Styles in Glasgow in 2015.

Chef Claude Compton to open Fulham pub

Former Petersham Nurseries chef Claude Compton has told BigHospitality's sister publication M&C Report he would look to open more pubs if his initial site in Fulham is a success.

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