A report has found that 80 per cent of people say that word-of-mouth has the biggest influence on where they decide to eat, four times more than social media.
Lurra, a charcoal and wood grill restaurant, is opening in Marylebone, London, on 2nd September.
Vietnamese restaurant The House of Ho has announced that it is to open a second site in London this autumn.
The Ritz London has been awarded gold certification by Green Tourism for its sustainable and environmentally-friendly approach to its day-to-day operations.
BigHospitality rounds up July's hospitality openings which includes a seventh London Chipotle, Picture House Central and K10.