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28-Jun-2016 - The Sportsman in Kent has been named the UK’s best restaurant in the 2017 National Restaurant Awards.
27-Jun-2016 - Firebrand Pizza, a new pizza venture from a restaurateur and marketing duo, is to launch in London’s Marylebone in July.
27-Jun-2016 - Independent B&Bs and hotels are seeing a ten-year high in average ratings, according to online review site TripAdvisor.
27-Jun-2016 - University College Birmingham has been crowned the winner of this year’s Nestlé Professional Toque d’Or competition, which is in its 28th year.
27-Jun-2016 - To help restaurants, hotels and pubs capitalise on growing interest in specialist teas, JING's senior tea buyer Tom Price shares his top tips to creating the perfect tea menu.
24-Jun-2016 - Reduced sales, rising costs, and uncertainty across hospitality and tourism: that’s the general view from hospitality commentators this morning, as the UK has voted for Brexit.
24-Jun-2016 - The British Hospitality Association (BHA) has said it will use its Summit on Monday (27 June) to create a plan to secure the industry’s future following the Brexit vote.
23-Jun-2016 - Industry charity Springboard is calling for entries to its 2016 Awards for Excellence, which celebrate the achievements of organisations and individuals across the sector.
23-Jun-2016 - A historic independent hotel that played host to Jimi Hendrix, David Bowie and William Pitt the Younger has been relaunched after a £2m refurbishment.
23-Jun-2016 - Japanese restaurant Sumosan has closed ahead of a relocation to Knightsbridge in October.
23-Jun-2016 - The Cinnamon Collection – comprising restaurants The Cinnamon Club, Cinnamon Kitchen and Cinnamon Soho – is to expand after a £10m investment from new owners Boparan Restaurant Holdings (BRH).
23-Jun-2016 - Caffé Nero has announced that it has acquired the Harris & Hoole coffee chain from Tesco for an undisclosed sum.
23-Jun-2016 - Restaurant-café group Muriel’s Kitchen has launched its first grab-and-go brand extension, MK by Muriel’s Kitchen, in London’s Putney.
22-Jun-2016 - The S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2016 has been announced as George Kataras from M Threadneedle Street, London, who will now go on to represent the UK and Ireland in the final.
22-Jun-2016 - Generator, the ‘poshtel’ hostel group, has teamed up with 22-year-old chef Luke Thomas to revamp the group’s menu for its core audience of millennial and Generation Z guests.
22-Jun-2016 - Budget airline Ryanair is to launch a new low cost hotel booking site later this year.
22-Jun-2016 - Halifax-based restaurant group The Ricci Group is expanding its business into Leeds with the opening of Ricci's Tapas and Cicchetti and 53 Degrees North.
22-Jun-2016 - Wandsworth council in south London has allowed the Bunga Bunga bar in Battersea to keep its outside walls painted with garish Euros-themed colours.
22-Jun-2016 - Peyotito, a new Mexican-style restaurant with a menu curated by Eduardo Garcia of Maximo Bistrot – one of Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants ‒ is to open in London’s Notting Hill.
22-Jun-2016 - Philip Howard is to open a third London restaurant with Rebecca Mascarenhas after securing the site of Tom Aikens' former Elystan Street restaurant in Chelsea.
21-Jun-2016 - Restaurant company Good Food Society has unveiled further details of Yosma, the restaurant and bar inspired by a traditional Turkish meyhane opening in London's Marylebone.
21-Jun-2016 - The owners of the 694-bedroom Kensington Close Hotel in London have signed a deal with InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) to re-brand the property as a Holiday Inn.
21-Jun-2016 - An event designed to help the pub sector tackle the challenges associated with recruitment, retention and skills is being held in London next month.
21-Jun-2016 - American singer-turned-cook Kelis is to open a pop-up restaurant concept at London boutique hotel Leicester House, focusing on South American street food.
21-Jun-2016 - Premier Inn is on track to open a further 4,500 rooms this year despite a ‘weaker than expected’ hotel market slowing growth.