In this section you’ll find all the latest news and data on the UK restaurant market, including dining trends, food and beverage trends, eating-out spend, and restaurant marketing and technology trends.
18-May-2016 - Bake Off: Creme de la Creme, the professional pastry chef contest on BBC Two, has crowned Mark Tilling’s team the winners after last night’s final.
06-Mar-2015 - A new LA-inspired restaurant offering a menu of low salt, low carb and free of refined sugar dishes will open in London’s Shoreditch this month.
10-Feb-2015 - Restaurant reservations system provider ResDiary has launched new technology to help restaurateurs tackle the issue of no-shows.
06-Feb-2015 - Chef and restaurateur Steve Parle has unveiled plans for the next phase of his ambitious Craft London project.
06-Feb-2015 - Dub Jam, the Caribbean bar and restaurant concept, has launched a fundraising round via crowdfunding platform Crowdcube to expand to another eight London venues over the next three years.
02-Feb-2015 - The UK eating out market continues to grow – with the regions showing recovery for the first time – but discount driven consumers remain a challenge for the sector.
30-Jan-2015 - Soaring costs, changing consumer demands and the rise of the big brands mean independent eateries can’t afford to rest on their laurels. BigHospitality looks at some innovative ways that restaurants...
30-Jan-2015 - Porky’s, the Memphis BBQ restaurant, is rolling out four sites this year as part of its plan to reach 10 over the next two years, according to BigHospitality's sister publication M&C...
30-Jan-2015 - Dishoom Covent Garden has topped a list of the best 100 eateries in the UK compiled by online city guide Yelp.
28-Jan-2015 - Shaker Group has revealed plans to open upmarket restaurant and cocktail bar Gas Street Social in Birmingham this March.
19-Jan-2015 - Active Private Equity, the backer of Leon and Evans Cycles, has taken a 50 per cent stake in Honest Burgers, the London-based better burger concept.
05-Jan-2015 - The UK has seen an unprecedented cocktail boom over recent years, and the category is set to outpace the drinks market in 2015. With this in mind, BigHospitality has compiled...
05-Jan-2015 - Are you seeking out a new look for the New Year? Or opening a new venue? BigHospitality spoke to some of the UK’s hottest interior designers to get their top...
23-Dec-2014 - The number of diners reporting lactose or gluten intolerance has risen in 2014, while the number of diners ordering vegetarian or nut-free dishes has fallen, according to data collected by...
22-Dec-2014 - Chef Dave Ahern will open his first restaurant Wahleeah early next year in London’s Fulham.
22-Dec-2014 - Quick service is very important for men when dining out during the Christmas period, while women focus more on the whole experience, according to research by CGA Peach and hospitality...
18-Dec-2014 - Taiwanese street food concept Bao will open its first restaurant in Soho next year after securing backing from Gymkhana founders Karam, Jyo and Sunaina Sethi.
18-Dec-2014 - Manchester-based creative studio NoChintz will launch a new coffee concept in the Grade II listed Sevendale House next March.
17-Dec-2014 - First time restaurateurs Lucy Brown and Jenny Quintero will open their first restaurant, Jar Kitchen, on Drury Lane in February 2015.
17-Dec-2014 - Spanish chef Omar Allibhoy will open his third Tapas Revolution restaurant in Shoreditch in February 2015.
17-Dec-2014 - Chef Tom Seller’s Restaurant Story in London took the top spot on this year’s OpenTable Top 100 Best Restaurants list.
16-Dec-2014 - Michelin-starred chef Richard Allen will take over the running of The Orangery restaurant at Rockliffe Hall hotel in Country Durham in January.
15-Dec-2014 - Maggi Real Chefs has launched a Christmas selfie campaign in partnership with Hospitality Action to raise money for charity.
15-Dec-2014 - All-day Japanese and Peruvian restaurant and takeaway Amaru will open in London’s St Katharine Docks on 5 January 2015.
15-Dec-2014 - The Richmond restaurant will open in spring 2015 in London, serving snacks and comfort foods in a relaxed atmosphere.