22-Aug-2014 - Tom Conran’s Notting Hill pop-up New Tom’s is launching New Tom’s Bar & Bistro, which will open in September on the former site of Tom's Deli.
22-Aug-2014 - Melbournes, which operated on a BYO model in Bristol for over a decade before being sold in 2000, is reopening in a different location on 10 September.
22-Aug-2014 - The British Hospitality Association (BHA) has partnered with the European tourism association (ETOA) to promote the merits of UK tourism to international visitors.
22-Aug-2014 - French chef Albert Roux is to open another restaurant at a Scottish hotel in a deal with luxury Borders property the Roxburghe Hotel & Golf Course.
22-Aug-2014 - Bunnychow is opening its first permanent venue on Wardour Street after the success of its food truck and Boxpark Shoreditch pop-up.
22-Aug-2014 - Eric Partaker is the co-founder of Chilango, the Mexican chain that has raised £1.8m via a mini-bond hosted on crowdfunding platform Crowdcube. He talks to BigHospitality about the success of this initiative and why crowdfunding is a great alternative to traditional financing.
21-Aug-2014 - Soho Indian restaurant Carom is putting the focus on small plate in its newly-refurbished Wardour Street venue.
21-Aug-2014 - Dutch solo dining pop-up concept Eenmaal is planning a UK event and potential permanent venue in London, as new research suggests that eating out alone is growing in popularity.
21-Aug-2014 - The Thai tapas restaurant Koh Thai Tapas is to open a second site in its new Thai tapas bar and takeaway concept Koh Noi, the company’s seventh UK site overall.
21-Aug-2014 - The Aumbry head chef is bringing the essence of the restaurant to Manchester’s Northern Quarter while her kitchen gets refurbished.
20-Aug-2014 - Chef and TV personality Rick Stein is opening his first venue outside of Cornwall - a seafood restaurant in the Hampshire town of Winchester.
20-Aug-2014 - The first industry-developed apprenticeship standards for hospitality have been approved by the government.
20-Aug-2014 - Pest control provider Rentokil is bringing its ‘Pestaurant’ pop-up back to London on 21 August.
20-Aug-2014 - Domestic tourism is set to soar over the August bank holiday, with a quarter of the British population considering an overnight trip during the long weekend, according to the latest data from VisitEngland.
20-Aug-2014 - Spice Market London is launching Sushi Bar @ Spice Market on 1 September, bringing its Doha offering to the capital.
19-Aug-2014 - Hotels, restaurants and cafes can now sign up to a government supported scheme that aims to recognise businesses that take responsibility for protecting children and young people using their public Wi-Fi.
19-Aug-2014 - Japanese ramen chain Ippudo has revealed plans to open its first UK restaurant in central London next month.
19-Aug-2014 - Restaurants are set to enjoy a profitable August bank holiday as Brits are planning to spend 120 per cent more than on a normal weekend, according to research by VoucherCodes.co.uk.
18-Aug-2014 - Burger & Lobster, the London-based group, is in talks to open its seventh site in the capital in Canary Wharf, according to BigHospitality's sister title M&C Report.
18-Aug-2014 - Burger popularity has peaked in the UK, with branded operators serving increasingly innovative American and street food inspired dishes, according to the latest Menurama study from Horizons.
18-Aug-2014 - Restaurant owners have been asked to remain vigilant as Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA) has noted an upsurge in phone scams targeting diners.
15-Aug-2014 - Online takeaway platform Just Eat is targeting traditional dine-in restaurants with the acquisition of collection-only app Orogo.
15-Aug-2014 - Restaurant and late night venue Quaglino’s in London’s Mayfair is set to re-open this October after undergoing a multi-million pound renovation.
15-Aug-2014 - Food inflation predictions have been lowered to 2 per cent for 2014, following favourable climatic conditions and price pressure in the retail sector. BigHospitality looks at how restaurants can make the most of the lowest inflation levels the market has seen for years.
14-Aug-2014 - Coffee, food and wine group Coopers has announced expansion plans across Bourne end, with a restaurant and a café set to open between November 2014 and January 2015.
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