Keep up to date with the latest openings, closures and property deals in the restaurant, pub and hotel sectors.
06-May-2016 - Legs, a new wine-focused bar and restaurant from Australian chef Magnus Reid, is to open in London’s Hackney this 19 May.
05-May-2016 - The Tate Modern is seeking 120 staff to work in five bars and restaurants as part of its new £260m extension.
05-May-2016 - Sommelier and restaurateur Xavier Rousset is set to open his first solo venture this month, a relaxed Mediterranean restaurant with a 250-strong wine list.
05-May-2016 - Rawligion, a fast-casual café focusing on vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, raw, plant-based food is to open in London’s Tottenham Court Road in early June.
05-May-2016 - Michael O'Hare burst onto the scene a few years back with his Leeds restaurant The Man Behind the Curtain, followed last year by a barnstorming performance on BBC Two's Great...
05-May-2016 - Chef Jason Atherton is to open the Pig and Palm, his first restaurant in the Philippines, in his wife Irha’s hometown of Cebu.
05-May-2016 - The Wesley Hotel in London's Euston will re-open its food and beverage space as an eco-friendly bar and restaurant The Savannah next week.
05-May-2016 - Customers at Costa are being encouraged to pout for the camera with the launch of new 'selfie zones' in selected stores.
05-May-2016 - Chef Robin Gill of London restaurant The Dairy and Brad McDonald of London’s barbecue outlet Shotgun, are among those set to appear at new Oxford Street rooftop pop-up, The Gardening...
04-May-2016 - The Chestnut Group, the owner of the Packhorse Inn in Moulton and The Rupert Brooke in Grantchester, has launched an in-house training academy to help equip staff with the skills...
04-May-2016 - Two former Bistrotheque colleagues are to open a ‘moveable’ restaurant constructed from scaffolding poles minutes from Margate seafront this summer.
04-May-2016 - Whitbread has made a move into the UK’s food-to-go sector with the acquisition of a 49 per cent stake in London based company, Healthy Retail Ltd, trading as ‘Pure’, for...
04-May-2016 - Travelodge has opened its first hotel targeted at Chinese tourists in anticipation of a surge of visits from the region.
04-May-2016 - The Blues Kitchen owner The Columbo Group has acquired its third music venue in North London, the Barfly in Camden.
04-May-2016 - Pizza chain Franco Manca has outlined plans to open seven more restaurants across London and the South East after launching its twentieth site in Guildford this year.
04-May-2016 - Councillors in Ashford, Kent have agreed to fund a £75m town centre leisure complex with space for a hotel, restaurants, retail units and cinema.
03-May-2016 - Malmaison Hotel du Vin Group is to rebrand the Montpellier Chapter hotel in Cheltenham as a Malmaison.
28-Apr-2016 - Hospitality entrepreneur Luke Johnson has invested in Lussmanns Fish & Grill, becoming a major shareholder ahead of the group’s fourth and fifth site openings this year.
27-Apr-2016 - This month has been eventful for new openings, in line with the approaching days of spring, with its longer evenings and warmer nights. Highlights of April include the much-awaited Som Saa...
27-Apr-2016 - Simon Bastable and Andrew Green, owners of The Four Sisters Bar in Islington, are to double the size of their portfolio with the opening of a new bar in the...
27-Apr-2016 - While Londoners have been getting excited about the city’s first naked restaurant, a new pop-up is asking guests to don their Jedi robes and Wookie suits to enter.
27-Apr-2016 - A new flagship Cottons Caribbean Restaurant and Salon de Rhum offering the UK’s largest selection of rum is set to open in London’s Notting Hill on Friday 29 April.
27-Apr-2016 - Mexican restaurant Cielo Blanco is opening its first London site.
27-Apr-2016 - Sachin Khanna – the former operator of the Raffles and Libertine nightclubs - is to open a new grill restaurant in London.
27-Apr-2016 - The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts has announced 59 finalists for its 2016 Annual Awards of Excellence (AAE).