Keep up to date with the latest openings, closures and property deals in the restaurant, pub and hotel sectors.
31-Aug-2016 - US burger brand Shake Shack looks set to open its fifth UK restaurant in Leicester Square.
31-Aug-2016 - Chef Adam Handling has branded online criticism as “unfair, frustrating, and personal", but has apologised for replying to a negative TripAdvisor review by saying the customer was an “imbecile” who...
31-Aug-2016 - North East hotel and bar operator Cairn Group has acquired York café bar The Parish.
31-Aug-2016 - Chef Claude Bosi is to close his two Michelin-starred restaurant Hibiscus in London's Mayfair on 1 October.
31-Aug-2016 - Bar operator Drake & Morgan will convert two Corney & Barrow sites to its own brand by the end of the year as it looks to integrate the city-based wine...
31-Aug-2016 - Barbecue and burger brand Chicago Rib Shack is to open its sixth restaurant.
31-Aug-2016 - The return of our popular video series In Operation with... sees us find out more about the inner workings of bar and restaurant group Drake & Morgan.
30-Aug-2016 - Swedish retailer Ikea is taking a break from flat-packing furniture to launch a pop-up ‘do-it-yourself’ restaurant in Shoreditch next month.
30-Aug-2016 - North West chef Mike Jennings has returned to the kitchen as head chef of Bacchus restaurant in Prestbury following the closure of his Manchester restaurant Grenache.
30-Aug-2016 - The founder of a late night food delivery service is targeting hotels to help them offer quality room service without running their kitchens after 11pm.
30-Aug-2016 - TV chef and food writer Ravinder Bhogal is set to open her first permanent restaurant in London next month.
30-Aug-2016 - London ice skating rink Queens – which claims to be the city’s only permanent rink and first opened in the 1930s ‒ is to re-open its doors this 16 November...
26-Aug-2016 - It’s no secret that Brits love their dogs, and recent trends suggest that hospitality is starting to wake up to the business benefits of catering to customers' canine friends. ...
26-Aug-2016 - From high-profile restaurant lists to chefs writing to the Mayor of London, it was eventful this week. Here’s some of the top stories
26-Aug-2016 - Restaurants across the UK are helping to raise money for the victims of the Italian earthquake, via the Italian Red Cross.
26-Aug-2016 - The Clink Restaurant charity – which trains prisoners in hospitality skills and runs high-end restaurants in prisons ‒ has partnered with the 453-bedroom London Hilton on Park Lane for a fundraising dinner.
26-Aug-2016 - Gusto, the Italian-style restaurant group, is to launch its first site in Birmingham next month after a £1m investment, amid wider expansion plans.
25-Aug-2016 - Businesses with employees of different ages can boost employee happiness and productivity, and increase customer satisfaction, according to research from fast food giant McDonald’s.
25-Aug-2016 - Maxwell’s Restaurants Group has revealed plans to open a new Covent Garden venue as part of a wider £1m investment across its late-night estate.
25-Aug-2016 - Simpsons, the Michelin-starred restaurant near Birmingham, is to hold a series of chef collaborations, following news of the forthcoming one-off dinner with the team of Sticky Walnut.
25-Aug-2016 - Chamberlain’s chef-patron Andrew Jones has increased his shareholding in the business to give him ‘greater control’ as it celebrates its 15th year of trade.
25-Aug-2016 - Nathan Outlaw, the Michelin-starred chef whose Restaurant Nathan Outlaw flagship came in second place in the 2017 Waitrose Good Food Guide, has revealed a new seafood-focussed menu for his soon-to-open...
25-Aug-2016 - Simon Rogan’s L’Enclume has been named the UK’s best restaurant for the fourth year running in the 2017 Waitrose Good Food Guide
24-Aug-2016 - A one-off collaboration between Chester restaurant Sticky Walnut and Michelin-starred Birmingham site Simpsons has sold out in two and a half hours.
24-Aug-2016 - Bossa, a new Brazilian-style restaurant, is to open in Leeds city centre on 19 September.