Keep up to date with the latest openings, closures and property deals in the restaurant, pub and hotel sectors.
05-Feb-2016 - Two new American TV and music-themed cafés have replaced the former Central Perk coffee shops in Liverpool.
05-Feb-2016 - Culinary legend Albert Roux, his son Michel Roux Jr and granddaughter Emily are to open two new Scottish restaurants in early 2016.
05-Feb-2016 - Hotel prices in the UK have risen dramatically as inbound sports tourism increases for the RBS Six Nations championships, according to Trivago.
05-Feb-2016 - The Splendid Hospitality Group has acquired its first property in the South West - the Mercure Bristol Brigstow Hotel.
05-Feb-2016 - Rollout Restaurants, the Soho House joint venture, is developing a roadside restaurant and hotel concept.
05-Feb-2016 - Theo Randall at the InterContinental Hotel re-opens later this month with a shiny new dining room. Its chef talks about the perils of removing dishes from his menu, collaborating with Azzurri Group...
04-Feb-2016 - For the past four years Sticks'n'Sushi has been gradually expanding its London empire, but now the Danish-Japanese restaurant group is set to take its 'affordable luxury' offering across the UK. ...
04-Feb-2016 - The Central Perk franchise, based on the coffee shop featured on popular US sitcom Friends has closed its three sites.
04-Feb-2016 - The owners of Fish! Borough Market, which re-opened yesterday (3 February) following a month-long refurbishment, hope the new-look restaurant and menu will help it reach a wider demographic and increase...
03-Feb-2016 - All-day dining restaurant The Alchemist is to open in Newcastle’s Intu Eldon Square’s catering development, Grey’s Quarter, marking the chain’s first opening in the North East.
03-Feb-2016 - His street food markets will attract more than one million visitors this year and his latest business, London Union, is backed by Jamie and Nigella. Now Jonathan Downey has his...
03-Feb-2016 - The US could experience an influx of British operators on its shores in the next few years with a number of restaurant groups looking at opportunities across The Pond....
03-Feb-2016 - Hilton Worldwide has awarded developer McAleer & Rushe a £26m contract to design and build the largest Hampton by Hilton hotel in Europe at Stansted airport.
02-Feb-2016 - Rick Stein’s plans to open a seafood restaurant in Marlborough have been green-lit by Wiltshire Council despite opposition from local residents.
02-Feb-2016 - A former 17th century monastery turned luxury hotel is launching a new restaurant this week.
02-Feb-2016 - The chief executive of managed hotel chain Best Western Great Britain is calling on David Cameron and George Osborne to holiday in the North of England this year to help...
02-Feb-2016 - A non-profit hotel designed to offer cheap rooms to actors and artists is to open in London in May after raising a £255,000 investment.
01-Feb-2016 - BigHospitality rounds up the biggest openings from December 2015 and January 2016, including House of Ho, Grain Store, Farmstand and Hilton.
01-Feb-2016 - Samba Brands Management, the owner of Sushisamba and Duck & Waffle, has announced plans to open a second London Sushisamba restaurant - in Covent Garden.
01-Feb-2016 - London’s iconic Jazz Café has temporarily closed its doors for refurbishment and alterations, following its purchase by nightlife company The Columbo Group.
01-Feb-2016 - Zayane, a modern Moroccan restaurant, is launching on Golborne Road, London, this month, with former Thackerays and The Ivy chef, Chris Bower, leading the kitchen brigade.
01-Feb-2016 - Motorway service operator Welcome Break has said it will pay all its employees the National Living Wage from 1 April, regardless of their age to help 'attract the best people'.
29-Jan-2016 - Brasserie Blanc, the 17-strong French restaurant chain led by celebrity chef Raymond Blanc, has announced that its flagship restaurant and bar on London’s Southbank will be renovated.
29-Jan-2016 - The easyHotel on Edinburgh’s Princes Street has been sold to a London based investor and operator for around £1.75m.
29-Jan-2016 - The team behind London’s Michelin-starred LIMA and LIMA FLORAL restaurants are considering rolling-out their upcoming LIMA Deli concept after its debut at Harrods food hall later this year.