Keep up to date with the latest openings, closures and property deals in the restaurant, pub and hotel sectors.
21-Nov-2014 - Cozy Pubs has added Marco Pierre White’s former Suffolk pub with rooms - The Angel in Lavenham - to its growing portfolio.
21-Nov-2014 - James Walters has spent the last 14 years selling food and produce from the Levant at food markets and festivals across London and beyond. He opened his restaurant, Arabica Bar &...
20-Nov-2014 - Hotel operator QHotels has taken over six former De Vere Hotels and De Vere Luxury Lodges, taking its portfolio to a total of 27 hotels.
20-Nov-2014 - Restaurant group D&D London has announced plans to open its first site in Scotland at the Buchanan Galleries in Glasgow.
20-Nov-2014 - More details have been released for the new InterContinental London hotel at the O2, which is on scheduled to open in late 2015.
20-Nov-2014 - Dishoom King's Cross opens today (20 November) on Stable Street, just off Granary Square. BigHospitality talks to owner Shamil Thakrar about the concept, the unique venue, and the Bombay Cafe's philosophy.
19-Nov-2014 - Redefine BDL Hotels has been appointed to manage a portfolio of 22 hotels, consisting of 19 Holiday Inns and three Crowne Plazas, on behalf of LRG Acquisition Limited.
18-Nov-2014 - Essex-based bar and restaurant operator Elysium Group will open a Japanese fusion venture in the heart of Chelsea next month, with plans to roll the concept out across further sites.
18-Nov-2014 - Victorian mansion Clevedon Hall in north Somerset will re-open next week as a ‘luxury hospitality destination’ following a £3m refurbishment.
18-Nov-2014 - Grab-and-go concept Chop’d will open its tenth London site in Moorgate’s landmark CityPoint building early this December.
18-Nov-2014 - Alper Zan of Café Rouge in Cheshire Oaks has been named the Academy of Food & Wine Service’s (AFWS) UK Restaurant Manager of the Year 2014.
18-Nov-2014 - The Markets Group has confirmed it will open its second venture, The World’s End Market, on London's King’s Road this December.
18-Nov-2014 - Hakkasan Group’s Yauatcha, ETM Group’s The Botanist, Aubaine, Shoryu Ramen and Comptoir Libanais have all secured a space at Broadgate Circle, which is due to re-open in spring 2015.
17-Nov-2014 - Details have been released for Richard Caring’s new restaurant The Ivy Market Grill, which opens in London’s Covent Garden next week.
17-Nov-2014 - Simmons bar group will open its new cocktail bar Simmons Fitzrovia in central London on 20 November.
17-Nov-2014 - Pesto Restaurants has secured the lease of a Marston’s pub to open its first site in Lancashire.
17-Nov-2014 - Honest Burgers has acquired its eighth restaurant on Widegate Street in east London which opens to the public today (17 November).
14-Nov-2014 - New restaurant Seasons at Stoke Place opened at the Buckinghamshire country hotel last week, led by head chef James Duggan.
14-Nov-2014 - Thistle Hotels is trialling a service allowing all guests to take a virtual tour of their room at the time of booking after finding out that almost half of Brits...
14-Nov-2014 - Foodservice companies operating in niche markets are the fastest-growing ones, according to Horizons’ latest Ones To Watch survey.
14-Nov-2014 - Two years after its complete refurbishment, Loch Lomond Arms Hotel is aiming for Michelin standard food for its pub with rooms.
14-Nov-2014 - Boutique hotel Oddfellows in Chester has announced plans to acquire its second site, Bruntwood Hall in Cheadle, south Manchester.
13-Nov-2014 - Taylor St Baristas is hoping to raise between £1.5m and £3m through a mini-bond on Crowdcube to double the number of its venues in the next two years.
13-Nov-2014 - The Oetker Collection will manage The Lanesborough hotel in London when it re-opens in spring 2015, the group’s first hotel in the UK.
13-Nov-2014 - Restaurateur Eddie Lim will open a new modern Chinese restaurant at Harrods next January.