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Keep up to date with the latest openings, closures and property deals in the restaurant, pub and hotel sectors.

Michelin-starred restaurant delivery service to launch

30-Jul-2015 - A new service delivering food and wine direct from London's Michelin-starred restaurants will launch in London in September. 

Farmers & Fletchers In the City events venue to open in September

29-Jul-2015 - Events venue Farmers & Fletchers In the City is to open on London’s Cloth Street in September following a £1.8m refurbishment.

Bernardi brothers release details of new Marylebone Italian restaurant

29-Jul-2015 - The Australian-born Bernardi brothers have released further details of their modern Italian restaurant opening in Marylebone in September.

Craft Beer Co. to make City debut

29-Jul-2015 - The Craft Beer Co is set to make its debut in the City of London, after securing the leasehold of the former Trident Bar and Restaurant on Mitre Lane. 

Pubs and restaurants back Live Your Life Day

28-Jul-2015 - Pub and restaurant groups, including Greene King, Yummy Pubs, La Tasca and Drake & Morgan will be giving out special wristbands and displaying posters on Thursday (30 July) in support...

Whitbread secures Soho site for Hub by Premier Inn hotel

28-Jul-2015 - Whitbread has secured a site in Soho for a 110-bedroom Hub by Premier Inn hotel. 

Crerar Hotels starts phase two of GoGlasgow plans

28-Jul-2015 - Crerar Hotels has started the second phase of expansion plans for its new hotel GoGlasgow Urban Hotel.

Pasta Sereni plans London expansion

28-Jul-2015 - A new Italian fast-casual concept Pasta Sereni is launching near Piccadilly Circus this September, with plans to open three sites in the next two years.

Bodean's switches to gluten-free barbecue sauces and rubs

28-Jul-2015 - London-based barbecue restaurant group Bodean's has removed gluten from all its barbecue sauces and rubs, meaning that almost all its meat dishes are gluten-free. 

First Look: Paradise Garage

28-Jul-2015 - Paradise Garage is the latest restaurant opening from Robin and Sarah Gill, the team behind the successful The Dairy and The Manor restaurants in Clapham, London. BigHospitality went along in...

How a global hospitality group was rated by the Sustainable Restaurant Association

28-Jul-2015 - Scrutinising the sustainability and social responsibility credentials of a 45-strong global hospitality business is no mean feat.  Here the UK-based Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) and global hospitality brand Belmond tell...

Pantry dining brand Jack and Alice plans permanent sites

27-Jul-2015 - The team behind pantry dining concept Jack and Alice is planning to open two permanent sites this year following an eight-week trial of a 'pop-in' on Fitzrovia's Foley Street.

Steigenberger Hotel Group to operate Great Scotland Yard Hotel

27-Jul-2015 - Steigenberger Hotel Group has been appointed by Galliard Homes and Lulu Group International to operate The Great Scotland Yard Hotel in London. 

The Edge Hotel School students learn afternoon tea service tips at London hotels

27-Jul-2015 - Hospitality students at The Edge School in Essex will be learning how to serve afternoon tea from the industry's best after spending time in the kitchens and lounges of luxury...

The next Covent Garden? BOXPARK Croydon to feature only independent food outlets

24-Jul-2015 - Pop-up mall BOXPARK Croydon will consist entirely of food and drink outlets when it opens in 2016, the founder of the scheme announced yesterday (23 July).

Come Fry With Me: Gourmet chip restaurant opening in London

24-Jul-2015 - While there are already restaurants specialising in grilled cheese,  meatballs , and cereal,  the humble chip is to drive the menu at a new London site.

Dirty Bones to open Soho restaurant

23-Jul-2015 - American comfort food restaurant Dirty Bones is planning to open a second restaurant in London this year. 

Gourmet hotdog brand Hungerdog plans 20 sites

23-Jul-2015 - Gourmet hotdog concept Hungerdog is planning an estate of up to 20 sites in the coming five years with its first site to open late summer, according to BigHospitality's sister...

Rust & Stone to open in Manchester's Spinningfields

23-Jul-2015 - The team behind Manchester’s The Lawn Club are to launch a new health conscious cafe concept in the city’s Spinningfield’s development this summer.

Crowne Plaza to open £20m hotel

23-Jul-2015 - Crowne Plaza Hotels and Resorts is to open a £20m hotel in Buckinghamshire this Autumn.

Belgo opens fifth site as part of wider expansion plans

23-Jul-2015 - Casual Dining Group opens its fifth Belgo on Old Compton Street in London's Soho today (23 July). 

Bocca di Lupo founders to open Italian street food restaurant

22-Jul-2015 - Bocca Di Lupo co-founders Jacob Kenedy and Victor Hugo have released details of their third London venue opening in August.

Former BBC Television Centre site to host street food pop-up

22-Jul-2015 - A pop-up bar and street food venue will launch at the BBC's iconic former headquarters this summer.

ICMI takes over management of Fasque House

22-Jul-2015 - Inverlochy Castle Management International (ICMI) has boosted its hotel and events portfolio by taking over the management of exclusive-use venue Fasque House. 

Rök Nordic Smokehouse opening in Shoreditch

22-Jul-2015 - A new Nordic-inspired smokehouse restaurant is to open in Shoreditch this August.