Keep up to date with the latest openings, closures and property deals in the restaurant, pub and hotel sectors.
23-Oct-2014 - Great British Menu chef Will Brown recently refurbished the Old Schoolhouse Inn, introducing a new menu that combines Northern Irish classics with modern European ingredients, and was rewarded with a...
23-Oct-2014 - Spanish restaurant Mas Q Menos has opened its second London site in Soho three months after opening its first site in Holborn.
23-Oct-2014 - The Inception group will open themed-bar Beaver Lodge in London’s Chelsea in January 2015.
23-Oct-2014 - Canadian hotel company FRHI, which owns the international Fairmont, Raffles and Swissôtel brands, has ambitions to expand its visibility in London, BigHospitality has learnt.
23-Oct-2014 - Demon Leisure will open The Brotherhood of Pursuits and Pastimes sports bar in Leeds city centre on 8 November.
22-Oct-2014 - Another lobster-focused casual dining concept is set to hit London next month, offering East Coast-inspired seafood to eat-in or take-out.
22-Oct-2014 - Chef Adam Simmonds is seeking to raise £1.1m through the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) to open his first solo restaurant in central London.
22-Oct-2014 - Indian restaurant Zaika will return to its former London site on Kensington High Street this November after the closure of One Kensington.
22-Oct-2014 - All-day dining concept Brew will open its fourth London site in Putney on 10 November.
22-Oct-2014 - The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2015, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, will return to London with a new summer date next year.
21-Oct-2014 - Chinese dumpling concept Chop Chop has launched a crowdfunding campaign to support its UK expansion plans.
21-Oct-2014 - Old Tom & English, a new British restaurant offering small plates, cocktails and wine, will open in the heart of Soho next month.
21-Oct-2014 - Mitch Tonks, the high-profile chef, is to open the fourth site under his Rockfish seafood brand in Brixham, Devon, as part of plans to grow the brand to 15 restaurants...
20-Oct-2014 - Property investment company Allied London has announced plans to develop the Manchester Grande events hotel in the city’s St John’s Quarter.
20-Oct-2014 - The Crescent Group’s second boutique hotel the Crescent Turner Whitstable opened in Kent last week.
20-Oct-2014 - Restaurant Story chef patron Tom Sellers hopes to bring new life to The Lickfold Inn in West Sussex from the end of November.
20-Oct-2014 - Maine-inspired lobster and seafood concept Lobster Kitchen will open on London’s Great Russell Street later this month.
20-Oct-2014 - Young's has expanded its London portfolio with the acquisition of pub operator 580 Limited - which runs four pubs across the capital - for £10.4m.
20-Oct-2014 - Underfield Hotels, which operates a hotel and leisure facility in Aberporth, Wales, has been placed into administration following a ‘prolonged period of difficult trading conditions’.
20-Oct-2014 - Piper, the private equity backer of Loungers and Be At One, has acquired a stake in Hickory’s Smokehouse, the north west-based American BBQ restaurant chain.
17-Oct-2014 - Asian fusion dining and cocktail bar concept Café KaiZen opened in London’s Hanover Square at the start of this month.
17-Oct-2014 - Pop-up Thai restaurant Som saa will open at Climpsons Arch in London Fields on 25 October.
17-Oct-2014 - There are a few things hoteliers can do to ensure a smooth valuation and sale process, as explained by speakers at the Annual Hotel Conference 2014.
17-Oct-2014 - Budget hotel chain Tune Hotels has announced plans to invest £200m to open 25 new hotels in the UK over the next five years.
17-Oct-2014 - Bar operator Truffle Hunting has taken over The Lady Ottoline pub in Bloomsbury from former operator Noble Inns.