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Gidleigh Park restaurant and chef Michael Wignall awarded five AA Rosettes

17-Jan-2017 - The two-Michelin-starred restaurant at the 24-bedroom, luxury Gidleigh Park hotel, which saw Michael Wignall join as executive head chef in January 2016, has been awarded the top accolade of five...

Elior teams up with The Urban Rajah

17-Jan-2017 - Contract catering giant Elior UK has teamed up with TV chef and author Ivor Peters – aka The Urban Rajah – to create a new Indian street food concept.

Restaurant Eats Out: Anzu

17-Jan-2017 - As part of its inaugural Restaurant Eats Out food tour Restaurant takes a group of operators to some of London's hottest Asian dining spots. 

Redefine¦BDL Hotels announces fourth Edinburgh hotel

16-Jan-2017 - Redefine¦BDL Hotels (RBH) has announced the Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre as the latest in its portfolio.

Banishing Blue Monday: 10 of the best

16-Jan-2017 - Whether you’re feeling the blues this Monday or firmly believe it’s a made-up concept designed to capitalise on our waning New Years’ Resolutions, there’s no denying Blue Monday is making...

New York food waste pop-up WastED to launch at Selfridges

16-Jan-2017 - WastED, a New York-based pop-up focusing on food waste from chef Dan Barber, is to open at London’s Selfridges department store this February.

Casual Dining Group creates two new brands for new Jersey Airport contract

13-Jan-2017 - The Casual Dining Group (CDG) is to create two new brands in its portfolio after landing the contract to run all food and beverage concessions at Jersey Airport.

Established brands under pressure as restaurant property prices grow 14 per cent

13-Jan-2017 - Prices for restaurant sites have grown by 14 per cent, according to leisure property specialist Christie & Co, which warned that operators needed to drive footfall with original ideas and...

Indian firm to open £50m London hotel

13-Jan-2017 - Luxury Indian firm The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group is to launch a £50m hotel in London later this month.

First UK Maison Kayser restaurant and bakery opens in London

13-Jan-2017 - The UK’s first Maison Kayser bakery has opened on London’s Baker Street today, just over twenty years after founder, baker, author and entrepreneur Eric Kayser opened his first site in...

More than half of consumers seek greater choice of soft drinks in pubs and bars

12-Jan-2017 - Pubs and bars should do more to promote their non-alcoholic drinks, say 55 per cent of consumers with more than a quarter saying they struggle to know what to order...

Chef Daniel Boulud to make personal appearance at Harrods pop-up

12-Jan-2017 - New-York-based, two-Michelin-starred French chef Daniel Boulud has confirmed he is to make a personal appearance in the kitchen at his first ever Bar Boulud pop-up at Harrods department store this...

Club Mexicana secures first permanent site

12-Jan-2017 - Vegan pop-up Club Mexicana is to open its first permanent restaurant in London later this month 

Novus Leisure buys Rocket Restaurants

12-Jan-2017 - London bar and restaurant operator Novus Leisure has bought three Rocket Restaurants sites for an undisclosed sum.

Isaac McHale on his new 'Britalian' restaurant Luca

11-Jan-2017 - The second restaurant from the team behind London’s hugely successful The Clove Club might be Italian with a British accent, but it’s no new, crazy concept.

Former The Square duo to open first London restaurant

11-Jan-2017 - Two former colleagues from The Square in Mayfair have revealed plans to open their first London restaurant later this year.

Frontier Pubs to open two London sites as part of wider expansion

11-Jan-2017 - The Frontier Pubs group is to open two new London sites in the next few months, with the Rose & Crown in Tooting Bec, and The Lion in Stoke Newington.

Former chef colleagues Tom Sellers and Tom Aikens to collaborate

11-Jan-2017 - Chefs Tom Sellers and Tom Aikens are to collaborate and co-host two tasting menu dinners at Sellers’ Restaurant Story on 15 and 16 February.

Bitters n' Twisted expands Bodega Cantina brand to Derby

11-Jan-2017 - Bar and restaurant operator Bitters n' Twisted is to open its fourth site under its Bodega Cantina brand in Derby due to its ongoing success in other locations. 

The Swan at Hay hotel to relaunch with former Ynyshir chef and Welsh focus

11-Jan-2017 - The Swan at Hay hotel, in Hay-on-Wye in Wales, is set to relaunch this February following a full refurbishment of the bedrooms and the restaurant, and the appointment of a...

Tonkotsu ramen launches first collaboration with chef José Pizarro

11-Jan-2017 - Tonkotsu, the London-based ramen group, is to launch a series of chef collaborations, starting with Spanish restaurateur José Pizarro in February.

EasyHotel to make Northern Irish debut

11-Jan-2017 - ‘Super-budget’ brand EasyHotel is to open its first site in Northern Ireland above chef Michael Deane’s Michelin-starred Deanes Eipic restaurant in Belfast.

New hotel and floating restaurant proposed for Bristol's harbourside

11-Jan-2017 - Proposals to build a 125-bedroom hotel, floating restaurant and a 'Bristol Eye' big wheel on Bristol's harbourside have been submitted to Bristol City Council. 

Berber & Q creates Shake Shack burger for Canary Wharf opening

10-Jan-2017 - East London grill house Berber & Q has collaborated with Shake Shack to create a limited-edition burger to celebrate the opening of its latest site in Canary Wharf.

Supercity Aparthotels to open in London and Brighton

10-Jan-2017 - Supercity Aparthotels has revealed plans to open two further sites in London and Brighton in the next two years.