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Brighton's zero-waste restaurant in crowdfunding drive

27-Jan-2015 - A Brighton restaurant that claims to generate no material waste is running a crowdfunding campaign to further extend its green credentials.

Franco Manca & Crab Tavern take London’s Broadgate Circle scheme close to capacity

27-Jan-2015 - A £20m retail redevelopment in London’s Square Mile is now almost fully pre-let after three restaurants took units on long-term leases.

Sandals seeks UK chefs for growing restaurant portfolio

27-Jan-2015 - Luxury Caribbean resort operator Sandals has started a recruitment drive for skilled chefs to work within its growing restaurant portfolio as it looks to 'offer guests the most comprehensive dining...

The Goring to close for refurbishment

27-Jan-2015 - The Goring hotel will close its doors today (27 January) for the first time in its 104-year history to allow refurbishment work on its lobby to be completed. 

The Sportsman named top UK gastropub

26-Jan-2015 - The Sportsman, in Seasalter, Kent, was been voted the best gastropub in the country by a select band of influential industry experts.

Steak of the Art opens Cardiff restaurant

26-Jan-2015 - Steak of the Art, the restaurant concept that serves steaks and other meats in an art gallery setting, has opened a second site in Cardiff.

Signature Living starts 2015 on a high note

26-Jan-2015 - Liverpool's serviced apartment and hotel operator Signature Living has reported starting 2015 on a high note with New Year bookings up 40 per cent on the previous year. 

New Moon Pub Co continues on expansion trail with first site in Liverpool

26-Jan-2015 - North-west operator New Moon Pub Company has secured its first Liverpool site and its seventh in total.

Pubs of Distinction acquires Camden pub

23-Jan-2015 - Pubs of Distinction has acquired its fourth London-based venue as it continues to grow its portfolio of ‘local beer houses’

Jean-Christophe Novelli to open Liverpool restaurant

23-Jan-2015 - Jean-Christophe Novelli will make a return to the UK restaurant industry with the launch of his own brasserie in Liverpool city centre this spring.

Hipping Hall and The Ryebeck owner to open third hotel

23-Jan-2015 - Andrew Wildsmith, the owner of Hipping Hall and The Ryebeck hotels in Cumbria, will open a third hotel in the county this summer after acquiring a former walkers’ hostel.

Scott Hallsworth to move Kurobuta Chelsea and open new Pan Asian diner

22-Jan-2015 - Chef Scott Hallsworth is moving Kurobuta Chelsea to a larger location on King’s Road and opening a new Pan Asian diner in its place.

Bulldog Hotel Group set for expansion following Commer Group investment

22-Jan-2015 - Independent hotel operator Bulldog Hotel Group has outlined plans to double the size of its business after gaining investment from the Commer Group.

Hampton by Hilton to open hotel at Humberside Airport

22-Jan-2015 - Hilton Worldwide has announced plans to open a Hampton by Hilton hotel at Humberside Airport. 

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Scottish shop wins top fish and chip award

22-Jan-2015 - Frankie’s Fish & Chips in Brae, Scotland, was named the best fish and chip shop in the UK at the 2015 National Fish & Chip Awards yesterday (20 January).

First look: Ealing Park Tavern

22-Jan-2015 - ETM Group opened its latest venture, Ealing Park Tavern, in South Ealing yesterday – BigHospitality takes a first glimpse inside.

Haymarket Hotel tops TripAdvisor's 2015 Travellers' Choice Awards

21-Jan-2015 - Haymarket Hotel in London has been voted the UK's top hotel for 2015 by users of reviews website TripAdvisor. 

Auction house Bonhams opens restaurant with chef Tom Kemble

21-Jan-2015 - International auction house Bonhams has opened its first restaurant with ex-Hedone chef Tom Kemble in the kitchen. 

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Simon Rogan appoints MD for Umbel Restaurant Group

21-Jan-2015 - Chef Simon Rogan has appointed David Simms managing director of his Umbel Restaurant Group. 

Hotel Indigo implements neighbourhood food policy to broaden F&B appeal

21-Jan-2015 - InterContinental Hotels Group's (IHG) boutique brand Hotel Indigo has introduced a new neighbourhood food policy to its F&B offering to help broaden its appeal to guests and local customers....

Second Brighton restaurant from The Coal Shed founder

20-Jan-2015 - Razak Helalat, the restaurateur behind The Coal Shed in Brighton, is opening a second venue in the seaside town.

Village London founder to open European brasserie

20-Jan-2015 - Village London co-founder Clive Watson will open European brasserie Blixen in Spitalfields next month.

McVeigh to open seventh Draft House

20-Jan-2015 - Publican Charlie McVeigh will open his seventh Draft House pub on Shepherds Bush Road in Hammersmith next month.

Active Private Equity takes stake in Honest Burgers

19-Jan-2015 - Active Private Equity, the backer of Leon and Evans Cycles, has taken a 50 per cent stake in Honest Burgers, the London-based better burger concept.

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Hilton signs Jamie's Italian for Tooley Street hotel

19-Jan-2015 - Hilton has signed a deal with Jamie's Italian for the restaurant group to open a flagship site beneath its London Tower Bridge hotel on London's Tooley Street.