Keep up to date with the latest openings, closures and property deals in the restaurant, pub and hotel sectors.
16-Jun-2014 - Contini Caffe, a casual Italian caffe and more formal Scottish kitchen and bar, will open in the centre of Scotland’s capital city in July.
16-Jun-2014 - Boutique hospitality management company the Blue Rainbow Group has announced the launch of two new hospitality brands, Cityspace and Citycube Hotels, as part of its planned expansion drive.
11-Jun-2014 - Kua ‘Aina, which currently has one venue on Carnaby Street, is expanding with the opening of a Goodge Street site in September.
11-Jun-2014 - Omni Taverns, which owns two WHISKI branded ventures in Edinburgh, is launching Charwood bar and restaurant in Fairmilehead this month.
11-Jun-2014 - The new name, ‘The Hotel Collection’ has been chosen to reflect the diversity of the company’s 21-strong portfolio.
11-Jun-2014 - The Gordon Ramsay Group is to open new restaurant Heddon Street Kitchen in Regent Street’s Food Quarter at 7 Heddon Street, slated to launch in autumn.
11-Jun-2014 - Fuller’s, the London-based brewer and pub operator, has acquired a 51 per cent stake in The Stable, a six-strong craft cider and pizza restaurant business, for £7.3m.
11-Jun-2014 - Gaucho’s more accessible little brother CAU has carefully refined its premium casual offering and is now beefing-up its presence in the south of England with northern expansion planned for next year
10-Jun-2014 - Chef Dev Biswal has announced that his widely anticipated Ambrette restaurant in Canterbury will open on 21 July.
10-Jun-2014 - Hotel operator Accor has announced that it will open a 78 room hotel under its Mercure brand in London’s Talbot Square close to Hyde Park.
10-Jun-2014 - Serviced apartments provider Apple Apartments has signed a deal to manage a number of one and two bedroom apartments in Belfast’s Obel Tower.
09-Jun-2014 - A pub, a restaurant and two hotels were among 25 businesses ‘named and shamed’ by the government for paying staff less than the legal minimum wage.
09-Jun-2014 - French burger brand Big Fernand is opening its first UK restaurant in London in October.
09-Jun-2014 - Spain’s La Sala restaurant is coming to the UK for the first time and has announced Chigwell as its location of choice, with plans to open by the end of September.
09-Jun-2014 - New sustainable pizza restaurant Bite Me Pizza will be opening in London’s Westbourne area on 16 June.
06-Jun-2014 - Boutique hotel operator Eden Hotel Collection has added the 64-bedroom Bovey Castle estate in Dartmoor National Park to its collection.
06-Jun-2014 - Renaissance Pubs is in talks with developers to secure a retail space at the widely anticipated Battersea Power Station.
06-Jun-2014 - Pub company Renaissance has opened its first hotel rooms above the Tommyfield in Kennington Cross.
06-Jun-2014 - The team behind Bombay Café in London Dishoom is launching its third permanent site this autumn in London’s King’s Cross.
06-Jun-2014 - Wahaca, the Mexican street food restaurant concept led by Thomasina Miers and Mark Selby, is to launch a new fast-casual format called DF/Mexico next month in London’s Spitalfields.
06-Jun-2014 - Greek street food outlet 21 Bateman Street has opened its doors in Soho, London.
05-Jun-2014 - New sous-vide cooking concept Suchef is launching in the City of London this July, aiming itself at the professional market.
05-Jun-2014 - Italian restaurant group San Carlo has announced plans to open two more restaurants before the end of the year, Cicchetti in Covent Garden and a Fumo site in Manchester, their largest yet.
05-Jun-2014 - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. has today announced new UK expansion plans and has signed a dual-hotel development in East London’s Tobacco Dock with the Fawzia Mubarak Al-Hassawi Group. The two new hotels will open under Starwood’s Aloft and Element brands in early 2017.
04-Jun-2014 - Casual all-day dining chain Bill’s is set to open a 3,153 sq ft restaurant in Liverpool ONE in mid-August.
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