Keep up to date with the latest openings, closures and property deals in the restaurant, pub and hotel sectors.
18-Mar-2014 - Cabana has confirmed it will open its sixth site at London’s O2 Arena in time for the Brazilian World Cup this summer.
18-Mar-2014 - The first DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Scotland’s capital city has opened following a £4.2 million renovation.
18-Mar-2014 - Asset management firm Dominvs Group have purchased the Tower Bridge Magistrates’ Court and police station in London and plan to open a luxury hotel in the space.
17-Mar-2014 - Italian restaurant group Carluccio’s has become the fifth brand to sign up for a site at Silverburn, the upcoming out-of-town shopping centre in Glasgow.
17-Mar-2014 - We've rounded up some of the latest movers and shakers in the hospitality industry, with the past month seeing a number of key appointments at hotels, restaurants, pubs including Hampton by Hilton, Brakspear and The Fable.
17-Mar-2014 - Bath & North East Somerset council is seeking high-end restaurant operators for a new dining quarter in Bath city centre.
17-Mar-2014 - Hedone chef-patron Mikael Jonsson has confirmed he is now overseeing the menus at Antidote Wine Bar which has just re-opened in Soho.
17-Mar-2014 - New neo-bistro Aizle is opening in Edinburgh in April, the first restaurant of its kind to come to Scotland.
17-Mar-2014 - Marcus Wareing Restaurants, led by the eponymous two-Michelin-starred chef, is opening a third London restaurant in Covent Garden which marks an 'exciting stage of growth' for the business.
14-Mar-2014 - Albert and Michel Roux Jr Roux are returning to the horseracing circuit to run a restaurant at Epsom Downs Racecourse during the world-famous Investec Derby in June.
14-Mar-2014 - Japanese restaurant chain YO! Sushi has its eyes set firmly on London with the launch of five new sites in the capital this year.
14-Mar-2014 - A new craft spirits company is set to bring spirits production back to London’s East End next month with the launch of a gin, whisky and vodka distillery and adjacent cocktail bar.
14-Mar-2014 - Fish & chip restaurant brand Harry Ramsden’s plans to open 50 sites in Scotland over the next five years after signing a major franchise deal with Sevenseas Ventures.
14-Mar-2014 - Intimate cocktail bar concept 5cc has opened its third site in London’s Square Mile.
13-Mar-2014 - Chef Brett Sutton built a name for himself at the Eastbury hotel in Dorset, where he won numerous accolades and awards. He recently took over The White Post - a historical pub in Rimpton on the Dorset/Somerset border - with his wife Kelly.
13-Mar-2014 - TripAdvisor is introducing its GreenLeaders programme into the UK, giving hotels and B&Bs the chance to earn recognition for their green practices.
13-Mar-2014 - West Country pizza and cider brand The Stable will open its sixth site on Cornwall’s famous Fistral Beach next month.
13-Mar-2014 - Pod and smaller format hotels could pose a challenge to traditional hotels in some regions of the UK, according to property experts Savills.
13-Mar-2014 - Whitbread has announced deals for two prime City of London sites for its compact hotel brand Hub by Premier Inn.
12-Mar-2014 - Fast-casual Italian restaurant chain Vapiano has announced it is looking for ‘entrepreneurial partners’ to support its UK expansion outside of London.
12-Mar-2014 - London’s Cheval Three Quays development has ‘raised the bar’ for the UK serviced apartment sector, according to industry leaders.
12-Mar-2014 - Legendary French chef Alain Ducasse is set to launch Rivea – an informal Mediterranean restaurant situated within the five-star Bulgari Hotel in West London - in May.
12-Mar-2014 - The team behind 100 Hoxton have refurbished Islington bar and restaurant Zilouf's, with a new Asian-fusion menu and cocktail offering to tempt local workers.
11-Mar-2014 - International private investment firm Starwood Capital Group has acquired hotel operator and meeting and events space provider De Vere Venues for £232m.
11-Mar-2014 - A new training initiative has been launched to educate and empower young people from across Merseyside to allow them to begin their careers in the hospitality industry.
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