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Gazette to open third restaurant in Putney

18-Nov-2013 - Gazette, the London-based French restaurant company run by Walter Lecocq and Pascal Even, will open its third site in Putney next year. 

The World's 50 Best Restaurants donate meals to Farm Africa's Christmas auction

18-Nov-2013 - Twelve restaurants within this year's World's 50 Best Restaurants list have donated meals to a special Christmas auction held by charity Farm Africa.

More pubs for Brunning & Price as owner The Restaurant Group reports ‘good progress’

15-Nov-2013 - Brunning and Price, the Chester-based pub company owned by The Restaurant Group, is opening three more sites by the end of the year, with an ‘even busier’ pipeline next year.

Goodman Restaurants launches lobster roll concept

15-Nov-2013 - Goodman Restaurants, the Russian steakhouse group behind the thriving Burger & Lobster outfit, is launching a new lobster roll concept in Mayfair.

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Stonegate acquires Bramwell pubs

15-Nov-2013 - Stonegate Pub Company has acquired 78 pubs from the administrators of Bramwell Pub Company in a deal reportedly worth £35m.

Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs to open Café Football next month

15-Nov-2013 - Café Football, the football-themed venue from former Manchester United teammates Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs, opens in Westfield Stratford next month with two-Michelin-starred chef Michael Wignall overseeing the new restaurant’s...

Northern Ireland's Galgorm Resort & Spa plans £10m expansion

14-Nov-2013 - The owners of the Galgorm Resort & Spa in Ballymena, County Antrim are planning to invest £10m into expansion plans to help grow the business.

Nando's to open first airport site at Gatwick's South Terminal

14-Nov-2013 - Nando’s, the peri peri chicken chain, is to open its first airport site after agreeing to open at Gatwick’s South Terminal in summer 2014. 

Benugo to re-launch Great Court restaurant at The British Museum

14-Nov-2013 - Benugo has announced plans to re-open the Great Court Restaurant at The British Museum next January following a three-month refurbishment. 

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AMEX launches Small Business Saturday to help independent businesses

14-Nov-2013 - More than 200 restaurants in Brighton have signed up to a new campaign offering American Express card holders five pounds off the cost of their bill.

Hotels 'out of the worst' as revPAR and profits continue to rise

14-Nov-2013 - Hotel experts say the sector is 'out of the worst' with revPAR and profits now both up on average at hotels across the UK.

TGI Friday's receives top hygiene rating at all 60 restaurants

14-Nov-2013 - TGI Friday's has reported it has received a five - the Food Standards Agency's (FSA) highest food hygiene rating - at all 60 of its restaurants. 

Harry Ramsden's drives Welcome Break deal

13-Nov-2013 - Harry Ramsden’s has unveiled plans to open at two motorway service stations with the creation of up to 20 new full and part time jobs.

Travelodge builds TripAdvisor reviews into customer satisfaction surveys

13-Nov-2013 - Travelodge is bidding to improve its online reputation by giving customers the chance to leave TripAdvisor reviews when they complete their customer satisfaction surveys.

Craft Beer Co prepares to open fifth pub

13-Nov-2013 - The Craft Beer Co is preparing to open its fifth site in Clapham at the end of November, just two years after launching its first pub in the capital. 

Restaurants and hotels benefit from uplift in visits to The Quays in Greater Manchester

13-Nov-2013 - Restaurants and hotels located at Greater Manchester's waterfront area The Quays benefited from an uplift in the number of visitors to its cultural and leisure attractions last year, according to...

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The Clove Club leads restaurant aid appeal for Philippines typhoon victims

13-Nov-2013 - London restaurant The Clove Club is leading an aid appeal for victims of the typhoon which struck the Philippines last week. 

London Marriott Park Lane aims to be 'jewel in the crown' of Mayfair hotels following refurb

13-Nov-2013 - The London Marriott Park Lane is aiming to be 'the jewel in the crown' of Mayfair's hotels following a major refurbishment and the opening of new restaurant Lanes of London...

Strong London market helps boost October restaurant and pub sales

13-Nov-2013 - Britain’s pub and restaurant groups enjoyed a sales boost last month with collective like-for-likes up 1 per cent year on year fuelled mainly by a strong London market.

Hospitality bosses cite energy waste as top irritation

13-Nov-2013 - Energy waste is a top concern for SME bosses in the catering and hospitality sector, a new poll has revealed. 

Mark Greenaway to open second restaurant in Edinburgh

12-Nov-2013 - Chef Mark Greenaway has announced plans to open a second restaurant - Bistro Moderne - in Edinburgh's Stockbridge area. 

Chef Nathan Brewster to re-open Tate Britain's Whistler restaurant

12-Nov-2013 - Former Tate Modern Level 6 restaurant head chef Nathan Brewster will re-open Tate Britain's Whistler restaurant later this month following the gallery's £45m refurbishment. 

Motel One to open £18m hotel in Glasgow

12-Nov-2013 - German-based budget hotel chain Motel One looks set to open a new £18million hotel in Glasgow by summer 2015 as it forges ahead with its UK expansion plans.

Restaurants urged to join campaign to gain zero food waste to landfill by 2020

12-Nov-2013 - Restaurants, retailers, food manufacturers and householders should view food waste as a ‘valuable resource’ and adopt new measures to prevent the millions of tonnes of leftover and surplus food being...

Heston Blumenthal to open restaurant at Heathrow's Terminal 2

12-Nov-2013 - Heston Blumenthal is to open a nostalgic British restaurant at Heathrow's Terminal 2 next year as part of the airport's plans to improve its dining operations.