All news articles for June 2007

Worral goes to Windsor

Worral goes to Windsor

By BigHospitality Writer

Antony Worrall Thompson is to open a restaurant in Windsor at the beginning of September, making it his sixth restaurant under the AWT Restaurants banner. The Windsor Bar & Grill will open in the former Bar Meze site. Antony Worrall Thompson ...

The Glorious Group bags O2

The Glorious Group bags O2

By BigHospitality Writer

Three new restaurants and bars are to open in O2, formerly The Millennium Dome in Greenwich. All of the new ventures will be owned by newly formed The Glorious Group created by Roast co-owners Iqbal Wahhab and Akbar Asif, with the bars opening later ..

Mechu relaunches

Mechu relaunches

By BigHospitality Writer

Mechu restaurant, bar and late lounge in Birmingham is to get a £1m refurbishment to include a bar/grill and VIP club lounge. Owners Keith Williams and Mark Jones have shut Mechu and will re-open it on September 1, rebranding the whole building .

GM buys Jessica's

GM buys Jessica's

By BigHospitality Writer

Restaurant Manager Pascal Cuny goes it alone in his first restaurant Pascal Cuny, the former Restaurant Manager of Michelinstarred Jessica's restaurant in Edgbaston, Birmingham, has bought the restaurant after Head Chef Glynn Purnell left to open...

Seasonal Sangria specials

Seasonal Sangria specials

By BigHospitality Writer

Sun, sea and sangria: it's a Costa del Crime cliché, but one not to be knocked. At Pintxo People in Brighton, they've turned Spain's much-maligned boozy beverage into a talking point with a blackboard of Sangria specials designed ...