Ed’s Easy Diner, the London chain rumoured earlier this year to have slipped into administration, has reported an increase in trading on last year alongside plans to expand.
The restaurant group’s three sites in Soho, Trocadero and Bluewater Shopping Centre, have collectively seen trading increase by 11 per cent, the Trocadero site alone saw a 32 per cent rise in custom. Ed’s have also announced they are in discussions with potential investors to assist in their plans to open 10-12 new sites over the next two to three years.
Tim Bennett, operations director at Apple Pan Holdings, owners of Ed’s Easy Diner, said the figures ‘exceeded expectations’, despite pressures from the economic turmoil.
“With the threat of global recession an ever present reminder of the hard times ahead we are confident that Ed’s will continue to grow from strength to strength and are looking forward to the year ahead, “ he said.