All news articles for August 14, 2014

Bookatable chief executive Joe Steele

The Oxo Tower Brasserie and Tex Mex food top 2014 dining trends

By Lauren Houghton

Restaurant booking website Bookatable has released its Quarterly Dining Trends report on dining trends in Britain over the last year, which shows the most popular restaurant booked through the site alongside the rising popularity of different international...

Coopers Riverside diners will enjoy panoramic views of the Thames

Coopers to open two new venues in Bourne End

By Melodie Michel

Coffee, food and wine group Coopers has announced expansion plans across Bourne end, with a restaurant and a café set to open between November 2014 and January 2015.

The current Rock and Sole Plaice site sits on Endell Street in London’s Covent Garden, and first opened in 1871

Rock and Sole Plaice set to expand

By Lauren Houghton

Covent Garden’s Rock and Sole Plaice fish and chip shop, which claims to be London’s oldest, is set to expand and aims to open four new casual dining sites in the next five years, alongside smaller takeaways. 

Holiday visits to the UK hit a record in June

Overseas visits to the UK hit record in H1 2014

By Melodie Michel

Visits to the UK by overseas residents hit a record 16.4m between January and June 2014, up 8 per cent compared to the same period last year, according to the latest figures by the Office of National Statistics (ONS).

The Thai Leisure Group has announced further expansion plans

Chaophraya owner reiterates London expansion focus

By Mark Wingett

Thai Leisure Group (TLG), which operates the Chaophraya and Thaikhun brands, has reiterated plans to launch in London after a successful year of growth, with like-for-like sales up 9 per cent over the last 12 months.

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