All news articles for December 10, 2014

Prescott & Conran Maison Trois Garcons Loungelover

Prescott & Conran broadens London portfolio

By Carina Perkins

Prescott & Conran has acquired two new businesses in Shoreditch and is close to signing a further site in Clerkenwell, BigHospitality has learnt.

The IEA report says the role of pubcos has been 'greatly overstated' and calls for dramatic change in government policy to save British pubs

Report blames government policy for pub closures

By Carina Perkins

Government policies such as the smoking ban, alcohol duty escalator and VAT are to blame for the closure of more than 6,000 pubs in the past eight years, according to a new report by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA).

Dish preferences differ according to nationalities

Infographic: Hotel guests’ breakfast preferences

By Melodie Michel

A majority of guests want as much variety as possible in hotel breakfasts, but different nationalities prioritise different aspects of the experience, according to a survey by

 The ASAP Annual Conference and Awards dinner took place on 4 December

ASAP Conference Awards 2014: results announced

By Lauren Houghton

Director of City Apartments David Smith and Staying Cool serviced apartments were among the winners at the Association of Serviced Apartment Providers (ASAP) Conference Awards 2014.

Pied à Terre has been transformed into a contemporary and relaxed dining space

Gallery: Pied à Terre unveils new look

By Carina Perkins

Michelin-starred powerhouse Pied à Terre has undergone a £100,000 makeover to bring it up-to-date with London’s modern dining scene.

The Railway Tavern opened in the site of the historic Railway Hotel

The Railway Tavern opens in Richmond

By Lauren Houghton

Nicholson's has opened The Railway Tavern pub in London’s Richmond in a building that previously housed an O’Neill’s.

The CTC Development Bar & Table will serve a menu of ‘fun, unique and pioneering’ cocktails

The Cocktail Trading Co launches London bar

By Lauren Houghton

Bartender-led drinks consulting business The Cocktail Trading Co will launch its own bar, The Cocktail Trading Company Development Bar & Table, in London’s Oxford Circus in mid-January 2015.


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