Friday Five: The week's top news

By Georgia Bronte contact

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Friday Five: The week's top news
We round up the top hospitality stories you might have missed this week

Made in Chelsea stars Lucy and Tiffany Watson announced the launch of their vegan restaurant​with City Pub Company. Tell Your Friends opened today in Parsons Green, and will double up as a yoga studio and space for cooking demonstrations.  

Wahlbergers, a burger chain owned by actor Mark Wahlberg and his brothers Paul and Donnie, is set to make its UK debut​ in September having secured a site in Covent Garden. The actor has promised a ‘high profile’ opening, and will make an appearance himself.  

Steak and lobster group Bourgee has closed its three high street restaurants​ after falling in to administration. The sites in Southend-on-Sea, Chelmsford and Bury St Edmunds have passed to a new owner and will trade under a new company name. 

Thai-specialist chef David Thompson is to end his involvement with Nahm​,​ the restaurant he founded with Como Hotels, after 18 years at its helm. The chef is moving on from his famed Bangkok flagship to continue his work of “exploring and protecting the history and legacy of Thai food” through Aylmer Aaharn, the Thai food group he co-founded in 2014. 

Deliveroo is looking to get a bigger slice of London’s office lunch market​ by offering meals for £4.99 including delivery. A different ‘Flash Deal’ will be available each weekday, with restaurants signed up including Tommi’s Burger Joint, Thai Express, Jamie’s Italian, DF Mexico, Squirrel and Honi Poke.  

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