All news articles for August 2020

Vision Venues begins to build bar estate

Vision Venues begins to build bar estate

By Finn Scott-Delany

Vision Venues, a new company from festival and event operator Field Vision Bars, has acquired The Island Grocer in London's Poplar; the first of three new bricks and mortar bars.

The Lowdown: 'Just-Delete' ad campaign Foodhub Just Eat Deliveroo Uber Eats

The Lowdown: 'Just-Delete'

By James McAllister

Takeaway delivery app Foodhub has launched a national billboard campaign that it hopes will help bolster its following called ‘Just-Delete’.

Greene King posts £273m losses

Greene King posts £273m losses

By Finn Scott-Delany

Greene King’s revenues were down 13.4% to £1.9bn in the full year to 26 April 2020 with its pub business worst hit by the Coronavirus.

Image: Adam Firman

Latest opening: Birch

By BigHospitality

A new country house hotel that has The Dairy's Robin Gill and Ben Rand overseeing the food at its two restaurants has opened its doors in Cheshunt.

Aberdeen lockdown extended for a third week

Aberdeen lockdown extended for a third week

By James McAllister

Hospitality venues in Aberdeen, Scotland, will have to remain closed for a third week, after Nicola Sturgeon announced another extension to the city's local Coronavirus lockdown.

How I Got Here with Uncle John's Bakery CEO Samuel Mensah

How I Got Here: Samuel Mensah

By James McAllister

Samuel Mensah is the CEO of London-based Ghanaian bakery business Uncle John's, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.

The Coconut Tree to extend Eat Out to Help Out discount into autumn

The Coconut Tree to extend Eat Out to Help Out discount into autumn

By BigHospitality

Sri Lankan restaurant group The Coconut Tree says it will continue to mirror the Government’s Eat Out to Help Out (EOHO) discount into the autumn in a bid to retain the momentum of the rise in bookings early in the week the scheme has led to.

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