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Labyrinth Waterloo announces F&B offer ALICE’S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND”, THE ROSARIUM and UNDERLAND

Labyrinth Waterloo announces F&B offer

By James McAllister

Multifaceted theatre venue Labyrinth, which is set to launch within The Sidings development at London Waterloo later this year, will feature a huge restaurant space and Alice in Wonderland-themed bar.

Rail strikes to cost hospitality £540m

Rail strikes to cost hospitality £540m

By James McAllister

UKHospitality has warned that this week's rail strikes could deliver a 'fatal financial blow' to businesses already struggling to survive.

Flash-grilled: Tom De Keyser head chef at The Hand and Flowers Marlow Tom Kerridge

Flash-grilled: Tom De Keyser

By James McAllister

The Hand and Flowers head chef tells us what his favourite food and drink pairing is, what he'd do if he wasn't in kitchens, and his top restaurant meals.

Friday Five: the week's top news

Friday Five: the week's top news

By James McAllister

This week's main hospitality news stories include Ynyshir being crowned the UK’s best restaurant at The Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards 2022, and Tom Sellers' new Mayfair venture.

Latest opening: Boundary Shoreditch

Latest opening: Boundary

By James McAllister

The Boundary hotel in London's Shoreditch has overhauled the ground floor space that previously operated as Albion Café and relaunched it as a bar and brasserie.

Managed restaurant, pub and bar group sales stand still in May as cost crisis deepens

Group sales stand still in May as cost crisis deepens

By James McAllister

Like-for-like sales at Britain’s leading managed restaurant, pub and bar groups in May were just 0.1% ahead of the pre-Covid levels of 2019, the latest Coffer CGA Business Tracker reveals.

Francesco Tessa head sommelier Angler fish restaurant London

Uncorked: Francesco Tessa

By Joe Lutrario

The Puglian-born head Sommelier at The City-based Angler on Josko Gravner’s famed Ribolla Gialla, the Mosel’s Clemens Busch, and Jancis Robinson.

New hospitality appointments in June 2022

People on the move: June 2022

By BigHospitality

This month's job news includes a new roles at London's top five-star hotels, steak-focused groups Hawksmoor and Macellaio RC, and Toklas.

Rail strikes will have 'catastrophic impact on hospitality trade'

Rail strikes will have 'catastrophic impact on trade'

By James McAllister

A leading hospitality trade body has warned that next week's national rail strikes will have a 'catastrophic impact on trade', limiting access to cities, events and festivals across the UK.

How I Got Here Jeremy Ford-Young co-founder of plant-based fast-food brand BVRGER

How I Got Here Jeremy Ford-Young

By James McAllister

The co-founder of plant-based fast-food brand BVRGER, which launched in 2020 and now has two sites in the capital, on building his business in the midst of the pandemic.

Muted reaction to Government food strategy Henry Dimbleby UKHospitality

Muted response to Government food strategy

By James McAllister

Leon co-founder Henry Dimbleby has criticised the Government's newly-published food strategy, which he advised on, saying it is 'not a strategy'.

Pret to launch in Spain and Portugal

Pret to launch in Spain and Portugal

By Georgi Gyton

Pret A Manger has reached an agreement with Ibersol Group to launch Pret in Spain and Portugal as it looks to grow its international reach.

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