Restaurant Trends

Restaurant trends

In this section you’ll find all the latest news and data on the UK restaurant market, including dining trends, food and beverage trends, eating-out spend, and restaurant marketing and technology trends.

Atul Kochhar will be taking over the fine-dining restaurant at the Macdonald Compleat Angler

Kochhar to take over at Compleat Angler

By Mark Wingett and Carina Perkins

Atul Kochhar, the Michelin-starred chef/patron of the Benares restaurant in Mayfair, is to operate the fine-dining restaurant at the Macdonald Compleat Angler Hotel in Marlow, Buckinghamshire, according to BigHospitality's sister publication M&C...

Allan Pickett, head chef of London's Plateau, will open the new restaurant with Andrew Blais

Bodean's Blais teams up with Plateau's Pickett

By Ruth Williams

Andre Blais, of Bodean’s BBQ restaurant group, is teaming up with Allan Pickett, head chef of London’s Plateau restaurant, to open a French restaurant called Piquet in early spring 2015.

Central Perk sites are designed to reflect the famous Friends coffee house

Friends’ Central Perk coffee shop set for UK expansion

By Lauren Houghton

The Central Perk franchise, based on the coffee shop featured on popular US sitcom Friends, has just opened its third site in the UK in Liverpool and has ambitious expansion plans, aiming to have 300 UK franchises in the next decade. 

Restaurants in the UK saw a 17th consecutive month of growth this August

Restaurants see steady growth in August

By Lauren Houghton

Despite the cooler weather, restaurants in the UK saw a 17th consecutive month of growth this August, according to Coffer Peach Business Tracker.

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