The new black: How coffee got creative peak coffee

The new black: How coffee got creative

By Hannah Thompson

With the opening of new shops apparently slowing and brand loyalty at an all-time low, we look at the innovative new concepts fighting back against ‘peak coffee’.

Britvic Business Builder Nick Harding


Your soft drinks sales sorted by Britvic Business Builders

By Britvic

Over the course of the year BigHospitality has partnered with Britvic to bring you the very best in soft drinks sales advice from their Britvic Business Builders and help you make the most of this important category in your outlet.

Women are more likely to choose to drink beer in pubs, restaurants and hotels if there are beer lists and tasting notes

Beer lists and tasting notes attract female beer drinkers

By Emma Eversham

Pubs, restaurants and hotels offering beer lists with tasting notes would be more likely to sell beer to women than those trying different techniques, the results of a survey into the relationship between women and beer have revealed. 

Simon Bastable and Andrew Green's new project is The Four Sisters Townhouse, which will open in the City in June

The Four Sisters to double up

By Emma Eversham

Simon Bastable and Andrew Green, owners of The Four Sisters Bar in Islington, are to double the size of their portfolio with the opening of a new bar in the City. 

Tap water is already freely offered in many restaurants with consumption rising 32 per cent in the last five years

Restaurants already make tap water freely available

By Emma Eversham & Hannah Thompson

Restaurateurs have responded to demands from the Local Government Association (LGA) to make tap water more freely available to diners by saying it already is. 

The Seafood Pub Company's Jocelyn Neve (centre) with general managers of the company's sites

Seafood Pub Company acquires eighth pub

By Emma Eversham

Lancashire-based food, drink and accommodation business The Seafood Pub Company will open its eighth site this summer after acquiring former pub The Forest Inn in Pendle. 

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