City Of London

A rendering of Benito's Hat in Bromley

Benito’s Hat to open two new sites

By Lauren Houghton

Mexican bar and kitchen concept Benito’s Hat is to open two new London sites in Bromley and Liverpool Street Station.

Broadgate Circle will reopen in spring 2015

Five restaurants confirmed for new Broadgate Circle

By Melodie Michel

Hakkasan Group’s Yauatcha, ETM Group’s The Botanist, Aubaine, Shoryu Ramen and Comptoir Libanais have all secured a space at Broadgate Circle, which is due to re-open in spring 2015.

The new Chop'd will be the tenth London site

Chop’d to open tenth London site

By Lauren Houghton

Grab-and-go concept Chop’d will open its tenth London site in Moorgate’s landmark CityPoint building early this December. 

Burger & Lobster is planning further expansion in London and internationally

Burger & Lobster eyes Canary Wharf opening

By Mark Wingett and Carina Perkins

Burger & Lobster, the London-based group, is in talks to open its seventh site in the capital in Canary Wharf, according to BigHospitality's sister title M&C Report.

Qbic plans to open four new locations in the UK in the next two years

Qbic reveals UK expansion plans

By Melodie Michel

Hotel pod specialist Qbic has revealed plans to open two new locations a year in the UK starting next year, after launching its first London venture last November.

St Giles' Heathrow hotel will be expanded

St Giles reveals UK hotel expansion plans

By Melodie Michel

Hotel brand St Giles has revealed plans for a £300m development in Blackfriars, along with expansion of its Heathrow hotel and the potential opening of a small hotel in Richmond.

Jason Atherton will open his first City restaurant at Restaurant Associates' Tower 42 site

Jason Atherton unveils plans for Tower 42 restaurant

By Carina Perkins

Chef and restaurateur Jason Atherton has unveiled plans for his first City restaurant, which will open on the site of Gary Rhode’s former eatery on the 24th floor of Tower 42 in May.

Cabin at Waterloo Station has now transferred to SSP UK following Corney & Barrow's strategic review of its estate

Corney & Barrow transfers Waterloo's Cabin bar to SSP UK

By Emma Eversham

Corney & Barrow Bars has transferred its Cabin bar at Waterloo Station to UK travel food and beverage operator SSP UK as it looks to consolidate the business and focus on expansion within the City of London.

The 100-cover restaurant has closed today (3 April), having only launched last September

Hakkasan closes Chrysan Japanese restaurant

By Luke Nicholls

International restaurant group Hakkasan has closed its fine-dining Japanese restaurant concept Chrysan just six months after opening the site on Broadgate West.


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