Districts Of London

Rosa’s Thai Café open new concept Saiphin’s Thai Kitchen

Saiphin and Alex Moore open new Thai concept

By Joe Lutrario

Saiphin and Alex Moore, the husband and wife team behind Rosa’s Thai Café and the newly-opened Lao Café, have launched a third Thai restaurant concept, Saiphin’s Thai Kitchen.

Dub Jam is a fast-casual jerk BBQ rum shack concept launched by Adventure Bars

Dub Jam eyes London-wide expansion

By Ruth Williams

Dub Jam, the Caribbean bar and restaurant concept, has launched a fundraising round via crowdfunding platform Crowdcube to expand to another eight London venues over the next three years.

Prescott & Conran Maison Trois Garcons Loungelover

Prescott & Conran broadens London portfolio

By Carina Perkins

Prescott & Conran has acquired two new businesses in Shoreditch and is close to signing a further site in Clerkenwell, BigHospitality has learnt.

Hospitality Openings: June 2014

Hospitality Openings: June 2014

By Carina Perkins

Our latest round of up of the hottest hospitality openings includes Heston Blumenthal’s Heathrow venture The Perfectionists’ Café, Lee Westcott's Typing Room and Liverpool's Titanic Hotel, as well as new hotel rooms above London pubs The Tommyfield...

Sixtyone, Steam & Rye, The Smugglers Cove and Sign of the Don were among the big openings in November

Hospitality Openings: November 2013

By Luke Nicholls

London is again the hub of all things new in our photo gallery for November, with Angela Hartnett's second solo venture, a Prohibition era-themed bar and a cocoa-based fine-dining restaurant all featuring among the latest hospitality openings. 

The Craft Beer Co. will open its fifth site in Clapham at the end of the month

Craft Beer Co prepares to open fifth pub

By Helen Gilbert

The Craft Beer Co is preparing to open its fifth site in Clapham at the end of November, just two years after launching its first pub in the capital. 

Soho House Group is expected to open a further three sites this year following its Kentish Town debut

Soho House Group plans Dirty Burger expansion

By Mark Wingett

Soho House Group, the bar, restaurant and private members club company headed by Nick Jones, is planning to open three new sites under its fledgling Dirty Burger brand in London over the coming months.

Restaurant Gordon Ramsay was relaunched in March during a busy month for new restaurants, hotels and pubs & bars

Hospitality Openings: March/April 2013

By Peter Ruddick

Two new restaurants from Jason Atherton, a major relaunch of a Gordon Ramsay flagship, a new premium pub concept and the UK debut for a European hotel brand - the last month has seen a flurry of new hospitality venues as this latest opening photo gallery...

The £1.9m sale marks ‘the beginning of a new era’ for Barworks, with money from the sale going towards the group's existing brands

Hoxton Bar & Kitchen sells for £1.9m as Barworks looks to expand

By Luke Nicholls

The Hoxton Bar and Kitchen has been sold to live-music-focussed firm Mama Group by the London-based restaurant and bar operator Barworks as the business looks to grow its portfolio of bars across London and expand its restaurant arm The Diner Group at...

Ametsa with Arzak Instruction was one of the key hospitality openings in the first three months of the year; the period also saw Keith McNally finally bring Balthazar restaurant to London

Hospitality Openings: January-March 2013

By Peter Ruddick

The first three months of the year have seen a slew of long-awaited restaurants, hotels and pubs & bars opening their doors to the public. BigHospitality has rounded up some of the top launches, including venues from Keith McNally, Isaac McHale and...

Young's is selling off 14 freehold pubs from its estate

Young's to sell 14 freehold pubs

By Emma Eversham

London-based brewer and pub operator Young's is selling off 14 freehold pubs from its estate to free up cash for investment in its managed estate.

Century will join Giant Robot (pictured) as part of The Rushmore Group

Jonathan Downey to relaunch Soho's Century club

By Mark Wingett

Bar and members' club owner Jonathan Downey, has announced plans to to relaunch the Century club in London’s Shaftesbury Avenue, after merging it with his company, the Rushmore Group.

Feng Sushi's estate is due to grow to 12 by the end of 2012

Feng Sushi reveals plans for rapid growth

By Becky Paskin

London-based Japanese restaurant chain Feng Sushi is to open its seventh site at Billingsgate this summer, and has revealed plans to operate a further five by the end of 2012.

Talks surrounding the sale of The Real Greek have been ongoing since 2009

The Real Greek backers in sale talks

By Stefan Chomka

The Real Greek chain of six restaurants is set to have new owners after Capricorn Ventures, the private equity company behind the brand, along with Gourmet Burger Kitchen and Nando’s, said it was in talks to sell the business.

Soho House Pizza East

Soho House goes west with Pizza East

By Mark Wingett

Soho House Group, the bar, restaurant and private members club company owned by Richard Caring and headed by Nick Jones, has acquired a second site in London for its pizzeria concept, Pizza East.

The duo intend to expand the Franco Manca brand

Former Clapham House boss in new venture

By Mark Stretton

David Page, the restaurant industry veteran and former chief executive of Pizza Express, has teamed up with Giuseppe Mascoli, the Italian chef behind the fledgling Franco Manca pizza chain.

V8 hoped to more than double its estate by the end of this year

V8 hoists for sale sign over Bombay Bicycle

By Mark Stretton

V8 Gourmet appears to be calling time on the majority of its Bombay Bicycle Indian food outlets, instructing agents to sell the leasehold properties.

The Bok Bar was acquired following the administration of Wishing Well Taverns

Adventure Bars acquires Bok Bar

By Martyn Leek

Adventure Bars, the burgeoning London-base bar group, has acquired the leasehold interest of the Bok Bar in Covent Garden

The Real Greek now falls across six London sites

The Real Greek sells Putney restaurant

By Martyn Leek

Clapham House Group, the casual dining group, has sold the leasehold interest of its Real Greek restaurant in Putney for an undisclosed sum

The Grand Union Group is to operate 12 pubs by 2012

Grand Union continue with London expansion

By Becky Paskin

The Grand Union Group are continuing with expansion plans to open 12 pubs by 2010, by launching their tenth site in Camberwell Grove next month

Pizza Hut sells off restaurants

Pizza Hut sells off restaurants

By Becky Paskin

The restaurant chain has announced it is selling off 20 of its sites with a view to relocating and in most cases disposing of them

Fish Club's Sea Cow

Fish Club's Sea Cow

By BigHospitality Writer

Owners of upmarket fish and chip restaurant and takeaway with a wet fish counter – The Fish Club in Wandsworth – have bought the site of rival company Sea Cow on Clapham High Street to open their second Fish Club. Steve Orme and James ...


Follow us



Hospitality Guides

View more

Featured Suppliers

All suppliers