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Establishments such as Nandos are contributing to the growth in casual dining

Casual dining restaurants see continued growth

By Lauren Houghton

Foodservice industry figures from global information company The NPD Group show that casual dining establishments have attracted an extra 47m visits each year in comparison to five years ago.

This restaurant glossary of terms explains some of the key terms of the trade and rounds up some of the trends shaking up the UK industry

The A-Z of Restaurants

By Luke Nicholls

The restaurant sector is a busy place, full of operators large and small, formal and casual, corporate and independent, high-end and mainstream, which can make it hard to define. Here in our A-Z guide we summarise it in just 26 words, explaining some...

Healthy fast-food restaurant chain Leon are among the food and drink operators on track to launch sites in the new King's Cross concourse when it opens in March

King's Cross concourse restaurant and bars revealed

By Peter Ruddick

Giraffe, Yalla Yalla, Benito's Hat and the pub operator Fuller's have been revealed as some of the food and drink businesses that are on track to take up residence at the new King's Cross concourse when the 27,000sq.ft retail, restaurant...

Burger King has opened its second dessert bar in Europe in London's Westfield shopping centre

Burger King launches UK dessert bar

By Mark Stretton

Burger King has opened its first UK dessert bar at London’s Westfield shopping centre, the fast food chain has announced.

Business profile: Leon

Business profile: Leon

By Paul Wootton

Henry Dimbleby and John Vincent set up fast food chain Leon after spotting a gap in the market. And they’ve got some pretty ambitious plans, including going worldwide.


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