Fast Food

Business Profile: Leon

Business Profile: Leon

By Joe Lutrario

One of the UK’s most influential restaurant chains is finally gearing up for serious growth and intends to build a healthy presence outside its London heartland within the next few years.

Coffee shop Grind & Co turns into a cocktail bar at night.


Battle for non-traditional trading hours intensifies

By Mark Wingett

The battle for non-traditional trading hours among fast food, café, pub and restaurant operators is set to intensify during the coming year as more and more brands look to stretch their offer.

Chains offering a wider variety of cuisine have expanded rapidly in the last five years

'Globalisation' of UK food scene drives chain operator growth

By Sophie Witts

The rise of street food and the ‘globalisation’ of the UK restaurant scene have led to the unbroken growth of chain operators over the last 17 years, according commercial property and real estate services advisors CBRE.

Porcelain is predicted to make a come-back this year as chefs do away with novelty tableware

Restaurant trends for 2015

By Stefan Chomka & Joe Lutrario

Fast fine food, shawarma with drama, rotisseried vegetables and the return of the plate: Restaurant magazine predicts what’s on the menu for 2015.

Domino's and Pizza Hut were among the restaurant brands on this year's Youth 100 list

Domino's and PizzaExpress lead Youth100 list

By Mark Wingett

Domino’s Pizza has topped the fast food and restaurant category in this year’s Youth 100 List: which highlights the UK’s top brands according to 18-24 year olds.

Starbucks POD healthy fast food

Starbucks unveils POD tie-in

By John Harrington

Starbucks has announced a tie-in with POD, the healthy fast food concept, to sell selected items from its breakfast and lunch ranges at three Starbucks stores in central London under a trial period from Thursday (25 September).


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