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Boozy lunches make a return

By Liam Garrahan

The consumption of alcoholic beverages such as beer, cider and wine, at lunchtime is on the increase, according to a report by M&C Allegra Foodservice. 

WSH has set up a dedicated restaurants division to support high-profile chefs like John Campbell

WSH sets up dedicated restaurant arm

By Mark Wingett

Westbury Street Holdings (WSH), the owner of Searcys, BaxterStorey and Beungo, has set up a dedicated restaurants division to support high­-profile chefs in launching new ventures. 

Loungers is expecting to reach 83 sites by April next year

Loungers expecting to reach 83 sites by April 2016

By Mark Wingett

Loungers, the Bristol-based cafe/bar group, is forecasting run-rate turnover for its current financial year to rise to £78.8m producing a run-rate site EBITDA of £17.4m, as it expects to reach 83 sites by the end of April 2016.