Sales at Ibérica’s existing two London restaurant's are growing at about 25 per cent year-on-year

Ibérica eyes Farringdon and Manchester for next restaurant openings

By Luke Nicholls

Two weeks after revealing plans to expand to up to 10 sites across the UK in the next five years, Ibérica Restaurants says it hopes to be opening its fourth London restaurant in Farringdon next spring, followed by two new restaurants in Manchester later...

Manchester brewer and pubco Joseph Holt has expanded its pub estate and acquired two Greater Manchester pubs

Joseph Holt acquires two Greater Manchester pubs

By Peter Ruddick

Manchester brewer Joseph Holt has announced it has acquired two Greater Manchester pubs within the last three months as its plans to expand its estate in the North West continue.

Manchester has a thriving hospitality sector and is fast becoming the first choice for operators looking to take the first 'next step' after London. Photo: Percy Dean

Hospitable cities: Spotlight on Manchester

By Peter Ruddick

In the second part of our hospitable cities feature, BigHospitality is moving south of the border from Glasgow to focus on another thriving city for hospitality businesses outside of London - Manchester. What makes its restaurants, hotels and pubs and...

Tim Bacon, co-founder of Living Ventures

Living Ventures launches new Manchester bar

By Martyn Leek

Living Ventures will this week launch new cocktail bar and restaurant The Alchemist at Manchester's Spinningfields business district, after a £500k investment.