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Top 10 hospitality openings: January 2017

Top 10 hospitality openings: January 2017

By Emma Eversham

From the first London restaurant by Anne-Sophie Pic, to the new Lao Café and 1970s inspired bar Bobby Fitzpatrick, we've picked out 10 of the hottest hospitality openings from the last month.

Dirty Martini in Clapham, London

Dirty Martini to open in Manchester

By Sophie Witts

Dirty Martini has become the latest London-based brand to announce plans to open in Manchester following the success of its first site outside the capital.

First Revolución de Cuba opens in Scotland

First Revolución de Cuba opens in Scotland

By Hannah Thompson

The Revolution Bars Group is to open its first site in Scotland under the Revolución de Cuba brand – in Aberdeen – as well as a new site in Reading, Berkshire. 

Simon Bastable and Andrew Green's new project is The Four Sisters Townhouse, which will open in the City in June

The Four Sisters to double up

By Emma Eversham

Simon Bastable and Andrew Green, owners of The Four Sisters Bar in Islington, are to double the size of their portfolio with the opening of a new bar in the City. 

Franco Manca opening in Wimbledon

Franco Manca opening in Wimbledon

By Michelle Perrett

Franco Manca, the 15-strong sourdough pizza brand, has signed a deal for its latest site in London’s Wimbledon.

Business Profile: PizzaExpress

Business Profile: PizzaExpress

By Mark Wingett

Two years into his role as chief executive of PizzaExpress, Richard Hodgson is excited about the brand's future both in the UK and internationally. 

Fifty Harry Ramsden's outlets will open across Yorkshire

Harry Ramsden's begins Yorkshire expansion

By Sophie Witts

Fish and Chip brand Harry Ramsden’s are opening a new site in Shipley in April, the first under the company’s new partnership with JVP Ventures. 

Fifty new sites will open over the next few years

Harry Ramsden's begins Yorkshire expansion

By Sophie Witts

Fish and Chip brand Harry Ramsden’s are opening a new site in Shipley in April, the first under the company’s partnership with JVP Ventures. 

Porky’s BBQ restaurant will open a second site in Bankside this June, after the success of its first site in Camden.

Porky’s BBQ to open second London site

By Lauren Houghton

Husband and wife team Simon and Joy Brigg are opening their second Porky’s BBQ restaurant in Bankside this June, after the success of their first site in Camden.