Cote founders Andy Bassadone and Chris Benians have opened their 26th restaurant in the Wiltshire city of Salisbury

Cote's 26th restaurant opens in Salisbury

By Mark Wingett

Cote Restaurants, the French bistro chain founded by Andy Bassadone and Chris Benians and owned by Richard Caring, has opened its first site in Wiltshire.

Frankie's becomes Dean's Diners

Richoux launches Dean's Diner brand

By Mark Wingett

Richoux Group, the restaurant operator led by chairman Phillip Shotter, has launched a new brand name for its Frankie's Easy Diner concept, which will now be known as Dean's Diner.

Jamie's Italian now operates across 15 restaurants

Jamie's Italian heads for Portsmouth

By Mark Stretton

Jamie’s Italian, the fast-growing casual dining chain spearheaded by Jamie Oliver, has secured its latest site – at Portsmouth’s Gunwharf Quays waterside retail and leisure development

Fire & Stone wants to expand outside London

New sites for Fire & Stone

By Stefan Chomka

Fire & Stone, the contemporary pizza chain owned by CG Restaurants, has unveiled dynamic expansion plans as it seeks to open at least six new restaurants over the next 18 months