Public House

What does Spring Budget 2017 mean for hospitality?

What does the Spring Budget mean for hospitality?

By Sophie Witts

Chancellor Philip Hammond offered an olive branch to pubs facing rising business rates in today’s budget, but raised the price of a pint of beer for the first time in five years.

Bel & the Dragon gastropub Business Profile

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Bel & the Dragon - the pub group with fine dining flair

By Stefan Chomka

There isn’t a burger on the menu at any of Bel & the Dragon’s seven pubs. Or bangers and mash for that matter. And while fish and chips does make an appearance at one of its sites, the classic pub dish is noticeably lacking from the menu everywhere...

First Dirty Liquor partnership pub to open in Walthamstow

First Dirty Liquor partnership pub to open in Walthamstow

By Hannah Thompson

Dirty Liquor – the Ei Managed Investments partnership between Enterprise Inns and publican partners Hugh O’Boyle and Caroline Jones ‒ is to launch its first venue, The Dog and Duck, in Walthamstow. 

Customers were 'willing and able to go out to eat and drink and enjoy themselves' over the festive period, says CGA Peach's Peter Martin

Chain restaurants and pubs given festive uplift

By Emma Eversham

Like-for-like sales across 34 of the UK's largest restaurant and pub groups rose 2 per cent over the last festive season figures from the Coffer Peach Business Tracker have shown. 

Business Profile: Brasserie Blanc

Business Profile: Brasserie Blanc

By Stefan Chomka

Five years ago French chain Brasserie Blanc was a brand in stasis. But a revamp of the entire estate and a move into the pub sector means it has rediscovered its je ne sais quoi.