Restaurant

Cecconi's-branded pizza bar set to open in Soho

Cecconi's-branded pizza bar set to open in Soho

By Georgia Bronte

Soho House group is launching a Cecconi’s-branded pizza bar on Old Compton Street this spring, marking the first foray into ‘casual’ dining for the Venetian-inspired group of restaurants.

casual dining restaurant brands are using test kitchens to trial dishes

The rise of the 'testaurant'

By Sophie Witts and Stefan Chomka

Independent restaurants have long given over quieter days to trialling new dishes, but now casual-dining groups are getting in on the act.