La Tasca is now part of Casual Dining Group

Casual Dining Group acquires La Tasca

By Mark Wingett

Casual Dining Group (CDG), the Café Rouge and Bella Italia operator, has completed its second significant deal in the sector in under two months, after agreeing to acquire La Tasca, the c40­strong Spanish tapas chain, in a deal valued at between £20m­...

The new site is expected to open in late September.

Koh Thai Tapas secures Koh Noi site in Dorset

By Lauren Houghton

The Thai tapas restaurant Koh Thai Tapas is to open a second site in its new Thai tapas bar and takeaway concept Koh Noi, the company’s seventh UK site overall.

Giggling Squid focuses on rustic Thai food

Giggling Squid to double group size in 12 months

By Melodie Michel

Thai tapas brand Giggling Squid is opening a site in Sevenoaks on 5 August – the first of a series of new venues that will double the size of the business by this time next year.

Boqueria just opened a new site in Battersea, and is set to open a sherry bar in the same area

Boqueria team continues London expansion

By Melodie Michel

The team behind tapas restaurant La Boqueria is expanding its London presence with a new site recently opened in Battersea and a sherry bar to launch in the near future in the same neighbourhood.

Father and son Carlo and Marcello Di Stefano

San Carlo Group to expand in London and Manchester

By Lauren Houghton

Italian restaurant group San Carlo has announced plans to open two more restaurants before the end of the year, Cicchetti in Covent Garden and a Fumo site in Manchester, their largest yet.

The Koh Thai Tapas Group are currently negotiating for more Koh Noi sites

Koh Thai Tapas announces expansion plans

By Lauren Houghton

The Thai tapas restaurant group Koh Thai Tapas (KTT) has confirmed it will be launching two new sites of its latest tapas bar and takeaway concept Koh Noi.