Tapas

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. 

Camino's founders Richard Bigg and Nigel Foster opened the first site in King's Cross in 2007

Camino confirms UK expansion plans

By Luke Nicholls

The Spanish restaurant revolution in London is set to take another turn next year as Camino, the four-strong tapas restaurant and bar group, is embarking on an ambition expansion programme to reach 10 sites over the next three years.

Brindisa founder Monika Linton with finance director Ratnesh Bagdai. Photos: Mat Quake

Business Profile: Brindisa

By Joe Lutrario

Sourcing prowess, good contacts and general business aptitude has seen specialist wholesaler Brindisa spawn the capital’s most successful Spanish restaurant group. 

Simon Wilkinson, chief executive of La Tasca, has revealed the next stage in the group's relaunch - an unbranded tapas bar concept

La Tasca unveils first unbranded concept, eyes rollout

By Mark Wingett

La Tasca, the casual dining chain led by Simon Wilkinson, is set to unveil the first of a new unbranded tapas bar concept called Bar y Tapas in Brighton this month and has identified a further eight sites for possible conversion to the format, according...

Koh Thai Tapas offers smaller portions of popular Thai dishes ranging from £4.95 to £6.95

Bite-size Britain: Tapas-style restaurants sweep the nation

By Luke Nicholls

As Koh Thai Tapas prepares to open its third restaurant in the South East, a number of other new tapas-style concepts are springing up around the country, with sharing dishes and a more informal dining approach beginning to be applied to a variety of...

Borija in Northampton was the first bar for business partners interior designer James Smith and DJ Paul Clarke

Interior designer and DJ pair hit success with their first bar

By Peter Ruddick

An interior designer and international DJ from Northampton have hit success after opening their first bar, Borija, in the town with a business plan that sees them hit profit in the first year before looking at a possible second site.