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Peach Hero & Icon Awards 2020
Nando’s Go Plant-Based
Casual Dining Awards 2020
Retailers’ Retail of the Year Awards 2020
R200 Awards 2019
Franco Manca, Bill’s & Wagmama make the top...
The Food Made Good Awards 2019
Dishoom to open in Birmingham next year
The Alchemist joins forces with local charities to raise...
The Alchemist confirm plans to open in Cheltenham
Dishoom expands its Covent Garden restaurant
The Ivy Collection takes on former Jamie Oliver sites
Burger King reveals expansion plans
The Ivy Collection confirms its second opening in Scotland
Drake Circus Leisure announces the opening of Zizzi, Five...
Five Guys to open in Ashford
The Alchemist strengthens board as pipeline grows
Passengers can now enjoy a cheeky Nando’s in the air
Big Mamma opens its second site in London
Winners of the Retailers’ Retailer Awards (RROTY) 2019
Shortlisted finalists of the Retailers’ Retailer Awards...
Five Guys committed to further growth
Casual Dining Awards 2019
Bill’s 2020 refresh
Bill’s has reported like-for-like sales growth of 8.1%...
Five Guys opens its seventh site in the United Arab Emirates
Latest opening from The Alchemist
Franco Manca to open its 43rd site
Wright & Bell adds Whyte & Brown to its portfolio
Dishoom confirms opening in Manchester
Five Guys to open five more sites before the end of the...
The Alchemist is set to launch a new concept
The Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards 2018
Five Guys to open in Canterbury
Wright & Bell lines up its second site in London
The Ivy Collection to open on Oxford’s high street
Drake & Morgan to open second site in Manchester
Retailers’ Retailer Awards (RROTY) 2018
Hawksmoor confirms plans to open in Edinburgh
Five Guys confirms plan to open a flagship store in London
Côte secures a flagship store in London
The Ivy Collection confirms openings in Brighton and Winchester...
R200 Awards 2018
Five Guys to open smaller format sites
CGA Hero & Icon Awards 2017
The Ivy Collection confirms openings for 2018
The Ivy Collection makes its debut in Leeds and Dublin
Five Guys plans to open up to 30 new sites across Continental...
Drake & Morgan opens its latest site The Listing
Nando’s launches a new autumn menu
Bill’s has relaunched its app introducing a new customer...
Five Guys confirms plans to open at Westfield Stratford
CHIK’N to open its second site in Islington
Drake and Morgan confirm plans to open its 22nd site in...
Hoppers opens second restaurant in London
The Ivy Café Blackheath to open later this year
Cinnamon Kitchen to open its second site in Oxford
Dishoom confirm plans to open sixth restaurant in Kensington
The Restaurant Group (TRG) launch Firejacks
CHIK’N reveals expansion plans.
Nando’s rolls out its new delivery service across the...
Franco Manca lines up two more openings
Five Guys to make its debut in Germany
GBK contributed £35m in revenue to Famous Brands
MOD Pizza gears up for further expansion in the UK
Zizzi Mudder Race 2017
Franco Manca to open its 36th site this week
Spending in restaurants increases by 16.5% in April
Five Guys ranked the UK’s most popular fast food...
Drake and Morgan is set to open a new site in West India...
Tough Mudder 2017
The Ivy to open in Edinburgh
MOD to offer a delivery service
Retailers’ Retailer Awards (RROTY) 2017
Patty and Bun to strengthen its presence in the capital
Five Guys to double its presence in Liverpool
Bill’s plans to launch its new grab-and-go format this...
Drake & Morgan acquires two further sites in the City
Retailers’ Retailer of the Year Awards 2017
Five Guys begins delivery service trial
The Ivy strengthens its pipeline in central London
Tom Byng is to step down as Chief Executive of Byron
Byron secures two sites
Customers choosing branded groups over independent restaurants.
Santa Run 2016
Côte confirms a second site for its all-day American kitchen...
Consumer spending rises
Hawksmoor is set to further strengthen its presence in...
The Ivy to open a site next year in Guildford
Caravan to open its third site next month.
The Restaurant Group (TRG) has extended its trial with...
Ivy Café to open in St. John’s Wood next month
Famous Brands acquires Gourmet Burger Kitchen.
MOD pizza confirms further openings
Cote strengthens its pipeline in the North-West.
Run your ASK off 2016
Franco Manca and Thaikhun to open in Southampton
Dishoom to open its first site in Edinburgh
Thaikhun introduces new children’s menu
Fulham Shore sees revenue reach £29.3m
The impact of Brexit on the UK eating out market
Byron secures funding for further growth
The Jamie Oliver Restaurant Group plans to open a 10 further...
Snowdon walk 2016
Côte restaurants invests millions of pounds on its next...
Franco Manca to open a concessions unit in Debenhams
Deliveroo begins trial with Bill’s.
Tesco confirms the sale of the Giraffe restaurant chain.
Brasserie Blanc aiming to double in size.
Chiquito launches its first app this week
MOD to open in Brighton
TRG wins ‘Best use of data’ awards
Zizzi Mudder Challenge
Tough Mudder 2016
Drake and Morgan to open three sites over the next year.
Brasserie Bar Co to open two restaurants in Cheshire.
D&M to open its first airport site this summer.
Andrew Page becomes chairman of Côte.
GBK to open in Flemingate
Jamie Oliver’s apprenticeship programme set to go nationwide.
Five Guys named the UK’s most popular fast food chain
Food Made Good Awards 2016
Obicà to open in St. Paul’s this month
Gone in 68 seconds
Retailers’ Retailer of the Year Awards 2016
Coast to Coast reveals ambitious expansion plans
The Ivy collection strengthens its pipeline
Dishoom tops the list of the UK’s best restaurants.
Côte acquires Jackson and Rye and Limeyard.
British & Italian restaurants have seen more than...
Retailers’ Retail Awards 2016
Jamie’s Italian introduces fixed lunch menu
Brassiere Blanc to refurbish its flagship site.
Chiquito to launch a new menu
Aubaine opens in the Middle East.
Busaba Eathai restructures its management team
Frankie & Benny’s debuts in the top ten best...
Hawksmoor to open in New York
Côte buys restaurant businesses Jackson + Rye and Limeyard.
Five Guys to open in Spain
Byron introduces a lunchtime menu with lighter bites.
Byron, Chiquito and Frankie and Benny’s to open in...
Nando’s could double in size
Azzurri invests in a record amount in restaurant openings.
Peach 2020 Conference and Hero & Icons Awards 2015.
The Ivy Kensington Brasserie to open next month
R200 Awards 2015
Five Guys to make its debut in Belfast
D&M appoint new property director.
Barbecoa to launch grab-and-go section.
Nando’s ranked the most popular place to go on a...
Pho is on track to post turnover of £20m
GBK launches new apprenticeship course
Consumer confidence in spending bounces back
RABDA 2015
Square Pie raises money through Crowdcube
Pho opens site in Birmingham
Five Guys discuss breakfast offering in transport hubs
CGA Peach Hero Awards shortlist 2015
Pizza Express to open delivery sites
Drake & Morgan opens its ninth site
GBK reports strong like-for-like growth
Leon to serve burgers
Second DF/Mexico site to open this week.
The SRA launches new customer platform
Jamie Oliver calls on restaurants to impose sugary drinks...
Five Guys continues UK expansion
The Restaurant Group reports strong trading
Byron confirms openings pipeline
25% of income spent dining out
Richard Caring secures two new sites
Drake and Morgan outline growth plans
Foxlow to double its estate
Fulham Shore brands key targets for PE
Chipotle to grow its estate
A second DF Mexico to open later this year
Bill’s to open a site in Trafford Centre, Manchester
Drake & Morgan to open its first site out of London
Family behind Michelin-starred Indian restaurants Gymkhana...
Square Pie opens at the O2 Arena
Sverrisson to take 28-50 to another level
Côte could be up for sale again
The 50 best restaurants in the world are revealed
Five Guys opens in Dubai
Consumer Spend on Food and Drink Continues to Rise
La Tasca revamps Covent Garden site
More brands plan rollout as confidence increases
Fulham Shore has agreed the acquisition of Franco Manca...
Côte to open in Haywards Heath
Ippudo confirms second UK site
D&M expansion plans continue
Byron to open in Scotland

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