Casual Dining

Wetherspoon partners with Haven holiday park operator

Wetherspoon partners with Haven

By Finn Scott-Delany

Holiday park operator Haven has announced an exclusive agreement with JD Wetherspoon to open pubs at its locations.

Alexander Thiel executive chef at D&D London's German Gymnasium restaurant discusses his career

Flash-grilled: Alexander Thiel

By James McAllister

The executive chef at D&D London's German Gymnasium restaurant in King's Cross on eating 'real' döner kebabs, why he prefers Saturday Kitchen to MasterChef, and his dream dinner party guests.

11 food, drink and restaurant trends for 2024

11 food, drink and restaurant trends for 2024

By Restaurant

What will the next 12 months bring for the restaurant sector? No one really knows, but we’ve had a stab at making some predictions anyway. Here’s what we think 2024 has in store.

Pergola Paddington to close

Pergola Paddington to close

By James McAllister

Pergola Paddington has announced it will be permanently closing its doors later this month.

Picture credit: spaghettihouse.co.uk

Spaghetti House returns to profit

By Shwetali Sapte

Spaghetti House has reported financial results for the year to 26 March 2023, with turnover rising from the previous year’s £5.3m to £9.8m.

Sud Pasta team unveils new concept called Rigatoni’s

Sud Pasta team unveils new concept

By James McAllister

Manchester-based restaurant group Sud Pasta will relaunch this month under a new brand called Rigatoni’s, which is billed as aiming ‘to bring quality pasta to the masses’.

Six by Nico to launch new Glasgow flagship and launch two new concepts in the city

Six by Nico to launch new Glasgow flagship

By James McAllister

Tasting menu restaurant Six by Nico is investing £3m to overhaul its Glasgow estate with the launch of two new concepts and a new flagship location in Merchant City.

Restaurant groups see solid November sales ahead of crucial Christmas trading

Restaurant groups see 'solid' November sales

By James McAllister

Britain’s leading hospitality groups achieved year-on-year sales growth of 4.0% in November, the new CGA RSM Hospitality Business Tracker reveals.

Fast casual pan-Asian chain Banana Tree has doubled its estate following acquisition by Big Table Group

Banana Tree doubles estate in a year

By James McAllister

Fast casual pan-Asian chain Banana Tree has doubled its estate in a year following its acquisition by The Big Table Group.

MW-Eat chairman Ranjit Mathrani on what makes a good leader and how to deal with unpredictability in business

How I Got Here: Ranjit Mathrani

By James McAllister

The chairman of Indian restaurant group MW-Eat, who was recognised at this year's R200 Awards, on what makes a good leader and how to deal with unpredictability in business.

December's key restaurant openings Sophie Pascoe and Benito Martinez Cardiff restaurants, Gilgamesh London Mayfair, and UK debut of Monaco and Duba...

Restaurant radar: December 2023

By James McAllister

This month's key openings include two new ventures from Cardiff restaurateurs Sophie Pascoe and Benito Martinez, the return of Gilgamesh, and the UK debut of Monaco and Dubai-based restaurant Gaia.

The Lowdown: Bistro Greggs

The Lowdown: Bistro Greggs

By James McAllister

The high street bakery chain is looking to stake (bake) a claim on the dinner market with a month-long, pop-up restaurant featuring a Gallic-inspired menu.

Turophile Mathew Carver opens Rind British cheese restaurant in Yorkshire Dales

Latest opening: Rind

By James McAllister

Turophile Mathew Carver has swapped central London for the rolling hills of the Yorkshire Dales for his latest restaurant venture.

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