While London restaurants remain shuttered, we’ve rounded up 10 new openings we’re looking forward to this year, from seafood sanctum Manzi’s to the Batman-themed Park Row.
Pizza company launches pizza using spent grains from beer production
A Yorkshire pizza company has launched a pizza that uses spent grains from beer production to make a ‘healthier’ and more nutritious products.
Delay to lifting restrictions will cost hospitality £3bn and risk ‘lost summer’
The four week delay to lifting of lockdown restrictions has been greeted with dismay by industry bodies, who say it likely to cost the UK hospitality trade around £3 billion pounds and risked a “lost summer” of bookings.
Pubs trading falls 20% on pre-Covid levels despite reopening indoors
The BPPA has called for the removal of Covid restrictions, after revealing that trading in pubs was 20% lower in the first week of reopening indoors compared to the same period in 2019.
Jascots converts e-commerce arm into a new private members club
Jascots wine merchant is converting the e-commerce operation it launched during lockdown into a new private members club, as restaurants reopen on 17 May.
‘Robust’ start for English pub sector despite restrictions
English pubs and restaurants made a “robust” return to trading following the easing of lockdown restrictions as consumers take advantage of the good weather, the latest data from Coffer CGA Business Tracker shows.
BBPA expands as Wetherspoons joins the fold
Wetherspoons, and three other pub and bar groups have joined the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA), the trade association that represents brewers and pubs.
New trade body for Welsh pubs launched on St David’s Day
A new trade association has been launched on St David’s Day today to promote brewers and pub operators in Wales.
Dates announced for UK hospitality reopening
The UK government has laid out the timeframe for the reopening of the hospitality sector and easing of wider lockdown restrictions in England.
Barton & Guestier celebrate sommeliers with new project
One of Bordeaux oldest wine merchants, Barton & Guestier, has teamed up with some of world’s top sommeliers on a large scale project to celebrate their collective expertise in the on-trade.
BrewDog in talks with government over using pubs as vaccination centres
BrewDog has said it is in talks with the UK and Scottish governments about using its closed pubs as potential vaccination centres.
UKHospitality CEO and whisky blender honoured by Queen
The boss of UKHospitality Kate Nicholls heads up the list of industry figures who have been honoured by the Queen in the New Year Honours list, along with culinary couple Fergus and Margot Henderson.