Restaurant discount scheme drives sharp fall in UK inflation
The UK government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme in August has contributed to the lowest Consumer Prices Index inflation rate achieved since December 2015.
Taco Bell launches limited edition wine
Popular fast food chain Taco Bell has launched limited edition wine ‘Jalapeño Noir’ to mark the addition of a new taco on its menu.
Hiscox must pay out on disputed business interruption policies
Following an announcement from the UK High Court, Hiscox & QBE must pay out on their disputed business interruption policies – in what could represent a sum of over £50m for unmet claims from the UK hospitality sector.
Restaurant world pays tribute to Sir Terence Conran
Tributes have been pouring in from the restaurant world for Sir Terence Conran, founder of London institution Bibendum, who died on Saturday aged 88.
London wine bar Noble Rot to open Soho site this week
Restaurant and wine bar Noble Rot’s second site in Soho is set to open its doors this week with the former owner and head chef at Sardine, Alex Jackson, heading up the kitchen.
Wetherspoon insists venues are safe as 50 pubs record coronavirus
Tim Martin, the chairman of UK bar group J.D. Wetherspoon, has said his venues pose “no risk” of coronavirus to punters after 66 members of staff have tested positive for the disease this year.
Amuse-bouches: The latest restaurant news bites
In restaurant news this week: the new ‘rule of six’ has meant people are less confident about eating out a study finds, The Savoy announces a new managing director, and the man behind the launch of Noma Mexico prepares to open a restaurant in London.
Drowning man saved by floating bar filled with priests
A man stranded and struggling in the waters of Lake George found his prayers unexpectedly answered by a floating tiki bar full of Catholic priests earlier this month.
The Dairy restaurant relocates to Bermondsey
Less than a month after announcing the closure of their flagship restaurant in London’s Clapham, Robin and Sarah Gill have announced the relocation of The Dairy to Bermondsey.
The Drinks Trust launches virtual pub quiz
Former publican-turned lockdown saviour Jay Flynn is hosting a virtual pub quiz to raise money for industry charity The Drinks Trust.
André Lurton’s classic car collection to be sold
The collection of classic cars, military and agricultural vehicles that belonged to the late André Lurton are going under the hammer in Bordeaux later this month.