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.
Inception Group takes legal action against AXA over business interruption insurance u-turn
The Inception Group, owner of London hotspots including Mr Fogg’s and Cahoots, is taking legal action against AXA following its business interruption insurance u-turn.
Beer brand Miller Lite releases candle that smells like a bar
Beer brand Miller Lite has released three limited-edition candles with scents intended to replicate those found in a bar and a beer garden.
Over half UK jobs losses in hospitality sector
ONS statistics released yesterday have shown that over half the jobs lost last year in the UK were in the hospitality sector as lockdowns and restrictions forced closures.
Video highlights plight of those in UK hospitality
A video has been created to raise awareness and support for those working in the UK hospitality sector as the country approaches one year since the Covid-19 lockdowns began.
Lease terminated on Covid-hit Hong Kong restaurant
Mr. Ming’s Chinese Dining, a restaurant in Hong Kong that has reported a cluster outbreak of Covid-19 recently, has had its lease terminated by its landlord, the K11 Musea shopping mall.
Public called to take action to save pubs across the UK
National charity the Plunkett Foundation has launched a UK-wide public appeal to help save pubs through community ownership before it’s too late
Old ski gondolas are being revamped as private dining rooms
A Colorado woman is revamping old ski gondolas to convert them into outdoor private dining spaces as a creative solution to socially-distant dining amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Here’s how a digital London Wine Fair will work
As reported last month, May’s London Wine Fair will be a virtual event, but what does that mean for visitors and exhibitors? And how much will it cost?
W(h)ither Britain’s pubs?
Is coronavirus killing the British pub? On 16 March 2020 Boris Johnson advised the public to “avoid” them and since then we have faced three national lockdowns when patrons had no choice but to follow the Prime Minister’s stricture.
Government extends council lockdown powers
The government has extended English councils’ powers to close hospitality outlets not obeying Covid-19 regulations until 17 July.
London hotels to take recovering Covid patients
Under new plans devised by the UK government, London hotels are going to be used as quarantine facilities for recovering Covid patients to ease the pressure on the NHS.