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.
Coravin to help hospitality ‘come back with a vengeance’
Coravin has launched a set of wine access tools this week to help the hospitality sector “come back with a vengeance”, Coravin founder Greg Lambrecht told WLC yesterday.
Drinks Trust offers emergency grants for UK hospitality workers
The Drinks Trust has launched a campaign promising emergency grants for those in the hamstrung UK hospitality sector.
Corney & Barrow to host charity tasting with Oz Clarke
Fine wine merchant Corney & Barrow has partnered with TV presenter Oz Clarke to host a ‘Wine in to Help Out’ virtual tasting to raise funds for Hospitality Action.
Sustainable spirit brand cleans up Soho streets as lockdown lifts
Sustainable drinks brand Discarded Spirits Co. has unveiled a team of ‘zero-waste-warriors’ to clean up London’s Soho as England re-opens.
Berkmann offers 50,000 bottles of wine to indie on-trade venues
Drinks distributor Berkmann Wine Cellars will be donating 50,000 bottles of wine to independent hospitality venues in the UK to help them get back on their feet post pandemic.
12 London restaurants with outdoor terraces
With al fresco drinking and dining returning on Monday 12 April, here’s our round up of the best outdoor dining spots in the UK capital, from timeless classics like The Ritz, to relative newcomers like Stanley’s in Chelsea.
Pub vaccine passports are ‘reckless’, says GMB Union
GMB, the union for hospitality workers, has called reported plans for pub vaccine passports “reckless” and a “fast track to undo the gains of the present lockdown”.
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.
Hospitality’s independent sector hit hardest by lockdowns with 5,000 outlets lost forever
Independent bars, pubs and restaurants have been hit hardest by UK lockdowns with 5,000 now gone for good, representing more than 65% of closures in the hospitality sector during the past year.