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.
‘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.
Pubs face draught beer shortage after huge surge in demand
Pubs are facing a shortage in draught beer, with some limited to three kegs a week, after a considerable surge in demand as lockdown eases once again.
You can now get paid £29,000 a year to tour and review pubs
A new dream job role that will pay you £29,000 a year to tour and review pubs has started taking applications.
Tesco praised for ad encouraging people to visit their local pub
Supermarket giant Tesco has been praised for an advert that encourages people to support their local pub as restrictions ease in England.
PM rules out ‘vaccine passports’ for outdoor hospitality reopening
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ruled out using Covid-status certification when outdoor hospitality reopens in England next week, and has stated it also won’t be required for the resumption of indoor dining.
Majority of Britons think you should require a vaccine passport to go to bars and pubs
According to new research from YouGov, a majority of Britons support the rollout of a vaccine passport system, with more than half believing you should require proof of a vaccine to go to the pub.
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.
Welsh government unveils £30m hospitality and leisure support
The Welsh government has pledged a further £30 million to support the hospitality, leisure, and tourism sectors as well as related supply chain businesses.
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.
30 pubs and restaurants closing every day in UK with worse to come
Since December 2019 nearly 12,000 bars, pubs and restaurants have closed in Britain – a rate of around 30 a day, and this is expected to rise sharply over the coming months.
Pub landlord pours away £1,500 worth of drinks due to takeaway alcohol ban
A pub landlord has revealed that he’s been forced to pour away up to £1,500 worth of beer, cider and lager due to a government ban on takeaway alcohol. He says he expects half of all pubs to close for good due to the impact of the pandemic.