Hospitality News

Vaqueiros is an authentic Brazilian restaurant.
20 jobs created as new independent restaurant launches Brazilian Rodizio on York’s Micklegate

Nick Hill

A new restaurant offering authentic Brazilian Rodizio has created 20 jobs after opening on Micklegate in York. Micklegate is emerging as a dining hotspot in York city centre, with new cuisine, cafes…

Martyn Sales of NatWest with Bundobust fouders Mayur Patel and Mark Husak.
Craft beer and Indian street food entrepreneurs find success with their first venue

Billy Wood

Manchester-based Indian street food restaurant, Bundobust, has enjoyed a successful first month in business after proving a success with the city’s diners. The restaurant opened on Piccadilly Street in December after…

Hai Cenato is set to open its doors in early February.
Jason and Irha Atherton to open all-day New York-Italian eatery in Victoria

Billy Wood

Jason and Irha Atherton's The Social Company are applying the finishing touches to their new Italian restaurant housed within the NOVA Food development in Victoria. Hai Cenato, Italian for 'Have you…

During the year Greggs opened 145 new shops (including 56 franchised units) and closed 79
Greggs reveals 7% sales growth for 2016 after strong Christmas

Jamie Hardesty

Newcastle-headquartered Greggs has reported a strong end to 2016, marking a year of good progress with a 7% growth in sales for the period ending 31 December 2016. The bakery food-on-the-go…

Adrian Berry, chair of R3 in Yorkshire and restructuring partner at Deloitte LLP.
Yorkshire’s hospitality sector sees strong start to 2017

Nick Hill

Yorkshire hotels have experienced a strong start to 2017, according to research by R3 which shows they outperformed many other parts of the country in what is traditionally one of…

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£16m deal agreed for Liverpool’s biggest aparthotel

Richard Bell

Entrepreneur bank OakNorth has completed a £16m debt finance deal for the conversion of a Liverpool office building into a hotel. The Mason Family, real estate investors and developers in Liverpool…

Onecall Hospitality’s Mark Chambers
Leisure operator H&M Hotels makes first acquisition with Lake District deal

Richard Bell

A hotel in the Lake District is set to undergo an extensive refurb following its acquisition by a newly formed hotel group.   Stonecross Manor Hotel in Kendal is the first…

One of Honest Burgers’ outlets in the capital.
New London sites for Franco Manca and Honest Burgers to open this Spring

Billy Wood

Two of the capital's up and coming casual eateries are plotting new openings in London this Spring, with both Franco Manca and Honest Burgers poised to grow their burgeoning portfolios…

Khaadi will open its doors at intu Trafford Centre in March
Pakistani fashion retailer Khaadi to launch at Trafford Centre

Richard Bell

Pakistani clothing company Khaadi is set to establish a new store at intu Trafford Centre. The firm, which focuses on hand-woven products, has signed up for a 2,281 sq ft unit…

An artist’s impression of how the Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa will look
Conlon Construction begins work on £16m Lake District hotel revamp

Richard Bell

Building firm Conlon Construction is set to add another multi-million project to its portfolio after beginning work on a historic Lake District hotel. The Preston-based company is carrying out a £16m…

Fashion brand Superdry will relocate to accommodate JD Sports’ move
JD Sports reveals plans for 40,000 sq ft flagship store at Liverpool ONE

Richard Bell

Sports fashion retailer JD is moving into an upsized regional flagship store in Liverpool. The company’s new 40,000 sq ft shop, located on Paradise Street within Liverpool ONE, is twice as…

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Tigertiger owner snaps up three Rocket Restaurants sites

Billy Wood

Novus Leisure, the London bar and restaurant operator that owns TigerTiger, has acquired the three Rocket Restaurants venues in London from current owner 3Sixty Restaurants. The transaction, which is for an…