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Building a hospitality group: Big Red Teapot

Published:  29 November, 2016

Eight years after launching their first venture, Hamilton's Bar and Kitchen, Edinburgh-based hospitality group Big Red Teapot has just opened the doors to its fourth bar, The Voyage of Buck.


M Restaurants: Creating a community of investors

Published:  04 October, 2016

M Restaurants set Twitter alight yesterday as its crowd funding campaign to raise funds for a new Twickenham restaurant took off on social media.


Prospectors Corner: New and upcoming bar and restaurant openings around the UK

Published:  18 May, 2016

Prospectors Corner: New and upcoming bar and restaurant openings around the UK


Openings: Barrio South

Published:  10 March, 2016

Barrio Bars, the quirky South-American cocktail bar chain, is continuing to expand across London and is adding a fourth location in Brixton, is set to open this month.


London hipster district gets capital's first fine-wine burger restaurant

Published:  06 January, 2016

London's fashionable Dalston district is about to get the capital's first burger and fine-wine restaurant.


Openings: Trinity's New Chapter

Published:  03 December, 2015

Douglas Blyde visits Adam Byatt's revamped flagship Clapham restaurant


Openings: German Gymnasium

Published:  12 November, 2015

D&D to launch the "German Gymnasium", uniting patisserie counter, Grand Café, restaurant and bar, on today in a Grade II former gym at King's Cross.


Openings: 68 & Boston

Published:  10 November, 2015

Douglas Blyde visits 68 & Boston where popular wine blogger Denise Medrano created the list for the Soho-based venue.


Openings: Sexy Fish

Published:  02 November, 2015

Douglas Blyde weighs in Sexy Fish. The ambitious, 190-cover late October opening from Caprice Holdings (owners of The Ivy) which is inherently design-led.


Restaurant Review: Brighton's the Salt Room

Published:  07 August, 2015

Owner Razak Helalat, who also runs the phenomenally successful Coal Shed in Brighton, has opened an new venue called the Salt Room.


Meet the Gardiniers: Brothers behind Le Taillevent bring a French institution to London

Published:  07 August, 2015

Ahead of their newest restaurant venture, which opens in London next month, Erin Smith sits down with the Gardinier brothers, owners of the famed Le Taillevent in Paris.


Lidl reports rapid growth for wine category

Published:  08 March, 2017

With a global turnover of over £70billion, and trading operations in 28 countries, the Lidl empire is continuing to grow in the UK, with 35 new stores opening in 2016, and a further 50 planned for this year.


Tom and Ed Martin head to Suffolk to open their first pub outside London

Published:  20 March, 2015

Tom and Ed Martin, who have been building up an impressive range of pubs across London as part of their privately-owned ETM Group, are now set to venture outside the capital and head to Lavenham in Suffolk to open their first rural pub, The Six Bells.


Smith & Wollensky hires Boisdale's Nathan Evans to spearhead its London launch

Published:  09 March, 2015

Nathan Evans has been recruited from the Boisdale Group to help oversee the launch of the famous US steakhouse chain, Smith & Wollensky in to the UK


BrewDog continues expansion with opening of first Spanish bar

Published:  11 February, 2015

Scotland's largest independent brewery BrewDog is continuing with its expansion plans with the opening of its 26th bar and its first in Spain with its new Barcelona outpost.


David Beckham's Haig Club whisky to open pop-up bar and retail store for Christmas

Published:  12 December, 2014



David Beckham's Haig Club whisky is opening up a pop-up bar in Manchester and its own dedicated retail store in London during the build up to Christmas.



Jago to highlight Middle Eastern cuisine at new opening in Shoreditch

Published:  03 December, 2014


Jago is a new Middle Eastern, European restaurant set to open in London's Shoreditch which can boast former head chef of the award winning Ottolenghi in the kitchen.


Former Gaucho boss, Martin Williams, promises London's best steaks at new "M" restaurant

Published:  13 October, 2014

The competition to have the best steaks in London will go up a notch next month when Martin Williams, formerly and famously of the Gaucho Group, opens his own highly ambitious steak themed restaurant in Threadneedle Street.


Ex Scott's team opens Verden restaurant and wine bar in east London

Published:  08 October, 2014

The former team behind renowned Mayfair restaurant Scott's have joined forces with a senior Ogilvy PR to open Verden, a new wine bar and restaurant in east London.


Gordon Ramsay to open Heddon Street Kitchen off London's Regent Street

Published:  06 October, 2014

Heddon Street Kitchen is to be the latest London opening from the ever expanding Gordon Ramsay Group taking its portfolio of restaurants to 13.