The latest low and non alcoholic drinks launches for January

Liquid assets: January 2024

By Restaurant

As dry January grips the nation, here's a round up the latest low and non alcoholic drinks launches to hit the market.

What deals are restaurant offering in January 2024

The Lowdown: Restaurant January sales

By Joe Lutrario

The January sales are not just for the retail sector, with restaurants getting in on the act as the battle for customers intensifies.

Friday five: the week's top restaurant stories

Friday five: the week's top restaurant stories

By James McAllister

The first week of 2024 was tough for the sector with several high-profile restaurants closing their doors amid insurmountable cost pressures, and data showing a decline in consumer spend.

INÉ sushi restaurant Hampstead chef Takuya Watanabe

Latest opening: INÉ

By Joe Lutrario

Takuya Watanabe and the Leong family’s follow up to their Michelin-starred Mayfair omakase joint Taku has a more casual vibe but is still decidedly high-end.

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Spaghetti House returns to profit

By Shwetali Sapte

Spaghetti House has reported financial results for the year to 26 March 2023, with turnover rising from the previous year’s £5.3m to £9.8m.

Sud Pasta team unveils new concept called Rigatoni’s

Sud Pasta team unveils new concept

By James McAllister

Manchester-based restaurant group Sud Pasta will relaunch this month under a new brand called Rigatoni’s, which is billed as aiming ‘to bring quality pasta to the masses’.

What happened to the UK restaurant sector in 2023

2023: Review of the year in restaurants

By James McAllister

While operators big and small grappled with the impact of inflation and the cost-of-living crisis, 2023 also saw both investment and a degree of optimism return to the restaurant sector.

The key restaurant openings of 2024 featuring Jeremy King Ashley Palmer-Watts Michael O’Hare Ellen Chew Endo Kazutoshi

Restaurant radar: the key openings of 2024

By Restaurant

With new ventures from Jeremy King, Ruth Hansom, Ashley Palmer-Watts, Michael O’Hare and Ellen Chew, amongst others, 2024 is shaping up to be a banner year for new restaurant openings.

Friday five: the week's most read stories

Friday five: the week's most read stories

By Restaurant

MasterChef The Professionals winner Tom Hamblet's residences, the departure of Nathan Davies from SY23, and the relaunch of Knightsbridge stalwart Sale e Pepe were among this week's most read hospitality stories.

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