Cafes

  • Patisserie Valerie
    News

    May replaced as Patisserie Valerie CEO

    2018-11-16T08:38:00Z

    Paul May has stepped down as chief executive of Patisserie Holdings, to be replaced by Stephen Francis, former chief executive of meat producer, Tulip Ltd.

  • London skyline
    News

    Arden to open new concept in the City

    2018-11-15T08:33:00Z

    Christian Arden, the entrepreneur previously behind Chicago Rib Shack and Cavendish Bars, is set to launch a new concept in the City of London, MCA understands.

  • Warrens Bakery
    News

    Warrens buys back franchises, continues UK expansion

    2018-10-24T08:37:00Z

    Warrens Bakery, the growing South West group, has bought back three franchise stores, while at the same time planning a further 10 franchises sites this year.

  • Gail's
    News

    Diary: Wind blowing in wrong direction for Gail’s

    2018-10-18T08:36:00Z

    Diary was interested in reports overnight that the mooted IPO or sale of Bread Holdings, the owner of Gail’s Bakery, the Luke-Johnson chaired group, had been postponed. The reason being given is the uncertainty over the UK leaving the European Union. Diary has a stab at thinking of some others.

  • Notes was co-founded by financier Edward Halfon
    Opinion

    A crescendo of coffee

    2018-10-17T08:47:00Z

    Following a successful fundraise on Crowdcube this summer, coffee shop and wine bar Notes is looking to double its estate over the next two years. Georgi Gyton finds out more about its growth plans, which include a move into travel hubs, starting with train stations

  • Caffe Fratelli
    News

    Caffe Fratelli business closes down

    2018-10-17T08:46:00Z

    Caffe Fratelli, the London-based, Italian café concept, which was founded over 15 years ago, has closed down, MCA understands.

  • Baker & Spice
    News

    Baker & Spice heading for Marylebone

    2018-10-04T08:46:00Z

    Baker & Spice, the Patisserie Valerie-owned brand, is set to strengthen its presence in central London, with an opening in Marylebone.

  • CrepeAffaire
    News

    CrepeAffaire sets out US plans

    2018-10-04T08:46:00Z

    CrepeAffaire, the fast casual crepe café chain, has announced plans to open its first US sites in the first half of 2019.

  • Teatulia
    News

    Teatulia to open first London site; eyes further UK expansion

    2018-10-02T08:25:00Z

    Teashop, cocktail bar and literary salon Teatulia is to open its first site at 36 Neal St in Covent Garden later this month, with further expansion planned in the UK.

  • Starbucks interior
    News

    Starbucks UK restructures ops team

    2018-10-02T08:23:00Z

    Starbucks UK has restructured its operations team as its rate of expansion continues to slow, MCA understands.