Restaurants

  • Coqfighter
    News

    Coqfighter to opens first bricks and mortar site

    2019-05-16T07:27:00Z

    Fried chicken restaurant Coqfighter will open its first table-service restaurant, in Soho, at the end of this month.

  • TGI Friday
    News

    TGI Fridays sees 2018 sales slump

    2019-05-16T07:24:00Z

    TGI Fridays UK saw sales fall in 2018 but backer Electra has stressed that like-for-like sales have picked up in the current financial year.

  • Nandos logo
    News

    Airline adds Nando’s to in-flight menu

    2019-05-14T07:39:00Z

    Budget airline Jet2.com has become the first to serve Nando’s food on its flights.

  • Frankie and Bennys
    News

    Diner jailed for refusing to pay bill in Frankie & Benny’s

    2019-05-14T07:39:00Z

    A diner who spent more than six hours eating in a Frankie & Benny’s restaurant and then refused to pay the bill has been jailed for 34 weeks.

  • Bluewater YO! Sushi
    Opinion

    Conveying a fresh brand message

    2019-05-13T07:32:00Z

    YO! chief executive Richard Hodgson talks to Dominic Walsh about the continued evolution of the company, as it continues to branch out into retail, food-to-go and partnerships. He also discusses international expansion and opening its first restaurant without the brand’s signature conveyor belt.

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    News

    Prodigal bun

    2019-05-13T07:32:00Z

    Din Tai Fung, the Taiwanese dumpling specialist, opened its debut European site in Covent Garden late last year, with a second forthcoming at Centre Point. UK managing director XueFeng Bai speaks to MCA’s Finn Scott-Delany about the London market and the potential for further growth.

  • YO Ashford
    News

    YO! launches new-look restaurant in Ashford

    2019-05-13T07:26:00Z

    YO!, has unveiled and evolved design and new-look conveyor belt at its new opening at the Ashford Design Outlet Centre.

  • McDonald’s
    News

    McDonald’s to shut 165 Indian outlets after buying out franchise partner

    2019-05-10T07:47:00Z

    McDonald’s is to temporarily shut 165 of its outlets in north and east India after finally ending its six-year-long battle with its franchise partner.

  • Baba G
    News

    Barber and Kochhar not involved with debut Baba G site

    2019-05-10T07:47:00Z

    Street food concept and Million Pound Menu winner Baba G is to open its first bricks and mortar site in Camden Market’s North Yard.

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    News

    Little Italy

    2019-05-09T07:55:00Z

    Barino, the coffee shop, wine bar and brasserie, is giving a premium Italian flavour to Westfield London. MCA’s Finn Scott-Delany spoke to founder Francesco Ielo about his plans to grow the concept.