Restaurants

  • China Town Main
    Opinion

    Big trouble in little China?

    2019-07-18T07:42:00Z

    Chinatown is changing. The number of Cantonese restaurants is being reduced with the introduction of more specialist, regional Chinese and pan-Asian places in a bid to attract a broader spectrum of customers. But as the big money international players move in, where does this leave the smaller family-run businesses that are its lifeblood? Restaurant’s Joe Lutrario finds out.

  • Ed's Diner
    News

    Ed’s Easy Diner introduces new vegan items to menu

    2019-07-17T07:52:00Z

    Ed’s Easy Dinner has launched its new summer menu, adding several new vegan options.

  • Sticksnsushi
    News

    Sticks’n’Sushi UK like-for-likes up 12%

    2019-07-17T07:51:00Z

    Sticks’n’Sushi is achieving like-for-like sales growth of 12% in its mature UK estate, global CEO Rod McKie has told MCA.

  • ZAAP Newcastle-145
    News

    Zaap Thai to make it four with York GBK site

    2019-07-17T07:51:00Z

    Zaap Thai, the street food concept from restaurant group Sukho Group has secured its fourth site – the former Gourmet Burger Kitchen unit in York.

  • Turtle Bay
    Opinion

    Brandwatch: Turtle Bay

    2019-07-17T07:51:00Z

    The Piper-backed Caribbean restaurant operator has arguably flown under the radar for longer than other casual dining brands. Now, having grown to 42 sites in the UK, MCA’s Georgi Gyton takes a look at the performance of the group and examines current consumer sentiment.

  • drinking eating dinner
    News

    Restaurant and pub sales see reversal of fortune this June

    2019-07-15T07:13:00Z

    Managed restaurant groups enjoyed a collective 6.1% like-for-like sales boost in June, figures from the latest Coffer Peach Business Tracker show.

  • Neil Rankin
    News

    ​Meat specialist Rankin goes vegan

    2019-07-12T07:36:00Z

    Chef Neil Rankin has stepped back from day to day involvement in his Temper restaurant group, to concentrate on launching a vegan burger bar, and separate vegan restaurant, BigHospitality reports.

  • Nando's interior
    Article

    Nando’s set for Stockwell

    2019-07-12T07:33:00Z

    Nando’s is the frontrunner to take on a vacant Natwest building in Stockwell, MCA understands.

  • Andy Lennox
    News

    Lennox in negotiations on second site; in talks over funding

    2019-07-11T08:03:00Z

    Andy Lennox’s new South African-inspired restaurant business Zim Braai is negotiating its second site to join its inaugural 80-cover Poole, Dorset, venue.

  • Busaba Eathai Interior
    News

    Muzinich takes controlling stake in Busaba Eathai

    2019-07-11T08:00:00Z

    Muzinich Private Debt has acquired a controlling stake in Busaba Eathai, through a new holding company Curry Acquisitions.