All Loch Fyne articles – Page 2

  • PBN

    Oakman lfls up 10%


    Oakman Inns has seen like-for-like sales grow 10% in the 19 weeks to Sunday 11 August and recorded a strong opening at its £10m pub, The Royal Foresters in Ascot.

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    Vaulkhard Leisure to open Barluga in former Loch Fyne site


    Vaulkhard Leisure has announced plans to open a third site under its Barluga concept at the former Loch Fyne restaurant in Gosforth.

  • Peter Borg-Neal, Oakman Inns CEO

    Oakman Q1 lfls up 5.1%, acquires Farnham Loch Fyne


    Oakman Inns saw like-for-like sales grow 5.1% in the 13 weeks to 1 July, with total sales up 35% to £8.8m.

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    Greene King appoints PwC on Loch Fyne


    Greene King has appointed advisors at PwC to oversee the sale of bulk of its Loch Fyne restaurant business

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    Horan swaps YO! Sushi for Loch Fyne


    Michael Horan has left his role as operations director at YO! Sushi to head up Greene King’s Loch Fyne division, MCA understands.

  • News

    Turquoise Kitchen secures Loch Fyne site


    Turquoise Kitchen, the Turkish concept from the group behind The Real China, has add a further three sites to its estate

  • Unique Hospitality

    Unique acquires Loch Fyne site


    Unique Hospitality has acquired the Loch Fyne in Hertford and is in advanced negotiations on a further two sites, MCA understands.

  • Brunning and Price

    TRG acquires Ribble Valley Inns


    Brunning & Price, The Restaurant Group’s pub vehicle, has acquired Ribble Valley Inns, the north of England-based operator for an undisclosed sum.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Casual dining: The middle ground


    In a challenging climate for the casual-dining sector, what is the health of those operators in the middle ground? MCA’s director of insight Steve Gotham analyses some key players using a range of MCA’s analytic tools

  • News

    Renwick steps aside as Coppa Club MD


    Tiffany Renwick has stepped aside as managing director of Coppa Club, after two years at the head of the five-strong, Hugh Osmond-backed concept

  • Richard Morris and Brandon Stephens, Tortilla

    Evolution in the food chain


    The next 12 months is going to be a key period for the Quilvest-backed, burrito and taco concept Tortilla. Mark Wingett sits down with founder Brandon Stephens and managing director Richard Morris to talk about the year ahead – just don’t mention black beans

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    Analysts corner: Greene King


    Analysts at Hargreaves Lansdown have given their view on the trading update from Greene King yesterday, saying the group’s track record deserves recognition and that brand consolidation offers cause for optimism, However, they warn the company faces undeniable headwinds.

  • News

    Loch Fyne closes sites


    Loch Fyne, the Greene King-owned group, has started to close some of its sites

  • Prezzo

    Prezzo needed a pick up earlier


    In what could be the biggest Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) the UK’s restaurant sector has experienced, Prezzo is set to shed nearly a third of its estate, including its Chimichanga brand, in a further high profile example of the issues currently impacting the industry. So how did it come to this for a business that sparked a bidding battle and sold for a price that analysts at the time said undervalued it, asks Mark Wingett

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    Off the hook


    Loch Fyne never delivered the returns Greene King hoped for when it paid £68m for the business. With the pub operator and brewer trying to off load the brand again, Mark Wingett ask if it is worth casting the net out for

  • News

    Analysts corner: Driven to drink


    Analysts at Liberum have given their view of the current market and their top picks for the sector, highlighting the potential for premium wet-led venues.

  • News

    Williams steps down as Whyte & Brown CEO


    Liz Williams, who oversaw Greene King’s Loch Fyne Restaurants for five years, has stepped down as chief executive of Whyte & Brown, the Soho-based chicken concept, less than a year after joining the business, MCA has learnt.

  • Analysis & Insight

    Outlet growth of 3% expected for top operators


    The pace of expansion among the 150 leading eating out operators is expected to fall to 3% - down from 3.6% last year, MCA data has shown.

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    Greene King places Loch Fyne on the market


    Greene King is again set to test the market for Loch Fyne Seafood & Grill, after appointing advisers to oversee a sale of the  brand

  • News

    Brunning & Price plans Solihull development


    Brunning & Price, The Restaurant Group-owned pub group, is looking to further strengthen its presence in the Midlands, after submitting a planning application to develop a site near Solihull.