UK Restaurant Market Report 2019

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The UK Restaurant Market is set to contract -3.1% to £18.8bn in 2019. Independents are the main driver of this decline due to rising costs, strong competition and weakening consumer demand.


Grow your share of the competitive UK restaurant market with this comprehensive insight

The MCA Restaurant Market Report 2019 is the definitive report on the state of the nation of the UK restaurant industry, together with growth forecasts to 2022. It features detailed insights into the competitive landscape of the UK restaurant market and comprehensive analysis of market and consumer trends that are impacting growth. UK operators and their suppliers are able to use this insight to identify opportunities in the market and stay ahead in the face of economic pressures and evolving consumer demands.

The UK Restaurant Market in 2019 answers the key questions:

  • What is the value of the UK restaurant market?
  • How is the restaurant market evolving?
  • What growth is forecasted for the 2019 and beyond?
  • What is driving these changes?
  • How has the competetive landscape of the restaurant market changed?
  • How are consumer trends towards eating out in restaurants changing? 
  • How often do specific consumer groups eat out at restaurants? 

Included in the report:

  • Executive summary
  • Market analysis
  • Competetive landscape
  • Consumer insight
  • Menu insight
  • Future outlook

How to use the report

  • Get a deeper understanding of the highly competitive restaurant market and where to tap into opportunities.
  • Empower decision making on product and service development.
  • Bring clarity to business development, sales and marketing strategy.
  • Underpin policy-making around investment in, and use of, resources.
  • Understand the key growth drivers and inhibitors for the next 3 years.
  • Make informed choices using robust insight to boost performance and growth.

Examples of insights from the report

Visit frequency to independent restaurants per month has fallen -8.3% in the last year.

The UK Restaurant Market is set to contract -3.1% in 2019. Its biggest decline in seven years.

Consumers are less likely to have a drink with their dinner in branded restuarants compared to last year. 


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  • Market sizing – How has the market performed vs last year?
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  • Consumer insight – How have consumer behaviours evolved?
  • Future Outlook – What growth opportunities are available in the future?

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