Cote, the French brasserie chain, has exchanged on a further site in London, in Muswell Hill, M&C Report understands.

The 47-strong group has exchanged on the Woods & Woods furniture store in Muswell Hill Broadway for an opening this July, subject to licensing and planning.

The group opened its latest site at the Kingston Riverside Development earlier this month, its 48th and first in Manchester will open next month, to be followed by openings in Marlow and Bury St Edmunds in May.

The company has a strong pipeline of openings in place for this year, with sites already secured in Cobham, Wokingham and Bishop Stortford.

Shelley Sandzer acted on the Muswell Hill deal.