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14 Nov 2018
Rullo’s (View)
Rullo’s is a the two-strong Italian restaurant group with restaurants in Camden Town and Kensal Rise. Now opened a pub in Hackney, Müller & Briggs.
09 Nov 2018
Bigfoot Pub Co Ltd (View)
Brighton based craft beer pub operator, have The Pond and new site The Hampton Arms
07 Nov 2018
Janes Pantry (View)
Bakery chain with nine stores across Gloucester and one in Cheltenham.
07 Nov 2018
Delivino (View)
Delicatessen, pizzeria and Wine Cafes in Crieff and Auchterarder
05 Nov 2018
The Healy Group (View)
The Healy Group is a family run independent pub company with over 30 years’ experience in the pub industry. Their portfolio of outlets varies from being community, food, sport, and family led outlets, covering the following locations; Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, E. Sussex, Hampshire, Hertfordshir...
01 Nov 2018
Over Under Coffee (View)
Small London coffee company set up by Ed Barry, first site in Earls Court and second in Soho
29 Oct 2018
The Venus Company (View)
On the 26th March 1995, Michael Smith, Louisa Newman and Lee Porter opened the doors of The Venus Company at Blackpool Sands on the site of the original ‘The Venus Tea Hut’, a small wooden hut selling tea and ice creams which Louisa’s mother had started in the late fifties. The Venus Company n...
26 Oct 2018
Gaucho Restaurants (View)Restaurants
Gaucho has been acquired by Lomo Bidco (a vehicle wholly owned by Investec and SC Lowy), who have bought the business out of Administration.
25 Oct 2018
Doctor Espresso (View)
Doctor Espresso has four locations in south west London. The sites are in Clapham, Wandsworth and two in Fulham. The 1950s Italian style cafes grew out of the company repairing coffee machines.
25 Oct 2018
Barkby Group PLC (View)
The Barkby Group PLC is a boutique hospitality group, focused initially on premium gastropubs, inns and function spaces in Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire. The Group currently owns three highly acclaimed gastropub properties with a total of 38 hotel rooms, and is focused on delivering a high-end ...
24 Oct 2018
Roxy Ball Leisure Ltd (View)
Leeds-based operator Jones Bar Group has become a separate entity from its sister company, Roxy Leisure, and relaunched as Concept Taverns, which will focus on a “fast-growing estate of freehold Yorkshire pubs” (see separate entry). Concept Taverns will be led by managing director Ben Jones and o...
22 Oct 2018
Thai Emerald Ltd (View)
Thai restaurant chain with sites in Cheltenham, Cirencester, Evesham and Milton Keynes.
22 Oct 2018
Native (View)
Native offer stylish long & short stay serviced apartments & aparthotels in central London & the UK.
22 Oct 2018
The Gym Group plc (View)
The Gym Group was founded in 2007 by Founder Director, John Treharne. They now operate more than 150 low cost, high quality gyms across the UK. The Group, which is the only listed Health & Fitness business in the UK, has more than 700,000 members, on course to meet its target of adding between 1...
19 Oct 2018
Big Smoke Brew Co (View)
Small brewer with three pubs; The Antelope in Surbiton (where they have been brewing since 2014), The Albion and opening The Flintgate Ale & Cider House in Weybridge (October 2018).
19 Oct 2018
Redemption Bar (View)
Redemption Bar was established by former Brand Director of Virgin, Catherine Salway and New Zealand Restaurateur and Raw Vegan Chef, Andrea Waters, Redemption Bar prides itself on providing an alternative night out without having a night off. Their mantra ‘spoil yourself without spoiling yourself...
18 Oct 2018
Active Hositality (View)
Active Hospitality’s business concept, which is based on expertise within hotel real estate development and hotel operations, is to actively own, develop and operate. We have expertise in all hotel operations including bedrooms, meeting and conference, events, food & Beverage, Leisure and service...
17 Oct 2018
Zillis (View)
Cafe bar in Hull's old town, looking to open another site in the city.
17 Oct 2018
Henry's (View)
Henry's is a cafe bar based in London.
16 Oct 2018
Boda Swedish Bars & Restaurants (View)
Anna and Mike Christopherson run the Boda Swedish Bars and Restaurant Group in Edinburgh, owning six bars in the city including Akva, Boda, Hemma and Joseph Pearce’s. They have also taken on Beer for Good social enterprise (October 2018) which includes two pubs – the award-winning Harry’s Bar in...
16 Oct 2018
S.I. Leisure Ltd. (View)
S.I. Leisure pub company set up by Ian Ellis and Sefa Memetovic. Five pubs in the estate, two with Star Pubs - The Bear in Chippenham and the The Fox in Steventon, Oxfordshire.
16 Oct 2018
Efes Restaurants (View)
Turkish restaurant chain in London, founded by Kazim Usta in 1974.
09 Oct 2018
Daniel Johns Group (View)PubsRestaurants
Daniel Johns Group is an international property group, which has operated for over 100 years. Headquartered in London (with head office in Essex), Daniel Johns is a privately held British property development, investment and professional services group. They operate DJ Food Franchise, which as tw...
09 Oct 2018
REL Capital (View)
REL Capital has returned to leisure sector. REL exited the pubs and bars sector after its 1 Leicester Square “super club” was developed for hotel use in 2015. It also sold regional sites in Guildford, Watford and Crawley to focus on other portfolio businesses, including the development of ten Haw...
09 Oct 2018
Pachamama Group (View)
Pachamama Group was set up in October 2014 with a mission to introduce exciting, diverse and playful dining concepts to the London restaurant scene. Operate two Pachamama sites in London in Marylebone and new site in Shoreditch (opened November 2018) and also Chicama seafood restaurant in Chelsea.
05 Oct 2018
Christian Guild Hotels (View)
Christian Guild is a trading name of Methodist Guild Holidays Limited, which has developed into a multi-denominational holiday organisation. Operate Sidholme Hotel in Sidmouth, Treloyhan Manaor Hotel in St Ives and Willersley Castle Hotel in Matlock.
05 Oct 2018
Mud Crab Industries (View)
A collection of Restaurants and Bars in Sheffield, West Bridgford and Monton
05 Oct 2018
Corks and Kegs Private Ltd (View)
Corks and Kegs Private Limited is a Food and Beverage management company, leasing, managing and owning pubs in the UK. Their aim is to deliver excellence in the British food and beverage industry. Pubs are The Royal Oak and The Rising Sun in Pimlico, they also operate Burger Singh a unique take ...
04 Oct 2018
Rarebreed Dining (View)
Pub company Rarebreed Dining with two sites – The Plough Inn in Cobham, Surrey, and The Shurlock Inn in Shurlock Row, Berkshire. Third site opening in Reading (December 2018), with plans for another site in SE. Owned by the Havisham Group
04 Oct 2018
Gincident (View)
Gin bars with sites in Nottingham and Derby set up by John Noble and Max Harman
04 Oct 2018
Gracious Development Group Ltd (View)
Liverpool-based operators Danny Murphy and Ryan McMahon have brought their eight sites under one roof with the launch of Gracious Development Group as they plan further expansion. Murphy and McMahon have co-owned venues in the city centre for the past eight years since opening their first basemen...
04 Oct 2018
Beef & Brew (View)
London-based steakhouse and bar, sites in Haggerston and Kentish Town. Beef & Brew’s steaks include sirloin from Galicia, fillet from native-breed cattle in North Yorkshire and onglet from grass-fed Herefords. Each steak is dipped in beef dripping before being chargrilled. The venue also offers S...
04 Oct 2018
Belle Pubs & Restaurants (View)
New pub company from Dave Evans, the founder of the Sports Bar & Grill, with three pubs in London and two more to follow.
04 Oct 2018
Brighton Bier (View)
Brewery in Brighton founded by Gary Sillence in 2011. Two pubs in the city.
03 Oct 2018
Naked Dough (View)
Formed in March 2017, Naked Dough is the brainchild of pastry chef Jen Henry and marketing manager Hannah Adams, who noticed a growing demand for the US cookie dough craze here in the UK. They were a graduate business from NatWest’s Entrepreneur Accelerator Programme, and now have three sites in ...
03 Oct 2018
Northern Monk Brew Co (View)
Yorkshire’s Northern Monk Brew Co operates two tap rooms.
03 Oct 2018
Ramside Estates (View)
With a workforce of more than 600 employees across the group, Ramside Estates owns some of the region’s most luxurious hotels including Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf and Spa, Hardwick Hall and Bowburn Hall, all in County Durham. It also operates Ramside Event Catering, one of the largest privately ...
01 Oct 2018
Dutton Cuisine Ltd (View)
Successful businessman, Ian Dutton worked as head chef under John Tovey at The Miller Howe Hotel before opening The Miller Howe Cafe in Grasmere ten years ago. With his wife Annette, he has managed The Queens Head Hotel in Troutbeck for more than eight years, and took over management of The Vill...
01 Oct 2018
White Rose (Ltd) York (View)
Small wine bar chain with Lucia sites in York, Harrogate and Beverley, run by Osman Doganozu and Ozgur Akgul.
01 Oct 2018
Zuger's (View)
Family-owned tea rooms with sites in the Wirral and Chester.
01 Oct 2018
Cru Holdings (View)
Scottish bar and restaurant company founded in 2009 by Scott Murray. Cru is best known for being a bar & restaurant operator and innovator, behind brands such as Bar One, are Scotch & Rye, Prime, Dow’s Bar & Bistro and The Keg and High Spirits. Setting out to provide an innovative hospitali...
01 Oct 2018
Select Property Group (View)
Select Property Group are global developers, retailers and operators of market-leading property investment brands. Brands include Vita Student, Affinity Living and CitySuites. Has also launched a restaurant division with Living Ventures co-founder Danny Fox as managing director. The company plans...
28 Sep 2018
Freshly Chopped (View)
Freshly Chopped, the healthy food company, is Ireland’s leading and original healthy fast food retailer. Founded in 2012 by Dublin entrepreneurs Brian Lee and Andy Chen, Freshly Chopped was developed to meet the needs of the growing number of Irish consumers who want a great tasting meal that is ...
27 Sep 2018
Maggie May (View)
Family-owned café group in Belfast set up by Moya and John Pollins.
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14 Nov 2018
Motto by Hilton (View)Hotels
Motto by Hilton has been launched to take a fresh approach to modern travel culture. A micro-hotel with an urban vibe in prime locations, Motto will offer travellers centrally located hotel rooms that provide a one-of-a kind experience. Cleverly designed flexible spaces, new technology and a qual...
23 Oct 2018
room2 (View)Hotels
Room2 is an innovative new hometel brand that has been created to respond to the needs of modern travelers, combining the reliability of hotels - the standards, safety and customer service, with the experiences, personality and character of Airbnbs. After launching in 2016 in Hammersmith, Lond...
22 Oct 2018
ZIP by Premier Inn (View)Hotels
Whitbread PLC has unveiled a new budget no-frills hotel brand ZIP by Premier Inn. The first ZIP by Premier Inn hotel will open with 138 rooms in the Roath district of Cardiff in early 2019. ZIP by Premier Inn hotels will be located on the outskirts of major towns and cities and will feature sm...
22 Oct 2018
Slim Chickens (View)Restaurants
With over 80 outlets in the US, Slim Chickens UK opened its first restaurant off Oxford Street in early 2018. BRG now has its sights on Cardiff, before rolling out the fast-casual restaurant concept to other cities across the UK and Ireland. Signature menu items include fresh, buttermilk ma...
17 Oct 2018
Wright & Bell (View)Pubs
Individual bars for city living, Wright & Bell's first site 'The Kitty Hawk' at South Place comprises bar, restaurant, casual dining with a separate 'backroom bar'. With four versatile spaces which can be hired throughout the week for parties and events, or combined for a full venue takeover on S...
09 Oct 2018
Al's Beef (View)Restaurants
From Food Stand To Franchise. What started as a neighbourhood beef stand in Chicago’s “Little Italy” neighbourhood. We've grown into a quintessential food icon and Chicago legend. In 1999, Dave Howey of Chicago Franchise Systems, Inc., owner and franchisor of the Nancy’s Pizza chain, purchased th...
09 Oct 2018
Doughocracy (View)Restaurants
Doughocracy was founded on the belief that pizza brings us together. The process is simple. Pick, personalize, enjoy. Choose from one of our signature pizzas or feel free to build your own. Walk down our pizza bar and watch as your pizza gets built from scratch. When you’re all done, don’t forget...
09 Oct 2018
BUILT (View)Restaurants
BUILT® Custom Burgers is the “fast casual” version of The Counter®, serving our popular “Build Your Own” burgers, fries, shakes, and more, all in a laid back space. Made (or “BUILT”) for everyone — adults, kids, teens, families and everyone in between.
09 Oct 2018
The Counter (View)Restaurants
The Counter offer a fresh, unconventional approach to creating the ultimate burger, boasting over a million possible burger combinations with a choice from seven proteins, 13 distinct cheeses, 34 signature toppings, 21 unique sauces and 11 types of buns or fresh greens. The Counter® offers a full...
09 Oct 2018
Spice Street (View)Restaurants
An Authentic Punjabi Cuisine. Our food is prepared from the finest ingredients and cooked to perfection. Our food have been prepared in accordance with traditional Punjabi recipes to give you distinctive taste and delight. Our use of a vast reservoir of fresh spices and herbs provide fragrant thr...
09 Oct 2018
Rocket Chilli (View)Restaurants
Rocket Chilli is the fast food brand that has taken the UK market by storm with its healthy, nutritionally balanced approach to the traditional fast food menu menu. Our products are perfectly refined and built to deliver to the most exacting standards – just like our franchise and business model.
09 Oct 2018
Chaai Khana (View)Restaurants
Chaai Khana first opened its doors in Blackpool, UK serving authentic south asian street food. At the time it was one of the first to serve up dishes like Karahi Gosht, Seekh Kebab and Grilled Lamb Chops, Recipes straight from the South Asian food streets. We pride ourselves on our famous grills,...
09 Oct 2018
Rock Spice (View)Pubs
Trendy and modern British bar brand, “Rock Spice” serves its residents and public all the classic food, cocktails, wines and beers. It's a perfect place for after work drinks, chatting and drinking, chilling with mates, date nights and private parties.
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