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Carluccio's chef's table

Negotiations underway as Bluewater creates space for extra restaurants

Negotiations underway as Bluewater creates space for extra restaurants

Bluewater has begun “detailed discussions” with a number of undisclosed restaurant chains about taking space in the redeveloped ‘Plaza’ area of the mall. Work has already begun on the creation of three new restaurants, two new leisure spaces and four new cinema screens, with the project due to be completed before the end of the

M&S Simply, Bradford Royal Infirmary

High street chains flock to multimillion pound hospital wing

Two of the biggest names on the high street, Costa Coffee and M&S Simply Food, are heading to Bradford Royal Infirmary as part of its multimillion pound new major development. Alongside Costa and M&S, a lifestyle restaurant, offering all-day dining and 24, a self-service kiosk selling food, drinks and snacks will also be opening. Two

ASK Italian pizzas

ASK Italian expands coverage with move into Milton Keynes

Casual dining restaurant ASK Italian will be opening a new restaurant at centre:mk this autumn. Located on Eagle Walk and adjacent to Middleton Hall, the new restaurant will feature 160 covers within 4,187 sq ft of dining space over two floors. The new eatery adds to an impressive 30 food and beverage providers at centre:mk,

Brookgate Cambridge

Sainsbury’s, Pret and Caffe Nero descend on Cambridge retail quarter

Property developer Brookgate has announced that a trio of leading brands will spearhead the retail offer at Station Square, a new public space and focal point for CB1, the vibrant new city quarter being developed around Cambridge station. Sainsbury’s has taken 4,476 sq ft and will provide convenient supermarket shopping for the 10 million passengers


Chopstix and Graveleys to open at newly-expanded Doncaster shopping centre

Chopstix Noodle Bar and Graveleys Fish and Chips are set to open later this year at Doncaster’s recently-expanded Frenchgate Shopping Centre. Chinese food specialists Chopstix Noodle Bar, will be opening a 1,250 sq ft site, and Graveleys fish and chips, will open a 2,500 sq ft site following the success of their other well-known Yorkshire

Carluccio's Spitalfields

Deli and retail to the fore at Carluccio’s latest venture

 Carluccio’s opens a new generation of restaurant on its Spitalfields site in the City of London bringing the deli and retail area even more to the fore Under the direction of Carluccio’s CEO Neil Wickers, the idea is to integrate the areas seamlessly with the restaurant to reinforce one of Carluccio’s key USP. The interior

This picture is a General view of the Peruvian restaurant "Lima" in central London on September 27, 2013.  Lima restaurant in London was awarded on September 26, 2013 one star Michelin, becoming the first peruvian restaurant in Europe to be starred by the prestigious French gastronomic guide. The distinction highlights the increasing popularity of Peruvian cuisine, known by its freshness and careful handling of fish, in London, Madrid or Barcelona.   AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL - TO GO WITH STORY BY ALFONS LUNA        (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Michelin starred restaurant inks Harrods grab-and-go agreement

The owners of Michelin starred Lima Fitzrovia and Lima Floral will launch a Peruvian delicatessen within the world-famous Harrods Food Hall. The offering, curated exclusively for the prestigious store, will be available from 1 March. The deli menu will offer a variety of Peruvian dishes designed to take-away for lunch and dinner on the go.

Medirest appointed by health board to provide new café and retail services at four hospital sites

Cafe investment boost for Welsh hospital sites

Medirest, the specialist healthcare services arm of Compass Group UK & Ireland, has been selected by the Hywel Dda University Health Board to provide new café and retail services across four of its hospital sites following a competitive tender process. Medirest will provide Costa cafes and amigo shops for patients, staff and visitors at Withybush,

Chi Kitchen, Debenhams

Debenhams kitchen concept ready to launch

Department store Debenhams has confirmed that its newest restaurant concept will launch on Saturday 7 November, as it pushes ahead with plans to develop a quality foodservice footprint. Chi Kitchen, which will specialise in pan-Asian cuisine, will open on the ground floor of Debenhams’ flagship Oxford Street store and has the capacity to seat 68