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Wright & Bell expands portfolio with purchase of Kingly Court restaurant

Wright & Bell expands portfolio with purchase of Kingly Court restaurant

Wright & Bell has added Whyte & Brown to its hospitality portfolio after the purchase of the restaurant in London’s Kingly Court this month. The group already operates the Kitty Hawk and The Backroom Bar at South Place, Moorgate, with this move strengthening Wright & Bell’s presence across the London market. The Whyte & Brown

Darwin & Wallace continues expansion with acquisition of seventh location

Darwin & Wallace, the independent neighbourhood bar group, has acquired its seventh location, due to open this winter in Ealing, West London. The new location will be situated in Dickens Yard and will join a list of village pubs already in the group’s portfolio in Chelsea, Clapham, Richmond, Chiswick, Battersea and Wimbledon. The new site

Fulham Shore ready to capitalise on restaurant vacancies as it negotiates new locations

Fulham Shore – owner of the Franco Manca and The Real Greek restaurant chains – yesterday gave a bullish forward outlook to investors, insisting it was well-placed to take advantage of the amount of empty restaurant premises coming to market. Chairman David Page has previously reported that rental conditions have become more favourable due to

“Business as usual” says Gaucho management

The Gaucho Group management team has confirmed that for the company’s 16 Gaucho restaurants, it’s ‘very much business as usual’. The announcement follows the news that Gaucho had begun to struggle financially and had deemed it necessary to appoint an administrator, after its sister brand CAU closed its branches. This week, rumoured takeover bids for

Brasserie Blanc extends restaurant partnership with the Marriott hotel group

Brasserie Blanc, the French restaurant group led by acclaimed chef Raymond Blanc, will open its second Marriott hotel venue at major transport hub Manchester Airport. The newest addition to the group’s portfolio will be located within the newly-refurbished four-star Manchester Airport Marriott Hotel in Hale Barns, just minutes from the terminal. The classic and contemporary