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Deliveroo reveals the restaurants driving the delivery company

Deliveroo reveals the restaurants driving the delivery company

As the end of 2017 approaches, online-based food delivery service Deliveroo has revealed which restaurants have been leading the way for orders over the last 12 months. Despite having a turbulent financial year, American fast casual dining restaurant Five Guys secured the most orders of any restaurant in the UK, with its cheeseburger. Deliveroo noted

Open Table publishes this year’s top 100 restaurants list based on verified reviews

Online restaurant booking service OpenTable has released its much-anticipated annual list of top 100 restaurants in the UK, based on reviews left by verified diners. For the third year, London’s award-winning The Ledbury (pictured) has retained the number one spot. Serving contemporary European cuisine from its Notting Hill kitchen, The Ledbury is where acclaimed head chef Brett Graham

Darwin and Wallace

Darwin & Wallace’s growth rallies as it serves up new bar in Wimbledon

An independent neighbourhood bar group has announced it is expanding its London presence with the addition of its sixth bar in the heart of Wimbledon. Darwin & Wallace, which launched in 2012, is expected to open the doors of its new bar within walking distance of the world-famous tennis ground in spring 2018, in time

Tricon plays key role in kitchen strategy as The Ned comes into fruition

Foodservice consultancy Tricon has capped off three years of work at the already famous Ned hotel in London where it was instrumental in developing a kitchen strategy which allows for effective and discrete food distribution around the listed building.      Tricon worked closely with both architects and engineers to achieve a workable solution, in conjunction

Top chains sign up to Lunch! as it prepares to make ExCel debut

A collection of the UK’s biggest food-to-go specialists are among those set to visit London’s Lunch! show later this month. Tesco, Sainsbury’s, M&S Food, Pret A Manger, Greggs, Costa Coffee, Caffe Nero, Co-op, WH Smith, Waitrose, Starbucks, EAT., LEON, McDonald’s, and Compass Group will all be sending representatives as the show celebrates its tenth anniversary. Lunch!, which

YO! Sushi snares London flagship after Ca’puccino U-turn

YO! Sushi is to open a London flagship restaurant on Tottenham Court Road after taking over a site that has been occupied by Ca’puccino for the last two years. The sushi chain has bought the existing lease from Ca’puccino following a U-turn in the cafe group’s long-term plans for the site. Back in 2015, Ca’puccino

Shake Shack boosts UK presence by moving into London’s West End

Shake Shack, the fast casual restaurant chain from New York, is expanding its operations with the launch of a venue in London’s West End.  The chain has taken a prime 4,500 sq ft site at Cambridge Circus, on the junction of Shaftesbury Avenue and Charing Cross Road in the heart of London’s West End. Julia Wilkinson,

World’s first gelato programme for commercial kitchen operations will be in London

Carpigiani has launched a formal UK-based education programme that will teach foodservice professionals how to produce artisan gelato from their kitchens in what is a world-first for the business. The Ali Group brand already runs a Gelato University and Gelato Pastry University Programme worldwide, but these are typically aimed at gelato retailers and start-ups. The

XU serves up debut Taiwanese restaurant and bar in Chinatown

Shaftesbury has announced that new Taiwanese restaurant and bar concept, XU, has opened its debut 2,479 sq ft restaurant in Chinatown London. Established by the founders of BAO in Soho and Fitzrovia and designed in collaboration with Brady Williams, the 74-cover restaurant at 30 Rupert Street is split over two levels and features an emerald