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CookHouse Pub & Carvery, Liverpool

£840k refurb is largest that Star Pubs has ever signed off on

£840k refurb is largest that Star Pubs has ever signed off on

Star Pubs & Bars has signed off on a new pub project that represents its largest ever investment to date. The chain, which runs 1,000 pubs across the UK, has teamed up with Public Urban Bars (P.U.B) to transform the iconic English Rose in Liverpool into a food-led pub complete with state-of-the-art kitchen. The massive £840,000

Mark Teed, food strategy & implementation manager

Star Pubs hires former Greene King food man to shape the kitchens behind its 1,000-strong estate

Star Pubs & Bars’ drive to provide licensees with the right kitchen equipment and support will now be led by a new face with extensive experience of the pub sector, it has emerged.  Pub sector expert Mark Teed has joined the 1,000-strong group as its new food strategy and implementation manager, which will involve leading

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MC Group begins work on latest pub kitchen as it cements fourth deal with Star

London restaurant operator MC Group UK is taking on its fourth site in partnership with Star Pubs & Bars, and commencing work on a joint £330,000 refurbishment this week. The investment will see the kitchen at the Grand Union in Uxbridge, which will be renamed The Runway to mark its change of direction, completely redesigned

Star Pubs & Bars

Audit reveals Star’s spend on kitchen equipment and training has got results

A multimillion pound investment in new pub kitchens and chef skills appears to be paying dividends for Star Pubs & Bars following a significant improvement in customer satisfaction ratings for its food.  An independent retail audit, carried out on behalf of the pub group, found that the overall score for properties in the Star portfolio have

Victory, Mersea, TLC Inns

TLC to expand kitchens as it looks to ramp up estate to 20 venues in three years

Pub and restaurant operator TLC Inns has taken on the lease of a pub in Essex in partnership with Star Pubs & Bars as part of its 20-strong development scheme, which includes increasing the size of its kitchens to accommodate larger menus. The Victory is the company’s first addition to its Essex and East Anglia estate

Phil Buckley outside the Wheatsheaf on Yarm Road in Darlington.
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D&G pub group plans upgrade of whole estate with kitchens at heart of strategy

Darlington-based pub operator, D&G Pub Company is investing more than £300,000 refurbishing two Darlington pubs, including a reformat of their kitchens, in conjunction with Star Pubs & Bars. The Wheatsheaf in Yarm Road and The George in Bondgate are both undergoing makeovers as part of a modernisation programme aimed at driving up food sales and

The Weld Blundell and the new licensee Mike Reeve (5)

Star Pubs £4.6m North West investment project gets underway

Work is set to begin on Weld Blundell pub this week as part of Star Pubs & Bars North West development scheme. The £490,000 refurbishment of The Weld Blundell pub in Lydiate follows a 15-month closure. Work is expected to take two months with the pub scheduled to open in late October creating fifteen new


Blind Tiger Inns and Star alliance transforms ‘tired’ pub into 13th venue

North West multiple operator, Blind Tiger Inns, has opened the doors of its 13th location in partnership with Star Pubs & Bars. The restoration and acquisition of the property is part of a nationwide development scheme. Star Pubs & Bars is investing £3.6 million in reviving local pubs across the county in 2017. Cross Keys,

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Star Pubs ploughs £4m into kitchen refits in new F&F policy

UK-based Star Pubs & Bars has funnelled more than £4m into kitchen refits over the past two years with £1.6m of investments in 2017. The company is renovating its kitchen fixtures and fittings as part of its F&F policy which funds high cost items such as ovens, fridges, and grills, helping save licensees’ capital and