Pubs articles

Nottingham sports bar under Star umbrella to be transformed into a contemporary kitchen

Nottingham-based licensee Anthony Dowling is undertaking his second transformational investment with Star Pubs & Bars at Finnbars. This investment follows the successful refurbishment of the Mill & Brook, Long Eaton at the end of last year. The £225,000 is being spent on transforming the Irish sports bar into a contemporary kitchen and bar called The

Pub chain takes measures to protect sites from kitchen failures

Star Pubs has moved to ensure landlords don’t fall foul of poor food hygiene ratings or compliance regulations by rolling out a special package of health and safety support. The company has teamed up with Shield Safety to offer a bespoke food, fire and health and safety system for leased and tenanted licensees at a

Pub catering already “challenging enough” without calorie menu burden

The British Institute of Innkeeping, which represents some 9,000 pubs across the UK, insists that offering food in pubs is already “challenging enough” without the prospect of mandatory calorie labelling. The government this week launched a public consultation on calorie labelling in a move that the BII thinks could bring more pain for pubs that

S.A. Brain & Co joins forces with fellow operators to create a louder industry voice

Hospitality company S.A. Brain & Co has joined Wales’ largest hospitality body. Hospitality Cymru, part of UKHospitality, was forged earlier this year from a merger between hotels and restaurant representatives, British Hospitality Association and the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers. The merger combined its thousands of high profile food and beverage brand outlets in a