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Only 5% of Brits keen to try new drinks in 2015

Only 5% of British adults plan to try a new alcoholic drink in 2015, compared to 16% who want to experiment with different food, the latest Greene King Leisure Spend Tracker has shown.

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BII to support the Beer Marketing Awards

The British Institute of Innkeeping (BII) has pledged its support for the Beer Marketing Awards, which aims to recognise and celebrate the brewers, marketeers and creative teams behind beer brands with a presence and focus in the UK.

Birmingham pub gets trade bounce from new Quiz Nights show

A Birmingham pub has reported an uplift in trade for its weekly quiz after featuring in the new Sky One reality show Quiz Nights.

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Step aside street food, real pub grub rules

Street food and ‘gourmet junk’ have dominated the London food market during the past two years, which we’ve embraced at the Grafton with a long line of street food pop-ups and residencies, ranging from one or two-day stints from the likes of Alley Katsu, Deeney’s, Tongue ’n Cheek and Dosa...

Norfolk pub re-opens with bakery and community cafe

A village pub dating back to the 13th century has re-opened its doors with a bakery and community cafe following an 18-month closure.

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Zonal launches 'slow service' technology solution

Zonal Retail Data Systems, the provider of integrated hospitality management solutions, has launched Kitchen iQ to help operators improve speed, quality and accuracy of service and “transform the overall dining out experience”.

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CAMRA must take action on sexism

Despite spending almost my entire career as a champion of beer and pubs I am not, nor ever have been, a member of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA).

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