Industry bodies have welcomed Teresa May’s “recognition” of the value of the food and drink sector in her Brexit speech.
13-Jan-2017 - Pub group giant Mitchells & Butlers, which operates about 1,600 sites across the UK, has reported strong food and drink sales growth for the four weeks to 7 January, attributed...
13-Jan-2017 - A heavily “encrusted” electronic fly killer, the presence of E.coli and a lack of hand-washing facilities has left an historic Northamptonshire pub with the lowest food hygiene rating.
12-Jan-2017 - A regular at a Devon pub choked to death on pickled eggs after betting £5 he could eat four of them in one minute.
11-Jan-2017 - JD Wetherspoon has apologised for not replacing a woman’s dish that had been already partially eaten by another customer.
11-Jan-2017 - Food safety experts have warned operators to minimise the amount of a potentially cancer-causing chemical that occurs in food cooked for long periods at high temperatures.
10-Jan-2017 - More than half (54%) of British diners find the UK tipping culture awkward, the latest AA survey has revealed.
10-Jan-2017 - Chefs and licensees will be able to manage food scares more efficiently using research from the University of Surrey.
04-Jan-2017 - Saturday Morning Kitchen and Food Unwrapped star Matt Tebbutt will host the Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropub list reveal and awards later this month.
22-Dec-2016 - A pub was slapped with a £2,500 bill after environmental health officers discovered a range of potentially dangerous food safety violations.
20-Dec-2016 - A London pub manager was stunned when TripAdvisor refused to remove a customer’s outrageous review saying their experience had been ruined by “groups of POLISH people”.
20-Dec-2016 - Chefs from across the UK are preparing to put their bar snack-making skills to the test for the fifth annual Great Sausage Roll Off.
14-Dec-2016 - The number of branded food pubs increased 19.1% in the year to September – equivalent to more than one new addition everyday - the latest Market Growth Monitor has claimed.
13-Dec-2016 - A food safety watchdog has warned of the crippling health threats undercooked burgers can cause now that the category is in steep growth and as a result of more consumers...
09-Dec-2016 - A London pub has announced it will offer a free full turkey dinner and a beer to anyone alone at Christmas.
06-Dec-2016 - A licensee has told of his outrage after a customer who was refused a refund left a negative review claiming to have come down with food poisoning in retaliation.
06-Dec-2016 - No one bats an eyelid when wines are paired with specific dishes, and it should be no different with soft drinks. Andrew Don reports
05-Dec-2016 - Public support is overwhelmingly in favour of legislation that would force pubs across England to publicly display their food hygiene ratings.
29-Nov-2016 - Once the Alka-Seltzers have been returned to the medicine cabinet after the festive binge, customers will emerge from their party mentality in search of health food sanctuary. Enter the pub... ...
29-Nov-2016 - Pubs are under ever-increasing scrutiny – whether it is how good at sourcing from the local area a venue is or how many stars it has been given by the...
23-Nov-2016 - Green salad juices found in bagged salads can encourage the growth of debilitating Salmonella bacteria, academics have warned.
15-Nov-2016 - With moves afoot to introduce a new regulatory system that would see pubs and other food businesses mandated to display food hygiene ratings, it has never been more important for...
14-Nov-2016 - Six pubs have been shortlisted for specialist awards in this year’s Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropubs Awards.
11-Nov-2016 - A north Somerset pub has debuted a patisserie serving pastries, artisan breads and chocolate in a bid to tempt customers ‘from far and wide’.
11-Nov-2016 - London-based pub company Young’s has set its sights on opening further pubs outside the capital with acquisitions in Bristol and Cambridge.