Licensees should plan ahead and research their options when considering adding accommodation to their pubs — that’s the advice from Dan Trotter, of Lewinnick Lodge in Newquay, Cornwall, who has added 10 boutique rooms to his venue.
Looking to grow your pub empire? Think there’s a shortage of money around? Well, think again. There are plenty of potential investors out there — it’s just that the organisations who have got it, are afraid to use it.
The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) has signed a deal with new drinks distribution company, Ooberstock, which will allow freehold pubs, bars and restaurants access to a range of beers from participating local brewers around the UK.
It can often be the first thing diners drop in hard times, but there are ways to put the last course at the forefront of people’s thinking. Fiona McLelland finds out how to increase profit through desserts