Pub Food

Time flies: there have been a multitude of influences on dining in pubs

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What has influenced the evolution of pub food?

By Michelle Perrett

Food in pubs across Britain has always been a movable feast, basic in some locations, high-end in others. But one thing is for sure, it has never stood still and it continues to evolve today.

Tackling child hunger: pubs and restaurants across Merseyside are asking customers to add a donation

Businesses join forces to end child hunger

By Emily Hawkins

Hospitality businesses across Merseyside are being encouraged to tackle child hunger by asking customers to add a donation to a youth centre to their bill.

Demonstrations: are vegan activists taking their protests too far?

Fears grow over vegan protests

By Robert Mann

In recent months, businesses have been subject to protests from vegan activists who have taken their war against the meat industry to extreme lengths.

Hitting back: many licensees have responded to low-scoring reviews

Operators who have hit back at TripAdvisor reviews

By Nikkie Sutton

Licensees are under no illusion on the benefits and challenges TripAdvisor brings and while some operators don’t respond to disgruntled customers, others want to have their say. We take a look at a few of the responses pub owners have given to customers...

Vurger burger: some vegan options are not what they appear

Time to offer some vegan dishes?

By Poppleston Allen

One continuing trend that kicked off 2019 is ‘Veganuary’, encouraging people to go vegan for January in aid of charity.

Long service: Donna and her husband Paul have run the Swan in Bampton for 12 years

Second site for the Swan

By Nikkie Sutton

Operators of the award-winning Swan in Bampton, Devon, are taking on a former bakery and turning it into a restaurant.

On the market: Ye Old Sun Inn, Colton, is up for sale

Award-winning freehouse on sale for £900k

By Nicholas Robinson

After 15 years of ownership, husband and wife team Ashley and Kelly McCarthy have decided to sell the Ye Old Sun Inn, Colton, North Yorkshire, for £900,000 to pursue “numerous other business interests”.