Food trends

Ex-Duck & Waffle chef takes up head chef mantle

New opening

Fuller’s opens newly built pub on the Thames

By Nicholas Robinson

Fuller’s has opened its latest new-build pub on the River Thames, the Sail Loft on Greenwich Reach, with room for 300 customers and a nautical-themed menu designed by ex-Duck & Waffle chef Jacek Zywa.

How to make pizza

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By Nicholas Robinson

Pizza is quickly becoming a popular dish in pubs as more operators turn to the quick, easy and tasty food to entice new customers into their businesses. Watch this video to see how the masters create delicious pizzas.

Meat-free dishes accounted for 31% of new menu items across the eating-out sector

Analysis

Flexitarian diets set to rocket in 2016

By Nicholas Robinson

The popularity of flexitarianism is set to reach new heights in 2016, following recent figures from consumer analyst Mintel that showed 35% of Brits now identified as ‘semi-vegetarian’.

Report: Pubs challenged by cafes as consumers moderate drinking

Carlsberg UK Consumer Insights Report

Report: Pubs challenged by cafes as consumers moderate drinking

By Oli Gross

Consumers are spending more than ever before in the on-trade, but pubs face a challenge from cafes and restaurants as people look to moderate their drinking, according to the Carlsberg UK Consumer Insights Report.

Hybrid & niche venues remind us pubs need to stand out

Could these new venues be killing pubs?

By Nigel Huddleston

From cafes serving beer through to niche outlets where standard pubs don't answer the need, The Publican's Morning Advertiser looks at differing business models - the threats as well as the lessons.

Big pubs are missing out on trade from thousands of potential customers, claims expert

Pubs miss out on free-from food market

By Nicholas Robinson

Big pub chains are failing to cater for thousands of UK consumers looking for free-from food options on menus, an expert in the field has claimed.