Pub Food

To deliver or not to deliver?: Is delivery an opportunity or a threat to pubs?

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Food delivery: disaster or opportunity for pubs?

By Nicholas Robinson

Pubs are failing to tap into the rising food delivery trend, with only a few pub companies adopting it, despite it cannibalising the eating-out market and growing by 13% to a value of £8.1bn, new analysis has claimed.

Operators’ viewpoints: (left to right) panellists Alice Bowyer, Nicola Arrow and Pete Hughes on vegan options

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3 operators on evolving a vegetarian offer

By Nicholas Robinson

The trend towards reduced or no meat intake among consumers is set to continue and even grow, but getting the offer right can be tricky, explained three leading operators with a keen eye on the trend.

Roasting the competition: according to Nisbets, a Sunday roast is number one for pub diners

What is Britain’s favourite pub dish?

By Stuart Stone

Almost one in five Brits have identified a Sunday roast as their favourite pub meal according to research by catering equipment supplier Nisbets.

Pay and display: There’s not a lot worse than no-shows at your premises – your site is empty, staff are doing very little and there’s no money to pay them

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Should pubs use deposits to tackle no-shows?

By Nikkie Sutton

Customers that fail to arrive after booking a table are a bugbear for operators across the hospitality trade but could charging a deposit be the answer to this problem?