Pub Food

Rise predicted: more footfall is expected in out-of-home dining next year

Eating out to grow by 83m visits next year

By Nicholas Robinson

The number of consumers choosing to eat out next year will grow substantially by 83m visits, while deliveries will grow 101m by 2019, according to new data from NPD Group.

Provenance is key: UK produce is in demand

Diners would pay more for British food

By Michelle Perrett

Half of UK diners would be willing to pay more for food with British provenance, new research from purchasing company Beacon has revealed.

Chipgate: what is the perfect portion?

How many chips make the perfect portion?

By Michelle Perrett

The issue of chip portion sizes made the headlines this week when Greene King was forced to apologise to a customer who received only six chips with her fish and chip meal.

Diners: have strong preferences when it comes to their dining experience

Diners prefer a window seat

By Michelle Perrett

Two-thirds (61%) of diners prefer to sit near a window when eating out, new research from OpenTable has revealed.

Wages: men are paid on average more than women

Men paid 14p an hour more than women

By Michelle Perrett

Male workers in the hospitality sector are paid more per hour than women, research from software company Fourth has revealed.