Beneficial to business: How breakfast can help profits

Open all hours: how to capitalise on the demand for breakfast

By Georgina Townshend

Brexit may have dented consumer confidence in the UK, but eating out is still booming, and with breakfast becoming an increasingly important part of the mix, more and more pubs have been dipping their toes into the early morning market

On the up: average consumer spend for breakfast has risen by a third

Is there room for breakfast in pubs?

By Nikkie Sutton

With consumer spend for breakfast down, pubs needs to up their game when serving the first meal of the day to ensure profits rise.

Research shows people eating out for breakfast on rise

Mitchells & Butlers

On-trade breakfast sales soar

By M&C Allegra

New figures from Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) show sales of breakfasts eaten out in the UK have grown significantly in the last 12 months alone.

A breakfast brunch club sandwich is among menu ideas from BPEX


Wake-Up Call

By Sheila McWattie

Sheila McWattie looks at ideas for making your breakfast and brunch sales rise and shine

Ali Carter: Are you embracing the breakfast opportunity?


Ali Carter: Are you embracing the breakfast opportunity?

By Ali Carter

Somerset Maugham said that to eat well in Britain you should eat breakfast thrice daily and perhaps he was right. It’s certainly big business - the UK cereal market alone is worth £1.55bn and pub chain JD Wetherspoon sells more than 350,000 breakfasts...

Going the extra yard to deliver great results

Going the extra yard to deliver great results

By Jamie King

So another English team fails in its bid for World Cup glory and Martin Johnson’s band of merry men come home with their tails between their legs, offering a list of excuses as to why they failed to match their potential with our expectations.

Toby to roll out takeaway menu

Toby to roll out takeaway menu

By Jo Bruce

Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) brand Toby Carvery is to offer a takeaway menu across all sites next year, following a successful trial.

Breakfast sales boost at Barracuda

Breakfast sales boost at Barracuda

By Michelle Perrett

Barracuda Group, has revealed that the introduction of breakfasts has led to a 35% increase in like-for-like sales across its estate during the 9-12...

Crown Carvery: breakfast offer

M&B rolls out Crown Carvery breakfast buffet

By Lorraine Helller, Big Hospitality

M&B is rolling out a self-service buffet breakfast across its Crown Carveries estate, following a successful three-month trial. Over 90 Crown...

Harvester: breakfast trials

M&B to expand Harvester breakfast trial

By The PMA Team

M&B, the managed pub and casual dining operator, is to expand a breakfast trial at its Harvester brand, which has around 176 sites.

Wetherspoon: leading breakfast market

Boost sales: breaking into breakfast

By Fiona McLelland

The likes of Wetherspoon and Yates's may have cottoned on, but most pubs are studiously ignoring the breakfast market, reports Fiona McLelland.

Business boosters

Business boosters

Ideas for driving food sales at your pub Private function brunches Where: Queen's Head, Brandeston, Suffolk The idea: Licensee Alan Randall has been...

Early birds

Early birds

PubChef looks at how breakfast can be an easy win for licensees looking to attract incremental trade As the old saying goes, the early bird catches...

The breakfast club

The breakfast club

The new era of licensing means pubs are branching out into all kinds of out-of-hours activities. Catherine Quinn discovers the licensees getting up...

Early bird offer

Early bird offer

Amid all the hoo-hah about the Licensing Act, which came into force almost a year ago, it was inevitable that the prospect of pubs opening later...


Breakfasts - Early doors winner

By Richard Fox

Richard Fox looks at how serving breakfast can boost trade. Let's face it, we don't have much of a food culture in this country compared to our...