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.

New venture: Calton decided to launch the tasting menu after discussions with fellow Top 50 Gastropub listees

Top 50 Gastropub unveils seafood tasting menu

By Nikkie Sutton

When a gastropub wants to make it to the top, it needs to be good... very good. And John Calton of the Staith House decided having a seafood tasting menu would be key to success at his venue.

Fragmented: lunch is the only meal consumed at a traditional time

Lunch is the only meal we can truly count on

By Nicholas Robinson

Fewer consumers across the globe are eating three square meals a day at traditional times, apart from lunch, which is still eaten by the majority of people between 12noon and 1pm.

Whitbread to open new Bar + Block site in London


Whitbread to open new Bar + Block site in London

By Daniel Woolfson

Whitbread has announced the opening of a new ‘flagship’ Bar + Block site in the capital following the concept’s debut in Birmingham earlier this year. 

Pubs share of eating out visits up

Pubs share of eating out visits up

By Mark Wingett, M&C Report

Pubs are gaining ground on restaurants in terms of their share of the eating-out market and satisfaction scores.

UK pub eating out

Eating out market to grow to £90bn, managed pubs to be 'main winners'

By Mark Wingett

The total UK foodservice and hospitality market will achieve 1.8% sales growth in 2013, reaching a total of £79.7bn, and is set for further positive growth over the next five years adding over £10bn in value to reach £90bn by 2018, representing compound...

Lasagne: just £1.99 at the Prince of Wales

Caversham pubs slash meal prices to £2

By Claire Elliott

Two pubs in Caversham, Berkshire are offering value meals for less than £2 in a bid to attract customers. The Prince of Wales has been operating a...

Calm down, dear. Not everyone's a winner

Calm down, dear. Not everyone's a winner

By Lucy Britner

Food critic and media mogul Michael Winner has been banned for life from Novelli's White Horse pub in Harpenden. The Death Wish film director - now...