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Capital investment: Albert's Schloss London is set to open in July

Inside Albert’s Schloss London

By Nikkie Thatcher

In the heart of the capital, Albert’s Schloss London is gearing up to open its doors and bring a bier palace, cook haus and bakery alongside live showtime entertainment to the city.

Deal done: Mondo founder and MD Todd Matteson and Hogs Back Brewery owner Rupert Thompson

City brewery and brand secures future

By Nikkie Thatcher

Brewing industry veteran Rupert Thompson has agreed an investment deal with London-based craft brewer Mondo, securing the future of the latter’s brands, brewery and taproom.

JKS expand to three pubs with Chiswick purchase

Third site for JKS and Jacobs

By Ed Bedington

JKS Restaurants has announced the opening of a third pub with operator Dominic Jacobs in Chiswick, West London.

Milestone: Little Door & Co to open fifth site (Pictured: Kamran Dehdashti and Jamie Hazeel)

Little Door & Co to open 'milestone' fifth site

By Rebecca Weller

London-based house-party inspired late night bar and restaurant concept, Little Door & Co., has announced it will open its “milestone” fifth bar this summer.

Who is behind lesbian bar La Camionera London

Meet the founder of London’s new lesbian bar

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

The founder of a new east London lesbian bar, which has hit its fundraising target of £50,000 to launch a permeant venue, has opened up about future plans.

What's the story of Amy Lamé? The Morning Advertiser finds out

THE BIG INTERVIEW

The Big Interview: 'You only get one chance to be London's first night czar'

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

On Saturday I’m cutting shapes at Fabric. On Monday I’m at City Hall to meet London’s night czar Amy Lamé. 15 minutes before the interview, I phone to get let in. After some confusion, the press officer double checks, “you are at Docklands right?” No....

New horizons: Two exciting sites open in the capital and there are also openings elsewhere

PROPERTY ROUND-UP

New bars open in the capital

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

An Italian seafood bar is set to open in the capital, while a Welsh pub reopens under new ownership and Inception Group launches a new site.

Business anniversary: Urban Pubs & Bars is celebrating 10 years of trading this year

A look at Urban Pubs & Bars’ history

By Nikkie Thatcher

We’ve taken a look back at how Urban Pubs & Bars was formed and how the group is dealing with the current challenges facing the sector.

Saying goodbye: Pergola Paddington will shut for good on 21 January 2024

Incipio Group looks back on Pergola Paddington

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Incipio Group’s rooftop bar Pergola Paddington is set to close, but the operator has learnt and grown from the experience, according to its sales & marketing manager.

Too late: tube strikes suspended at the

Tube strike cancellation 'too late' for sector

By Rebecca Weller

The damage done to hospitality businesses by tube strikes is “undoubtedly too late to reverse” as planned tube strikes in London are cancelled at the “eleventh hour”.

Publican Awards: celebrating excellence across the sector

The PUBLICAN AWARDS 2024

The Publican Awards: a trip down memory lane

By Rebecca Weller

With the 2024 Publican Awards set to take place in less than 12 weeks, The Morning Advertiser has taken a look back at the last five years of the event.

Alfi, pub with wines, opens in Spitafields east London

Wine pub launches in capital

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

An all-day ‘wine pub’ and restaurant has opened its doors in Spitalfields, east London.

City centre venue: G-A-Y Late is set to shut next month (image: Getty/MicroStockHub)

‘Iconic’ LGBTQ+ venue to shut

By Nikkie Thatcher

Owner of G-A-Y Late Jeremy Joseph has announced the closure of the Soho venue, citing a number of external pressures as the reasons why.

Oisin Rogers gears up for Devonshire opening

'The best pubs are chaotic!'

By Ed Bedington

Pub legend Oisín Rogers is all set to open his new pub project with Charlie Carroll, the Devonshire at Piccadilly, London

Previous experience: judges were impressed with operator Steve Banks’ transformation of the pub

GBPA 2023

Meet the winner of the Stonegate Pub of the Year 2023

By The Morning Advertiser

A strong grip on training and developing careers, alongside some great sustainability credentials which has helped create an urban oasis, has seen the Woodman named Stonegate Pub of the Year at the Great British Pub Awards 2023.

Offer evolving: the team at the Kings Arms are always adding to their entertainment repertoire

GBPA 2023

Meet the winner of the Best Pub for Entertainment 2023

By The Morning Advertiser

From the moment you step into the Kings Arms you’re welcomed with open arms by the tight-knit group of bar staff. Whether you want to dine in the restaurant, soak up some sun, or get some peace and quiet in a remote corner, this pub has a spot for everyone....

Celebration: The future of nightclub E1 has been secured (Credit: Getty/dwphotos)

NTIA celebrates as future of E1 club secured

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

East London nightclub E1 has been working with Tower Hamlets and Big Yellow Storage to safeguard the future of the nightclub in new development plans.

Award winning beer: (l-r)Elland Brewery brewing director Joe Francis, brewer Rob Thomas and sales and marketing director Scott Hutchinson

2023 Champion Beer of Britain unveiled

By Rebecca Weller

Elland Brewery's 1872 Porter has been crowned the golden Champion Beer of Britain at the Great British Beer Festival (GBBF) 2023.

New site: Oisin Rogers (left) and Charlie Carroll (right) are set to open the Devonshire in the autumn

Rogers announces launch of long-awaited pub

By Ed Bedington

Former Guinea Grill legend Oisín Rogers has teamed up with the founder of Flat Iron to open a new London pub that they hope will take the capital by storm.

Drinks Masterclass: how to make a Little Door & Co Crimes of Passion cocktail (Credit: Getty/SolStock)

DRINKS MASTERCLASS

How to make a Crimes of Passion cocktail

By Rebecca Weller

In this week’s Drinks Masterclass, London-based multiple operator Little Door & Co’s operations manager, William Russell, shares how to make the company’s Crimes of Passions cocktail.

Workers 'penalised': The ULEZ scheme is set to be expanded in August (Credit: Getty/ lechatnoir)

Almost 37k nights workers at risk of double ULEZ charge

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

The Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) has called for a revision of London’s current Transport for London system, which currently puts some 36,990 night workers at risk of being charged twice in one shift under the ULEZ scheme.