Round up: Fleurets survey of pub prices

Round up: Fleurets survey of pub prices

By Ben Winstanley

From rising freehold sale prices to large-scale corporate group transactions, the Fleurets 2015 survey of pub prices points towards strengthening market conditions in the leisure property sector. 

All Our Bars chief executive has criticised beer price rises


Backlash against beer price hike gains momentum

By Emily Sutherland

Another leading operator has joined the growing backlash against big brewers upping their beer prices this New Year and warned the cost of a pint could soon be out of reach for some consumers. 

Pints in Liverpool pubs cost £2.66, compared to £4.74 in London

Revealed: cheapest place to buy a pint

By Emily Sutherland

Krakow and Kiev are the cheapest cities in the world to buy a pint according to the latest Beer Price Index, with the average price of a 33cl beer in a bar costing just £1.52.

Trend watch: slow-cooked dishes are still popular with customers

Time ripe for new menu ideas

By Jo Bruce

A combination of quality home-grown produce and low food inflation means the time is right for operators to trial new dishes and menu ideas, advises a leading buying specialist.

Christie + Co said the industry is now 'leaner, fitter and more sustainable'

Pub sale price hikes 8.6%

By Ellie Bothwell

The average sale price of a pub has increased by 8.6% over the past year and a record number are being sold for continued use, according to the latest research from property agent Christie + Co.

Demand for pork shoulder is now high all-year around

Pork prices flattened by growing demand

By Jo Bruce

The trend for dishes such as pulled pork is moving the goalposts for operators when it comes to effective menu planning, hospitality buying company Lynx Purchasing has warned.

William Robisnon said there are 'cultural changes' at places across Robinsons

Robinsons to offer innovative new tenancy agreements

By John Harrington, M&C Report

Robinsons, the Cheshire brewer  and pub operator, is to offer drinks discounts at selected pubs based on competition in the local market and what consumers are prepared to pay.

Hungry Horse has among the highest exit price outside the premium segment

Operators use 'exit' food items to grow margins

By John Harrington

Operators are continuing to offer very competitive price points for entry level dishes but charging significantly more for their most expensive ‘exit’ food items, according to the Menu & Food Trends report from Allegra Foodservice.