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Which cocktails could go with the latest food trends?

Cocktail and food pairing

Cocktail and food pairing: let the trends meet the drinks

By Nicholas Robinson

There is an untapped £100m spirits opportunity for casual-dining operators, which food-led pubs can take advantage of by pairing cocktails with dishes on their menus, according to spirits giant Diageo.

Halloween: Good business opportunity for pubs

Fright club: ideas for boosting profits at Halloween

By Noli Dinkovski

Halloween is very much a social occasion, one that involves drinking, eating, dressing up, ghoulish antics and lots and lots of decoration. In other words, it’s an event that’s made for pubs.

Booker: delivers to pubs

Fruit and veg drive Booker growth

By Ewan Turney

Food and drink wholesaler Booker has reported a 5.6% rise in like-for-like sales on last year for the 12 weeks to 9 September.

Black Bull: business going well

Gastropub team's takes on second pub

By Lesley Foottit

The team behind an award-winning Cambridgeshire gastropub has launched another outlet nearby. Owner of the Red Lion at Hinxton, Alex Clarke, has...

Letting off steam

Letting off steam

Pioneer of modern British cooking Stephen Bull is ex-proprietor of Herefordshire's Lough Pool Inn and helps run Cambridgeshire's Hole in the Wall....

Simple temptations

Simple temptations

Experts agree that effective menu design means balancing quality with simple, tempting dishes geared to customers' tastes, the pub's facilities and its location

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Reviews - Pub review

Culm Valley Inn, Culmstock, Devon. It would be very easy to drive past the Culm Valley Inn without giving it a second thought, such is its...