Restaurant news

News |  Beer & Cider

Brighton's Curry Leaf Cafe named SIBA's Best Independent Craft Beer Restaurant

Brighton-based Curry Leaf Cafe was crowned the UK’s Best Independent Craft Beer Restaurant earlier this week at the Society of Independent Brewers' (S

News |  Beer & Cider

London's Trade club opens applications for second round of membership

Following its official launch earlier this year, co-founders Xavier Rousset MS and Gearoid Devaney MS’ new members club Trade has now opened its waiti

News |  Mixers & More

M Restaurant group sets starting salary to £10 for all staff

London-based M Restaurant group has introduced a starting wage of £10 hourly for all its employees in and outside London – £1.79 higher than the natio

News |  Wine

Raj Parr: From sommelier to Pinot Noir icon

His small-volume Santa Rita Pinots are an elegant rebuke to those who think Californian wine is all big brands, big fruit and big egos.

News

D&D London launches initiative to bring young people into hospitality

Luxury restaurant, bar and hotel group D&D London has kicked off My Hospitality World, a two-week series of open-door events across their restaurants

News |  Beer & Cider

Pull them in! 12 tips from the trade to fill your venue at quiet times

As the future of the hospitality industry appears more and more challenging, Imbibe's editor Chris Losh outlines 12 ideas to help your business when t

News |  Wine

Restaurant trends 2019: Ingredients provenance, unusual grapes and the challenges of Brexit

From using locally sourced ingredients to listing unusual wines and dealing with the uncertainties of Brexit, these are the restaurant trends that wil

News |  Wine

‘No wine sits – everything sells.’ Could 10 Greek Street's model work for you?

As wine lists go, the one at 10 Greek Street in Soho is right up there. It’s interesting, quirky, classical in parts, constantly changing, fairly-pric

Podcasts

SipAdvisor: Listen to our first Imbibe podcast

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our new monthly podcast and our first episode features all-star line-up: the Artesian’s Anna Sebastian; sommelier Jan Konetzki; beer writer Pete Brown; Club Soda’s Laura Willoughby, and ciderologist Gabe Cook.

SipAdvisor special: Natural wine podcast

Following the announcement earlier this year that ‘natural wine’ has been legally recognised in France as Vin méthode nature, our first  podcast special edition is entirely dedicated to the subject.

SipAdvisor: Episode 2

In the second episode of our podcast, we look at what re-opening might look like for the UK’s pubs bars and restaurants – including an interview with on-trade marketing legend Mark McCullough about the 100 Day Playbook, a muse on PPE for hospitality staff, all accompanied by a glass of English fizz for English Wine Week.

SipAdvisor: How to tackle no shows

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our monthly podcast. In this third episode, we remember some of the venues that have had to close during the Covid-19 crisis before taking a closer look at the problem of no shows

News

D&D London launches initiative to bring young people into hospitality

Luxury restaurant, bar and hotel group D&D London has kicked off My Hospitality World, a two-week series of open-door events across their restaurants

News |  Beer & Cider

Pull them in! 12 tips from the trade to fill your venue at quiet times

As the future of the hospitality industry appears more and more challenging, Imbibe's editor Chris Losh outlines 12 ideas to help your business when t

News |  Wine

Restaurant trends 2019: Ingredients provenance, unusual grapes and the challenges of Brexit

From using locally sourced ingredients to listing unusual wines and dealing with the uncertainties of Brexit, these are the restaurant trends that wil

News |  Wine

‘No wine sits – everything sells.’ Could 10 Greek Street's model work for you?

As wine lists go, the one at 10 Greek Street in Soho is right up there. It’s interesting, quirky, classical in parts, constantly changing, fairly-pric

News

Is hospitality about to be legislated out of existence?

Sajid Javid’s new immigration plans might go some way to taking back control of the UK’s borders, but they have gone down like a cold plate of sprouts

News |  Wine

'Chain restaurants don't work': Gaucho aims to reinvigorate business through unique wine offerings

In a year that has seen a record number of restaurants – particularly chains – close their doors, it's clear that for many restaurant companies a majo

News |  Beer & Cider

Beer52 releases new beer range to match London's culinary landscape

Beer and food have long gone hand in hand, but craft beer club Beer52 has brought this relationship to a whole new level. The brewers have teamed up w

News

Over 1,000 restaurant companies have gone bust so far in 2018

To date, 2018 is showing even worse numbers for restaurant insolvencies than the overall total for the previous year.

News

Is hospitality about to be legislated out of existence?

Sajid Javid’s new immigration plans might go some way to taking back control of the UK’s borders, but they have gone down like a cold plate of sprouts

News |  Wine

'Chain restaurants don't work': Gaucho aims to reinvigorate business through unique wine offerings

In a year that has seen a record number of restaurants – particularly chains – close their doors, it's clear that for many restaurant companies a majo

News |  Beer & Cider

Beer52 releases new beer range to match London's culinary landscape

Beer and food have long gone hand in hand, but craft beer club Beer52 has brought this relationship to a whole new level. The brewers have teamed up w

News

Over 1,000 restaurant companies have gone bust so far in 2018

To date, 2018 is showing even worse numbers for restaurant insolvencies than the overall total for the previous year.