Following the news announced today that popular chain of Italian restaurants Carluccio’s has collapsed into administration, putting 2,000 jobs at risk following challenging trading conditions worsened by the Coronavirus crisis, Andy Barr, a retail expert and co-founder of online price
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itsu to reopen kitchens for founder and volunteers to provide thousands of hot, healthy meals to London hospitals
Having already donated £15,000 worth of food to NHS 20 hospitals including UCLH and St Thomas’, itsu has been working hard behind the scenes to reopen select kitchens exclusively for staff volunteers to create more free meals for hard working NHS staff.
Naturally Fast Food brand LEON has ramped up its ongoing support of the NHS during the Covid-19 crisis, by today launching FeedNHS, alongside actors Damian Lewis, Helen McCrory and fellow actor and comedian Matt Lucas.
Today, tastecard the UK’s largest diners’ club, launches its ‘Staying in with tastecard’ digital hub, a new platform created in response to Coronavirus. Restaurant partners, who are now providing delivery and collection services, will be available to existing and new
UK officials have now announced the closure of pubs, cafes and restaurants, which will force many to now operate as takeaway only. Yet not every business is able to adapt to this so rapidly.
Subway has taken the decision to authorise all franchise owners to temporarily close all their stores in the UK and Ireland, from 5pm today, Monday 23 March. Colin Hughes, country director UK & Ireland, said: "At Subway, we’ve been doing all
Itsu, the Asian-inspired food brand founded and run by Julian Metcalfe, OBE, has today announced that following government advice on COVID-19 it will be closing all its restaurants until further notice. It will also be ceasing deliveries as this relies
Uber Eats has announced a range of initiatives in the UK to support independent restaurant owners and operators facing unprecedented challenges amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Greggs is offering free hot drinks to all emergency service personnel and health and social care workers on presentation of their work pass.
KellyDeli, owner of the well-known Sushi Daily brand, is offering free Netflix and Deliveroo Plus subscriptions to its employees to support them as they work from home during the coronavirus pandemic.
Independent London food businesses unite to launch The Crosstown Collective to deliver boxes of fresh food and drinks across the city
Today, the founders of Crosstown Doughnuts, Millers Bespoke Bakery and The Estate Dairy announce the launch of The Crosstown Collective, a collaboration between some of London’s most respected independent food suppliers, to deliver boxes of fresh food and drinks across
Naturally Fast Food brand LEON is supporting NHS staff who are working tirelessly during the current crisis, by offering a 50% discount and supporting people who work in hospitals near to LEON restaurants with free food deliveries.
Following the announcement that pubs can operate as takeaways during the COVID-19 pandemic (https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-to-grant-permission-for-pubs-and-restaurants-to-operate-as-takeaways-as-part-of-coronavirus-response), please find below a comment from CAMRA National Chairman Nik Antona: “We welcome any relaxation of regulations that will give pubs the best chance to survive
As Brits start to work from home and food shopping is getting harder, food delivery is becoming a saving grace but it can start getting pricey - especially when it’s the week before pay day.
tastecard, the world’s largest diners’ club, has today confirmed British burger chain, Byron, has joined their platform, offering customers 2 for 1 on all meals across 49 sites within the UK.
Violife, the leading alternative to cheese in the UK, continues its food service expansion with its latest product innovation in partnership with Pizza Hut Restaurants - the new Vegan Stuffed Crust Pizza.
M&G Real Estate and intu, joint owners of Manchester Arndale, have announced that PizzaLuxe will be joining the line-up at the centre’s casual dining destination, Halle Place. The popular pizza restaurant has agreed a 2,000 sq ft location on a
Since its relaunch and name change in early January, Listo Burrito, formerly known as “Changos Burrito” is back in business – reporting bumper sales as diners clamour for the humble Mexican wrap. January sales were up five percent year-on-year with
Humpit, the successful and rapidly expanding humus and pitta bar, has chosen The Springs at Thorpe Park Leeds to open its 13th outlet. The popular ‘clean eating’ business is set to open with its trademark trailer next Wednesday 12
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In the increasingly crowded delivery market, Domino’s, the UK’s leading pizza brand, has driven a £1.13m boost in incremental revenue in just three months by launching a new digital display advertising programme. Domino’s partnered with Conversant to harness its data
Costa Coffee and Deliveroo couple up to give customers chance to win a ruby gemstone on Valentine’s Day
Costa Coffee and Deliveroo have taken relationship goals to the next level with a Valentine’s Day ruby gemstones giveaway worth a whopping £25,000, inspired by Costa Coffee’s instagrammable limited edition menu offering, the Ruby Cocoa Hot Chocolate.
Purezza, the UK’s first vegan pizzeria, is extending its Camden branch. The new branch will be one of the biggest vegan restaurants in the UK, and is the first part of the restaurant’s expansion plans for 2020.
Shaftesbury has secured two new independent concepts, adding to the vibrant dining offer in its West End destination, Seven Dials. Vegan take-away vendor YEDA has launched its first ever location at 55 Neal Street, whilst Italian gastronomic specialist Arro Coffee
Goods Way reveals final line-up of independent food operators launching at Kings Cross site in March
Goods Way is very excited to reveal the final independent food businesses joining The Courtyard when it swings open its doors from March.