This week is all about Bistrot Pierre's expansion, Oakman Inns' first Greene King lease, Burger and Lobster opening in Cardiff, and something very special happening at Heathrow.Continue reading 16 December 2014Newswire Topics: Birmingham , Hotels & Guest Houses , Leisure & Nightclubs , London , Pubs & Bars , Restaurants
It is earth shatteringly obvious to repeat once more that the hospitality sector was hit extremely hard by the downturn in the economy with consumers choosing to go out less and when they did, spend less.
We also have real proof that it was not just the economic pressure which has affected our trade, general consumer habits have shifted in the last 10 years with beer volumes in decline and a shift towards foods, wines and of course coffee. Despite all of these pressures, in the future it is a distinct possibility we will regard 2014 as the year the sector fully recovered.Continue reading 12 December 2014Industry updates Topics: Finance , Hotels & Guest Houses
In this week's issue: The Inception Group's new venue, Greene King's funds for acquisitions, the first Motel One opens in London.Continue reading 09 December 2014Newswire Topics: Finance , Hotels & Guest Houses , Leisure & Nightclubs , London , Pubs & Bars , Restaurants
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Welcome to Fleurets' annual Survey of Pub Prices which contains statistics and analysis of the sales and lettings of public houses we concluded in the year to September 2014.Continue reading 05 December 2014Survey of prices Topics: Agency , Birmingham , Brighton , Bristol , Leeds , London , Manchester , Pubs & Bars , Rental , Scotland , Sold , Sudbury , Survey
This week we write about West Berkshire Brewery, Bridgepoint, Ask, Zizzi, Wetherspoon, Bella Italia, Prezzo, Five Guys, a new restaurant opening in the City - M - and the imminent opening of a new hotel in Notting Hill.Continue reading 02 December 2014Newswire Topics: Finance , Hotels & Guest Houses , Investments , London , Manchester , Pubs & Bars , Restaurants
Restaurant expert Rosie Hallam gives an overview on the restaurant scene outside the capital.Continue reading 27 November 2014Industry updates Topics: Leeds , Manchester
The Guildhall in Weymouth has been sold byWeymouth & Portland Borough Council to well known television and Antiques expert James Braxton.Continue reading 26 November 2014In The Press Topics: Hotels & Guest Houses , London , Restaurants , Sold
Leisure property specialist Fleurets launches a campaign to celebrate Christmas time in a national institution: the British pub. Social media users are welcome to post pictures of their favourite pub decorations on the official Fleurets' Twitter, Facebook and Instagram profiles and label their images with the tag #XmasPub for the chance to win a £80 meal for two people in a pub of their choice, based in the UK.Continue reading 24 November 2014Company News Topics: Investments , Pubs & Bars
This week we talk about the possible ending of the "beer tie" for the British pub, Stonegate portfolio sold to Aprirose, Bristol-based Loungers growth, the new Bill's in Leichester, the opening of InterContinental London and our fist social media campaign: #XmasPub.Continue reading 24 November 2014Newswire Topics: Birmingham , Bristol , Finance , Hotels & Guest Houses , London , Pubs & Bars , Restaurants
Head of Hotels Paul Hardwick offers a comprehensive comment on the hotel industry in the UK.Continue reading 20 November 2014Industry updates Topics: Brighton , Hotels & Guest Houses , London , Sold