Opening date set for Gary Usher’s new Didsbury restaurant Hispi

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CHEF patron Gary Usher has confirmed that his third restaurant in South Manchester will open on October 7. The crowd-funded Hispi is taking over the… More...

New look for Marco Pierre Steakhouse at Liverpool’s Hotel Indigo

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MARCO Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill Liverpool at Hotel Indigo has completed a major refurbishment to reflect the city’s historic cotton trade and rich… More...

Latest flame-cooking restaurant opens in Manchester city centre


MANCHESTER Smokehouse and Cellar bar and restaurant with flame-cooking at its heart has opened in the city centre. The kitchen is fuelled entirely by fire, … More...

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International designer seeks company to manage his boutique hotel in Darwen

THE developer behind a new high-quality boutique hotel being created in Darwen, Lancashire, is seeking a management company to run the property when it opens… More...

Barton Grange Hotel upgrades bedrooms as it looks to the future

THE Barton Grange Hotel in Preston has completed a £340,000 refurbishment of 21 bedrooms in its main house with corridor renovations to be finished by… More...

Calling the Pot Kettle Black’s a passion for Mark and Jon

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IT was a visit to Sydney, Australia, that convinced Rugby Super League player Mark Flanagan that the UK was missing out on More...

Sudesh Singh on his Indian street food Scene inspiration

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THERE isn’t much Sudesh Singh doesn’t know about Indian cuisine. Having worked throughout India with More...

Alma Inn Alma Inn becomes Seafood Pub Company’s tenth venue

THE Seafood Pub Company has acquired the Alma Inn in Laneshawbridge, Lancashire, which will be the...

Arthouse Arthouse Bar set to star in Liverpool’s Ropeworks

LIVERPOOL based developer Signature Living has opened the Arthouse Bar within its movie-themed hotel One Arthouse...

Black Lion 1 LR Salford’s historic Black Lion reopens after major makeover

THE 130-year-old Black Lion in Salford has reopened after a major refurbishment which included an extension...

Flying Pig & Lobster opens third venue with £600k funding

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LIVERPOOL pub and restaurant company Flying Pig & Lobster has opened its third site following £600,000 More...

Kenwright reveals £150m plan for more Liverpool hotels

LIVERPOOL property developer Lawrence Kenwright has revealed plans to open a further three hotels in the city within the next two years. The..

THE Chinese Buffet plans £8m nationwide expansion

BOLTON based THE Chinese Buffet is reported to be planning an £8m nationwide roll-out of its all-you-can-eat restaurants. Founded by Peter Wu, Paolo..

Lake District delegates jet off to woo more Japanese tourists


A GROUP of six tourism businesses from the Lake District are ramping-up their efforts to increase overseas More...

Blackpool in running to host Great Exhibition of the North

BLACKPOOL has been revealed as one of the four finalists to host the Great Exhibition of the North. Blackpool Council, Marketing Lancashire..

Blackpool’s £25m bid to bring back big political conferences

BLACKPOOL is hoping to woo back big conferences to the resort with plans for a 1,500-capacity centre including a state-of-the-art exhibition..
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Stephensons teams-up with Hydes for pub supplies contract

STOCKPORT catering equipment supplier Stephensons has secured a contract with independent brewer and pub operator Hydes. The deal will see Stephensons supply..
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Review: Sunday lunch at the Town Green Brasserie

Food blogger Natasha Dervis (@SaucingAround) from national online restaurant guide Sugarvine visits the Seafood Pub Company’s Town Green Brasserie in the village of Aughton near…..
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Sugarvine gearing-up for launch of ‘radically changed’ web site

BLACKPOOL based national online dining guide Sugarvine has started work on its new web site which is due to launch in late..

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