New concepts

Hero Brands’ virtual arm launches ‘Sides’ concept

The chicken brand was created with British YouTube group The Sidemen.

Hero Brands’ virtual arm launches ‘Sides’ concept

The chicken brand was created with British YouTube group The Sidemen.

Pret A Manger enters self-service coffee scene with new ‘Express’ format

The chain, whose city centre outlets were hit hard by COVID-19 restrictions, describes the move as the next step in its ‘transformation” strategy.

South Indian street food venue Tamila to open in Hackney Bridge

This is a venture helmed by former Roti King executive chef Prince Durairaj.

Plant-based concept Clean Kitchen launches at Camden’s Buck Street Market

Its menu includes their beetroot bun chick’n burger, truffle burger, and ‘Plant Girl Summer’ meal deals.

Boparan Restaurant Group opens first multi-brand dining concept

The brand aims to offer "unrivalled flexibility."

Delicious Pho to open restaurant in London's Spitalfields

It will offer over 10 variations of the traditional dish where it gets its name.

Premium bubble tea concept Paeonia to open Windsor store

Hot organic tea will also be served, with Breakfast, Earl Grey and Camomile all appearing on the menu.

Tom Kerridge’s new plant-based restaurant opens at Camden’s Buck Street Market

Bad Vegan aims to encourage non-vegans to consume more plant-based food.

Burger King opens first meat-free restaurant in Germany

The concept will be open for just five days.

EggRun eyes solid London footing before taking a crack at nat'l expansion

In a post-lockdown world, co-founders Laurent Manuel and Asher Grant express optimism in getting a bigger market share as consumers slowly return to office spaces.

Pret A Manger to pilot shops in Motor Fuel Group petrol stations

This follows its recent announcement that it will open four new Pret shops in Tesco stores.

Carluccio’s, Sainsbury’s team up to test three new in-store concepts

The companies will start with a coffee shop in Sainsbury’s St Albans superstore this June.

Knoops launches van concept

The Knoopsmobile is heading across the UK this summer.

Burnt Orange to open in Brighton

Black Rock Restaurants Group’s latest venture looks to blur the line between restaurants and bars.

Michelin-starred chef Michael Caines opens new Parisian cafe concept

The eatery will source local produce to support the community of food producers and farmers, reduce food miles and promote biodiversity.

Robotic pizza machine launched in village outside Chichester

Founders of the Pizza Rebellion concept looks to expand the concept in other areas.