Bar and restaurant group Drake & Morgan has hit sixth place in the top 10 fastest growing private companies in Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100.
The London-based company came just ahead of Jamie's Italian (7th). Scottish brewer and bar operator Brew Dog also made the list at 20th, while Côte Restaurants was 36th. Pub company RB & AH RB, named after its founders Richard Brown, and Anthony Hancock, was 72nd, while Vietnamese-style fast casual chain Pho was 84th.
Founded in 2008, Drake and Morgan has five large-scale bars in the capital such as the Refinery, the Parlour, the Folly, the Anthologist and the Drift.
Drake & Morgan managing director Jillian McLean said: "We are delighted that all our efforts are being recognised with this accolade and it is a true testament to the hard working team we have on board. Drake & Morgan has enjoyed an exceptional year and this has been achieved by continuing to innovate and improve our offering. We are looking forward to further expansion next year and have many exciting plans in the pipeline."