The Arora Group has been given the go-ahead to develop a 298-bedroom hotel with direct access to the Queen’s Terminal, Terminal 2 at London Heathrow airport.
Portuguese restaurant Bar Douro is to open at Flat Iron Square this September, offering a contemporary take on Portuguese cuisine alongside expertly sourced regional wines.
Andrew Brownsword Hotels is in the process of acquiring the Old Swan and Minster Mill in Minster Lovell, Oxfordshire, from the de Savary family.
Chef Ben Spalding has announced two weekend residencies on 14 and 28 August at St Bart’s Brewery – a historical venue, bar and restaurant in Farringdon, north London.
The Lion Quays Hotel & Spa in Oswestry, Shropshire, has announced its next stage of refurbishment, part of a scheme worth over £1m and taking developments well into 2017.
Flat Cap Hotels has announced plans to open a second hotel in Knutsford, Cheshire, and launched a crowdfunding campaign to fund its growth.
Grand Café and Threadneedle Bar, two outlets operated by D&D London at the Royal Exchange, have launched a Japanese pop-up menu in collaboration with the Japanese airline All Nippon Airways (ANA).
Wagamama has announced the opening of its first site in Spain, following a multi-restaurant franchise deal with Spanish restaurant and retail group, Grupo Vips.
The hotelier has returned to his old stomping ground of Glasgow to open the luxurious Dakota Deluxe, the latest brand from the man behind Malmaison. Janet Harmer reports
London-based restaurant group M Restaurants is to put on hold plans to open a third large venue, slated for Soho, in favour of launching a "diffusion" brand called M Social next year.