Extrawurst launches into Merry Hill with a Banging Bratwurst Bonanza

Extrawurst to giveaway 100 FREE Bratwurst to celebrate its first UK restaurant in Merry Hill

Leading authentic German bratwurst fast-food brand, Extrawurst’s first ever UK restaurant in Merry Hill was declared officially open last week. Mike Wood MP for Dudley South cut the ‘sausage’ ribbon alongside Extrawurst UK CEO, Sam Shutt.


Firetree introduces The Innovations Collection, a dairy-free chocolate alternative with five exotic varietals added to their plant-based range of volcanic chocolate including a gluten-free oat milk bar

Top 6 Pub Design Trends By Philip Harrison

Founder, Managing Director and Recognised Authority in the World of Hospitality and Architecture

Philip Harrison, Founder and Managing Director of Harrison is recognised as one of the most influential people in the leisure industry, with a highly successful design career spanning over four decades – and he isn’t slowing down anytime soon with an array of upcoming projects up his sleeve for 2022 and beyond. Here he gives his thoughts on design trends for pubs, which will elevate the customer experience whilst improving your bottom line. 


Cocktails and bites but make them January….

At PocketSquare Skyline Bar & Terrace in east London expert Bar Manager Kristian Smith and his team have created a Cocktail Spa menu of wellness boosting alcohol-free cocktails and health-minded dishes. Like a visit to the spa the menu is designed to relax, increase energy levels and leave guests with a spring in their step. 

Heinz Absurd Bird unveil plant-based DHOOM! burger for Veganuary

Heinz and fried chicken chain, Absurd Bird, have teamed up to create the mouthwatering new DHOOM! vegan burger. Available only during Veganuary, the limited-edition burger combines plant-based classics – Heinz Tomato Ketchup and Heinz Beanz – with the distinctive, delicious flavours of Mumbai. Sure to delight vegans, vegetarians, flexitarians and carnivores alike, it is now available for dine-in and delivery across five Absurd Bird restaurants in the UK.

Have the facts to hand to offer advice on alcohol-free and lower strength drinks

For many, January is a time for good intentions and new goals. For those drinkers wishing to cut down in 2022, the boom in alcohol-free and lower strength drinks may help them achieve their resolutions. With on-trade operators also keen to maintain custom in January after a challenging festive period, what advice can you give to customers looking to the emerging category to help them cut back?  

Luxury New Forest hotel shortlisted as national finalist in prestigious wedding awards

Wedding bells are ringing out at a luxury New Forest hotel & spa this week after it was named as a national finalist in the prestigious Guide for Brides Customer Service Awards 2022.

The Hidden Gems of Our Capital: London’s Best Kept Secrets @fultonumbrella

There is no place like London. It has everything you could wish for: museums, parks, monuments, shops, and stylish locals – there is something for all tastes.

You can make your way through royal rooms or inhospitable dungeons of old towers and castles. You can applaud, laugh, and cry at mind-blowing theatre shows in the West End. Or you can even peek inside the house of one of the world’s most renowned fictional detectives. Who? Sherlock Holmes, of course. Elementary, dear Watson.

Where Californian style meets Art Deco Glamour: the Maybourne Bar opens in The Maybourne Beverly Hills hotel, with interiors designed by André Fu

André Fu Studio’s latest project, and his first hospitality project in the USA, is an elegant jewel-box of a bar discreetly located in the lobby of The Maybourne Beverly Hills hotel.  Like Maybourne Hotel Group’s many other award-winning bars, this just-opened Maybourne bar promises to bring the quintessential Maybourne cocktail experience from Europe to the West Coast and is sure to become a destination in Beverly Hills for design aficionados and cocktail connoisseurs alike.

Card Games to Play with a Standard Deck to Develop Strategy Skills

Playing cards have been around for centuries with TheVintageNews.com reporting that the earliest accounts were found in 9th century China. In the western world, card decks found their way to Europe in the 1370s, and by the 1500s, it was a common pastime. And since their creation they have been continuously used to invent sophisticated games.

Dettol® Pro Solutions partners with UKHospitality to help build confidence in hygiene and aid sector recovery post-COVID

Reckitt’s Dettol Pro Solutions – Dettol’s business-to-business offering – has announced it is partnering with the UK’s leading hospitality trade association, UKHospitality (UKH), in a bid to restore consumer confidence in the hospitality sector in the wake of the pandemic.

Gilberts helps create the right ambience at the Metquarter

Whether wanting American chicken and burgers to the delicacy of Asian cuisine, visitors to Liverpool’s newest and biggest food hall- GPO at Liverpool’s Metquarter- will be assured of a great atmosphere, thanks to the local air movement specialist with an international reputation, Gilberts.


As we enter 2022, we look at what’s happening in the States as a harbinger of what may impact the UK’s hospitality industry this year.

Just Launched ….Energy-ION H2

Not Just a Water Ioniser – an Effective Molecular Hydrogen Generator. Molecular Hydrogen is important for Immune Support and to counteract Accelerated Aging.

SALTO introduces paper and wooden key cards to reduce plastic use and waste

SALTO Systems, a leading manufacturer of electronic access control solutions, is proud to announce the latest addition to its family of carriers: Eco Key Card – a paper-based and wooden alternative carrier to single-use plastic key cards.

Beat the winter blues with some winter sun at Egypt’s Somabay!

London, 12 January 2022: Offering year-round sunshine and endless fun for the whole family, Somabay is the perfect destination to beat the winter blues. Offering virtually 365 days of sunshine a year, there is no better way to escape the cold winter months than with Egypt’s Red Sea Riviera, Somabay.  


  • Iconic Quality fleet to be 100% zero emission by 2030
  • Zero emission vehicle being used in trial to transport Guinness from St James’s Gate to Dublin Port
  • Zero emission trucks to deliver kegs in Dublin City

Cheap and Simple Ways to Upcycle Your Tarnished Garden Furniture

If you’re a hospitality business who utilise an outside space, then you’ll know that outdoors furniture and fittings can take a bashing with the weather.  Challenged by frequent rain, strong winds and the damp climate, your exterior design may struggle to keep itself on point. The good news is that there are several ways to revitalise this important space. 

Darnley’s Gin Launches Recyclable Gin Pouches

Darnley’s Gin announces the launch of its recyclable gin pouches as part of their 2022 sustainability strategy, which aims to spread environmental awareness and sustainable practices throughout the brand. The gin pouches are available in 70cl for each of the Darnley’s Gin Original, Spiced Gin & Navy Strength products via their website at www.darnleysgin.com.


Non-alcoholic distilled spirit brand, Amplify, shares the top five things Brits can do with money saved from participating in Dry January

On average, those that participate in Dry January – 86% of UK adults save money. That’s why Amplify is giving its top alternatives on how to make the most of your saved money from simply ditching the booze for one month!


Gaucho launches carbon neutral steaks alongside a brand-new vegan menu to highlight the restaurant group’s commitment to becoming more sustainable, aligning with its target of achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2030

A very strong FY21 performance underpinned by a year of transformational growth

Tortilla, the largest and most successful fast-casual Mexican restaurant group in the UK, provides a Trading Update in respect of the financial year ended 2 January 2022 (the “Period”).

Bundobust does meat, in collaboration with plant-based pioneers, Meatless Farm – Available 7th Jan for a limited time

Bundobust meats 2022 with a huge collaboration and campaign as Bundo Does Meat is all set to cause a stir this January, get ready to say hello to their new Bundo Does Meat Combo and more.

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