From reopening to new openings May 6, 2021 4:59 pm

A flurry of new venue openings is proof that green shoots are finally appearing for the on-trade, as Jo Gilbert reports.

Ask most restaurateurs and bar managers what was on their agenda for the next 18 months at the beginning of 2020, and ‘opening a venue during a pandemic’ is an unlikely response. As we finally approach something like a new start for hospitality however, with spring weather already beginning to cut through and al fresco dining areas able to reopen from 12 April in England, the British hospitality sector is revving up to reopen with a bang, with several new high-profile launches in the offing. Read the article.