Pretty extra restaurant makes pretty extra statements
The owners of Shoreditch’s newest restaurant, Gloria, states that it is either “extremely brave or extremely stupid” to be opening in the time of Brexit, with a staff — apparently — 100 percent Italian and ingredients heavily reliant on being importing from the country. [Big Hospitality]
Doug McMaster’s restaurant, Silo, intends to relocate from Brighton to London this summer, opening beside Crate Brewery. The move will be dependent on crowdfunding efforts, seeking £500,000.
Vegans (and viral marketing) prove profitable for Greggs
In the seven weeks since the high street bakery launched their vegan sausage rolls, the company have seen total sales rise by 141%. [The Caterer]
Restaurant delivery platform under pressure from investors
Shareholders at U.K.-listed delivery business, Just Eat, are pressuring the company to explore merger opportunities, in an increasingly crowded restaurant delivery market currently valued at £8.1 billion. [Propel Hospitality]