Amuse-bouches: The latest restaurant news bites

This week in restaurant news: the number of restaurant cancellations begins to fall, the casual dining sector takes another hit, Andi Oliver and Fred Sirieix open a pop-up in Clapton, and two London eateries close their doors. 

The London restaurants making gains after lockdown

Several restaurants in London have managed to increase average customer spend and have announced expansion plants. They tell db how they've managed to succeed in such torrid times for the industry.

15,770 US restaurants have permanently closed

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a devasating effect on the US on-trade, with 15,770 restaurants having closed permanently, according to a report by Yelp.

12 London restaurants with outdoor terraces

With al fresco eating proving popular as diners tentatively make their way back to restaurants, we’ve rounded up a dozen of the best outdoor dining spots in the UK capital.

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