Full-Service Restaurants in the UK: Market Research Report

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Full-Service Restaurants Market Research Report | SIC I56.101 | Mar 2016

Fattening up: Increasing demand and profitable niches offer support for revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Full-Service Restaurants market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
The Restaurant Group plc The Restaurant Group plc market share
Whitbread plc Whitbread plc market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Full-Service Restaurants industry has endured a difficult time over the past five years. Industry performance has been strongly influenced by the consumer backdrop and trends in consumer preference. Operators have had to contend with challenging conditions as a result of the prolonged effects of the economic downturn. During this time, many consumers were forced to cut back their discretionary spending on activities such as dining out. This weighed heavily on industry revenue at the start of the period. Profit was also dampened by high input costs... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

There are no significant barriers to entering this industry, although some operators may face challenges in generating the initial capital funds to purchase or lease a suitable site. The industry has a large number of small owner-operators and is fragmented. However, competition can be fierce, particularly as many restaurants are located near others. Increasing regulation of food handling and safety must be recognised and complied with. Meeting these requirements usually requires access to professional staff training programmes.

The level of product differentiation among operators can provide an advantage to some restaurants over others. Promotions and restaurant branding can reinforce this... purchase to read more


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What is the Full-Service Restaurants Industry?

This industry is comprised of sit-down restaurants where a waiter takes orders at the tables. Restaurants in the industry are licensed to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on their premises. However, operators also include those that allow customers to bring their own alcohol.

Industry Products
Meals for consumption on the premisesAlcoholic beveragesNon-alcoholic beveragesPrivate functions
Industry Activities
Providing sit-down mealsServing alcoholic beverages

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