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Full-Service Restaurants in the UK: Market Research Report

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Full-Service Restaurants Market Research Report | SIC I56.101 | Jul 2014

In a stew: Operators have struggled with poor demand due to low consumer incomes

IBISWorld’s Full-Service Restaurants market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Gondola Group Limited Gondola Group Limited market share
The Blackstone Group The Blackstone Group market share
The Restaurant Group plc The Restaurant Group plc market share
Whitbread plc Whitbread plc market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£20bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-2.1%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
590,915
Businesses
35,032
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Full-Service Restaurants industry has endured a difficult time over the past five years. The economic downturn caused many consumers to cut back their discretionary spending on activities such as dining out. Some traded down to cheaper takeaway options or chose to cook at home instead. Changes to government regulation and policies concerning wage costs, alcohol tax and food safety have prevented growth. Industry profitability is estimated to have dropped because of declining patronage, falling prices and rising labour and food costs. Several struggling operators have been forced to exit the industry but some have found opportunities to expand their operations... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The industry encompasses a large number of single-establishment, owner-operated restaurants, so it is highly fragmented. Owners typically compete on price, menu offerings and cuisine. The top four players are expected to account for 9.7% of industry revenue in 2014-15. This equates to a low level of industry concentration, and this is not expected to change over the next five years.

Owner-operators put a significant proportion of their own time and effort into running a restaurant. A large number of qualified chefs in the industry want to have their own business so they can create and experiment with their own dishes. The hours are arduous and many meal-preparation tasks can be tedious and repetitive... 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.

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


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