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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 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
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 Products Chapter

Meals for consumption on the premises

Most of the industry's revenue comes from selling food for consumption on restaurant premises. This segment is expected to account for 66.2% of revenue in 2014-15. The downturn has forced most operators to review their menu selections in line with increasing demand for value meal options. Many operators are also making use of set menus, where consumers choose from a limited number of options for multiple courses at a reduced price. Set menus and value meals have helped tempt consumers to eat out, even when finances are tight... 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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