Full-Service Restaurants in the UK: Market Research Report

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

Bringing home the bacon: Operators with strong brands are expected to expand

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
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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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 on discretionary spending on things including dining out. Others 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 fallen 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 Analysis Chapter

The economic downturn and changes to government policy have made trading conditions for restaurants extremely challenging over the past five years. Many people have made fewer restaurant visits or traded down to takeaways or supermarket ready meals. Rising food and labour costs and declining alcohol consumption have also taken their toll on the industry, driving down average industry profit margins. IBISWorld expects industry revenue to contract at a compound annual rate of 3.3% over the five years through 2013-14 to reach £19.3 billion.

Profit under pressure

After a difficult four years, the industry is forecast to return to growth in 2013-14 as economic conditions strengthen... 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 table. 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 beveragesCatering
Industry Activities
Providing sit-down mealsServing alcoholic beverages

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