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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 | Feb 2017

Fresh ingredients: The growing popularity of alternative cuisine has supported new entrants

IBISWorld’s Full-Service Restaurants market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Full-Service Restaurants industry has been recovering strongly over the past five years. Industry performance has been largely influenced by trends in consumer preferences. As disposable income and consumer confidence has recovered, consumers have returned to full-service dining, which has greatly expanded as consumer tastes have become more adventurous. Since the industry returned to its size prior to the 2008 economic crisis, growth has slowed slightly, with revenue increasingly under pressure from the growth of takeaway apps that have drawn customers away from full-service restaurants.

Despite strong growth in the industry, some of the UK's biggest restaurant chains have struggled to expand... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The geographic spread of industry establishments follows the size and spread of the population and trends in disposable incomes. The level of tourist activity in each area also influences establishment locations.


London accounts for the largest share of industry establishments, with 19.4% of establishments. London is the second-highest populated region in the United Kingdom, with almost 8.5 million residents (which makes up 13% of the population in the United Kingdom) and the highest gross disposable income per capita, at almost £21,500. It is a globally recognised tourist destination and one of the most influential financial centres in the world. Thi.. purchase to read more


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What is the Full-Service Restaurants Industry?

This industry is comprised of sit-down restaurants where customers are served while seated or serve themselves at a kiosk. This industry includes both licensed and unlicensed restaurants, but not cafes and takeaway establishments.

Industry Products
Meals for consumption on the premisesAlcoholic beveragesNon-alcoholic beveragesPrivate functions
Industry Activities
Providing sit-down mealsServing alcoholic beveragesServing non-alcoholic beveragesHosting private functions

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