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  • The art of thinking small
    Features
    26
    May 2017
    The art of thinking small
    At the age of 31, experienced chef, Tim Brunton, faces a new challenge as he helps hotelier, Ken Sharp,...
  • Chasing the next big thing
    Features
    25
    May 2017
    Chasing the next big thing
      Ryan Lavery may have found his chosen career in the hospitality trade almost by accident but the...
  • Being outside the box…
    Features
    26
    Apr 2017
    Being outside the box…
    Canadian-born Nathan Evans came to Northern Ireland 22-years-ago to visit his sister, Sarah. During the...
  • All plain sailing for Ben
    Features
    30
    Mar 2017
    All plain sailing for Ben
    A summer job waiting tables on board the Larne to Cairnryan ferry was enough to convince Ben Munro (27), that...
  • Easy does it for David
    Features
    29
    Mar 2017
    Easy does it for David
    David Crowe’s new EasyHotel won’t open in Belfast for another year, but already, the veteran property...
  • The Star shines on
    Venue Spotlight
    25
    May 2017
    The Star shines on
    The Morning Star is a tradition in Belfast and under its current family ownership, it’s winning a...
  • A nose for country style…
    Venue Spotlight
    25
    May 2017
    A nose for country style…
    Popular Hillsborough dining pub, The Parson’s Nose, has unveiled a new ‘country chic’ look following a...
  • Belfast set for a real taste of Italy
    Venue Spotlight
    26
    Apr 2017
    Belfast set for a real taste of Italy
    Sapori Italiani is a family-run and uniquely Italian restaurant in the centre of Newry. Now, however, there...
  • New era beckons at iconic Ballymena venues
    Venue Spotlight
    29
    Mar 2017
    New era beckons at iconic Ballymena venues
    Russell Campbell has been talking to Eugene and Carole McKenna about their ambitious plans for re-development...
  • The healthiest of starts
    Venue Spotlight
    27
    Feb 2017
    The healthiest of starts
    Jenny Curran and her partner, Tony O’Neill have turned their shared obsession with the virtues of a truly...

NEWS

Bubbacue set for second Belfast site
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Bubbacue set for second Belfast site

May 26th, 2017 | by LCN Editor
Bubbacue, the Belfast-based restaurant business, is to open a second branch in the city at a location on Botanic Avenue formerly occupied by Café Renoir. John Blissard, the American who owns the Bubbacue brand, said recently...
Belfast-bound bar group facing cost challenges
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Belfast-bound bar group facing cost challenges

May 25th, 2017 | by LCN Editor
The London-based hospitality group behind plans for the redevelopment of the building formerly occupied by Café Vaudeville in Belfast has admitted that it’s facing unexpected cost challenges. Shares in the Revolution Bars...
Signature Living seeks investors for Belfast hotel
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Signature Living seeks investors for Belfast hotel

May 25th, 2017 | by LCN Editor
The Signature Living Group – the Liverpool-based developer behind plans for a George Best-themed hotel in Belfast – is now seeking investors for a new development in the centre of Belfast. The group was in the news early this...
Loughview Leisure puts finishing touches to £20m package
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Loughview Leisure puts finishing touches to £20m package

May 8th, 2017 | by LCN Editor
The Loughview Leisure Group is set to complete Northern Irish hotel and leisure investments worth more than £20m. The company has invested more than £18m in the recent acquisition and ongoing extension of Belfast’s Ten Square...
Derry street food genius to host first Black Bush Block Party
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Derry street food genius to host first Black Bush Block Party

May 8th, 2017 | by LCN Editor
The Filthy Quarter is set to host the first ever Black Bush Block Party on May 28 as part of the #AnswerTheCall event series. Created in collaboration with Kevin Pyke, food guru and owner of street-food start-up Pyke ‘N’...

FEATURES

  • The art of thinking small
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    Features
    May 26th, 2017

    The art of thinking small

    At the age of 31, experienced chef, Tim Brunton, faces a new challenge as he helps hotelier, Ken Sharp, establish himself as the...Read more

Being outside the box…

Being outside the box…

April 26th, 2017
All plain sailing for Ben

All plain sailing for Ben

March 30th, 2017
Easy does it for David

Easy does it for David

March 29th, 2017

VENUE SPOTLIGHT

  • The Star shines on
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    Venue Spotlight
    May 25th, 2017

    The Star shines on

    The Morning Star is a tradition in Belfast and under its current family ownership, it’s winning a formidable reputation for the quality of its local food offering… Nestled into its cosy niche near the end of historic Pottinger’s Entry in the heart of Belfast, The...Read more

SOCIAL EVENTS

The Hudson hosts a saintly event
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The Hudson hosts a saintly event

March 31st, 2017 | by LCN Editor
To celebrate the new-look Hudson Entertainment complex, the award-winning bar on Gresham Street in Belfast hosted a St...
A crowning achievement for Aaron
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A crowning achievement for Aaron

December 5th, 2016 | by LCN Editor
Aaron Lilley from The Cardan in Lisburn has been crowned Heverlee L’Apprentice 2016, winning an amazing £5,000 trip for two to...
Open Gate at the Twilight Market
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Open Gate at the Twilight Market

November 16th, 2016 | by LCN Editor
The Guinness Open Gate Brewery made a return visit to Belfast as part of the Twilight Market earlier in November – and...
UWM launches exclusive Lehmann range in NI
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UWM launches exclusive Lehmann range in NI

November 15th, 2016 | by LCN Editor
United Wine Merchants Ltd. announced the launch of a new range of Australian wines from Peter Lehmann recently, during a...