Gaming in bars is a combination as old as time itself. Whether darts with the regulars or a friendly arm-wrestle to settle a bet, there is any number of opportunities which are well suited to a pub environment. With a new generation of patrons coming in, especially those who are more accustomed to digital games, …

2020 looks like it could be a turbulent year for the bar industry.  With a potential change in government, new policies, rates and Brexit uncertainty, it’s essential bars and pubs are doing everything they can to keep the money coming in.  As 2019 draws to a close it’s important to have a solid marketing plan …

In one of the stranger phenomena of the last decade or so, people have started to very much enjoy watching other people play games. It has given rise to the massive eSports industry and made platforms like Twitch and YouTube prime entertainment hubs. As such, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the gaming party …

Fruit machines were once a given in British pubs and bars. Enter any self-respecting watering hole and there would be the gentle sounds of a brightly flashing fruity bleating away in the corner. However, times are a-changing, and it seems as though this mainstay of British pubs and bars is on its way out.  The …

Four months out from Casual Dining 2020 (25-26 March, London ExCeL) and two of the show’s popular drinks pavilions are already sold out.  Boasting a dozen exhibitors each, the Artisan Spirits Lounge and The Taphouse will sample new innovations from an exciting mix of independent breweries and distilleries. Making their show debut in the former …

Many people love to drink wine. Whether it is red, white, rose or sparkling wine, it’s a universal drink enjoyed on different occasions and settings, and the Greeks even went as far as saying it is a ‘gift from the gods’.  Whether you’re a bar that specialises purely on wine options or only have select …

Coffee machines are typically found in offices, hotels and coffee shops, and this begs the question; do they belong in a bar? The short answer is yes. Not only are coffee machines required to satiate the growing demand for coffee by caffeine addicts, but they can also be utilised in mixology to make coffee-based cocktails …

Leading air-freshening innovator P-Wave has delivered a new angle on splash prevention and a major step forward in terms of urinal deodorising technology with the launch of its new Slant6 urinal screen. The new screen features more fragrance than any other 30-day screen on the market while also using less plastic, and it is 100% …

Bars, like other businesses are heavily reliant on cash flow for day-to-day operations. ‘Cash Flow’ is an economic concept which describes the money flowing into a business from clients and customers, and the money flowing out of the business to pay for expenses. A positive cash flow results when a business generates more incoming streams …

We can’t believe it either, but the Restaurant & Bar Tech Live is in just 2 weeks time! That’s right, Europe’s leading event for restaurant & bar owners is hitting London’s ExCeL on the 19th & 20th November! Free tickets are running low, but fear not, there is still time to grab yours before it’s …