Food & Drink

‘Party is far from over’ says Aruba owner with winter set to be a critical period for business

The owner of Aruba, Bournemouth’s only beachside nightlife venue, says the traditionally quieter winter period will be a critical... READ MORE »

We’re back! The news 4,000+ customers longed to hear as duo invest £300,000 in new Isabel’s

It’s the news more than 4,000 customers of a genuinely much-loved Poole restaurant wanted to hear. Isabel’s is coming... READ MORE »

Introducing our new columnist Heather Brown with Bobby’s and South Coast Makers Market

Welcome to our brand new Food & Drink category – and our brilliant new monthly columnist Heather Brown. Heather... READ MORE »

‘Vote for us’ urge Chicken & Blues in David v Goliath contest for family restaurant crown

It’s a classic David and Goliath contest. A plucky – and very popular – restaurant brand, born and bred in Bournemouth,... READ MORE »

Plant a tree pledge goes down a treat as café teams up with sustainable membership card

An artisan café which played a key role in the birth of the UK’s first sustainable membership card has launched its own drive... READ MORE »

The Price is Right: How top restaurateur built a business with £5.5m+ annual sales in 21 years

Andy Price rarely gives interviews. In fact, his interview with Dorset Biz News is the first in more than a decade. Which... READ MORE »

Fast-expanding cheese and wine group to take over the former Pizza Express building in Poole

An award-winning cheese and wine bar is coming to Poole Old Town. Acting on behalf of private clients, Goadsby Commercial... READ MORE »

Tasty! Fifty new jobs created as Slim Chickens launches 150-cover restaurant in Bournemouth

Fifty jobs are to be created with the opening of a new chicken restaurant in Bournemouth next week. American brand Slim Chickens... READ MORE »

New all-day dining concept proves a hit with guests as Flamingo gets off to a flying start

A new all-day dining concept offering three separate food brands from a central kitchen and called Flamingo has got off to a flying... READ MORE »

“Regeneration of Poole starts now” says Andy as restaurateur announces second Nusara Thai

Thirty jobs are to be created with a new venture by multi-award-winning restaurateur Andy Lennox in Poole. The 34-year-old... READ MORE »