Casual Dining Show – the definitive trade show for the UK’s pub, bar and restaurant sector is back, on 27-28 February, at its new home ExCeL London.  Here’s a preview of what’s in store for the thousands of operators preparing to attend.

Casual Dining Show is already known for being a magnet for top buyers from across the casual dining sector (it welcomed 4,800 attendees in 2018), and it’s aiming to raise the bar yet again.  Its new, larger venue ExCeL London will accommodate over 220 exhibitors, two Keynote theatres (both sponsored by Yumpingo), more specialist show feature areas (including a new Scotland Food & Drink Pavilion, alongside the returning Craft Beer & Cider Zone, Artisan Spirits Lounge and Innovation Challenge Gallery) and enable easier navigation for visitors around the busy show floor.

With countless new, innovative products on offer, a visit to Casual Dining Show gives visitors the unique opportunity to refresh their food and drink offering and entice both new and returning customers over the coming year.

Over 220 Leading Suppliers

Around 220 exhibitors are confirmed for 2019, offering everything from new food and drink products, catering equipment and tech, workwear, tableware, payment solutions and business services. Returning exhibitors include Reynolds, Lamb Weston, Nestle Professional, Kraft Heinz Foodservice, McCain Foodservice, Schweppes, Heineken UK – Blade, UCC Coffee UK & Ireland, Fentimans, 3S POS, Ascentia FSE, Quorn Foods, Panasonic, Tevalis, Molson Coors, AAK Foodservice, Kobas Technologies, Harri, Carlsberg UK, Mademoiselle Desserts UK, JJ Food Service, and The Foodfellas.

New names – showcasing everything from tasty sauces to sous-vide slow-cooked meats, from more-ish ice cream to Tex-Mex specialities, from continental cheeses to cult spirits – include M&M Walshe Group, Hellmann’s, Futura Foods UK, Sino International, Dr. Schär, Rude Health, Lotus Bakeries, Rubies in the Rubble, Izico Food Solutions, Yee Kwan, JV Foods, KTC Edibles, The Crucial Sauce Company, L.A Brewery, Frizzenti, F’real Milkshakes, Spirit Cartel, and The Sweet Potato Spirit Co.

Big name Keynotes

Thanks to the addition of a second Keynote Theatre for 2019, visitors will be able to enjoy even more free content from some of the industry’s most inspiring business leaders, as well as essential insights and market updates.

Casual Dining Show’s high-profile seminar line-up includes CEO’s, MDs and senior directors from some of the UK’s biggest and most well-known casual dining chains – including Brewdog, Jamie Oliver Restaurant Group, Carluccio’s, Casual Dining Group, Pizza Hut, Bill’s and many more still to be announced.

For more information and to register for a free trade ticket to Casual Dining 2019, please visit and use priority code CD55.

Essential info:

Opening times – 10am to 5pm both days (last entry 4pm)

Dates – Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th February

Venue – ExCeL, London

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