Tue, 26th Sep 2017
The CODE Directory


A PR Directory for the restaurant industry featuring new openings.

New Openings
Smoking Goat Shoreditch

Ben Chapman, the man behind Kiln and Smoking Goat Soho, is launching the second Smoking Goat site. There will only be 3-4 dishes on the menu at a time and are subject to change daily.


Opening date: October


Covers: 100


Address: 64 Shoreditch High Street London E1 6JJ


Website: smokinggoatsoho.com


PR Contact: Fraser Communications | Dominique Fraser | dominique@fraser-communications.co.uk

Gilly’s Fry Bar

A simple menu and a good neighbourhood location – chef Neil Gill’s new venture, Gilly’s Fry Bar, sounds like a winner. The fish’n’chips-meets-tempura idea means soft shell crab, shitake, mackerel, onions, wings and more get the fryer treatment. Sides range from pickled radish to that chip-shop classic, scraps. 


Opening date: 21 September


Soft launch: 19 - 20 September


Address: 4a Clifton Terrace N4 3JP


Website: www.gillysfrybar.com


PR Contact: Ula McCarthy | ula@ulamccarthy.com

Rochelle Canteen at the ICA

This Autumn Margot Henderson and Melanie Arnold will bring Rochelle Canteen to the Institute of Contemporary Arts, creating a brand new café, bar and restaurant. The pair, known for their Shoreditch canteen, hidden within the walls of an old schoolyard, will bring their ‘no rules, and everything will be great - we like parties and we like to have fun’ attitude to the space.


Opening date: October 2017


Address: Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Mall, St. James's, SW1Y 5AH


Website: www.rochelleschool.org/rochellecanteen


PR Contact: Fraser Communications | Dominique Fraser | dominique@fraser-communications.co.uk

La Fromagerie Bloomsbury

La Fromagerie will open its third site in Bloomsbury on 27 September 2017. It will occupy a prime corner site on Lambs Conduit Street featuring its signature Cheese Room, the ground floor will feature a shop selling seasonal fruit and vegetables, breads, cakes, and own label products, along with a 26-cover bar and café with al fresco pavement dining.


Opening date: 27 September


Founders/directors: Patricia Michelson and Sarah Bilney


Covers: 26


Address: 52 Lambs Conduit St, London WC1N 3LL


Website: www.lafromagerie.co.uk


PR Contact: Gerber Communications | Georgina@gerbercomms.com

Villa Mamas

For the first offshoot from its Saar home, Bahraini restaurant Villa Mama’s will open in London on Elystan Street. Owner Roaya Saleh has enjoyed a luxurious life in the gulf state and has created an opulent menu, but we are most intrigued by the breakfast range – baked eggs, chicken livers, samosas and local cheeses, jams and pulses.


Opening date: 25 September


Founder: Roaya Saleh


Address: 25-27 Elystan Street, Chelsea
, London
 SW3 3NT


Website: villamamas.com


PR Contact: Fraser Communications | Dominique Fraser | dominique@fraser-communications.co.uk

A to Z
Alison Jee Associates

Alison Jee works across the food, drink and hotel sectors with clients including Drake’s and The Anchor in Ripley, The Dyshart Petersham and Chamberlain’s in Leadenhall Market.








Telephone020 8744 0744

Anteater PR

Anteater is a boutique communications agency specialising in chefs, restaurants, bars, private clubs and hotels. Style conscious and results driven, this full service agency has strong links in London, Paris and New York, launching high profile brands, providing long term traditional marketing consultancy, organising high profile events, as well as conceiving powerful digital and social activity.


Website: anteaterpr.com

Email: info@anteaterpr.com

Telephone: 020 3176 6640

Ann Scott Associates

Ann Scott Associates was founded in 1982 and focuses on the restaurant, hotel and travel sectors. Restaurant clients include Bar Boulud, L’Anima, L’Anima Café and Lucknam Park. Ann also represents many Michelin starred restaurants in France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Hong Kong and Tokyo.





Website: annscott.co.uk

Email: jenny@annscott.co.uk

Telephone: 020 7823 9988

Bacchus PR

Bacchus is a creative agency specialising in brand development, PR, social media and event production in the UK and internationally. Bacchus works across the lifestyle spectrum covering restaurants, bars, design, food & drink, travel, fashion & beauty, and film & music. Clients include Nobu, The Conran Shop, Malone Souliers, Se, British Land, Soho House Group, Jacob Kennedy, Bulgari Hotel, Diageo Reserve and The World's 50 Best Bar Awards.



Website: bacchus-pr.com

Email: hello@bacchus-pr.com

Telephone: 020 8968 0202

Charlotte & Joseph

Charlotte & Joseph is an Edinburgh based hospitality PR and marketing agency specialising in raising the profiles of restaurants, chefs and food & drink businesses. Founded by Jessica Sneddon (formerly of London based Samphire Communications) clients include Norn, The San Carlo Group, Wedgwood the Restaurant, The Stockbridge Restaurant, Harajuku Kitchen, Tuk Tuk, The Big Red Teapot bar group, The Taynuilt Hotel and Millers64. They also represent the celebrity chef Aldo Zilli.


Website: www.charlotteandjoseph.com


Phone: 013 1283 8275

Child PR


Child PR was founded by Ryan Child in 2013 working in the food, drink and travel industry's. Current clients include; The Courthouse Hotel (Soho), Grand Trunk Road, Positivitea, Inspiral, Weeke Barton, Pivaz, OMNI Superfood, Mighty Matcha.








Telephone: 020 7294 7748

Crisp Media

Crisp Media is a London based consultancy that specialises in promoting restaurants, hotels, food brands and food retail. Founded by Caroline Warwick clients include Outlaw’s at The Capital, Flat Three, Stovell’s, T.E.D Restaurant & Bar and ASK Italian. 




Website: crispmedia.co.uk

Email: caroline@crispmedia.co.uk

Telephone: 020 7722 5466

Cuff Communications

Hélène Cuff has over 14 years experience representing restaurants, chefs and hotels in London and nationwide. Clients include Richard Corrigan (Corrigan’s Mayfair and Bentley’s Oyster Bar & Grill), Arabica Bar and Kitchen, Fifty Chefs Exhibition, Wildsmith Hotels and Le Champignon Sauvage.



Website: cuffcommunications.com

Email: helene@cuffcommunications.com

Telephone: 020 3713 8996

Cutlery PR

Cutlery PR specialises in travel, hotels, hospitality and restaurants, we provide PR and digital design services to a national client base, from pubs with rooms to country house hotels, from Michelin star dining to restaurants and bars, we have the tools and experience to create PR campaigns that will make a real difference to your business.


Website: cutlerypr.com

Email: hello@cutlerypr.com

Telephone: 020 3519 7870

Eighty Four PR

Eighty Four is a food and drink PR company, based in London, set up by Clare Lattin and Fiona St George. Clients include Nuno Mendes, Mark Hix, Granger & Co and Brindisa. 







Telephone07775 742253

Gemma Bell PR

Gemma Bell and Company specialises in international PR for the hospitality industry, with clients including Yotam Ottolenghi, Angela Hartnett, Claude Bosi and Bruno Loubet, Dishoom, Bread Ahead bakery, Dandelyan bar, The Zetter Townhouse hotels and Casa Bonay hotel Barcelona.



Website: gemmabellandcompany.com

Email: info@gemmabell.com

Telephone: 020 7354 0100

Gerber Communications

Gerber Communications, founded by Tanya Layzell-Payne, works across the restaurant and lifestyle sector. Clients inlcude April Bloomfield, Skye Gyngell, Thomasina Miers, JKS Restaurants (Gymkhana, Kitchen Table, BAO), Robin Gill and The Ivy.





Email: info@gerbercomms.com

Telephone: 020 3040 0887


GribbonBerry is an independent luxury lifestyle PR agency specialising in bars, restaurants, hotels and wellness. Clients include Searcys The Gherkin, National Champagne Week, Seven Park Place by Chef William Drabble. Also representatives for top restaurants in Barcelona, Lake Como, St.Barths, India, Iceland and Greece.



Website: gribbonberry.com

Email: hello@gribbonberry.com

Telephone: 020 7812 0808

Hugh Richard Wright

Founded in 2015, Hugh Richard Wright is an independent communications consultancy specialising in PR, marketing, brand identity and social media. Clients include Craft London, Gauthier Soho, Koba, Duende, Salvation in Noodles and Corbin & King.




Website: hughrichardwright.com

Email: hrw@hughrichardwright.com

Telephone: 07957 365084

Jori White PR

Founded in October 1995, Jori White PR specialises in all areas of luxury lifestyle. Current restaurant, food & drink and hotel clients include Novikov Restaurant & Bar, Dabbous, Bob Bob Ricard, M Restaurants, Marianne, Calcutta Street, Bubba Gump, Maître Choux, The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group, Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch, The Headland and Sanará Tulum.



Website: joriwhitepr.co.uk

Email: info@joriwhitepr.co.uk

Telephone: 020 7734 7001

Kapranos PR

Kapranos PR specialises in restaurants, bars, events and drinks brands within London. Clients include The Savoy, Bourne & Hollingsworth Group, Urban Leisure Group, Cocktail Trading Company and Joe's Southern Kitchen and Bar.





Website: kapranos-pr.com

Email: info@kapranos-pr.com

Telephone: 020 3174 1154

Kitchen Communications

Kitchen Communications was founded by Henry Taylor and Irena Pogarcic, clients include Underdog Restaurants (Hawksmoor and Foxlow), The Palomar, Vinoteca, The Wells, Queenswood and Red Dog Saloon/South.


KK Communications

KK Communications, founded by Katrina Kutchinsky in 2011, work across a range of lifestyle sectors, with a particular focus on the hospitality industry. Current clients include The Inception Group (Bunga Bunga, Mr Fogg’s and Cahoots), the Gladwin Brothers (The Shed and Rabbit), M Restaurants and Bobo Social.





Telephone: 0207 734 9499


Lotus is a global branding and communications agency focusing on chefs and restaurants. Clients include Heston Blumenthal, Rainer Becker, Sat Bains, Alyn Williams, Andrew Wong, Tetsuya Wakuda, Peter Gunn, Shane Osborn and Gelinaz.





Website: lotusinternational.net

Email: office@lotusinternational.net

Telephone: 020 7751 5812

Luxley Communications

Luxley Communications was founded by Katie Marshall and is a brand management agency which specialises in PR, profile management, brand partnerships and special events across the premium lifestyle and consumer sectors. Clients include Marcus Wareing (MARCUS, Tredwell's and The Gilbert Scott).




Email: hello@luxleycommunications.com

Telephone020 7384 6527

Me:Mo Interactive

Me:Mo Interactive is a creative media agency that specialises in running press, social media and marketing campaigns for restaurants, hotels and bars. Founded by broadcaster Nat Coombs, clients include CAU, Prescott & Conran, Shoryu Ramen, PPHE Hotel Group, Galvin Restaurants and Benito's Hat. Sister production company ME:MO TV produces original video and audio content for the hospitality sector. 



Website: memointeractive.com

Email: bianca@memointeractive.com

Telephone: 020 3651 5000

Meri Mance PR

Meri Mance PR is a strategic PR agency for the luxury and lifestyle sectors with clients including Anna Mae’s Mac N Cheese, Boxer Gin, Estates and Wines - Moët Hennessy, Foley’s, Ladies and Gentleman, Little Feast, Market Yard, Moët & Chandon, Night Tales, NT’s, Patty & Bun, Pergola on the Roof, Queen’s: Skate - Dine - Bowl, The Rum Kitchen, Swingers, Vestal Vodka, Yolk, Yaguara Cachaça. 



Website: merimancepr.com

Email: info@merimancepr.com

Telephone: 020 7439 9127

Network London

Network London was founded by Maureen Mills in 1996. Clients include Simon Rogan (Fera at Claridge’s, L’Enclume, The French and Mr Cooper’s House and Garden in Manchester), Claude Bosi’s Hibiscus, Tom Sellers (Restaurant Story and The Lickfold Inn in West Sussex), Rosewood London, Chutney Mary and Masala Grill.



Website: networklondonpr.com

Email: info@networklondonpr.com  

Telephone: 020 8947 4474

Nourish PR

Hannah Norris is the founder of Nourish PR. Norris has worked in consumer PR for over 12 year at top agencies. Clients include José Pizarro, Tonkotsu, Clos Maggiore and Blackfoot.






Website: nourishpr.com

Email: hannah@nourishpr.com

Telephone: 020 8840 0454


Purple is an inernational PR agency working across the lifestyle, fashion, music, beauty and luxury goods industries. Clients include Berners Tavern, Coya, L’Escargot, Craft London, Pavilion, Pont Street, Mazi, The Richmond, Milroy’s of Soho, Iddu, and Suvlaki.



Website: purplepr.com

Email: Isabel.Buruma@purplepr.com

Telephone: 020 7439 9888

Red Kite PR

Red Kite PR, led by Shelley Sofier, works amongst the food, drink, travel and luxury brand sectors with clients including L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon, Le Gavroche, Gaucho and The New Angel.





Website: redkitepr.com

Email: ss@redkitepr.com

Telephone: 0207 284 6960

Roche Communications

Roche Communications has been working exclusively for bars, restaurants, hotels and pubs for 21 years. Founded by Rochelle Cohen, clients include Gordon Ramsay Holdings, Youngs, Ibérica, the ETM Group and Smith & Wollensky.




Website: rochecom.com

Email: info@rochecom.com

Telephone: 020 7436 1111


Founded by Sarah Lewis with 20 years experience specialising in restaurants, bars, food and drink covering PR, marketing, social media and design & creative services. Clients include Mele e Pere, Picture Restaurant, The London Wine Fair, See Woo Foods, Simon Boyle and Gaylord Restaurant.




Email: sarah@saltpr.co.uk

Telephone: 0798 578 0469

Samphire Communications

Amy Williams and Zoe Wilmer set up Samphire in May 2010 and have a collective 20 years experience of working in food, restaurant and travel PR & marketing. Clients include Scott Hallsworth (Kurobuta), Enoteca Turi and Tom Kerridge.





Emailamy@samphirecommunications.com | 


Telephone: 020 7637 0554

Sauce Communications

Sauce is a lifestyle communications agency specialising in travel, food and drink brands, hotels and restaurants founded by Jo Barnes and Nicky Hancock in 2001. Sauce also provides PR, marketing and digital services to an international client base. Clients include Jason Atherton, D&D London, Bone Daddies and Tommi’s Burger Joint.



Website: saucecommunications.com

Email: info@saucecommunications.com

Telephone: 020 8600 3600

Scott & Co

Scott & Co Consulting is a public relations and communications consultancy specialising in the arts, culture and lifestyle. Scott & Co’s client list spans America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia including Duck & Waffle, SUSHISAMBA London, Petersham Nurseries, Salt Hotels and The Standard hotels.





Telephone020 3487 0077

Shy PR

Shy PR was founded by Shy Lewis with clients including Jar Kitchen, Rich Woods aka The Cocktail Guy at Duck & Waffle, Who’s Cooking Dinner 2016, The Orangery, Chapter One in Kent, Chapters in Blackheath, Rum & Sugar, Perkin Reveller and 113.





Website: shypr.co.uk

Email: shy@shypr.co.uk

Telephone: 07905 166 652

Spoon PR

With over 15 years of experience specialising in restaurants, chefs and cookbooks, Sarah Canet's clients include Mikael Jonsson, Hedone, Massimo Bottura, Osteria Francescana, Niklas Ekstedt, Restaurant Ekstedt, Nathan Myhrvold, the Modernist Cuisine series and Leila Lindholm.



Website: spoon-pr.com

Email: sarah@spoon-pr.com

Telephone: 020 7610 9821

Stir PR

Stir PR specialises in the food, drink and lifestyle sectors. Clients include OXO Tower Restaurant, Bar & Brasserie, Home House, S.Pellegrino, Woodford Reserve and the WSET.





Website: stirpublicrelations.com

Email: Jo.S-T@stirpublicrelations.com

Telephone: 020 7749 2637


TALL PR specialises in travel and luxury lifestyle. Founded by Melanie Childs, TALL represents Les Pres d’Eugenie, Michel Guerard, Atul Kochhar's - Sindhu, Hawkyns and Indian Essence. Lynch Bages & Cie with Chateau Cordeillan-Bages, Jean-Luc Rocha and Lynch Bages wines; Chateau de Mercues’ hotel and wine portfolio; and Danebury wines.


Website: tallpr.com

Email: melanie@tallpr.com

Telephone: 07710 470266

Tonic Communications

Tonic Communications (formerly Cottrell&Klar) was founded by Frances Cottrell-Duffield and Andrea Klar with clients including Verden, Sticks'N'Sushi, Kanada-Ya, Rowley's and The Providores and Tapa Room.





Website: toniccomms.co.uk

Email: frances@toniccomms.co.uk

Telephone: 020 7436 1408

Ula McCarthy

Ula McCarthy founded her own agency in 2016, with a focus on the London restaurant industry. Clients include temper and Neil Rankin, SAGER + WILDE, Le Bab and Jones & Sons.



Website: ulamccarthy.com 

Email: ula@ulamccarthy.com

Telephone: 07584079540

W Communications

Founded by Warren Johnson, W Communications works across lifestyle, consumer and media sectors. Clients include MEATliquor, Pizza Pilgrims, HotBox, On The Bab and Grind & Co.



Website: wcommunications.co.uk

Email: hello@wcommunications.co.uk

Telephone: 0207 436 8113

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