Costa Coffee trials return of eat-in The Coca-Cola owned chain is trialling the return of eat-in at 44 of its sites. Costa has said it would look to reintroduce an eat-in option across a further 1,000 stores by the end of the month. Read more.

Caffe Nero reports revenue jump as seating areas reopen Gerry Ford, founder and group chief executive of Caffe Nero, has said the business saw a 10% to 15% jump in revenue when it reopened seating in its sites last week. He has said that some stores are trading at 80% of normal levels. Read more.

The Restaurant Group details restructuring plans The owner of Wagamama and Frankie and Benny's has said that its restructuring plans will leave it with about 400 outlets, down from 600. TRG has said that a quarter of its revised portfolio will reopen this month. Read more. parent posts full-year results Pre-tax profits at Dart Group dipped 11% to £147.7m in the year to 31 March, primarily owing to a £108.4 million charge linked to Covid-19 disruption. Read more.

Hawthorn Leisure reports ‘encouraging’ initial trading The pub operations arm of NewRiver has reported that LFL sales in its managed pubds were up 4% this weekend, compared with the same weekend last year. 90% of its pubs in England are now open. Read more.

Burger King warns of permanent store closures Burger King UK chief executive Alasdair Murdoch has warned that up to 10% of the chain's store estate could be permanently closed due to Covid-19, resulting in 1,600 potential job losses. Read more.