The Restaurant Group Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1987

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 17,962


  • Latest Deal Type
  • Buyout/​LBO

  • Financing Rounds
  • 10

  • Investments
  • 5

The Restaurant Group General Information


Restaurant Group (The) PLC operates more than 400 restaurants and pubs under a variety of brand names and concepts, including Frankie and Benny's (American and Italian food), Chiquito (Mexican food), Coast to Coast (American food), Brunning & Price (traditional British pub), and Garfunkel's (British cafe). The group trades in four segments Wagamama, Pubs, Leisure, and Concessions. Nearly all of the company's restaurants are in the United Kingdom. The Group also operates Pub restaurants and a Concessions business which trades principally at UK airports.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
City Centre Restaurants
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Holding Companies
Other Industries
Restaurants and Bars
Former Stock Listing
Corporate Office
  • 5-7 Marshalsea Road
  • London SE1 1EP
  • England, United Kingdom
+44 020 0000 0000

The Restaurant Group Timeline

Financing RoundCaptured Employee CountEstimated Employee Growth

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The Restaurant Group Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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The Restaurant Group Patents

The Restaurant Group Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-8108001-B2 Systems and methods for a simplified mobile phone Inactive 03-Dec-2007 00000000 00
CA-877566-A Air navigation and collision avoidance system Inactive 03-Aug-1971
CA-865334-A Pulsed laser with output control Inactive 02-Mar-1971
CA-839424-A Synchronized communications system Inactive 14-Apr-1970
CA-822231-A Laser utilizing collision depopulation Inactive 02-Sep-1969
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The Restaurant Group Executive Team (12)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Andrew Hornby Chief Executive Officer & Director
Mark Chambers Chief Financial Officer, Finance & Board Member
Umer Usman Head, Corporate Development & Investor Relations
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The Restaurant Group Board Members (22)

Name Representing Role Since
0000 0000 Self Board Member 000 0000
000000 000000 The Restaurant Group Board Member 000 0000
000000 000000 The Restaurant Group Chief Executive Officer & Director 000 0000
0000000 000000 000 Apollo Global Management Board Member 000 0000
000000 0000000 Self Senior Board Member 000 0000
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The Restaurant Group Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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The Restaurant Group Investments & Acquisitions (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Barburrito 12-Jul-2022 0000000000 00.000 Restaurants and Bars
Wagamama 24-Dec-2018 0000000000 00000 Restaurants and Bars 0000 0000
Ottimate 20-Mar-2017 00000 0000 000 Business/Productivity Software
Brunning & Price 01-Oct-2007 0000000000 000.00 Restaurants and Bars 0000 0000
Living Ventures 31-Mar-2005 Secondary Transaction - Private 000.00 Restaurants and Bars
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The Restaurant Group Subsidiaries (4)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Barburrito Restaurants and Bars Manchester, United Kingdom 2005
Wagamama Restaurants and Bars London, United Kingdom 0000
Brunning & Price Restaurants and Bars Chester, United Kingdom 0000
Chiquito Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Eastleigh, United Kingdom 0000
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The Restaurant Group Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Living Ventures 31-Mar-2005 000000000 00000000 000.00 Completed
  • 000 0000000000 000
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