Restaurants are one of the most popular businesses that are followed globally. From local delicacies to multi cuisine to ethnic dishes to fast food joints, restaurants form a huge industry in the service sector. Here is a list of Top 10 restaurants in the world in 2014 based on their latest revenue.
10. Whitebread Plc
Whitebread Plc. is a multinational hotel, coffee shop and restaurant company, headquartered in Dunstable, United Kingdom. It is the largest hotel brand in UK with around 670 hotels and over 55000 rooms. The company’s root dates back to 1742, when Samuel Whiteboard formed a partnership with Godfrey and Shewell for Brewery in Brick Lane, Spitafields.
It operates brands like Premier Inn, Costa Coffee, Table Table, Beefeater Grill, Brewers Fayre and Taybarns. In UK, it has around 2800 hotels, restaurants and coffee shops. Worldwide, it owns around 1000 Costa stores in 30 countries , with six premier hotels in India and Middle East on the way. Premier Inn is UK’s biggest hotel brand, offering quality accommodation at affordable prices. Further developments in the pipeline target 50 international hotels in addition to 670 in UK, 4 in Middle East and 2 in India. Through Franchisee, Costa Coffee operates in Middle East, Pakistan and India and through Joint venture in China. Table Table is a pub restaurant serving great value, quality pub classics with a modern twist. Launched in 2008, there are now 105 restaurants across the UK. There are around 140 Beefeater Grill Restaurants in UK. Taybarns offers customers 7 different restaurants under one roof, with 34 metre serving line including pizza, Chinese dishes, carvery, salad etc.