The best bar and pub suppliers all under one roof

The Bar & Pub area of The Restaurant Show is returning for 2018 and promises to be packed with inspiration and ideas. From barware to artisan spirits, craft beers and bar snacks, right through to software solutions and catering equipment, you’ll find it all at Olympia London, 1-3 October 2018.

Liquid inspiration

If you’re considering expanding your drinks menu, Bar & Pub is the place to sample what’s new and discover the latest drinks launches. A must try is Crazy Gin on stand UF70, it’s the world’s first clear lassi gin. Taste it at the show and you’re in for a flavourful experience, featuring yoghurt, turmeric, black pepper and coriander.

Not to be missed are artisan spirits on stand UG60 from Dunnet Bay Distillery, the UK mainland’s most northerly distillery.  On stand you can sample Rock Rose Gin, made with 18 botanicals including locally harvested Rhodiola rosea (rose root) as well as Sea Buckthorn and Rowan Berries. The distillery will also be bringing its Holy Grass Vodka, a delicate and fresh vodka with a creamy smooth finish.

The show will also see a vast array of craft beers and ales on display, including Black Storm Brewery on stand UH60. Visit this independent British brewery’s stand to sample their palate-forward real ales, available in bottles, cans, kegs and casks.

Mixers are anything but an afterthought at Bar & Pub, you’ll find plenty of liquid inspiration here to boost your drinks offering. Jeffrey's Tonic on stand UD70 will be showcasing a great range of tonic syrups and tonic water.  The range includes Not So Plain (cinchona and Sicilian lemon), Original Recipe (warm spices of cassia, nutmeg and allspice), Lime, Galangal & Orange and Yarrow, Rosehip & Elderflower.

Food for thought

Pub and bar snacks have come a long way in recent years and there’s certainly a lot to tuck into at the show. Jack Links on stand UD73 will be offering you the chance to find out why their marinated, sliced and smoked quality cuts of beef provide the perfect snack to accompany a drink.

Meanwhile, over on stand UF69 award winning artisan food producers, Filberts Fine Foods will have a range of high-quality Free-From, Gluten Free, Vegetarian and Vegan snacks on stand, all created by hand in the company’s onsite kitchens.

Of course, there will be plenty of classic pub favourites from some of the nation’s best loved brands including Kettle Foods Ltd on stand UE7 and Tyrrell's Potato Chips Ltd on stand UG70 too.

You won’t want to miss out on ‘Indulge’ on stand UE69, brought to you by Hangover Prevention Company. This safe and natural way to prevent a hangover comes in tablet form and is sure to prove popular with customers.

Innovative tech and impressive equipment

Visitors to Bar & Pub will be seriously impressed by the level of innovation and profit boosting solutions on offer at the show.

A must see for anyone in the sector, is the 'Bottle Glass to Sand' crusher on stand UC68, which does exactly what the name suggests. It saves money, time and space when dealing with empty bottles by crushing empty bottles to sand immediately, reducing waste glass volume by 90%.

Thinking of adding to your bar area? Caterfab on stand UE60 have specialised in the development and manufacture of fully welded bars, cocktail bar stations and commercial catering fabrication, since the turn of the millennium and will have a great range to peruse at the show.

There will be leading providers of hospitality solutions for bar and pub owners to chat to at the show too, including OpenTable on stand UC60 and the team from Provargo Bar Management System on stand UD61. Over on stand UC61 Yumpingo are bringing big data analytics to the hospitality industry, transforming menu development, operations and guest engagement. Visit the stand to learn how their platform captures more customer feedback and provides live Net Promoter Scores (NPS) for every venue, every shift, every dish and every server.

The industry’s ultimate diary date

The Restaurant Show an unmissable occasion for the industry to learn, connect and discover. With so much to see and try, you’re sure to leave full of inspiration to take home to your business. Find out more and to visit for free at www.therestaurantshow.co.uk.