Report reveals the key British dining trends of 2015


Report reveals the key British dining trends of 2015

Report reveals the key British dining trends of 2015

The key British dining trends of 2015 have been revealed in Bookatable's latest Quarterly Dining Trends report, according to a recent article on

The restaurant booking facility's research analysed dining and booking data taken from their database of more than 3 million UK diners to pinpoint the UK's favourite global cuisines as well as the latest dining trends that have taken the nation by storm over the past 12 months.

The report specifically highlighted the top three trends which have kept British diners hungry for more this year. The burger trend easily took the top spot this year with Bookatable noting a whopping increase of over 144,000% in bookings - from 21 in 2014 to more than 30,000 in 2015. Additionally, the booking platform welcomed 71 new burger establishments onto its books over the past year alone, demonstrating the huge growth in this sector in 2015.

Coming in at second place was the trend for Scandinavian food in Britain. According to the figures, Scandinavian cuisine saw the second biggest growth in bookings this year - from 15 in 2014 to nearly 900 in 2015. Finally, in third place came the trend for restaurants specialising in barbecued food. Bookings for these establishments rose from 49 in 2014 to more than 750 this year.

Other cuisines that saw a rise in bookings over the past 12 months included South East Asian, American and Welsh whilst afternoon tea also saw a rise in interest.

On the other end of the scale, Bookatable noted that Contemporary Italian, Pakistan and Nepalese cuisines have dropped from the rankings with restaurants specialising in these culinary traditions recording no bookings over this period.

Final trends worth noting include a 24% rise in breakfast bookings over the past 12 months and a 72% rise in brunch bookings, possibly linked to the trend towards serving prosecco in the form of 'bottomless bubbles' with some brunch deals. Additionally, working lunches are also on the up with an increase in bookings of 25% over the past four years, demonstrating a growing preference amongst professionals to conduct business over lunch.

The diversity of British dining trends shines through in this report- we're certainly looking forward to this continuing in 2016.

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