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101 Market Leading Hospitality Companies and Startups in the UK

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This article showcases some of the most popular players operating in the Hospitality space. Our analysts selected these companies because they excel in one of the following categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Market Position
    • Market domination
    • Market leader
    • Strong market competitor

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SEMRush.

This list may include both state and private ventures providing the most value within the Hospitality industry.

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Top Hospitality Companies


Just-Eat.co.uk

Just-Eat.co.uk enables users to order takeaway food online from a variety of local restaurants and fast food joints across the U.K.

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Intercontinental Hotels Group

IHG is one of the world’s leading hotel companies

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Time Out Group plc

Time Out is a leading global media and entertainment business

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Travelodge

Travelodge became Britain’s first value hotel brand when it launched in the UK

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Hoseasons

Hoseasons offers holiday rental, accommodation, and travel and tour services.

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Center Parcs

Center Parcs UK is a short-break holiday company which operates five holiday villages in the United Kingdom.

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DesignMyNight

DesignMyNight.com is a nightlife discovery website.

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Pitchup.com

Making it a doddle to book campsites in 65 countries. Member of Financial Times FT1000 fastest-growing companies in Europe 2018 and 2019.

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Nisbets Plc

Next-day catering and kitchen equipment supplier and retailer

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Wagamama

Wagamama is a British-headquartered restaurant chain, serving pan-Asian food in the style of a modern Japanese ramen bar.

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Belmond

A hotel and leisure company that operates luxury hotels, train services and river cruises.

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intelligentgolf

intelligentgolf provides CONGU handicapping, online teetime booking, golf competition management and club management software.

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Fourth

Fourth is the world’s leading provider of cloud-based cost control solutions to the hospitality industry.

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Aman Resorts

Aman Resorts is a group of hotels specialized in hospitality and destination management.

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Britannia Hotels

Britannia Hotels offers the best value for quality accommodation and it is perfect for families, leisure or business.

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Macdonald Hotels & Resorts

Macdonald Hotels & Resorts offers hospitality services.

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HRS

HRS is the Global Hotel Solutions end to end technology provider in business travel.

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Youth Hostel Association

Youth Hostels Association is a charitable organisation, provides youth hostel accommodation.

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The Standard Hotels

The most powerful brand in the boutique hotel business – The Standard Hotel Brand consist of 5 Hotels located in Los Angeles.

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Yumbles

Yumbles enables everyone to discover and buy great, innovative food products sold directly online by the talented people who make them.

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Mercury Holidays

Mercury Holidays, established in 1980, is one of the largest independent Tour Operators in the UK. They specialise in worldwide holidays.

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The Good Till Co

Goodtill is an iPad based POS software that brings ideas to life, located in England.

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The Nudge

The Nudge is an online magazine and private review platform for recommendations on unusual restaurant and secret bars based in London.

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Community Care

CommunityCare, the UK’s brand for social work professionals.

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Celtic Manor Resort

Celtic Manor Resort is a destination for business events, golfing getaways & luxury escapes in South Wales.

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Soho House

Soho House is a private members’ club for people in the creative industries.

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Hand Picked Hotels

Hand Picked Hotels is a collection of country house hotels including with spa & health clubs.

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Crowne Plaza

Crowne Plaza is a multinational hotel chain company.

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Whitbread

Whitbread PLC is a multinational hotel, coffee shop and restaurant company.

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Afternoon Tea Online

Afternoon Tea Online Food & Drink Company.

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Honest Burgers

A burger restaurant inspired by great British produce

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Be At One

Be At One is a popular cocktail bar chain with outlets across London serving a wide range of cocktails and provides venues for parties.

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The Cumberland

The Cumberland is a building society that specializes in hospitality and commercial lending.

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Eurocamp

Eurocamp provide its customers with an unforgettable vacation on- 4 or 5 stars selected campsites throughout Europe.

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Potters Resort

An award winning 5 star family owned holiday resort offering year round inclusive sport, leisure & entertainment led short breaks.

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Holiday Taxis

We are an award winning airport transfers provider for over 9000 great destinations worldwide!

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Procure Wizard

Procure Wizard is the go to software solution for the hospitality industry, offering P2P, supply chain management, time attendance.

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Rocco Forte Hotels

Rocco Forte Hotels is a luxurious high end hotel chain.

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Mitchells & Butlers

Mitchells & Butlers operates managed restaurants and pubs in the United Kingdom and Germany.

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Crieff Hydro

Crieff Hydro offers hospitality services.

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Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace provides hospitality and events services.

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Sofar Sounds

Sofar Sounds is a global community hosting curated, secret performances in more than 400 cities around the world.

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Selina

Selina is a fast-growing hospitality brand built for today’s nomadic traveler to help them live, work, and explore anywhere in the world.

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The Hoxton

The Hoxton is a series of open-house hotels located in London.

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Wriggle

A web and app marketplace helping people discover and transact at handpicked local food & drink establishments.

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Travel Community

Travel Community is Worldwide community offering free travel tools and information to help travellers before, during and after their trip.

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The Dorchester Collection

The Dorchester Collection provides one of the world’s largest selections of luxury hotels.

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Preoday

B2B pre-ordering platform for integrated e-commerce solutions for businesses serving food and beverages

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De Vere

De Vere is a collection of modern, country estate hotels mixing leisure with market-leading conference facilities.

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HalalGuide

HalalGuide is a fully-fledged digital ecosystem for 1.8 billion Muslims across the globe.

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Qudini

Qudini is a highly professional company, with a great leadership team.

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Norfolk Hideaways

We offer a large selection of holiday cottages on the coast

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Moto Hospitality

Moto Hospitality is a hospitality company for constituents.

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Small Luxury Hotels of World

Small Luxury Hotels of the World is a community of independently minded travellers and independently spirited hotels in the world.

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Firmdale Hotels

Firmdale Hotels is a collection of modern classic hotels designed by Kit Kemp.

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Kids Pass

Kids Pass allows you and your family to benefit from fantastic savings at the UK’s top attractions, restaurants and cinemas.

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Compass Group PLC

Compass Group is a world-leading food and support services company.

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Princes

Princes is an international food and drink group involved in the manufacture.

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GAIL’s Bakery

GAIL’s Bakery is a bakery specialising in craft bread for our neighbourhoods.

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EET

EET enables users to review, rate, and share pictures and restaurant discoveries with their friends on Facebook and Twitter.

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Chaophraya Thai Restaurant

Chaophraya Thai Restaurant is a restaurant providing Thai cuisine and wines.

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The Third Space

The Third Space is a luxury health club.

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Chewton Glen

Chewton Glen is a house hotel and spa.

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IQ Student Accommodation

IQ Student Accommodation is a student housing company that offers a range of semester contracts.

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Verdant Brewing

Verdant Brewing is a Food & Beverages company

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BigBarn

BigBarn is a U.K.-based community interest company that aims to reconnect consumers with their local producers and encourage local trade.

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William Reed Business Media

William Reed is an innovative and market leading media company headquartered in West Sussex.

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Travel Counsellors

Travel Counsellors is a travel company specializing in travel arrangements with its network of 1,800 Travel Counsellors around the globe.

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Yotel

Yotel offers affordable hotels with elements of luxury in smart spaces.

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Zipcube

Zipcube is a trusted community marketplace for people and professionals to list, discover, and book offices, meeting rooms, event spaces.

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Clock Software

Leverage the cloud with our all-in-one hotel software system – hotel PMS, booking engine, yield and channel management, mobile self service

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Grind

Founded in Shoreditch in 2011, Grind & Co. has since opened espresso bars, cocktail bars, restaurants and recording studios across London.

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Great Rail Journeys

Great Rail Journeys is a market operator that provides escorted holidays by rail.

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Fleurets

Fleurets provides agency, valuation and advisory services to the specialist leisure and hospitality sector.

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orderswift

orderswift is a desktop and mobile application that enables restaurants to manage their online orders.

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The Royal Automobile Club

The Royal Automobile Club is the foremost private members’ club, offering first-class facilities across two distinctly different clubhouses.

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Barburrito

Barburrito combines the speed of service and value of traditional fast food operations with the quality and freshness of food associated

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Hu Kitchen

Paleo-inspired, high quality, low processed, clean food restaurants.

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D&DLondon

D&D London is a group of luxury restaurants, bars, and hotels.

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Boojum

Boojum Mexican Burrito Bar is Ireland’s fast-casual restaurant business.

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FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Freedigitalphotos.net offers stock photos and illustrations for various online and offline projects.

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Timico

Timico is an end-to-end managed cloud service provider of supplying business strength IP solutions.

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Simmons Bars

Simmons operates 12 bars across London

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Holidaysafe

Award winning travel insurance from Holidaysafe.

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200° Coffee

They supply wholesale coffee, equipment and training to the nation.

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Classic Collection Holidays

Classic Collection Holidays dynamically packages luxury beach holidays.

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No1 Lounges

No 1 Lounges was founded in 2006 by British entrepreneur and theatre producer, Phil Cameron.

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temper Restaurant

temper Restaurant are unique BBQ and open fire pit restaurants with a focus on New World wine.

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Piperdam Golf & Leisure Resort

Piperdam Golf & Leisure Resort owns and operates a golf and leisure resorts.

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Firezza

Firezza is operates a chain of restaurants that offer pizzas.

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Totaljobs Group

Totaljobs Group, we currently run six job sites, each dealing with a totally different audience.

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Giraffe

Giraffe is a company that provides restaurant services.

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HotBox London Ltd

HotBox is a barbecue restaurant.

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Tots To Travel

Crafting Perfect Family Holidays

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KeyNest – Smart Key Exchange

Smart key management solutions for Airbnb hosts, short-term rental operators and estate agents

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Pass the Keys

Pass the Keys is an airbnb management company offers an expert Airbnb and short let management service.

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onefinestay

Onefinestay give people a new way to experience a place staying in the finest homes in their favorite cities.

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Kitchen Cut

Kitchen CUT is a unique online software solution for F&B professionals, helping you to manage your kitchen operations more efficiently.

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Elegant Resorts

Elegant Resorts is a travel company that offers only the finest hotels and first-class client service for luxurious experience.

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Mews

Mews is an innovative hospitality management cloud platform that empowers the modern hotelier to provide remarkable guest experiences.

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Karmakerala

Karma Kerala is a Kerala tourism service

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