Mitchells & Butlers welcomes strong holiday trading in first quarter

Monday, January 16, 2023

Mitchell & Butlers PLC welcomed a return of a seasonal holiday season after a strong first quarter performance.

The company - which owns All Bar One, Nicholson's, and Ember Inns among others - posted a 10.4% year-on-year rise in drinks and food sales for the first quarter of its fiscal year ending January 7 2023.

Compared to the same period in 2019, comparable sales increased by 8.9%, with growth of 9.2% in the first ten weeks and 8.5% in the past five weeks.