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May 12th, 2024
Benefits of Affordable Commercial Kitchen Hire for Startups

London’s food startup scene is brimming with innovation, but it’s no secret that it comes with a hefty price tag. Within a city renowned for soaring costs and fierce competition, every penny counts. Affordable commercial kitchen hire is changing the game. Affordable commercial kitchen rentals provide a crucial boost to the aspirations of budding food […]

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April 17th, 2024
Dark Kitchen Restaurants: A Passing Fad or Here to Stay?

There is no doubt, the popularity of dark kitchen restaurants has taken the foodie world by storm in recent years. These dark kitchen rentals operate with an online-only business model and have gained traction since 2020 (you know when…). Many restaurant operators and food business owners switched to focus on takeaway and delivery only food […]

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March 18th, 2024
Choosing a Private or Shared Use Kitchen Rental in London

Whether you’re looking to start out, scale up or require space to create a new product for your thriving foodservice business, a commercial kitchen can have you cooking up a storm in no time. As a budding foodpreneur, one of the most important things to consider is the type of kitchen space you will need. […]

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March 12th, 2024
How to Rent a Commercial Kitchen: Questions to Ask

Committing to a commercial kitchen rental for your food business is a big step and one that shouldn’t be taken lightly. A kitchen space is the foundation of your organisation, and finding the perfect kitchen to rent can sky-rocket your success.  The first few steps in renting your commercial space will be among the most […]

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January 11th, 2024
Affordable Kitchens in London: The Importance of Location

Location, location, location: where you set up your commercial kitchen rental holds more value than you might think. In this blog, we’ll navigate the key factors that make the location of your kitchen a game-changer in terms of costs and convenience. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or just starting, understanding the impact of where your […]

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December 11th, 2023
Guide to Renting a Commercial Kitchen in North London

In a city where the food delivery market is thriving, having access to a well-equipped kitchen is more than just a convenience, it’s a business necessity.  The UK has the third biggest online food delivery market in the world, estimated at £32bn, and with London as the country’s capital, rest assured the city is chomping […]

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November 29th, 2023
Quality vs. Cost: The Balance in Commercial Kitchen Rentals

Finding the perfect commercial kitchen rentals is not just a matter of convenience. It’s a pivotal decision that can make or break your food business.  Navigating the world of commercial kitchen rentals requires a keen understanding of the delicate dance between quality and cost. In this guide, we’ll explore the factors that can help you […]

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November 15th, 2023
How Much Does It Cost to Rent a Commercial Kitchen: UK?

When launching a food business, pockets are tight, receipts pile up and money flows quicker than planned. We’re the first to say that  ‘cutting corners’ isn’t always the best business practice, but a cost-saving is always appreciated. Shopping around and educating yourself on industry-standard pricing for big-ticket items is one way to start saving money. […]

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Interior showing Finchley commercial kitchens
October 23rd, 2023
Arcadia Avenue Purpose-Built Commercial Kitchens in Finchley

In the heart of Finchley, North London, a culinary revolution is underway.  Arcadia Avenue, our FIRST purpose-built commercial kitchen rentals, is set to redefine how food businesses operate. Innovation, convenience, and modernity meet to provide London food businesses with a space like no other.  Let’s take a look at Arcadia Avenue and your potential future […]

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