Prêt à Manger

Behind the Design

Richard Brownlie-Marshall | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Brownlie-Marshall

The new designs see four subjects that might be seen as twee, transformed into a much more contemporary reincarnation - the same vision as five years ago. This time I opened up the brief to both country and city life, choosing two icons from each - a bird, deer, red telephone box and black cab.

The London Coffee Festival 2016

Richard Brownlie-Marshall | Posted 11.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Brownlie-Marshall

On arrival at the East London destination of the Truman Brewery, I was met with the sweet smell of coffee, which practically guided me in from street level. The festival spreads across two floors and multiple rooms, with pumping beats from live DJs and the whizzing sounds of coffee theatrics in progress.

This Man Complained To Pret About A Sandwich And Ended Up Embroiled In A Three Hour Pun Battle

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Comedy

We're no stranger to a good pun, but it looks like the team running Pret A Manger's Twitter account is a master of the art. When Twitter user @Dodd...

Who Needs Mobile Dating Apps When You Give Away Free Coffee?

Samantha Baines | Posted 24.06.2015 | UK Comedy
Samantha Baines

The Pret A Manger boss revealed this week that his staff can give away free coffee to whoever they like the look of. However, it's clearly all a ploy! A ploy to get his staff dates!

You Won't Believe What The Defence Minister Did At Pret A Manger

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK

Defence minister Anna Soubry has proved she is not just prepared for political battles after breaking up a brawl in a cafe. The MP, who has previou...

Please Please Please Never Let One Of These Turn Up In My Salad (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Here's something to make your appetite hop straight out the window. Yup, one New Yorker's lunch was cut prematurely short after she claimed to hav...

Best BLT: Which Sandwich Came Top In Our Taste Test?

Posted 25.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The noble BLT is an office staple, whether it's lunch on the go or a picnic must-have. Don't believe us? Apparently 1.69 billion of the sarnies sold l...

Are Food and Drinks Companies Feeding Us Nonsense?

Nigel Salter | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK
Nigel Salter

Strangely enough, according to some commentators, the health impacts of this scandal could actually have been positive, with the lean horsemeat making the burgers healthier. But somehow I don't think this was done with our health in mind.

'Diets Are Sad'... Quit the January Detox!

Nadia Mendoza | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Nadia Mendoza

What if we boycott these headlines and revolutionise the way we think about diets? What if we create new year resolutions that allow us to achieve things instead of denying ourselves?

Pret A Manger To Create 550 UK Jobs

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.06.2012 | UK

Sandwich chain Pret A Manger is to create 550 jobs in the UK as it steps up its expansion plans after a year of record sales and store openings. Th...

Arbutus: Food for Thought

Jason Holmes | Posted 15.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Jason Holmes

At the crack of dawn in Soho, Jason Holmes met up with Will Smith, the co-owner of Arbutus, a bistro that has for the past six years firmly establishe...