Gondola at a glance
Gondola Group is the market leader in the UK casual dining sector, operating PizzaExpress, Zizzi and ASK Italian, together with the smaller brands of Milano (PizzaExpress’ brand in Ireland) and Kettner’s. The Group employs approximately 14,000 people, serving over 73 million meals a year (42 million in restaurants and a further 31 million retail) in the UK and Ireland alone. It has an estate in the UK and Ireland of over 650 restaurants, with an expanding global presence now exceeding 700 restaurants in 14 territories.
Gondola’s restaurants are positioned to offer a memorable eating out experience and great value for money, with typical spend per head (including value added tax) ranging from £15 to £18. Gondola’s distinct brands have broad appeal and lend themselves to different occasions.
Its estate of restaurants trade successfully in a variety of location types, from high street and local neighbourhoods, to shopping centres and retail and leisure parks.