Current focus is on metros and tier I cities and only after that company would focus on tier II cities
Barcelos, A south african restaurant chain is planning to expand its business by adding 20 more oultes in india by the end of 2019 as part of its expansion plan. Currently company has five restaurants in cities such as Delhi, Gurugram, Kolkata, Jaipur and Hyderabad.
Barcelos Business Head India, Rohit Malhotra said “We plan to open up to 20 more restaurants in India by the end of 2019. Company is also looking to open up to 12 smaller outlets in food courts in the country. Internationally, the company already has this format. The new restaurants, apart from the cities where the company already has a presence, would be in Chennai, Bengaluru, Pune, Goa and Chandigarh, among others. Current focus is on metros and tier I cities and only after that, the company would focus on tier II cities. Company is also working on a new menu for the Indian market for over the last six months, which would be launched shortly. We will be adding lots of varieties and a large portion of the menu would also be vegetarian also although focus for us will remain on international cuisine. The company, which is present in 20 countries, would be touching a figure of 200 restaurants by the end of 2017.”