Ed's Easy Diner

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Ed's Easy Diner is a casual restaurant chain based in the United Kingdom selling 1950s American diner style items.

Ed's Easy Diner
IndustryCasual dining
Founded1987; 32 years ago (1987) in London, United Kingdom
FounderBarry Margolis
United Kingdom
Number of locations
24 (2019)
Area served
United Kingdom
ParentBoparan Holdings
Websitewww.edseasydiner.com/ Edit this on Wikidata
Ed's Easy Diner, Soho


The first Ed's Easy Diner was opened by Barry Margolis in London's Soho in 1987.[1] In 2008, there were just three diners, all situated in London. As of April 2014, Ed's Easy Diner had 24 outlets, and by September 2016 they had 59.[1] In October 2016, the struggling company which was hit by poor sales, and suffered from over expansion, was purchased by Boparan Restaurant Holdings, which owns Giraffe Restaurants, after it collapsed into administration.

The deal saw twenty six diners close immediately, and almost four hundred jobs lost, but saved thirty three diners and seven hundred jobs.[2] As of January 2019, the company held twenty four diners within the United Kingdom and their first branch in Soho closed its doors for the last time.

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  1. ^ a b "Ed's Easy Diner enjoys sizzling growth success". Telegraph.co.uk. 16 April 2014. Retrieved 6 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Ed's Easy Diner jobs cut in 'chicken king' sale". Sky News. Retrieved 12 October 2016.

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