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Côte Restaurants was launched in 2007 by five of the founders of the Strada chain and serves French brasserie-style dishes at 86 locations. In July 2015, private equity firm BC Partners bought a majority stake from previous owners CBPE Capital in a £250m deal. Led by former chef Alex Scrimgeour, 45, the London firm introduced its first vegetarian menu in May.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank239
CompanyCôte Restaurants
ActivityRestaurant operator
LocationCentral London
Sales £m121.5
Operating profit £m11.4
Main shareholdersBC Partners (>50%), management (<50%)
Staff2,727
Founded2007
Websitewww.cote-restaurants.co.uk

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