About Compass Group UK & Ireland

Specialist Brands to Support You

Levy Restaurants UK is the sports, leisure and hospitality sector of Compass Group UK & Ireland and British partner to Levy Restaurants US.

With good, honest food at heart and service in our soul, we live and breathe hospitality. We are Compass UK & Ireland’s single brand for the sport, leisure and hospitality sector. We are UK market leader, admired in arenas, confex, stadia, leisure and hospitality. We love what we do and it shows, our work driven by a tireless restaurateur’s mindset.

Our purpose is to create legendary experiences through powerful partnerships with our clients. Our strong client partnerships enable us to create bespoke food experiences, embracing guests with heartfelt hospitality.

Our guest-facing brands are moulded personally to our clients. This special, very flexible approach gives us a genuine competitive advantage. Our expertise stretches beyond catering services. Our businesses, Keith Prowse, Lime Venue Portfolio, Payne and Gunter and LSS are the market leaders in corporate hospitality, sales and marketing, event catering and venue facilities management.

Keith Prowse is proud to be the UK’s leading corporate hospitality provider. Treat VIP guests to an experience they will never forget and enjoy the best seats in the house with a bespoke package at Twickenham stadium, Wimbledon, Henley festival, cricket hospitality at the Kia Oval, Edgbaston and more.

Lime Venue Portfolio 
is our sales and marketing consortium providing support to over 100 unique venues in the UK. With the teams of over 50 venue sales managers across the UK, central lead generation team, national account managers and training specialists, LVP is the UK market leader in conferences and events at unusual venues.

Payne & Gunter is our bespoke catering brand. It has 25 years’ experience in catering at some of London’s most unique venues. It’s all about exquisite British food with a twist, carefully designed in line with current market trends and with an underlying emphasis on maintaining our ethos of excellent service.

LSS delivers tailored FM support service solutions to premier venues and events in the sport and leisure market. Operating in vibrant and often high profile public environments, its specialist team has the experience and understanding to manage a whole range of services and the associated operational challenges, efficiently and cost-effectively.

Our guest-facing brands are moulded personally to our clients. This special, very flexible approach gives us a genuine competitive advantage. These include, among others:

Jockey Club Catering operating at many of racing’s crown jewel events, such as the Grand National at Aintree, The Cheltenham Festival and Derby Festival, we offer a full range of customer-focused food and beverages and are proud to use local, national and international suppliers to deliver the finest hospitality on the racing circuit.

 

Jockey Club Catering is a venture partnership between Jockey Club Racecourses, the UK’s leading racecourse and venues group, and Compass Group UK & Ireland, to provide top quality catering, hospitality and service at 15 racecourses nationwide.

This sees Jockey Club Catering operate at The Jockey Club’s flagship Cheltenham Racecourse during the four days of The Festival, which is effectively the world championships of Jump racing, attended by more than 230,000 people. Jockey Club Catering was formed in 2009 and in 2013 the partnership was extended through until at least 2025.

Alongside racing, the iconic venues within The Jockey Club’s family are open throughout the year, hosting a wide variety of events including conferences, weddings, meetings and exhibitions, all of which can be individually tailored to meet each client request as it comes.

Leith’s, one of the iconic names in event hospitality, is a brand of Levy Restaurants UK. Leith’s works with a range of iconic venues and events, including Glyndebourne Festival and the Edinburgh International Conference Centre. Most recently, Leith’s has won the contract to continue providing hospitality and event catering at the flagship Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in the heart of Westminster.

Originally founded by Prue Leith in 1972, Leith’s specialises in providing conference and banqueting, hospitality and retail services to cultural, arts and exhibition locations throughout the country.