About us

About us

Established in 1940, Licensed & Catering News is the authoritative voice of the hospitality industry and an institution in the license trade.

With over 6,500 e-subscribers, LCN is produced in a compact tabloid, news-based format with unique news and feature content.

LCNONLINE.CO.UK, LCN Awards and weekly E-Newsletter DELICIOUS form essential parts of the LCN brand.

The new Licensed & Catering News website, lcnonline.co.uk, is, quite simply, the go-to resource for the hospitality industry in Northern Ireland.

Established in 1940, LCN’s magazine filled an essential niche in the trade media landscape and keeps its readers and subscribers up to date with all the latest industry news, views and analysis.

But in 2020 the LCN brand underwent a highly successful digital transformation and it’s now building on that to ensure it is best positioned to deliver fresh, engaging and breaking news content to every stakeholder’s phone or tablet at any time.

With more than 6,500 e-subscribers and 35,000 digital page views per month, the LCN website reaches every buyer and decision maker within Northern Ireland’s hospitality industry.

Our specialist supplements add quality and depth with high quality reporting plus profiles across a number of hospitality outlets, they include:

  • The future of hospitality
  • Hotel review
  • Pub report
  • Design & Fit out
  • Buyers Guide & Directory

Part of Penton Media Group – Ireland’s leading independent magazine, events and exhibitions company.