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Casual Dining

22-23 February 2017, BDC London

Zapp is pleased to be exhibiting at Casual Dining, 22-23 February 2017.

Casual Dining is a multi award- winning trade show only open to the trade, catering to the Restaurant, Pub and Bar sector.

Casual Dining is the must-attend event entirely dedicated to this sector. Winning the prestigious 'Best UK Trade Show (under 2000sqm)', twice is its first 2 years, it's where the who's who from the sector come together for product launches, seminars and networking.

Zapp will be on stand M333, and look forward to meeting you. Don't forget you can get free access by registering first


The Restaurant Show

2-4 October 2017, Olympia

Zapp were pleased to exhibit at The Restaurant Show 2017. 2 - 4 October, Olympia. hope you saw us on stand GH21

The Restaurant Show is a unique trade event that caters to those owning, operating and working in restaurants, hotels, catering companies and leisure establishments across the UK. The Restaurant Show is designed to provide you with the tools, ideas and networking opportunities you need to build your restaurant or foodservice business.


Over 450 exhibitors supplying everything you need for your business from food and drink through to EPOS and furniture, join us at Olympia for The Restaurant Show. Whether you are comparing products, sourcing new opportunities, looking for information, guidance or inspiration from top chefs, business leaders and experts, The Restaurant Show is the event you and your business cannot afford to miss.



The Restaurant Show

July 2016

Zapp once again exhibited at the Restaurant Show, which was once again at London Olympia, 3 – 5 October 2016.

It was great to meet everyone and hope that you enjoyed speaking to our team about how we can help you. p>

We have already signed up for 2017 and look forward to seeing you there.


Premier Hospitality, June 2016

June 2016

Read all about one of our latest installation in the June 2016 Premier Hospitality Magazine here

Stronger Together. Zapp becomes the official distributor for Gala Tent in London and the South

February 2016

Zapp Umbrellas are pleased to announce their collaboration with fellow NABMA sponsor, Gala Tent as the company's official distributor in London and the South. Mark Parry, MD of Zapp Canopy Umbrellas, who have over 30 years’ experience of supplying outdoor canopy products and accessories to a wide range of customers including local authorities, hotels, restaurants, breweries and private individuals, stated “We are very excited to have become a distributor for Gala Tent. Both companies have an excellent reputation and have the same ethos of offering quality products with excellent service.” Jason Mace commented “Gala Tent are delighted to be working with Zapp and I believe that we can add significant value to each other in the future.”.

The Restaurant Show

July 2015

Zapp will be exhibiting at the Restaurant Show, which for 2015 move to London Olympia. Zapp will be on stand GH21.

Don't forget to register for your FREE badge today and enjoy access to The Restaurant Show, The Conscious Hospitality show and, new for 2016, the Bar & Pub Show and The Catering Equipment Expo. The Restaurant Show Registration


Bristol Airport

July 2015

We have recently just installed a huge retractable roof system on the new terrace at Bristol International Airport, as part of their new departure lounge project.


New Year, A New Website

January 2015

We have launched our new website which incorporates both the Retail and Leisure sides of the business. Take a look at our projects and case studies pages to see some of the interesting solutions we have installed.

Our products are now divided down into Market Solutions where you can find our pop up marquees, market umbrellas, market tables, wooden frame stalls and Alfresco Outdoor Solutions where you can view our retractable roof systems, height adjustable glass screens and much more!


Hotel & Catering Show

November 2014

Zapp will once again be hosting at the Hotel and Catering Show from 17-18 March 2015 at Bournemouth BIC. Click This Link to Register for your FREE ticket. Find us on stand J50.

One of the UK’s longest running hospitality and food service events, with over 50 year’s history. Each year the Hotel & Catering Show bring innovative content to the South of England through first-rate exhibitors, the latest products and services, thought provoking speakers, important topics, and eye catching live features delivered by the experts.


The Restaurant Show

September 2014

What a brilliant show this was. Over 350 exhibitors supplying everything you need for your business from food and drink through to EPOS and furniture, we were at Earls Court 2 for The Restaurant Show from the 6th to the 8th of October. Whether you are comparing products, sourcing new opportunities, looking for information, guidance or inspiration from top chefs, business leaders and experts, The Restaurant Show is the event you and your business cannot afford to miss.


British Market Authorities Annual Conference

August 2014

Zapp exhibited at the National Association of British Market Authorities annual conference from Sept 24th – to the 25th in Kensington, London. NABMA has successfully promoted the interests of its local members for over 80 years. Membership is open to all those with a trade interest and you will benefit from professional advice and lively forums which goes a long way in shaping the future of markets.


Retractable Roof at The Waterfront Exmouth

March 2014

Zapp has installed a 7.5 x 4m roof which is fitted with LED lighting. This unit is attached from the facia of the new restaurant and has AGS adjustable height screens integrated to provide complete protection. Gates at either end give access to outer areas. LED lighting and heating complete a very stlish and practacal installation with wind force 11 performance which is ideal for this sea front location.


Retractable Roof at The Old Ship Hotel Padstow

November 2013

Zapp has completed a 8.5m square retractable canopy for the Old Ship Hotel which is fitted with LED lighting. This unit free stands and replaces the original marquee structure. Zapp worked with a local fabricator to create an unsporrted front beam so that the view of the hotel was not obscured.


Retractable Roof at Cutters Wharf Belfast

May 2013

Wine Inns commissioned Zapp to install a curved retractable roof at Cutters Wharf. At 21 m long and with 4m reach this system provides valuable cover during all weather conditions including wind up to force 11. The drop down awnings along the front additionally provide valuable escape from wind chill.


Castello Umbrellas at Kensington Palace

April 2012

Design Front commissioned Zapp to provide mobile Castello giant umbrellas to the Orangery Restaurant at Kensington Palace, London

Castello Umbrellas and awning installed at the Raven Cafe in The Tower of London

28 Nov 2011

Design Front commissioned Zapp to provide Castello giant umbrellas and an Arezzo awning to both shelter customers and provide visual depth to the Raven cafe kiosk at the Tower of London


Cafe Matia Creates seating area

10 Jan 2011

Cafe Matia at Clarks Outlet Village in Street Somerset was losing custom in poor weather because they did not have sheltered outdoor heating. Zapp were commissioned to solve the problem and installed a Senator system integrated with the AGS adjustable height screens. This created a 25 sq m area that is cozy and dry in the winter and can be rolled back to be sunny when the weather is nice.

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