Roger Myers and Karen Jones start the story in Richmond. They open their first bistro, Café Bleu, before changing its name to Café Rouge.
Pelican Group was purchased by Whitbread which started a bright future of 100 Café Rouge restaurants. Café Rouge then became a regular hangout for Bridget and friends in 'Bridget Jones's Diary', the novel that helped to make us a household name.
Whitbread was purchased by Tragus Group. Café Rouge started serving international jetsetters at Heathrow T1.
Café Rouge opens outlets in Center Parcs, the perfect holiday village setting for our style of bistro.
Café Rouge wins the Mediterranean Casual Dining category at London's prestigious MIDAS Awards.
Café Rouge receives a £5 million investment that helped us to refresh and rejuvenate our restaurants and offer.
Tragus Group became Casual Dining Group - a new name to go with the newly re-energised company.
Casual Dining Group adds to the family by acquiring Las Iguanas and La Tasca, making one of the largest groups in the UK restaurant industry.
Café Rouge partners with Ducasse Education to offer our Chefs the best in award winning development and education.
Café Rouge is part of Casual Dining Group – one of the UK's largest restaurant groups with brands including Bella Italia, Las Iguanas, La Tasca, Belgo and concession brands at Airports. CDG employs over 10,000 people serving more than 20 million meals across 300 locations.