All about

You are up to date with the latest trends, you know what’s hot and what’s not. You consider yourself a bit of a foodie and appreciate good service. When it comes to places to eat and drink out you always choose wisely, although the relaxed atmosphere of a good quality pub is always a winner in your eyes! You never limit yourself when it comes to a night out and you’d rather spend a bit more in return for a great quality experience, and that always begins with a carefully chosen meal, tasty drinks and an inspiring atmosphere.

Typical demographics

Age

25% are 25-34 years old

Gender

40% Male, 60% Female

Affluence

Medium: £30,001 - £50,000

Employment

55% are white collar

Parents

48% are parents

0 %
of population

Out-of-home behaviour

21%

Proportion of all drink-led visits that are made by this group

21%

Proportion of all food-led visits that are made by this group

59%

Eat out weekly

40%

Drink out weekly

£65.32

Average monthly spend
Confident Conformists spent 24% less than the GB monthly average

Top 5 drinks consumed

1. Soft drinks

2. Coffee

3. Wine

4. Tea

5. Lager

Adoption of trends

Repertoire

Repertoire shows the number of drinks categories or brands that this segment typically switches between.

Attitudes & behaviours

I proactively try to lead a healthy lifestyle.
Health 75%
I like to keep up to date with the latest trends and fashions.
Trends & fashion 75%
I check social media frequently throughout the day.
Social media 72%
Social media has increased my awareness of eating and drinking out brands.
Social media awareness 62%
I lead a busy lifestyle and rarely have a large amount of free time.
Lifestyle 71%
I actively seek out information on new places to eat and drink out through all available sources.
Seek out new 34%
I tend to stick to places that I know well when eating and drinking out.
Familiarity 61%
I take a keen interest in food and drink and consider myself knowledgeable on the subject.
Food expertise 76%
I consider myself a 'foodie'.
Foodie 63%
I am interested in deals and offers.
10%
I enjoy visiting new eating and drinking out brands whilst they are still small chains but are starting to become recognised
Prefer small chains 37%
I am typically one of the first to visit new eating and drinking places.
Trendsetter 26%

Key drivers

What drives Confident Conformists to venues for food?

1. Location
2. Convenience
3. Value for money
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What drives Confident Conformists to venues for drinks?

1. Location
2. Value for money
3. Choice of food
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All the consumer groups

Business Class-Seekers

Big spenders on food and drink whether on business or with the family. They think nothing of dining out, and trips always include a meal somewhere.

Trending Tastemakers

Busy, but always make time for eating and drinking out. They're first to visit the latest trendy place and tell you about it on social media.

Mainstream Minded

Social media users to whom going out means drinking in the most popular places. However they tend to save it for the weekend with a more health-focused mindset during the week.

Sparkling Socialisers

Like to wine and dine out with friends in upmarket casual dining restaurants when the opportunity arises. Great service and good quality food and drink are incredibly important, which is why they generally opt to eat out in places that are tried and trusted or places that come highly recommended.

Family Pit Stoppers

They've normally got the kids with them, so look out for a quality, quick bite while they're out and about.

Confident Conformists

Fairly comfortably off, they follow trends and regularly eat and drink out, often in pub restaurants with a glass of wine.

Comfortable Sceptics

Likely retired with time on their hands, they regularly seek out coffee shops during shopping or other trips, choosing familiar places as they can be wary of trying something new.

Carefree Dolce Vitas

Empty-nesters, discerning and health-conscious, they frequently enjoy meals out with family and friends, invariably with a glass of wine.

Steadfast Sippers

They've got their favourite places, rarely push the boat out, and prefer to stay close to home.

Cost Conscious Champions

Unfussy, but wary of trying somewhere new, they always look carefully at the price. However they will be strong advocates for places they do enjoy.

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