All about

You love a good night out! You might not get to go out as much as you’d like to, so when you do go out you want to make it count! You have high expectations so only the best will do – only the best wine, gin or cocktail will pique your interest. You generally opt to eat out in places that are tried and trusted and come highly recommended. Great service and a fun atmosphere makes for the perfect night out!

Typical demographics

Age

35% are aged 45-64 years old

Gender

48% Male, 52% Female

Affluence

High: £50,001 - £100,000+

Employment

52% are white collar

Parents

31% are parents

0 %
of population

Out-of-home behaviour

11%

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

10%

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

47%

Eat out weekly

35%

Drink out weekly

£70.80

Average monthly spend
Sparkling Socialisers spent 18% less than the GB monthly avg.

Top 5 drinks consumed

1. Wine

2. Gin

3. Coffee

4. Soft drinks

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 65%
I like to keep up to date with the latest trends and fashions.
Trends & fashion 34%
I check social media frequently throughout the day.
Social media 55%
Social media has increased my awareness of eating and drinking out brands.
Social media awareness 42%
I lead a busy lifestyle and rarely have a large amount of free time.
Lifestyle 35%
I actively seek out information on new places to eat and drink out through all available sources.
Seek out new 28%
I tend to stick to places that I know well when eating and drinking out.
Familiarity 44%
I take a keen interest in food and drink and consider myself knowledgeable on the subject.
Food expertise 70%
I consider myself a 'foodie'.
Foodie 49%
I am interested in deals and offers.
11%
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.
15%

Key drivers

What drives Sparkling Socialisers to venues for food?

1. Location
2. Convenience
3. Value for money
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What drives Sparkling Socialisers to venues for drinks?

1. Location
2. Value for money
3. My previous visits have been consistently good
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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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