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1967 First Spur Steak Ranch opens in Newlands, Cape Town
1986 The Spur group lists on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange
1990 First Panarottis Pizza Pasta opened
1991 First international outlet opens in Namibia
1995 First outlets open in Botswana, Mauritius and Zambia
1996 First outlets open in Australia and Swaziland
1997 First outlet opens in Zimbabwe
1999 Group restructures to form Spur Corporation
2001 First outlets open in the UK and Ireland
2004 Group acquires 60% shareholding in John Dory’s Fish Grill Sushi, based in KwaZulu-Natal
2006 Group acquires a further 5% in John Dory’s
2012 Group acquires the remainder of John Dory’s shareholding
2012 Group acquires Captain DoRegos franchise and distribution centre businesses
2014 Group acquires Cape-based upmarket steakhouse The Hussar Grill and 30% interest in start-up rib processing facility, Braviz Fine Foods