World class accountancy
for the restaurant and hospitality sector

We provide strategic support and advice to all businesses, from 'start-ups' right up to fine dining institutions
Regardless of size, all our clients are important, and we lavish time and expertise on all of them ensuring their businesses become more profitable.

About Us

Paperchase has provided essential accounting, book-keeping and analytical services to the restaurant and hospitality sector for over 30 years. For all clients, both large and small, from 'start-up' to fine dining establishments, in city locations, to rural pubs and restaurants, we treat all our clients the same.

We understand our client's business, adding sustainable value and allowing them to do what they do best, serving amazing foods, and making sure their customers are happy.

"Aku Patel judges chefs by whether they have any idea of the cost of milk and butter"
– Nicholas Lander, Financial Times


In our early years we provided our clients with traditional book-keeping solutions, but it soon became apparent that our clients wanted more. So, we expanded our services to encompass a wide variety of accounting and analytical solutions, support and strategic business advice, thus helping our clients to develop their businesses.

Our client base has grown over the years, and we have become the leading accountancy firm within the hospitality industry. With an international list of eclectic food business clients from around the world, we have never forgotten our roots and nurture new talent and start-ups, as they are our future in an ever-changing food service industry.
– Aku Patel, Founder & CEO


Paperchase has invested heavily in its systems and people to ensure quality service delivery to our clients. The company prides itself in its vast suite of in-house service offerings, including:

  • Weekly Analytical Reports
  • Payable Management & Remittances
  • Efficiency Consulting
  • Payroll Processing
  • VAT Reconciliation and Return Preparation
  • Procurement and Inventory Management Solution
  • Online Cash Up System
  • Online Rota System
  • Online Dashboard

Our Vision

“To be the leading global Client Partner of choice in the hospitality and restaurant accounting space, providing unparalleled service and innovative delivery platforms.”

Our Mission

“To continue to develop an unmatched talent-pool within Paperchase, which will ultimately provide innovative and cost-effective Accounting, Book-keeping and Payroll, services, to all our clients, regardless of size, status or location.”


Clients First - We judge our success, by the success of our clients, working closely with them to better understand their needs and helping them to grow, whilst expecting excellence from everybody in the Paperchase team.

Accuracy & Relevance - We deliver, through tailored analytical reports, the type of information our clients need, when they need it, in a way they can best understand, then helping them to put it to good use.

Respect & Integrity - We treat our clients and colleagues as we would wish to be treated ourselves, believing people work best when shown mutual respect and are truly valued.

Enable Timeliness - Timely delivery of products and services are at the core of our value system, ensuring our clients are always abreast of the latest accountancy updates.

Substantial Innovations - We relentlessly strive to create and implement solutions that will further enhance our services and our deliverables, as well as the performance of our valuable clients.


Brett Graham

The Ledbury

Sanjay Dwivedi


Natalia Pasich


Vladimir Campos

The Good Life Eatery

Yasmine Larizadeh

The Good Life Eatery


"We have had a long standing and extremely trustworthy relationship with Paperchase accountancy. They work closely with all our departments to provide us with reliable and highly customised solutions, suited to our needs."
- Richard Turnbull Finance Director, The Fat Duck Group


"Ever since the first Zuma opened in 2002, Paperchase has been a tremendous support and helped me to set up the business. They were instrumental to the company and what it has become today- in the UK and globally."
- Rainer Becker Chef, Founder, Owner Zuma


"I joined the company almost 6 years ago and Paperchase helped me understand and navigate through the business which by then had expanded in various countries. I was able to get to grips with all the financial elements a lot quicker having them on board."
- Sven Koch Chief Executive Officer, Zuma


"Paperchase are a loyal and hardworking team, who feel like an extension of our own business. We rely on them for all our accountancy work, which they deliver promptly, efficiently and accurately, and they’re always on hand to help with queries and questions that we might have. They are a crucial cog in the wheel here at The Arts Club"
- Rémy Lysé Chief Operating Officer, The Arts Club


"Paperchase have always provided an extremely efficient and professional service to Dishoom. Over the years they have helped us save both time and money and have implemented fantastic and easy to use systems across the board.
Their team are a pleasure to work with and they are a great support to our business."
- Kavi Thakrar Director, Dishoom


"I have worked with Paperchase Accountancy Ltd for many years and have found them to be extremely helpful in all aspects of my business and finance requirements. Paperchase are not your normal run-of-the-mill bean counters and you can trust them implicitly to come up with financial solutions for all your business needs. I don't see them as my accountant, they treat me as a friend. I'm very happy with the service and recommend them to everyone."
- Atul Kochhar Chef Patron, Kanishka


"I started back in 2010 and Paperchase have assisted me in so many ways to understand the set up of Roka, menu engineering and food costs. The accessibility of statistics analysis, reports and budgets that Paperchase are able to produce for us are a priceless tool when running a business and ensuring it is profitable."
- Hamish Group Executive Chef, Roka


“Paperchase have proved invaluable in both the day to day and the long term managing of our business. With key insights unique to hospitality, they have been proven as integral a part as any member of our team.”
- Matthew Widdowson GM, The Five Fields


“Paperchase provide us more than just the day to day accountancy routine. Being new to the London Hospitality scene when we opened in 2016 it was crucial for us to have someone who could go the extra mile. They are on board with us when important decisions needs to be made, they give us advises when there is doubt, provides solutions when there is challenges. They are definitely an invaluable part of our team."
- Greg Marchand, Chef Propriétaire / Chef Owner

Contact Us


  • Address
    The Courtyard 14A Sydenham Road Croydon CR0 2EE
  • Email
  • Phone
    +44(0)20 8633 7700

New York

  • Address
    19 West 36 Street 7th Floor New York, NY 10018
  • Phone


  • Address
    175 SW 7th Street, #1900 Miami, FL 33130
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If you are interested in joining our UK team,
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