Mitchells & Butlers PLC 02 August 2005 DIRECTORS' INTERESTS The Company's Employee Benefit Trust ("the Trust") holds a balance of 1,585,004 Mitchells & Butlers ordinary shares following the exercise of an option by a non-director over 18,093 shares. The executive directors of the Company, M.L.Bramley, T.Clarke, A.Hughes and K.Naffah, as potential beneficiaries under the Trust, are technically deemed to be interested in the above balance. M J N Bridge Deputy Secretary This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange