Pierre Confirms Southport Restaurant Will Open in Autumn 2017
INDEPENDENTLY owned French restaurant
group, Bistrot Pierre, which specialises in great value French dining has
confirmed it is opening a new restaurant in the former Russell and Bromley store
The site will benefit from almost ₤1 million of investment to transform the
premises into a bistrot for 140 diners and create up to 50 jobs for local
Major renovation work will soon begin in the building on the corner of Lord
Street and Neville Street to create Bistrot Pierre's beautiful French styled
interiors in readiness to open in Autumn 2017.
Sue Potter from GY Architects, who is designing the layout of the new
restaurant, said:- "It is wonderful to be involved with this project that will
see a much loved historic shop transformed. We can't wait to unveil the new
interior that will create a typically Parisian bistrot experience in the Town."
Rob Beacham, co-owner for Bistrot Pierre, who set up the group with school
friend, John Whitehead, said:- "We are looking forward to bringing our
French bistrot cooking to Southport. I'm confident that we will grow a loyal
customer base in the area thanks to our popular seasonal menus including Confit
de canard, the bestselling Boeuf bourguignon maison and, of course,
Southport is a historic and vibrant Town that attracts many visitors to enjoy
its culture, scenery, shops and restaurants and we're proud to be involved in
the growth of its food and drink scene."
Bistrot Pierre's 'raison d'être' is great value French cooking and
seasonal menus; combining French bistrot classics with regional favourites.
The popular lunchtime prix-fixe menu will be available seven days a week with
prices from just ₤9.95 / ₤11.95 / ₤13.95 for 1, 2 or 3 courses, as well
as the 2 course pre theatre menu which both change monthly. An A la carte menu
is also available which changes seasonally.
Hugh Evans, CEO of Southport Business Improvement District, added:- "This
is exciting news for Southport. The new restaurant has been eagerly-awaited in
the Town and we are pleased that Bistrot Pierre has realised the potential that
Southport has to offer.
By deciding to invest here, it shows that Bistrot Pierre has great confidence in
our Town and has concluded that Southport has the potential to support a French
restaurant in the Town Center."
Bistrot Pierre recently launched its loyalty app, Mon Pierre Rewards where
customers earn points for every pound spent within each restaurant.
For more information about Bistrot Pierre and view job vacancies can be found on
Cycling brothers receive
CYCLING brothers Joe and Dan Cosgrove
were delighted to receive sponsorship from MeCycle Café and Bike Workshop,
following nomination by the Southport Cycling Club.
The boys, ages 11 and 9 respectively, started cycling just a few years ago and
have already competed in rides as far afield as Holland and the Isle of Man. The
brothers, from Formby, were excited to be selected.
Colin Baldwin, President of the Southport Cycling Club, said:- "We chose
them because they are getting better and better and although they've only been
riding for a couple of years they have developed beyond measure. They have won
all sorts of competitions in the North West in their age groups. If they stick
at this, they could go far."
Joe said:- "I 1st started cycling with my mum for fun and it's grown
Autism Ventures, who runs Mecycle café in Ainsdale, support young adults with
autism in work placements and employment. They have sponsored young people in
the Southport Cycling Club for the last 2 years. Cyclists at the café can buy
refurbished bikes, cycle accessories and enjoy homemade cake and barista coffee.
Along with a goody bag and certificate, both boys received a ₤150 voucher to
spend in store.
Central 12 Shopping Park has hosted an eggciting event
SOUTHPORT'S Central 12 Shopping Park have hosted a low
sugar, highly egg citing event over the Easter weekend where shoppers
frantically searched for hidden eggs!
Families were invited to Central 12 Shopping Park for an Easter hunt with a
twist. Instead of the usual chocolate eggs, children were being asked to locate
6 Easter images hidden in store windows to spell out the word:-
The lucky winner Nickalas Chatten won a GIANT Central 12 chocolate egg! The
delightful prize was lovingly handmade by a professional chocolatier and
measured an impressive ½ a metre in height! Plus, the
1st 45 children who successfully spelt out:- 'E-A-S-T-E-R.'
and returned their form were given a FREE Cadbury Crème Egg, courtesy of ASDA.
For more information about Central 12 Shopping Park visit the location's