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'ętre' 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.
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