Restaurant and bar opens its doors in Chichester
A premium restaurant and bar opens today in North Street, with bookings already reaching to Christmas.
Purchases Restaurant, run by the Sussex Food Company, has taken over 31 North Street in the place of Amelie and Friends, which closed ‘due to Brexit’ earlier this year.
The ‘modern European style’ menu will be available from 11.30am seven days a week, with a bar boasting fine wines by the glass open until 11pm Monday to Saturday.
Manager Danny Bullock said the extensively refurbished restaurant had already had some trusted visitors for a trial run.
“It’s beautiful in there. We’ve definitely created a warmth,” he said.
“We’ve had a few friends and family in, sometimes it hasn’t been all friends or family, but it’s still had a fantastic soul to the restaurant, it’s had a real buzz, so we’re really looking forward to filling it up over the weekends and over the years.”
Among the team is head chef Craig Mustard, who Danny described as a ‘rising star’.
The bar staff are trained in cocktail making and the company has ambitions to expand to offering a B&B service next year, with food served all day.
Reservations are no longer being taken for this Saturday evening, but places are being held for people to drop in.
Find out more at www.purchasesrestaurant.co.uk
Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.
Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.
1) Make our website your homepage at www.chichester.co.uk/
2) Like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ChichesterObserver
3) Follow us on Twitter @Chiobserver
4) Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.
And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!
The Chichester Observer - always the first with your local news.
Be part of it.