A five-star restaurant, resort and chippy in Broadway has new homeowners.
Russell’s of Broadway on the village’s excessive avenue has been bought for round £2 million.
The favored resort has been bought by a former architect, Roger Dudley, who additionally owns The Man Cave subsequent door to Russell’s.
Mr Dudley is planning to make minor enhancements however is basically trying to proceed constructing the resort’s status and hopes to ascertain it as probably the greatest within the Cotswolds.
He mentioned: “Buying Russell’s was all the time a dream of ours.
“We love the constructing and the excellent meals which is lovingly created there.
“Broadway has a pleasant neighborhood, it’s great, and the Excessive Road and Village Inexperienced have a novel attraction and that’s precisely why we’ve moved there.”
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The resort has seven letting rooms, one-bedroom workers lodging, and 22 automotive parking areas.
In the meantime, the five-star restaurant covers 60 folks and boasts two Rosettes.
It encompasses a bar, a non-public eating room and an extra 32-covers within the entrance courtyard.
Additionally included within the sale was the neighbouring Russell’s Fish and Chips store, seating an additional 26 covers.
The earlier homeowners, Andrew and Gaynor Riley initially purchased Russell’s of Broadway, which serves fashionable British delicacies, in 2004.
Mr Riley prolonged the unique Grade-II listed honey-coloured stone constructing, which partly dates to the early 18th century, so as to add further bedrooms in 2006.
In 2012 he bought the fish and chip takeaway and mixed the 2 companies.
After 18 profitable years, Mr Riley has bought the enterprise to discover new alternatives.
The brand new proprietor, Mr Dudley, has stored a lot of the identical workers.
“It’s a good enterprise constructed up over 18 years by Andrew Riley,” he mentioned.
“The group at Russell’s are like a household, they’re all the time glad.
“Tom (Wooden) remains to be in cost because the MD, he has managed the enterprise for a few years and Chef Jorge is excellent.
“He has a group of 4 different Cooks who’re fairly younger and really gifted, the meals at Russell’s is an artwork kind, all of it’s recent and of the very best quality.
“The menus are created by Tom and Jorge. We have now only recently added a brand new and unique wine record, stocking a number of vintages for the fanatic, some bottles costing over £2000.”
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Whereas the precise sale value has not been revealed, Russell’s was marked by Colliers property brokers for £2,250,000.
Peter Brunt from Colliers’ lodges company group mentioned: “Russell’s of Broadway is a thriving excessive avenue enterprise in what’s arguably one of the crucial prestigious markets in The Cotswolds.
“The 2 eateries and resort are extremely distinctive, however complement one another properly, and has been notably helpful during the last two years of disruption to the leisure market.
“It was a pleasure to be part of the sale and I want Roger all the perfect in his new chapter at Russell’s.”