Yorks two Carluccios restaurants will NOT be saved – York Press

TWO York eateries haven’t been saved after a restaurant chain has been purchased out.

Carluccio’s has been purchased by Giraffe and Ed’s Straightforward Diner proprietor Boparan Restaurant Group (BRG) in a transfer which is able to save 800 jobs, however lead to greater than 1,000 job losses.

Directors for Carluccio’s stated the next 30 eating places which have been saved are:



Bristol, Cribbs Causeway


Cheshire Oaks





Kingston, Bentalls

Leamington Spa

Leeds, Trinity

London, Islington Improvement Kitchen

London, Marriott Heathrow

London, Marriott Regents Park

London, Richmond

London, South Kensington

London, St Christopher’s Place

London, St Pancras Station

London, Waterloo Station

London, Wimbledon

Manchester, Trafford Centre

Manchester, Piccadilly






Stratford on Avon

Walton on Thames


Directors FRP Advisory stated it was unable to safe the way forward for Carluccio’s 40 different eating places, leading to 1,019 redundancies.

Phil Reynolds, joint administrator and companion at FRP, stated: “The Covid-19 lockdown has put unimaginable stress on companies throughout the leisure sector, so it has been necessary to work as shortly and as decisively as potential in an especially difficult enterprise atmosphere to safe a sale.

“It ensures the way forward for the Carluccio’s model within the UK informal eating scene, retains a major community of websites throughout the nation and, critically, transfers a substantial variety of jobs.”

Satnam Leihal, managing director of BRG, stated: “We welcome Carluccio’s colleagues to BRG.

“This acquisition is in keeping with our technique to develop our restaurant group with high quality manufacturers.

“While it’s an especially difficult time for the sector, we consider high quality hospitality companies will recuperate in the long run as folks return to consuming out.”

Celeb chef Antonio Carluccio, opened Carluccio’s bar and restaurant within the former Terry’s store in St Helen’s Sq. in 2017.

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