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Chinese makeover for Newcastle French restaurant

11 December 2008 by
Chinese makeover for Newcastle French restaurant

Chinese restaurateurs have bought the leasehold on Le Normand, a French restaurant in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

The 82-seat restaurant occupies the ground floor of a mid-terraced, two-storey building in Low Friar Street.

New owners Kit and Karen Lau from Gosforth, who run several other Chinese restaurants, have sourced authentic fixtures and fittings in Hong Kong to furnish their newest venture.

The Newcastle office of Christie + Co sold the leasehold off a guide price of £80,000 for the remaining 22 years of the lease. Annual rent is set at £21,000.

The vendors, Tony and Claire Elwell, plan to concentrate on their chain of Tapas restaurants.

By Angela Frewin

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