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Raymond Blanc to open first Brasserie Blanc in London

04 February 2010 by
Raymond Blanc to open first Brasserie Blanc in London

Brasserie Blanc, Raymond Blanc's high-street restaurant chain, is set to open its first outlet in London, with further expansion plans in the pipeline.

The restaurant company has taken a site in the redevelopment of the former Stock Exchange on Threadneedle Street in the City, which it plans to launch in the spring.

The move follows a fund-raising exercise, which the group completed in January and which will see it launch between two and four new sites a year over the next five years.

Ian Glyn, director at Brasserie Blanc, told Caterer the expansion would focus on location outside the capital.

"We have raised funds to take Brasserie Blanc to the next stage of growth and will expand the brand to the same locations we specialise in already in towns outside of London," he said.

Brasserie Blanc's City restaurant, which will be the group's eighth outlet, will be spread over two floors comprising a 100-seat ground floor dining room as well as 40-seat mezzanine level and a 20-seat terrace.

John Lederer, managing director of Brasserie Blanc, said: "We are delighted that our first restaurant in London should be in such a prestigious building and location and look forward to introducing our City customers to the Brasserie Blanc offer which has proved so popular outside London."

Property agent Twentytwentyretail handled the deal.

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By Kerstin Kühn

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