Stephen Terry adds rooms to Hardwick and plans new restaurant

27 August 2010
Stephen Terry adds rooms to Hardwick and plans new restaurant

Stephen Terry's renowned gastropub the Hardwick in Wales is to expand next month with the addition of eight bedrooms, while the chef has also revealed plans for another restaurant.

The Great British Menu finalist, who took over the 70-seat pub in Abergavenny in November 2005, will launch the bedrooms in time for the Abergavenny Food Festival, which runs from 18 to 19 September.

Terry told Caterersearch he was thrilled to launch the rooms. "It has been our plan to add rooms since we took on the Hardwick five years ago. It changes the whole dynamic of the operation," he said.

The eight en-suite bedrooms, which mark Terry's first foray into accommodation, will feature high-definition televisions, Wi-Fi and iPod docking stations as well as a selection of truffles by acclaimed chocolatier Damian Allsop. The cost per room per night for bed and breakfast will range from £140 to £160.

Meanwhile, Terry added that he hoped to open a restaurant in Cardiff within the next two years.

"The Hardwick will always be my priority but I do have an itch to open another restaurant," he said. "There's a real niche in Cardiff for a good, independent restaurant offering quality food at affordable prices."

Stephen Terry takes over The Hardwick >>

Stephen Terry: My Life in Hospitality >>

Great British Menu - interview with Jason Atherton, Glynn Purnell and Stephen Terry >>

By Kerstin Kühn

E-mail your comments to Kerstin Kühn here.

If you have something to say on this story or anything else join the debate at Table Talk - Caterer's new networking forum. Go to www.caterersearch.com/tabletalk

Caterersearch.com jobs

Looking for a new job? Find your next job here with Caterersearch.com jobs

[Newsletters For the latest hospitality news, sign up for our e-mail newsletters.
The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Check mark icon
Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

close

Ad Blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an adblocker and – although we support freedom of choice – we would like to ask you to enable ads on our site. They are an important revenue source which supports free access of our website's content, especially during the COVID-19 crisis.

trade tracker pixel tracking