Providing a means of transport for customers to reach the Hut restaurant's remote site overlooking Colwell Bay on the north-west coast of the Isle of Wight has sent the number of covers sky-high. Fiona Sims reports
The Hut was acquired in 2011 by Matt Adams, 37, and his brother George, 32, and has since seen year-on-year growth of 75%, with an approximate annual turnover of £2m. By the beginning of June they had more than 30,000 bookings for the summer ahead, half as much again on the June 2018 figure, and they are expecting 75,000 people through their doors during the course of this summer. That's not bad going for a business open only for seven months of the year. So what's the secret? "The boats are key," grins George.
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