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Ed & Tom Martin: Operating within a hotel is “natural progression”

By Becky Paskin , 27-Apr-2011

Related topics: Business, Venues, Hotels, Pubs & Bars

London-based gastropub group ETM is on the verge of opening its ninth and tenth venues at the five-star Montcalm Hotel in the capital this summer.

Located in the grade-II listed Whitbread brewery building on Chiswell Street , the two pubs will also provide the entire food and beverage offer for the hotel when it opens at the end of May.

Speaking with BigHospitality's Becky Paskin, the brothers, who opened their first site The Well in Clerkenwell in 2000, revealed the name of their first opening on the former site of St. Paul’s Tavern as Chiswell Street Dining Rooms, and explained how operating within a hotel was a “natural progression” for them.

The pair plan to open the second venue, as yet still unnamed, toward the end of the summer.

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