Harry Ramsden's restaurant opening at Blackpool Tower

By Liam Garrahan contact

- Last updated on GMT

Harry Ramsden's restaurant opening at Blackpool Tower

Related tags: Harry ramsden, Economy, Blackpool

Blackpool Council has announced that a rebranded flagship Harry Ramsden's fish restaurant is to open at the Blackpool Tower complex this summer.

The restaurant will replace the Tower Lounge bar which currently operates in the venue, following a multi-million pound investment.

The operator of the restaurant will invest £2m into the development while Blackpool Council will contribute a further £400k towards building works.

Joe Teixeira, chief executive of Harry Ramsden’s, said: “With the town continuing to attract record numbers of visitors, we believe the time is right to further invest in Blackpool. Having served the generations for over 85 years at Harry Ramsden’s, we pride ourselves on being a family brand.

“Within Blackpool Tower, as well as memorable visit to a world class attraction, we aim to create an equally memorable dining experience for local and visiting families, in surroundings which the local community can be extremely proud.”

Councillor Mark Smith, cabinet member for business and economic development, said: “We are delighted to be able to finally announce details of this important development. The private investment being made in Blackpool’s most prominent public asset and the jobs it creates is yet another demonstration of the steps the town has taken in creating a vibrant economy.

“This is a clear message to potential developers – Blackpool is the town to invest in.” 

The project will create 100 new jobs in the area and will safeguard a further 30.

Related topics: Restaurants, Business, Beverages, Food

Related news

Show more

Related products

show more

Restaurant magazine – digital edition

Restaurant magazine – digital edition

William Reed Business Media | 01-May-2020 | Sponsored Link

In light of the current circumstances and many businesses being closed during this period, Restaurant magazine will temporarily be going digital only....

Restaurant Media Pack 2020

Restaurant Media Pack 2020

William Reed Business Media | 27-Jan-2020 | Technical / White Paper

The Restaurant portfolio continues to be the essential source of news and information for those working within the restaurant industry, helping to navigate...

Sustainability Report

Sustainability Report

William Reed Business Media | 27-Jun-2019 | Technical / White Paper

Six areas to make your restaurant more sustainable.

From growing herbs on the wall to using ethical dairy suppliers, we run-down the key...

Creative development in the kitchen

Creative development in the kitchen

Nestlé Professional | 19-Jun-2019 | Technical / White Paper

Produced by Restaurant magazine in partnership with Nestlé Professional’s CHEF® brand, Creative Development in the Kitchen explores how high-profile chefs...

Related suppliers


Follow us

Hospitality Guides

View more

Featured Suppliers

All suppliers

Free Email Newsletter

Subscribe to BigHospitality

The trusted industry reference point

Get the latest news & analysis from the UK hospitality sector straight to your inbox!