FIRST LOOK: Weston town centre pub converted into carvery restaurant

PUBLISHED: 18:00 27 January 2020 | UPDATED: 09:56 30 January 2020

Manager Christopher Griggs with staff Sarah Staley and Jessica Lockner.    Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Manager Christopher Griggs with staff Sarah Staley and Jessica Lockner. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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A former Weston public house, which has been closed for more than two years, has reopened as a restaurant.

The Old Stable manager Christopher Griggs with staff Sarah Staley and Jessica Lockner.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONThe Old Stable manager Christopher Griggs with staff Sarah Staley and Jessica Lockner. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

The Old Stable, in Wadham Street, has been converted into a carvery restaurant.

The kitchen is open seven days a week from noon to 2pm, then 5-9pm on Monday to Friday, and from noon to 9pm on Saturday and Sunday.

The Old Stable in Wadham Street reopening as a carvery restaurant.       Picture: MARK ATHERTONThe Old Stable in Wadham Street reopening as a carvery restaurant. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

A takeaway service is also available while the bar will be open from noon to close every day.

Manager Christopher Grigg will run the carvery alongside Peter Tilley, who also owns The Bristol House pub in Milton Road.

The Old Stable in Wadham Street reopening as a carvery restaurant.       Picture: MARK ATHERTONThe Old Stable in Wadham Street reopening as a carvery restaurant. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Christopher said: "We have given it a fresh lick of paint, mainly the upstairs area has changed with the second bar removed to accommodate the carvery unit.

"We are the only restaurant in Weston to offer a carvery seven days a week, so we want to move away from just being a pub and be somewhere people come for great food."

The Old Stable in Wadham Street reopening as a carvery restaurant.       Picture: MARK ATHERTONThe Old Stable in Wadham Street reopening as a carvery restaurant. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

The pub was put up for sale in September 2017 by its former owner, Giovanni Ferrari.

MORE: Old Stable put up for sale.

The Old Stable in Wadham Street reopening as a carvery restaurant.       Picture: MARK ATHERTONThe Old Stable in Wadham Street reopening as a carvery restaurant. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Mr Ferrari was one of Weston's longest-serving landlords and he owned the watering hole for more than 40 years.

Wines will be supplied by St Austell Wines, in Cornwall.

The Old Stable in Wadham Street reopening as a carvery restaurant.       Picture: MARK ATHERTONThe Old Stable in Wadham Street reopening as a carvery restaurant. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

The Old Stable in Wadham Street reopening as a carvery restaurant.       Picture: MARK ATHERTONThe Old Stable in Wadham Street reopening as a carvery restaurant. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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