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NEWS                                                                     INBRIEF

                                                                                     BOTANIST SETS OPENING DATE
              SPACE NK ANNOUNCES THE UPSIZING                                        The  countdown  is  on  for  acclaimed  bar-and-
                                                                                     restaurant, The  Botanist,  to  open  its  doors  at
              OF WESTFIELD LONDON STORE                                              The  Glass  Works  square  in  Barnsley.  Cocktail
                                                                                     lovers will be able to get their hands on the
              Space NK unveils a newly upsized store, the                            venue’s famous innovative drinks from Monday
              biggest in the beauty retailer’s portfolio and                         27 February, when the venue is set to welcome in
              four times the size of the original location                           guests for the first time.
              at Westfield London in White City. Spanning
              2,500sq ft of trading space the new store will                         PDPAOLA OPENS LONDON SITE
              be  a  beauty  shopping  destination,  centred                         Spanish  jewellery  firm  PdPaola  is  taking  its
              around customers’ needs and guided by a                                international expansion one step further. This coming
              team of Space NK experts.                                              February, the brand will open its first shop in London,
                Andy  Lightfoot,  Space  NK  CEO  explains:                          number 18 Floral Street, a shopping hub that brings
              “We are delighted to open our biggest store                            together mid to high-end fashion brands. PdPaola
              yet at Westfield London. The store represents                          have said that the shop’s design stays true to the
              the physical evolution of Space NK; a more                             brand’s effortlessly sophisticated aesthetic.
              customer centric,  welcoming environment
              with  more  brands,  more  choice,  more
              exclusives all there to be touched and tried                           STETSON SIGNS FOR FLAGSHIP
              together  with  our  expert  staff. With  more                         Shaftesbury  has  announced  the  signing  of  iconic,
              stores to come from our business in 2023, we                           heritage hat brand, Stetson, as their first UK flagship
              are proud to continue to innovate, with our                            in Seven Dials. Positioned in the heart of London’s
              customer at the heart of everything we do.”                            West  End  at 58 Neal  Street, the new store will
              BARBECUE MEAT MASTERS OPENS NEW                                        span 1,165sq ft and include an eclectic range of the
                                                                                     brand’s signature styles. Nash Bond acted on behalf
              RESTAURANT AT BOXPARK CROYDON                                          of Stetson in the deal.

              London is home to some of the best places   aioli and aged beef patties. Other delicious   LAZY SUNDAE MAKES ITS DEBUT
              to eat in the world and the capital’s biggest   dishes  include  the  succulent,  fall  off-the-  Manchester  Arndale  is  pleased to  announce  that
              food, events and culture venue BOXPARK   bone beef short ribs and sticky pork ribs.  popular Manchester-based dessert shop, Lazy Sundae,
              Croydon,  offers  almost  every  cuisine   HotBox  is  a  modern  smokehouse,   has chosen the centre for its second location in the
              imaginable under one roof.         taking inspiration from ancient cooking   city, agreening to take 1,305sq ft unit on a ten-year
                BOXPARK has entered the New Year   techniques  to  create  exciting  and  vibrant   lease. The home-grown ice cream parlour opened its
              with  a  bang  as  it  welcomes  a  brand  new   plates of food. Its menu showcases a true   first outlet in Manchester’s Northern Quarter and
              barbecue meat restaurant to its South   mastery of the smoking  and barbecue   has gone from strength to strength.
              London spot. From successful street-food   process, with an emphasis on creativity and
              venture to fully-fledged restaurant, HotBox   introducing new flavour profiles.
              is  opening  its  first  restaurant  since  the   HotBox’s  culinary  journey  started  as   800 DEGREES SET FOR LAUNCH
              business was sold in March 2022 to financier     nomadic traders in the vibrant street food   Californian-born pizzeria, 800 Degrees Pizza is
              Adhum Carter.                      scene of East London. With residencies at   making  its  UK  debut.  The  popular  international
                Open  now,  HotBox  is  serving  up   Street Feast’s Dalston Yard, Battersea Park,   restaurant will launch its very first site in Europe,
              delectably seasoned smoked meats using a   Dinerama, Hawker House and Lewisham’s   in one of the UK’s fastest growing and innovative
              combination of kiln-dried Hickory and Oak   Model Market. Its latest venture at   leisure  and  entertainment  providers,  Gravity
              in its 1-tonne Rotisserie Smokers. Foodies   BOXPARK  Croydon  is  the  brand’s  first   Wandsworth. The brand currently has 35 locations
              can find a range of mouth-watering dishes   sit-down  restaurant  where  they’ll  host   worldwide including the US, Japan and Singapore.
              on  the  menu  from  the  HotBox  Bandit   events such as bottomless brunches, DJs
              Burger with brisket, chimichurri, chipotle   and more.

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