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Date set for town's newest pub opening
10:00am Sunday 3rd November 2013 in News
ANDOVER’S newest pub is named after a butterfly and is expected to open on 25 November.
Work is progressing well on the pub and restaurant on Andover Commercial Park near the entrance to the Co-op warehouse.
The Chalkhill Blue will create more than 55 jobs in the town once completed and will be able to accommodate 180 diners.
“We’re extremely excited about the Chalkhill Blue and hope when opened it will build a great reputation locally, offering top quality, value for money pub food and an unrivalled selection of drinks, including cask ales from across the country,” said Pete Dalzell, from Marston’s Inns and Taverns.
The venture will be manager by Bryan Major.
Bryan is new to Marston’s but is definitely no stranger to the industry, with more than 20 years under his belt as a general manager in pubs and restaurants.
Marston’s say the recruitment process is going really well, with the majority of staff already on board, but the Chalkhill Blue is still on the hunt for line chefs.
The pub is part of an ongoing new build scheme by Marston’s Inns and Taverns, as a drive to provide top quality pubs across Britain.
The butterfly the pub is named after lives in chalk and limestone areas in southern England with the insects on the wing in July and August.
Only the male is blue – the females are a chocolate brown.
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