Lussmanns Fish & Grill, the independent brasserie group, is set to open its fifth restaurant in Tring, Hertfordshire, in June.
The new site is located in what was originally built as a bank in 1922 in Tring town centre. A sympathetic internal make-over of the property will create a spacious dining area with a small mezzanine floor in what was previously the main banking hall.
The opening manager will be Matt Mager, who has been restaurant manager at the Lussmanns Hitchin site for the last year, and was also formerly an assistant restaurant manager at Bluebird in Chelsea.
Lussmanns opened its first restaurant in Hertford in 2004 and has since opened three further Hertfordshire sites in St Albans, Harpenden and Hitchin.
Managing director Andrei Lussmann said: "Every Lussmanns restaurant embarks on a design journey evoking the personality and individuality of the building. As always, we will look to return this former bank, which has a strong Edwardian feel, to its original character. Atmospherically, the restaurant will follow all our premises to date by having a pastiche of many different styles with a noticeable nod towards the 1920s.
"An exciting element will be the redesign of the original bank manager's office, which is reminiscent of Captain Mainwaring's office in Dad's Army. This beautiful room will be perfect for special occasions and private dining."
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