‘Bistro on the Bridge’ to open in Hull

by Tom Walker | 19 Mar 2008

Urban regeneration company Hull Citybuild has announced plans to open a restaurant on a linking bridge it is constructing as part of The Boom development on the Hull waterfront.

Citybuild says that the eatery, which has been given the working name ‘Bistro on the Bridge’, will offer diners a unique experience as they will be able to remain on the bridge as it opens and closes for boats passing on the canal underneath them.

Citybuild is currently seeking an operator to manage the site.

John Holmes, chief executive of Hull Citybuild, said: “We certainly want a top quality operator to serve the many visitors we get to the Museums Quarter and wider Old Town area.

“These numbers will rocket once the bridge is open and links up with The Boom and The Deep.”

The bridge has been designed by architects McDowell + Benedetti and will open in June 2009.

Urban regeneration company Hull Citybuild has announced plans to open a restaurant on a linking bridge it is constructing as part of The Boom development on the Hull waterfront. Citybuild says that the eatery, which has been given the working name ‘Bistro on the Bridge’, will offer diners a unique experience as they will be able to remain on the bridge as it opens and closes for boats passing on
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