LINE CAUGHT HADDOCK SET TO PUT ROUTE 66 ON THE MAP!
Article Date: 2016-06-08
AS FISH AND CHIPS AND FIZZ MARKED THE LAUNCH OF SEAFOOD
RESTAURANT, FOX HALL INN RICHMOND
AS FISH AND CHIPS AND FIZZ MARKED THE LAUNCH OF SEAFOOD RESTAURANT, FOX HALL INN RICHMOND
Fizz and fish and chips were the order of the day to celebrate the launch of the popular fish and chip and seafood restaurant on the A66 cross-Pennine route.
Members of the local community, friends and family were out in force to show their support for the landmark restaurant, including the newly appointed Mayor of Richmond, Cllr Russell Lord, on his first official engagement.
Guests at the lunchtime celebration had chance to sample some of the delicious new seafood dishes, whilst taking in the stunning wraparound views of the Yorkshire Dales. The star of the show being the succulent, meaty and sweet tasting, line caught haddock, supplied by renowned fish supplier, Richard Collins.
The team at Fox Hall Inn bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the new venture, alongside property landlord and fish and seafood supplier, Richard Collins, of Collins Seafood Limited.
General Manager, Thanos Dimou commented: "I’d like to thank everyone who showed their support by attending the launch and made it the success it was, it was great to see so many people here.”
"Being over 350 years old Fox Hall Inn is steeped in history and is a landmark destination on the A66, which has been providing warmth and sustenance for travellers throughout this time. It’s always been well regarded in the local community and by passers-by, so we have an exciting opportunity to build on this success, drawing on our industry experience and showcasing top notch seafood, thanks for our skilled chefs.”
"We’re particularly proud of the line caught haddock we offer, which really is the crème de la crème of fish and chips and the fact that we have been able to work with Richard on this venture has been the icing on the cake” added Thanos.
Of the new venture, Richard Collins said: "I’m delighted to be involved in such a thriving place and have every confidence that the team can make Fox Hall Inn a must-stop destination for fish and chips.”
As well as being a well-regarded restaurant, which is family-friendly and dog-friendly, Fox Hall Inn also offers comfortable accommodation, an extensive bar, private dining, a thriving take-away service and outside dining areas overlooking the open countryside of the Yorkshire Dales.