Independent restaurant brand Silk Rd opens second Liverpool outlet

Entrepreneurs behind Silk Rd, Chris Williams and Javier Mellado have already established the name in Beetham Plaza, close to the Pier Head, as well as in Heswall and Bramhall

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Silk Rd is opening its latest outlet in Hope Street, Liverpool

 

Merseyside restaurant brand Silk Rd is opening its fourth venue this week and its second in Liverpool city centre.

Entrepreneurs behind Silk Rd, Chris Williams and Javier Mellado, will launch their latest outlet in Hope Street having already established the brand in Beetham Plaza, close to the Pier Head, as well as in Heswall and Bramhall.

They have invested £200,000 in the new restaurant and have taken on 25 new staff and will offer diners its range of authentic flavours from the Pacific to the Mediterranean all inspired by Chris and Javier’s personal travels on this ancient network of trade routes.

Interior designer Suzanne Mercer of Kettle Design in Heswall worked with them to create the striking new look and feel of the Hope Street venue.

Silk Rd
Silk Rd offers diners a range of authentic flavours from the Pacific to the Mediterranean

 

Chris, who originally worked with Javier at La Tasca when it was a small, growing independent, said: “We’re delighted to be opening our second Silk Rd in Liverpool – and our fourth across the North West. Having established our business in the heart of the business district, it’s great to be expanding into Hope Street.

“It’s an exciting time to be running a small and independent group of restaurants in the North West and we have plans to grow it to seven in the coming years.”

Javier, who was born in Madrid, added: “We love what we do and we’re proud of what we have achieved. We’re already attracting lots of people looking for an exciting new place to eat whether that’s for brunch, lunch or post-theatre tapas.”

Suzanne Mercer of Kettle Design also said: “Silk Rd is a joy to work with. Chris and Javier have a passion and vibrancy which has inspired us to create a quirky and relaxed space for their customers to enjoy.”

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