Marco Pierre White set to open new restaurant in Kenilworth

The Holiday Inn in Kenilworth
The Holiday Inn in Kenilworth

Renowned chef Marco Pierre White will open a new restaurant at the Holiday Inn in Kenilworth in March.

Marco’s New York Italian will have room for 114 diners and will serve fresh pastas, steaks, seafood, burgers and handmade pizzas.

Marco Pierre White

Marco Pierre White

This news of the restaurant’s opening follows a deal between Black & White Franchising and the hotel’s owner, Khanna Enterprises (Kenilworth) Limited, which will run the new restaurant under a franchise agreement.

Work is now under way to convert the existing restaurant and bar areas.

David Myskow, General Manager at the hotel said: “This announcement is great news and will strengthen the appeal of the hotel.

“The hotel is well located for those visiting the NEC or travelling from Birmingham International Airport. Close proximity to Warwick, Coventry, Leamington, and Stratford upon Avon also makes the venue ideal for business travellers and tourists visiting the area.

“The presence of a Marco Pierre White restaurant will bring an exciting vibe to the hotel and will sit well with those looking to do business in a relaxed setting as well as visitors taking in the many attractions that are on our doorstep.”

Black and White Franchising has partnered with Marco Pierre White to roll out two of his restaurant brands: Steakhouse Bar & Grill and Marco’s New York Italian.

Owner and Chairman, Nick Taplin, commented on this new deal: “The idea behind this restaurant is to create an environment where people can sit and enjoy their life, where diners can have a good time and enjoy traditional Italian favourites at any time of the day.

“This new restaurant is all about providing a place where people can go for some good, wholesome food and a nice bottle of wine in a relaxed, affordable and friendly setting.

“We want people to come here and make their visit as formal or informal, expensive or inexpensive as they wish. “If a group of friends or work colleagues want a bite to eat then this is the place. Equally, business people wanting somewhere to take clients will find this the perfect venue.

“People who go out to eat and spend their hard earned money deserve excellent service and good food at a price that is affordable. The dining experience is not just about the food. The customer wants to be entertained so the atmosphere has to be right and service is key.”

“That’s what Marco’s New York Italian is all about.”

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