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Former Fox and Grapes pub to become cafe-restaurant

Posted on - 2nd September, 2014 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Business, Food & Drink, News, Redevelopment, Restaurants, St Matthews
Fox and Grapes pub on Ribbleton Lane

Fox and Grapes pub on Ribbleton Lane Pic: Tony Worrall

A late-night restaurant could open in a former Preston pub.

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The Fox and Grapes on Ribbleton Lane, St Matthews, is being renovated to turn the first floor into a flat.

The cafe-restaurant is to be in the downstairs and open from 12noon to 2am every day.

The pub pulled its last pint in February last year.

Homeplan4u have submitted plans on behalf of owner Mr Akhtar.

The full plans can be seen on the Preston City Council website.

Anyone wishing to comment on the plans should do so via the council website or emailing devcon@preston.gov.uk quoting reference 06/2013/0619 by Sunday 14 September.

Do you live in the area? Did you used to drink in the Fox and Grapes? Let us know in the comments below

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