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Fulwood restaurant Slice of Sicily will not be reopening its doors

Posted on - 13th June, 2018 - 1:39pm | Author - | Posted in - Business, Food & Drink, Fulwood, Preston News, Restaurants in Preston
Slice of Sicily closed up in Garstang Road Pic: Blog Preston
Slice of Sicily closed up in Garstang Road Pic: Blog Preston

A Fulwood restaurant has confirmed it will not be reopening its doors following a recent closure for refurbishments.

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Slice of Sicily is the popular Italian eatery that has recently received an offer for its leasehold.

The eatery was opened five-years-ago on Garstang Road by Etty Criscenti.

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The Fulwood restaurant closed for three weeks for refurbishment and during this time a local man approached the business to make on offer for the lease, which has now been accepted.

Slice of Sicily also has a Penwortham restaurant which has been established for a number of years and will remain open.

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Etty Criscenti, restaurant owner, told Blog Preston: “We closed our Fulwood restaurant for three weeks for refurbishment and during that time, a local man approached us with an offer for the leasehold.

“The business was doing well and it was quite a good offer so we decided it was time to move on.

“All I know is that the new owner is a local man who plans to keep the establishment as a restaurant or takeaway premises.

“Our Penwortham restaurant remains open and we have recently launched a free delivery service which also covers the area of Fulwood and have a 10 per cent discount at the moment.

“Currently we are not thinking about opening another restaurant.

“We are waiting until the lease is signed over otherwise we will continue with refurbishments.”

Do you live in the Fulwood area? What do you think about the closure of the Fulwood restaurant? Let us know in the comments below

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