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Collapsed plans for Miller Arcade restaurant leave competition winner empty-handed

Miller Arcade Pic: Tony Worrall Collapsed plans for a new Preston city centre eatery have left a competition winner empty handed. The former Olive Tree restaurant in Miller Arcade had been billed to reopen as […]

10 months ago
Preston’s Plau Gin and Beer House is back under its original management team

Plau Gin and Beer House is back under its original management team. Jeremy and Rebecca Rowlands opened the venue in 2018, but ended their involvement towards the end of 2022 […]

11 months ago
La Neta in Preston city centre forced to close

La Neta's exterior Pic: @nicklenicknick / @lanetamexican A Mexican restaurant in Preston City Centre has closed its doors permanently following difficulties in the hospitality industry. Managed by local restaurant entrepreneur Mark O’Rourke, La Neta opened in January […]

1 year ago
Plau Bar and Bistro release new pie menu

Items of the new pie menu at Plau Bar and Bistro Pic: Nick Elsby Plau Bar and Bistro has announced the launch of a new pie menu in the bar area of the venue. The new menu will see options such as pork belly […]

1 year ago
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263 restaurant in Winckley Square scores three AA Rosettes

Mark O'Rourke and Oli Martin A restaurant in Preston is celebrating after becoming the first in the city to be awarded three AA rosettes. 263, on Camden Place in Preston, is already featured in the […]

1 year ago
Michelin recommended Preston City Centre restaurant wins Taste Lancashire Award

263 team celebrates at Lancashire Tourism awards One of Preston’s most ambitious restaurants is celebrating after winning at the Lancashire Tourism Awards. 263, which is in Camden Place and is already featured in the Michelin Guide, won […]

1 year ago
Preston’s Plau Bar and Bistro wins Pub of the Year

Mark O'Rouke, Jeremy Rowlands, and Rebecca Rowlands, middle l-r, at the Lancashire Tourism Awards One of the Preston’s most historic food and drink venues is celebrating after winning at the Lancashire Tourism Awards.  Plau Bar and Bistro, which has been under new management since […]

1 year ago
Preston restaurateur announces closure of Fino Tapas Lytham after one year

Fino Tapas in Lytham Preston restaurateur Mark O’Rourke has announced the closure of Fino Tapas in Lytham after a year. The decision has been taken following a decline in sales and footfall over the […]

2 years ago
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