July 5, 2011
town centre restaurant closes for business
restaurant in the centre of Burnham-On-Sea has closed down this
week, becoming the fourth such business to close at the premises
over the last four years.
Wine Bar & Bistro has shut its doors at 20 College Street
just three months after launching.
Ricky Baillie and Gemma Collins say they will be focussing their
efforts on other businesses instead.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com on Tuesday evening: "Evening trade
was good on several evenings a week, but the daytime trade has
been disappointing. We'd signed a six year lease with the building
owner, so had long-term plans, but we are finding it all too much
to handle and will be focussing instread on running our cafe here
in Burnham and holiday accommodation in Brean."
couple run Burnham's popular Cottage Cafe, which is also located
in College Street.
closure of Geri's follows the previous closures of Truly Scrumptious,
Crowdy's Bistro and French's at 20 College Street.
the closure comes just days after Burnham-On-Sea.com highlighted
the recent launch of several businesses in the town which has
generated optimism that Burnham may be bucking the economic downturn.