Maidstone attracts restaurant operators

Five Guys has opened next door to the entrance at the outside of the centre on East Street. This is one of its first small format branches, comprising  1,150 sq ft on ground floor and 1,000 sq ft on first and is taken on a 10 year lease at £45,000 pa. Five Guys has moved into a unit previously occupied by an independent restaurant operator.

An independent American themed diner, Hancock’s opens next door to five Guys in a 4,000 sq ft ground floor unit at £95,000 pa on a 10 year lease. Hancock’s has replaced a Prezzo-run El Mexicana restaurant which closed following the company’s CVA.