LW Theatres has announced that Caprice Holdings will launch a restaurant within the Theatre Royal Drury Lane when it reopens in autumn 2020. The group, owned by Richard Caring, will operate the restaurant in an adjoining building on Catherine Street, which was recently acquired to become part of the redesigned Theatre Royal Drury Lane.
LW Theatres, owned by Andrew Lloyd Webber, operates seven theatres including the London Palladium. It is currently in the middle of a £60 million restoration project of Theatre Royal Drury Lane. This includes the creation of a new bar and restaurant.
Speaking on the collaboration, Lloyd Webber says, “I am delighted to announce this partnership with Richard Caring and Caprice Holdings. Richard is a brilliant restaurateur and showman, both of which are essential to ensuring the theatre will continue to be a vibrant part of Covent Garden life. He is behind many of the countries most loved and entertaining restaurants, making it a perfect match to our ambitious project at Theatre Royal Drury Lane. I’m thrilled to be working together.”
Caring added, “We at Caprice Holdings are honoured and excited to be working with Andrew Lloyd Webber. In this historic part of London, we hope to create something special and truly unique that will make you smile.”
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