Lewis Craig Blog Archive

L’Osteria make their UK South Coast debut, opening within the very impressive Westquay Watermark scheme, Southampton.

L’Osteria make their UK South Coast debut, opening within the very impressive Westquay Watermark scheme, Southampton.

With over 60 restaurants across Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Lewis Craig are delighted to be advising L’Osteria with their UK expansion project.

L’Osteria’s first UK restaurant opens in Bristol!

With over 60 restaurants across Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Lewis Craig advise L’Osteria on their UK debut in Hammerson’s Cabot Circus scheme in Bristol. The first L’Osteria opened in 1999 in Nuremberg, Bavaria. Since then, their recipe has stood the test of time with fresh Italian cuisine, laid-back atmosphere and the best pizzas going well beyond the edge of the plate.

Sale completed of 12 Smithfield Street to South American restaurant Assenheims 56!

Lewis Craig are delighted to announce the successful completion of 12 Smithfield Street to South American Restaurant Assenheims 56.

Acting on behalf of the former occupier, Lewis Craig were instructed to source a high-quality operator who would fit in well with the impressive 12 Smithfield Street mixed-use scheme which comprises some 100,000 sq ft of office space above.

Restaurant Barge in Canary Wharf floats to the market!

Lewis Craig are delighted to introduce a rare and exciting restaurant/bar opportunity for sale in the heart of Canary Wharf. The Leven, situated in West India Quay, is set up as a private dining room and forms part of a busy restaurant destination, popular with the surrounding offices.

A unique opportunity in the heart of Canary Wharf, ‘The Leven is Strijd’ (stands for ‘Life is a Struggle’) is a fully licensed seagoing British Registered Restaurant Ship and Bar providing a catering opportunity/business amongst operators such as; Cineworld, Rum & Sugar, Henry’s Cafe/Bar, Browns, La Tasca, Levente, Strada, Weatherspoon, Manhatten Grill, LA Fitness and more on the adjacent Canary Wharf Estate.

The ‘Leven Is Strijd’, traditionally known as a classic Dutch Barge, was built in 1928 in Woubrugge in Holland. She is operated as a private dining and meeting venue providing an intimate and fascinating place to hold business lunches and receptions, cocktail parties, meetings, awaydays and private parties, small weddings and other family celebrations.

Please click here for details of The Leven.