“Cheery sea-view restaurant”, Regatta in Aldeburgh, praised for “fish [that’s] always fresh and beautifully cooked” is, according to its Twitter account, to close its doors in eight days after nearly 30 years in business.
A farewell statement on their Twitter page from owners Rob and Jo Mabey said:
“Thank you Aldeburgh! It’s been a pleasure and a privilege but after 28 incredible years we’ve taken the huge decision to close Regatta and retire from the restaurant business,” read the message.
“Huge thanks and grateful recognition to our amazing team of staff.
“Over the years Regatta has provided employment for 400 people and without you none of the success we have achieved would have been possible.
“Heartfelt thanks to all our wonderful customers both near and far. Thank you for your much valued support and loyalty over the year. We are very sorry to say goodbye and we will miss you.”
Final service will be lunchtime on Saturday, February 15.